September 21st, 2011

The Look Ahead: Ferro, Sauvages, Free Night, Run for Reason and Giselle

Is it Wednesday yet? It is?! Oh, fantastic!

First, let us remind you of something we’ve already told you about. After that we have a few other options to look forward to. Especially some online-only ways for you to plan your upcoming weeks.

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Virtuoso: Pablo Ferro and the Art of Film Title Design

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Where: The Museum of Fine Arts Houston [1001 Bissonet, 77005]
When: Wednesday, September 21st | 6:00PM Reception; 7:00PM Lecture
How much: $10 for Members; $5 for Students and Seniors; $15 All Others
Scoop’d from: Richard

“In collaboration with AIGA, and The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Film Department, The Rice Design Alliance is pleased to present a talk by legendary graphic designer and film-titles designer Pablo Ferro on September 21, 2011 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Ferro, hailed as a genius by well-known director Stanley Kubrick, is lauded for his unique and influential visual style in films like Dr. Strangelove, A Clockwork Orange, and more recently, Good Will Hunting and Napolean Dynamite, as well as in television, animation, commercials, novels and now children’s books. Ferro is best known for quick-cutting, using multiple images within one frame, and his trademark hand-drawn lettering.”

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Justin Bayse’s Les Sauvages Dinner with Chef Jason Gould

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Where: Good Question
When: Monday, September 26th | 7:00PM
How much: $90 per person
Scoop’d from: @BigSalumi

Bayse’s Les Sauvages dinner series has been a hit. You’re in luck right now, because there are still a couple seats open for the next iteration featuring Jason Gould the former executive chef of Gravitas. It’s sure to be a good one.

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Enter to Win Tickets for Free Night Houston

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Where: All Across Houston
When: The Month of October
How much: It Says it in the Name, Free
Scoop’d from: Houston Arts Alliance — @haatx

“From September 9—23, Free Night Houston invites you to get free admission to performances throughout the Greater Houston area this October by entering to win tickets on this website.

How to do it:
- Click “ENTER TO WIN TICKETS”
- Create a profile.
- View the performances that Houston arts organizations are making available to Free Night.
- Select the top five performances you’d like to see.
- Enter to win as many as all five pairs of tickets!

Run for a Reason Kickoff Party

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Where: Memorial Park [Google Map]
When: Thursday, September 22nd | 5:00PM to 7:30PM Lecture
How much: Free to runners and non-runners alike
Scoop’d from: @HoustonMarathon

“The Houston Marathon Committee is celebrating the start of the 2012 race season this Thursday, September 22 at its annual Run for a Reason Kickoff Party! Join thousands of Houston-area runners at Memorial Park’s Picnic Lane from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and mix and mingle with Run for a Reason official charities, running clubs and sponsors. And you don’t have to be a registered runner to enjoy the event – it’s free and open to the public so bring your family and friends!”

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Giselle Presented by Houston Ballet

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Where: The Wortham Center, Brown Theatre [501 Texas St., 77002]
When: Thursday, September 22nd through Sunday, October 2nd
How much: $18 to $148 depending on the fanciness of your seat
Scoop’d from: @ArtsHoundDotComArtshound.com

Giselle is a journey into a beautiful world of love, ghosts and mystery. The story of a peasant girl and the man who deceives her, Giselle is one of the most widely performed works of the Romantic era. Newly staged for Houston Ballet, this Giselle harkens back to early Russian productions.”

— The Loop Scoop

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