May 11th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Greg Gorman, Buster’s Friends and a Ska Explosion at Warehouse Live

I’m kind of excited to bring you The Look Ahead this morning. There’s one noted event in particular that has me happy to push the “publish” button. A ska revival, though it was never dead in our hearts is happening this Sunday. Read more for the full scoop.

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Greg Gorman: A Distinct Vision 1970-2010 at Decorative Center Houston

Where: Galleria Area [5120 Woodway, Suite 1050, 77056]
When: Now until Friday, June 3rd | 10:00AM to 3:00PM each day
How Much: Free
Scoop’d From: Email

From the press release: “Best known for his celebrity portraits and nudes, Gorman’s exhibition will include 200+ images. Specially highlighted will be works featured in his most recent book, “In Their Youth”, including previously unpublished images of male celebrities Leonardo DiCaprio, Viggo Mortenson, Johnny Depp, Rupert Everett, Keanu Reeves, Mark Wahlberg, and Jude Law.”

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Buster’s Friends Open House at New Location

Where: Upper Kirby – West Ave. [2800 Kirby, 77098]
When: Saturday, May 14th | 12:00PM to 2:00PM
How Much: Free
Scoop’d From: Email

One of Houston’s favorite pet adoption organizations has been uprooted and found a new home in the brand new West Ave. complex. On the second floor, across from Eddie V’s, you’ll find Buster’s Friends and the open house that celebrates their new roots. There will be some apps, bubbly, and, most importantly, your new best friend ready to adopt and bring home. Bring those pens, people. Adoption paperwork doesn’t sign itself.

Voodoo Glow Skulls & Mustard Plug at Warehouse Live

Where: East Downtown [813 St. Emmanuel St., 77003]
When: Sunday, May 15th | Doors at 5:00PM
How Much: $10 to $15
Scoop’d From: Our adolescence

Friends, Ska is alive and well. Third-wave ska bands (I wasn’t aware of a first or second wave…) Voodoo Glow Skulls and Mustard Plug will be headlining a list of ska-related acts on Sunday at Warehouse Live. They’ll be playing the music that was your morning, school-bound soundtrack. The two big names will be joined by Los Skarnales, The Failed Attempt, Skaretas, Fuska, Always Guilty and DJ Moonstomp.

— The Loop Scoop

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