September 27th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Heights Orchestra, Box 13 Reception, Rocky and Roky

Let’s get right down to it. You’re at work. You don’t want to be there. You’re dreaming of a better tomorrow.

Yep, that’s our mindset as well. So take a look below and don’t fret any longer.

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Houston Heights Orchestra Opening Concert

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Where: Divergence Music and Arts – Heights [1824 Spring St., 77007]
When: Friday, September 30th | 7:30PM
How much: $5 (Call 832-407-2824 or Buy at the Door)
Scoop’d from: Facebook

“The Houston Heights Orchestra is dedicated to sharing the joy of making and listening to symphonic music. We welcome all members of the Heights community to join us as performers and audience supporters. Concert programs include standard and contemporary repertoire, with a focus on music that is gratifying to play and exciting to hear.

Be a part of the newest addition to the fun of living in the Heights.”

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Opening Reception for Box 13 Art Spaces‘ Newest Exhibits

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Where: Second Ward – Box 13 Artspace [6700 Harrisburg Blvd., 77011]
When: Saturday, October 1st | 7:00PM to 9:30PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Email

“BOX 13 ArtSpace is pleased to present four exhibitions opening October 1, 2011, 7 – 9:30PM. Monica Vidal fills the Downstairs Front BOX with her site-specific, meditative sculpture, Temple Hive. In the Downstairs Back BOX, Lisa Choinacky deconstructs symmetry and relationships with projected still images on dioramas in Reality Is Only A Rorschach Ink-Blot, You Know (pictured above). Krista Birnbaum outfits the Window BOX with artificial plant forms in her installation NEW GROWTH. In the Upstairs BOX, Jed Foronda and Emily Link present personal and imagined histories through installation and artifacts in False Face High.

The exhibitions continue through November 5, 2011.”

Rocky Votolato w/ Matt Pond PA at Fitzgerald’s

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Where: Fitzgerald’s – The Heights [2706 White Oak Dr., 77007]
When: Thursday, September 29th | Doors at 7:00PM
How much: $10 in Advance; $12 at the Door
Scoop’d from: Paul

We’re big fans of both Rocky Votolato as well as Matt Pond PA and we highly recommend checking out this show at Fitzgerald’s on Thursday night, but we mostly picked it for today’s post for continuity’s sake… as you read about another Roky below…

Roky Erickson w/ The Umbrella Man at Continental Club

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Where: The Continental Club – The Fourth Ward [3700 Main St., 77002]
When: Saturday, October 1st | Doors at 8:ooPM
How much: $23 General Admission
Scoop’d from: Paul

Roky Erickson’s 2010 effort made its way onto our Bestus Prospectus for local albums. Though the collaboration with Okkerville River won’t carry over to the Continental Club tour date this weekend, I’m sure you can expect nothing less than the best live music experience. Keep your ears open for “Goodbye Sweet Dreams.”

— Paul

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