April 28th, 2011

The Look Ahead: How Brazarre 2011, Sparrow and the Nest and Repeats of Pale and The Literary Greats

This beautiful day has us all in a tizzy. Yes, I said “tizzy.” We almost forgot to publish one of these here The Look Aheads because we were too busy daydreaming about the world outside. Fear not. We’ve come through for you.

If we’re missing something email at contact@theloopscoop.com or leave a comment.

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The Brazarre 2011: Art Supporting Cancer Research
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Where: Heights – G Gallery [301 East 11th Street, 77008]
When: Saturday, April 30th | 6:00PM to 9:00PM
How Much: Free or $150 Ticket (email TheBrazarre2011@gmail.com) for a one-of-a-kind bra.
Scoop’d From: Antidote

“Creating a world with less cancer requires a team effort. It takes survivors, caregivers and regular folks like you and I who all unite at the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life events. This year, nearly four million people nationwide will work together to celebrate, remember and fight back.

Unite with us at The Brazarre 2011, an artful bras event showcasing creatively crafted bras by local Houston artists. Come mingle while you enjoy viewing imaginative renditions of a woman’s most supportive sartorial asset. These artful bras will be sold and all proceeds will benefit the Relay for Life Greater Heights of the American Cancer Society.”

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Mother’s Day Pop-Up Show at Sparrow and the Nest
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Where: Heights [1020 Studewood, 77008]
When: Saturday, April 30th | 10:00AM to 4:00PM
How Much: Free
Scoop’d From: Antidote

“Handmade gifts to make your mama smile (including our spectacular soaps).” We can’t say it any better than that. My mom is usually lucky to get a card out of me when it comes to Mother’s Day. This year, things are gonna change. Hopefully I don’t set the bar too high…

Just as a note: We do know that Mother’s Day is in a week, Mom. Though, could you blame us for celebrating a week early? Much better than a week late.

TONIGHT!

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The Literary Greats CD Release Party at Continental Club
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Where: Midtown-ish [3700 Main St., 77002]
When: Thursday, April 28th | 10:00PM
How Much: $10 at the Door
Scoop’d From: Email

The Literary Greats (Houston, TX) may not set out to make the kind of music that creates a stir in your very being, alas that is the card they have been dealt. This affable quintet has been making music since 2003, and when they finally started recording and producing their songs in 2007, something truly magical happened – they inadvertently made the kind of music that sticks with you for a lifetime. Each album holds a different truth for each respective listener. The songs tug at whatever strings need the most attention.” The Orbans out of the DFW area will be batting clean-up for The Literary Greats tonight.

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Pale CD Release Party at Warehouse Live
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Where: Downtown-ish [813 St. Emmanuel St., 77003]
When: Thursday, April 28th | 8:00PM
How Much: $10 Advance; $12 at the Door
Scoop’d From: Email

Let them tell it: “Pale, the critically-acclaimed rock brotherhood of four, is pleased to unveil its latest offering, IN THE TIME OF DANGEROUS MEN, at a special CD release show Thursday, April 28, 2011 at The Studio at Warehouse Live in Houston.” We told you about your chance for the first listen to the new album by Houston’s own. Don’t blame us if you didn’t take it. You can right your wrong on Thursday. Your openers will be The Shiny Darks and Come See My Dead Person.

— The Loop Scoop

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