August 22nd, 2011

The Look Ahead: MacDougall, Pink in Winter, and the Continuum

Three events I have this day. Three events, I give to you. These events in Santa’s slay. These events, all bright and new.

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Lee MacDougall at the Continental Club

Where: The Continental Club – The Fourth Ward [3700 Main St., 77002]
When: Wednesday, August 24th | Show kicks off at 7:00PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Houston Calling

As far as singer-songwriters go, this British musician has the potential to go the distance. Yeah, there are a lot of folksy story tellers doing similar things, but he’s got the work ethic and raw talent to conjure those deepest emotions that the majority of ‘em lack.

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Photo above: courtesy of Terry Leavitt-Chavez

Gallery 3 at Winter Street Goes Pink

Where: Washington Corridor – Gallery 3 [2101 Winter Street, C3 First Floor, 77007]
When: Thursday, August 25th | 6:00PM to 9:00PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Facebook Page Contribution, (thanks Terry)

This Thursday, try something a little different. Ditch the work happy hour for art and generosity. With pink appetizers and the diverse jewelry, painting, glass-work, and photography of 12 different artists to peruse, you may just enjoy this more than your usual thing. Don’t forget, 10% of all proceeds will be donated to the Young Survival Coalition.

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Photo above: Hombre Minuto, a performance by Jonatan Lopez, facilitated by Continuum, photo courtesy of Matthew Marand

Arc Exhibition: iPerform by Continuum (Mature Audience Only)

Where: Washington Corridor – Spacetaker ARC [2101 Winter Street B11, 77007]
When: Saturday, August 26th through September 16th | 7:00PM to 10:00PM
Opening Reception: Friday, August 26, 7:00PM to 10:00PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Spacetaker

As part of its ARC Exhibition Series, Spacetaker presents iPerform, a performance-based exhibition and series of participatory events created by Houston’s newest performance art collective, Continuum, at Spacetaker’s ARC Gallery.

iPerformwill open with a public reception on Friday, August 26 from 7 to 10 p.m. during which the members of Continuum will display documentation of their work through video and photos, and share live performances that are an extension of this work. In addition to viewing the live performances, the audience will be able to interact with several performative installations and partake in a variety of participatory performances, including:

- Guided visualization/meditation
- Cleansing through ritualistic sweeping
- Confessing sins in exchange for an alcoholic beverage
- Preparing a “shoeulogy” for a shoe graveyard
- Making photocopies of random body parts for a wall collage

— The Loop Scoop

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