December 6th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Snow Monkeys, Disfrutalo! (w/ Correct Dates), Lights in the Heights and Community Giving Day

We’re barely making it through today. We can’t imagine what the rest of the week is going to look like. Good thing we live for the moments we have after the whistle blows at 5:00PM.


FOCUS: The Wildlife Photography of Stephen Kaufman

Where: Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center [5601 S. Braeswood Blvd., 77096]
Opening: Sunday, December 11th | 1:00PM to 4:30PM
On View From: Tuesday, December 6th until Tuesday, January 17th
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Email

“The Deutser Art Gallery at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston will host FOCUS: The Wildlife Photography of Stephen Kaufman from Tuesday, December 6 to Tuesday, January 17. Families are invited to “Go Wild at the J!” with a visit from the Houston Zoo mobile and animal-related art activities and meet the artist Sunday, December 11 from 1:00-4:30 p.m. All activities take place at the ERJCC located at 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd.”


Community Giving Day with Make-A-Wish and Whole Foods

Where: Whole Foods Houston Locations [Find One Near You!]
When: Wednesday, December 7th
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Email

“Houston area Whole Foods Market stores have teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana for a 5% Community Giving Day on Wednesday, December 7. Whole Foods Market will donate 5% of the day’s net sales to help grant the wishes of three Houston children.

Come out to any Houston or Sugar Land Whole Foods Market and help make dreams come true. Just by shopping on December 7, you can make wishes come true for Isabella, Priscilla and Jacob. Be a part of making a child’s dream become a reality!”

Disfrutalo w/ Handsomebeast and Inzurgo at Last Concert Cafe

Where: Downtown — The Last Concert Cafe [1403 Nance St. 77002]
When: Friday, December 9th | 9:00PM to 1:00PM
How much: $6.00 at the Door
Scoop’d from: Facebook

“You are invited to a very special improv set from Disfrutalo! with special guest musician/producer Isaiah Ikey Owens (Free Moral Agents, the Mars Volta, De-Facto, sublime and many more). Ikey will be here producing and recording with Disfrutalo! this December for our first EP. come join us and all our friends from InZurgo and Handsomebeast for a night of music and fun.”

Lights in the Heights

Where: Woodland Heights, Houston
When: Saturday, December 10th | 5:00PM to 9:00PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Us, Ourselves and We

“This year, Lights in the Heights® will take place on December 10th from 6:00 – 9:00pm along Bayland and Woodland Streets. We are scaling back the event considerably this year. Please note that there will be no food vendors or activities on the esplanade and all posted and non-posted parking restrictions will be enforced. This means that your car WILL be towed if you are illegally parked!”

Ed. Note: What a bunch of party poopers…

— The Loop Scoop


Gene — Monday, December 12, 2011 10:55 am

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