February 3rd, 2011

The Look Ahead: Tokyo Police Club, Soul Nite! and Arts Market

We’re dissolving two of our favorite columns, Your Regular Scoop of Houston and Procrastinator’s Plan, and giving them a new look this year. Gone is the single serving of events in Houston. Here is a five-times-a-week battery of things to do. We will publish a few events every morning. If we’ve missed something let us know with an email to contact@theloopscoop.com or tweet at us @TheLoopScoop.

Tokyo Police Club at Warehouse Live (Openers: Someon Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin | Roky Moon & Bolt)

Where: Downtown [813 St. Emanuel Street, 77003]
When: Thursday, February 3rd Doors at 8PM Show at 9PM
How much: $17 General Admission
Scoop’d from: @SSegraves

We missed Tokyo Police Club the last time they were in town when they opened for Passion Pit. We’re going to try to avoid making that same mistake twice. This time around, they’re carrying the banner of the show and look at that, Houston band, Roky Moon & Bolt will be taking over the opening duties.

Soul Nite! presented by Aurora Picture Show and Project Row Houses

Where: Greater Third Ward [2310 Elgin St., 77004]
When: Friday, February 4th and Saturday, February 5th at 7PM
How much: $10 for Non-members; Free for Members that RSVP
Scoop’d from: Web browsing

The best of the 60s on Friday night. The funktastic 70s on Saturday night. Whichever day you decide to go you’re not going to be disappointed. Guest curator, Peter Lucas, will be bombarding your eyes and ears as he plays the performance footage from some of the most well-known soul artists the world has ever had the pleasure of hosting. Catch all of it at the newly renovated, Historic Elgin Ballroom.


First Saturday Arts Market

Where: Houston Heights [548 W. 19th Street, 77008]
When: Saturday, February 5th from 11AM to 6PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Email

Guess what, buckaroos. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and nothing says “I kindasorta like you” than a oil painting to be hung over the mantle. Come on over to the Heights for The First Saturday Arts Market to pick up your canvas. Stay for the cupcakes from What’s Up, Cupcake and the live performances from Rory Jagedeo (11AM) and Andrew Karnavas (3PM). While you’re at it, read our album review of Karnavas’ Film Noir and pick up a copy while you’re out there.

— The Loop Scoop


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