October 5th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Tornados, Aeros, Eradicators, Fashionistas and Art Students

Your week is more than half way to the finish line. I bet that eases your mind just a little bit. Sure there are two more days of torturous work to be done. Just push that out of your mind. You’re going to want to see what we have to say on what to do with your nights and the upcoming weekend.


The Texas Tornados at Discovery Green

Where: Discovery Green – Downtown [1500 McKinney, 77010]
When: Thursday, October 6th | 6:30PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: @TexasTornados

“We hope to see all of our Houston friends tomorrow night (This Thursday) at Discovery Green. It’s a free show and starts at 6:30pm.” — What they said…


Opening Night: Chicago Wolves vs. Houston Aeros

Where: Dowtown – Toyota Center [1510 Polk St., 77002]
When: Sunday, October 9th | 5:05PM
How much: $16 to $82
Scoop’d from: @Houston_Aeros

Hockey is upon us. Do you like your sports chilled? With the Rockets and the rest of the NBA on the verge of losing the entire season, it’s time to allign yourself with another sport. The Houston Aeros are your ticket. Be there on opening night, Sunday, October 9th. They’re coming off a Calder Cup appearance and looking to make another run at the trophy this year.


Buffalo Bayou Invasive Plant Eradication Unit

Where: Downtown – Sabine Promenade [150 Sabine St., 77007]
When: Wednesday, October 12th | 6:30PM to 8:00PM
How much: Free — RSVP on Facebook
Scoop’d from: Houston Arts Alliance @haatx

“Internationally recognized artist Mark Dion is creating the Buffalo Bayou Invasive Plant Eradication Unit to serve as a workstation, laboratory, book mobile and beacon for public outreach in the battle against invasive plant species along the Buffalo Bayou and its tributaries. The customized truck, similar to “a rugged emergency response vehicle” will be equipped with various tools, illustrations, field guides and books. These items will all be used to encourage participation, educate on the local environment, and establish a sense of urgency to the issue of invasive plants.”


Houston Fashion Week — Fashion EXPO Houston

Where: Midtown [207 Gray St., 77002]
When: October 14th, 15th and 16th
How much: A Ton of Options — $485 VIP Weekend to $45 Per Fashion Show
Scoop’d from: Houston Fashion Week

“Fashion EXPO Houston kicks off October 14 – 16, 2011 weekend as the official grand finally event during Houston Fashion Week This year, the public will have access to the local shows and some of the national and international shows with special guest and designers. Majorca Bistro and Tapas at Midtown, Houston and the Houston Fashion Week organization bring together a dramatic event in front of Downtown, with the newest patio fashion runway and stage in the city of Houston.”


Postcards from Houston — Class Registration Now Open

Where: Online
When: October and November Classes (Tuesdays or Wednesdays)
How much: $180
Scoop’d from: Facebook

Richard took the classes at the tail end of summer. You should read up on his three-part experience (#1, #2 and #3). Not only was it fun, but it was informative and beneficial to his artistic development. You’ll say the same once you give yourself over to the PFH crew.

— Paul


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