October 19th, 2010

Your Regular Scoop of Houston 10.19.10

This week or the next in the Houston area: Emerging Bosons at Rice, Movie Night at Khon’s, Greetings from Houston, a Loud Sound and Still Standing, Peter and James at the Big Top, Trivia at Taps, Robert Ellis and the Boys, Honky Tonk Happy Hour, Nobody Needs to Know the Price of Your Saab, the Marriage of Bette and Boo, Dia De Los Muertos at Lawndale, Run for You Life 5k, Mens Rugby: HARC vs. BARC vs. the Woodlands, Linus Pauling Quartet Show at Cactus, Real Pirates, and the Day of the Dead in the Heights

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EMERGING BOSONS WITH THREE-BODY INTERACTIONS FROM SPIN – 1 ATOMS IN OPTICAL LATTICES


Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Rice University [116 Herzstein Hall (Physics Lab)]
Where: West University
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No. Spin-1 lattice, Mott Insulator, quasicondensate—I’ve read the abstract and the only thing I got out of it was this.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Movies on the Roof at Kohn’s


Tuesday,
October 19, 2010 at 8:30 p.m.

Kohn’s Wine, Darts, Coffee and Art [2808 Milam St.]
Where: Midtown
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Greetings From Houston: Vintage Post Card Views of the City


Tuesday,
October 19, 2010 through November 14, 2010, or Wednesday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Heritage Society [1100 Bagby]
Where: Downtown
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No. You’ve got the wrong idea. Wrong tone. “No better medium expresses the city’s transformation than the postcard. It acts as a chronicle and a window through time. One can view the earliest beginnings of the city, including horse-drawn carts in the streets and grand railway depots, to our first skyscrapers and suburban development.” — Daniel E. Monsanto – Postcard History Series
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

flickerlounge: a Loud Color and Still Standing


Wednesday, October 20, 2010, from Noon to 6:00 p.m. or Wednesday through Saturday until October 23, 2010

DiverseWorks Art Space [1117 E. Freeway]
Where: Just North of Downtown and I-10 East
How much? Free admission
Can I eat there? No.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Peter and James at Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge


Wednesday, October 20, 2010, at 8:00 p.m.

Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge [3714 Main Street]
Where: The Fourth Ward
How much? Free admission, but do take advantage of the reasonably priced drinks.
Can I eat there? No.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Pub Trivia at Taps House of Beer


Wednesday, October 20, 2010, at 8:00 p.m.

Taps House of Beer [5120 Washington]
Where: Washington Avenue / Memorial
How much? Free admission, but it’s Taps. Over 90 beers on tap. Money will be spent.
Can I eat there? Yes.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Robert Ellis & The Boys (Live) at Fitzgerald’s


Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 9:00 p.m.

Fitzgerald’s [2706 White Oak Drive]
Where: The Heights
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes.
Can I drink there? Yes, folk and country are to alcohol what tank-tops and spandex are to a gym.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Honky Tonk Happy Hour at the Hideaway


Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.

The Hideaway [3122 Dunvale]
Where: Woodlake / Briar Meadow, West Houston, Just Outside the Loop, Worth the Drive
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, but don’t drown out the music of Mitch Jacobs with your chewing.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

“Nobody Needs to Know the Price of your Saab” Works by Gabriel Kuri


Thursday,
October 21, 2010 through November 13, 2010, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston 1200 Fine Arts Building
Where: University of Houston Main Campus
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No, this is about consumerism. So, consume the consumerist conscious art.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The Marriage of Bette & Boo at Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company


Thursday,
October 21, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. or Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m. , with a preview on October 13 and a ‘Pay as you Like’ Monday on October 18. All performances are at 8:00 p.m. It runs through October 23, 2010

Midtown Art Center [3414 LaBranch at Holman]
Where: Midtown
How much? $15.00 for General Admission na d$ 8.00 for Students and Seniors
Can I eat there? No. “Admittedly biographical, the play is based on the play-wright’s parents’ marriage. A black comedy, told in 33 (mostly) quick scenes,”—meaning you’ll most likely be too enthralled with the pace and humor to be snacking on candy.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

23rd Annual Día de los Muertos Gala and Retablo Silent Auction at Lawndale Art Center


Friday, October 22, 2010, Artist, Member and Sponsor preview 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Gala and Silent Auction from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Lawndale Art Center [4912 Main Street]
Where: The Museum District
How much? $45.00 for non-members and $35.00 for members
Can I eat there? Yes, expect delicious treats by Culinaire, The Chocolate Bar, El Tiempo Cantina , Phoenicia Specialty Foods, Picnic, t’afia, and Tacos A Go-Go. Food isn’t the only attraction, check out the Retablos being auctioned, either in person at the gallery, or here.
Can I drink there? Yes, look for Saint Arnold, Cabo Wabo Tequila and vitamin water.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Run for Your Life 5k


Saturday, October 23, 2010, Kick-off at 2:30 p.m.


The Health Museum
[1515 Hermann Dr.]
Where:
West University
How much?
5K run Register Now: $35 or Race Day Registration: $40, 5K walk Register Now: $35 or Race Day Registration: $40, Kids’ K (1K) Register Now: $25 or Race Day Registration: $40
Can I eat there?
Yes. but I wouldn’t advise doing so during the run.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Men’s Rugby: Bay Area Rugby Club vs. the Woodlands Rugby Club vs. Houston Athletic Rugby Club


Saturday, September 23, 2010, Kick-off at 2:00 p.m.

Bay Area R.F.C.’s Rugby Pitch [600 Little Bayou Dr.]
Where: La Porte, South Houston, Worth the Drive
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, bring your own. Although if you’re anything like me, you’ll be pacing the sidelines, leaving little time for mastication.
Can I drink there? Yes, brown bag it.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Linus Pauling Quartet at Cactus Music


Saturday, October 23, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Cactus Music & Record Ranch [2110 Portsmouth St.]
Where: Shepherd and Farnham
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No. This is your chance to check out one of Houston’s own. It’s weird rock at it’s best.
Can I drink there? Maybe, Saint Arnolds. However if you’ve still not quenched that thirst, you might venture to McElroy’s or the Stag’s Head.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Real Pirates at the Houston Museum o Natural Science


Sunday, October 24, 2010 or Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last entry at 4:00 p.m.) and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry at 7:00 p.m.) through February 6, 2011 Monday

The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Where: The Museum District
How much? $12.00 for Members, $25.00 for Adults, $18.00 for Children (3-11), Seniors (62+) & College Students, $6.00 for K – 12 School Groups, $15.00 for Groups of 20 or more / Corporate
Can I eat there? No, not at the exhibit. This is learning about real pirates!!
Can I drink there? No, but if you’re really hungry and don’t mind shelling out more than a couple handfuls of booty, you might try Zaza.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The 3rd Annual Day of the Dead in the Heights


Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Monte Beach Park [915 Northwood St.]
Where: The Heights
How much? Free Admission
Can I eat there? Yes, “look for the Brazilian Arts Foundation, live music on two stages, porch bands, strolling mariachis, food, a farmers market, art vendors, and children’s activities.”
Can I drink there? Yes, beer and wine will be present.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

— Richard

Comments

RW — Tuesday, October 19, 2010 10:26 am

It looks like the Dia De Los Muertos exhibit is free to view, but the event on Friday that you mention is $45.

Richard — Tuesday, October 19, 2010 10:56 am

By golee, RW, you’re correct. It seems it’s $45 for non-members and $35 for members. Thanks for keeping us in line.

roclafamilia — Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:01 am

Helpful blog, bookmarked the website with hopes to read more!

droid x case — Monday, November 8, 2010 5:52 pm

Captivating, I passed this on to a associate of mine, and he actually bought me lunch because I found this for him, so let me rephrase: Thanks for lunch.

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