October 26th, 2010

Your Regular Scoop of Houston 10.26.10

This week or the next in the Houston area: Peter Pan at the Alley, Greetings from Houston, Trick or Treat Fun Run, Honky Tonk Happy Hour, La Dispute, Touche Amore, and the Lion of Wallstreet at Walter’s, Nobody Needs to Know the Price of Your Saab, Tron on the Roof of Kohn’s, Sideshow Tramps at the Continental Club, Jimmy Deen and Uncle Lucious at LCC, Monsters vs. Aliens, Montrose Pub Crawl, Day of the Dead in the Heights, Real Pirates, Die Fliedermaus, and East Meets West – A Spiritual Dialog

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Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Could Not Grow Up


Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. or Wednesday and Thursday also at 7:30 p.m., Friday  at 8:00 p.m., Saturday at 2:30 and 8:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.
through October 31, 2010

Hubbard Stage at the Alley Theatre [615 Texas Avenue]
Where: Downtown
How much? from $21.00 all the way up to a whopping $80.00
Can I eat there? Yes, light concessions.
Can I drink there? Yes, this is a darker show, alcohol might take you into even further into the performance.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Greetings From Houston: Vintage Post Card Views of the City


Tuesday,
October 26, 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.

Trick or Treat Fun Run with Lululemon


Wednesday, October 27, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Lululemon in Highland Village [4023 Westheimer]
Where: West University
How much? Free admission
Can I eat there? Yes, “it’s a two mile fun run with tricks and treats along the way—like Candy Land? The activities don’t stop once the run is finished. Look for a costume contest, pumpkin decorating and lots of sweets!”.
Can I drink there? We’ll say maybe.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Honky Tonk Happy Hour at the Hideaway


Wednesday, October 27, 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.

La Dispute, Touche Amore, and the Lion of Wallstreet


Wednesday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m.


Walter’s on Washington [4215 Washington Ave.]
Where: Washington Avenue / Memorial
How much? $10.00 for Cover
Can I eat there? No.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

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


Thursday,
October 28, 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.

Tron on the roof of Kohn’s


Thursday,
October 28, 2010 at 8:00 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 (Facebook).

The Sideshow Tramps at the Continental Club


Thursday, October 28, 2010, at 10:00 p.m.

The Continental Club, right next door to The Big Top [3700 Main Street]
Where:
The Fourth Ward
How much?
Not free. Take cash.
Can I eat there? Yes, or you might try Tacos A Go-go , just a stones throw away.
Can I drink there? Yes, just don’t end up like these guys.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Jimmy Deen and Uncle Lucious at the Last Concert Cafe


Friday, October 29, 2010, Jimmy Deen goes on at 9:00 p.m.

The Last Concert Cafe [403 Nance St.]
Where: Just North of Downtown
How much? $10.00 per show, but do remember your manners and order something, that’s a good price for some good music.
Can I eat there? Yes, from what we’ve heard the food’s pretty good.
Can I drink there? Yes, you may.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Monsters vs. Aliens and Children’s Costume Contest at Miller Outdoor Theatre


Friday, October 29, 2010, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Miller Outdoor Theatre [100 Concert Dr]
Where: Hermann Park
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, but you’re better off bringing your own. Candy!
Can I drink there? Yes, but it’s mainly geared towards children, so I’m not sure why drinking would be fitting here.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Fourth Annual Montrose Pub Crawl


Saturday, October 30, 2010 Brasil and Poison Girl from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Costume Contest Awards at 7:30 p.m., then Boondocks, Anvil, and Etro Lounge from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., with Costume Contest Awards at 9:30, then Catbirds, Royal Oak, and Slick Willie’s from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., with Costume Contest Awards at 11:30 p.m., the Grand Prize Award at 12:00 p.m. at Slick Willie’s, and finally Little Bigs from 12:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Cafe Brasil [2604 Dunlavy]
Where: Neartown / Montrose
How much? Free is never really free
Can I eat there? Yes, you’ll start with a meal at Brasil. After that, it’s up to you. Paul stopped at Paulie’s to fill the tank before trying his hand at the Westheimer whimsy last year—so I suppose that’s an option too.
Can I drink there? Yes, all of it.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Monster Show Five


Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Domy Books [1709 Westheimer]
Where: Montrose
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No, the draw of this event is best described by the Domy folks themselves, “Our annual group show, an awesome compendium of monster-themed art that features a wide range of local talent as well as some of our favorite artists from around the country.”
Can I drink there? No.
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.

Real Pirates at the Houston Museum o Natural Science


Sunday, October 31, 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.

Die Fliedermaus at Opera in the Heights


Thursday, November 4, 2010 or November 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13 at 7:30 p.m. The added matinee is Sunday November 7, 2010, at 2:00 p.m.

Opera in the Heights [Lambert Hall 1703 Heights Blvd.]
Where: The Heights
How much? $20.00 to $49.00, students $10.00 with I.D.
Can I eat there? Yes, cookies at the intermission. They are quite good, but not as good as this show.
Can I drink there? Yes, coffee.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

East Meets West – A Spiritual Dialog


Monday, November 8, 6:15 p.m., the Dialog begins. Arrive early for an opening reception at 5:30 p.m.


Boniuk Center for Religious Tolerance at Rice University
[6100 Main MS-350]
Where:
West University
How much?
A suggested $5 donation, will include a reception at 5:30 p.m. with proceeds benefiting the Boniuk Center.
Can I eat there?
No, there’s far more happening here than food. Revered Zen Master Miao Tsan and Jungian Analyst/Episcopal Priest J. Pittman McGehee to Present Dialog on Pathways to Truth and Oneness
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

— Richard

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