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May 2014
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Wesley’s Stock the Shelves - Summer Food Drive

May 7 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Reba Veal Henderson Food Cooperative,
1235 Lorraine Street, Houston, TX 77009 United States
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The Wesley Community Center has served the Near Northside neighborhood in Houston for over 100 years. This community has a significant number of residents who fall under the poverty threshold and many families in this area rely heavily on local schools to provide their children with daily meals.  Access to food during the summer months is critical for the children of low-income families because without school, many are not receiving nutritious meals and these children are the most vulnerable to…

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Practice: Shayne Murphy, Jim Nolan & Emily Peacock

May 9 - June 15
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Every day until June 14, 2014
Lawndale Art Center,
4912 Main Street, Houston, 77002 United States
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The Lawndale Artist Studio Program is part of Lawndale’s ongoing commitment to support the creation of contemporary art by Gulf Coast area artists. With an emphasis on emerging practices, the program provides three artists with studio space on the third floor of Lawndale Art Center at 4912 Main Street in the heart of Houston’s Museum District. This exhibition features residents for the eighth round of the Lawndale Artist Studio Program, Jim Nolan, Shayne Murphy and Emily Peacock. In an attempt to better understand his own art making process, Jim Nolan will remake…

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Cassandra

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until May 17, 2014
Company OnStage Courtyard,
536 Westbury Square, Houston, 77035 United States
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Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company proudly presents the Regional premiere of CASSANDRA by Katharine Sherman, May 15-24, 2014 at 536 Westbury Square, Houston, TX 77035 The show is a co-production with Wordsmyth Theatre as part of our WOMEN’S PROJECT series, which we are adding to our regular season in an effort to raise awareness of local women’s charities. Directed by Melissa Flower, this production will be in support of the Houston Area Women’s Center. Cassandra is a modern retelling of the…

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$15

Shlohmo

May 16 @ 8:00 pm
Fitzgerald's,
2706 White Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77007 United States
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19 year-old producer Henry Laufer, better known as Shlohmo, known for his psychadelic mix of hip hop and electronic music will be performing at Fitzgerald’s. Shlohmo will be performing alongside Jim E- Stacks and Purple. Tickets are $20 at the door.

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$59

Downtown Food Tour

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:45 pm
(see ticket),
Main Street and Franklin Street, Houston, 77030
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By Kyle Nazario Hungry? Feel like you have too much money and need to spend it on food? Houston Culinary Tours has you covered. They’re running a Downtown Food Tour this Saturday. It’s a three-hour walking and eating tour that “will discuss the evolution of the area’s history, architecture and culture; while stopping at a number of establishments to enjoy a variety of food and drink.” If walking through Market Square Park, Historic District and Main Street looking for Spanish…

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$13

Nameless Sound and Girls Rock Camp Houston present: Dos

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
14 Pews,
800 Aurora St, Houston, TX 77009 United States
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Dos (San Pedro, California) Kira + Mike Watt   May 17th, 2014 8PM 14 Pews 800 AURORA STREET Houston, Texas 77009 Kira: Electric Bass, Vocals Mike Watt: Electric Bass, Vocals “Punk rock is whatever we made it to be.” – D. Boone What musical project epitomizes this ethos more than Dos? The highly unique and very personal music of two bass guitars and vocals has its roots in two of the most important bands of Southern Californian punk’s golden era.…

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Fun & Games Night at MKT BAR

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week for 4 weeks
MKT BAR at Phoenicia Specialty Foods,
1001 Austin St, Houston , TX 77010 United States

It’s all fun and games every Monday at MKT BAR. Bring your friends and play ping pong, foosball, darts and our extensive collection of retro board games while enjoying craft beer and YUMMY! pizza specials.

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Euclid’s Line • Michelle Chen Dubose

May 20 - June 25
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Every day until June 14, 2014
Lawndale Art Center,
4912 Main Street, Houston, 77002 United States
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Michelle Chen Dubose’s paintings document a conflation of questions with what is seen through the blurry window of a moving vehicle. Long stretches in a car can be a strange gap in the continuity of everyday life. In this space, we are moving, sitting still and waiting at the same time. Chen Dubose tries to isolate something experiential in this shared movement and pause.

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