Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Heights Happenings: January 26- February 2, 2011

Wednesday, January 26, 6:30 PM: RUDH Public Meeting: Traffic Impact Analysis for the Washington Heights development
  • Responsible Urban Development for Houston is holding a public meeting regarding traffic concerns dealing with the Washington Heights development, aka Heights Walmart.
  • The group believes there are serious traffic and safety concerns that need to be addressed, from Failing intersection ratings to load zoned bridges that may not be able to handle 18wheeler traffic.
  • This meeting will also include an update from RUDH's face-to-face with the City engineering department.
  • Council for Alcohol and Drugs, 303 Jackson Hill
Friday, January 28, 8 PM: Heights Live! presents Miss Leslie featuring Wayne Turner
  • Heights Live is honored to have a favorite home town girl in the house Friday night! Miss Leslie is "the Queen of the Houston Honky Tonks, and can belt out hard driving songs like no other. Miss Leslie, born Leslie Anne Sloan, boasts a clear, crisp voice that cuts straight to the chase of a variety of honky-tonk truths. She sounds like the love child of Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette..."
  • Wayne Turner, vocalist and guitarist, has worked with Hank Williams, Jr. since 1979. As a member of The Bama Band, Wayne has performed with many stars including Reba McIntire, Kris Kristofferson, Dickie Betts, Lee Roy Parnell.
  • As always, Heights Live! shows are BYOB. Shows are also family friendly and childcare is provided for a small fee.
  • 240 W 18th at Heights Presbyterian. $10 at the door.


Saturday, January 29, 10 AM- 4 PM: National Arbor Day celebration at the Houston Arboretum
  • Story telling, crafts, tree planting demonstrations, tree tours and discounts on memberships will be available.
  • For more information and a daily schedule, visit their website linked above.


BRAZARRE 2011 – AN ARTFUL BRAS EVENT is looking for artists/entries!
  • Submissions are being accepted for the first annual Brazarre 2011. Artists are asked to donate an artful bra. Each submission should incorporate an actual brassiere, and each piece should vaguely or abstractly retain the form of the bra. However, the piece need not be wearable or functional.
  • Artful Bras will be sold in blind auction format, and all proceeds from this event will benefit the Relay for Life Greater Heights (RFLGH).
  • Brazarre 2011 will be held on April 29th, 2011 at G Gallery, 301 E. 11th St.
  • Submission Requirements / Facts
    All submissions for consideration must be submitted via email.
    Artists will submit a maximum of four digital photos of each piece to be considered for inclusion (JPEG, no larger than 2100 x 2100 pixels). The maximum size for total entry should not exceed 4MB.
    The deadline to submit images is Friday, April 1, 2011.
    The following information also should accompany the digital photo(s): Artist’s first and last name, title of work, art medium used, and a brief description of your work and its inspiration.
    Please email all submissions to Veaker@gmail.com
    SUBJECT LINE shall read: Brazarre 2011 Submission / Artist’s Name
  • All submissions are subject to approval, and each applicant chosen for inclusion in the event will be notified by email. Additional event information will be provided upon notification.

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