Thursday, January 24, 2013

Heights Happenings: January 24 - January 30, 2013

Friday, January 25, 6 pm- 9 pm: ProjeXion at Avis Frank Gallery
  • ProjeXion is a multimedia exploration of masculinity and sexuality through abstract, homo erotically charged vignettes that veer between reportage, performance and fantasy. Working with photography, painting and drawing, the artists blur the lines between reality and fiction, abstraction and representation, and pornography and art to evoke narratives that resonate with the contradictions of so-called post-gay culture.
  • Artists: Devon Britt Darby, Timothy Gonzalez, Alexandre Rosa
  • This show contains adult themes. You must be 21 to enter.
  • 1606 White Oak Drive

Saturday, January 26, 9:30 am- 11 am: Fruit Tree Care with Dr. Bob Randall at Buchanan’s

  • “Do you think fruit trees require too much work for the average home gardener? Wrong! You will learn that they are some of the easiest plants to care for. Whether you’ve already planted all of your fruit trees or are just getting started, this class has something for you. Learn from The Master about basic organic fertilization requirements and techniques, how to plant, prune and mulch your trees.”
  • This is an Urban Harvest class. Non-Member: $25.00 - Member $18.00.
  • Please Register At Urban Harvest (scroll down to “Fruit Tree Classes” section)
  • 611 E. 11th Street

Saturday, January 25, 5 pm- 7 pm: Opening reception for reimagine at One Green Street
  • re·imag·ine : to imagine again or anew; especially : to form a new conception of : re-create 
  • Join OGS for the opening of Janise Cookston’s new exhibit of original art. 
  • “From creating collages out of discarded magazines to painting on salvaged lumber, I re-imagine materials quite often in my artwork. I also use reimagination the content/subject matter of my pieces, with my birds shaped like eggs and my trees and flowers abstracted into simple lines and circles. I enjoy greatly the challenge of forming something new from something old, something intriguing from something ordinary and something beautiful from something once overlooked.” - Janise Cookston

Saturday, January 26, 6 pm- 9 pm: Par-tay with Hello Lucky!
  • Hello-Lucky is turning 5 and they want the whole neighborhood to help them celebrate!
  • The celebration is from 6-9pm with music by Dj Psychedelic Sex Panther
  • Libations!!
  • Sidewalk Fashion show at 7:30 with Freddie Barrett and Hello-Lucky reclaimed and American made fashion love
  • Unveiling of new work by Tiny Deer Studios
  • 1025 Studewood

Saturday, February 2, 6:30pm:  The Billy Jonas Band at Rouse House
  • “Billy’s music is percussion-based, making use of found objects (buckets, broom handles, bottles, key chains and more), traditional instruments, and his “favorite instrument; ... the audience.” Every Billy Jonas Concert is a unique experience as he tailors the show and his song selection to the vibe of the audience. The Billy Jonas Band is everyone, audience and performers. As the evening progresses, the band collectively shapes the show into an unforgettable neo-tribal hootenanny.”
  • RSVPs are required due to limited seating and will be on a "first come/first served" basis. Rouse House will be limiting attendance to 60 people and this show will sell out.
  • To RSVP, please email
  • Suggested honorarium of $20 per person, which can be paid by cash. All proceeds go to the performing artists. CDs are usually available for sale during intermission.
  • Please arrive between 6:15 pm and 7:15 pm for potluck dinner prior to the concert. They provide coffee and lemonade but please bring your choice of beverage should you prefer something else. We have wine glasses for those who wish to bring wine. 
  • Music will begin at 7:30 pm.
  • Performances are presented at the house of Deb Rouse and Lindsey Lee, here in the lovely Houston Heights.
Saturday, April 13: LLS Cancer Stomp at SSQQ Dance Studio
  • “Booze, Blues, and Dance” One of Houston's favorite fundraising live music events supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is back for its fourth year! Join LLS in the fight against cancer while you dance the night away to the Gulf Coast Organ Trio
  • There will be amazing silent auction items. Come for great live music or learn to dance, there is something for everyone at the Cancer Stomp
  • Presale - Live Show - $20
  • Presale - Live Show + Dance Class - $25
  • Door - Live Show - $25
  • Door - Live Show + Dance Class - $30
  • Buy tickets or get contact information here


  • They are bringing in a new Bath and Body line out of Frisco, Texas, called Farmhouse Fresh Goods! All Deep Steep, Keys and Coola are 50% off  to make space!

Discount for Color In Motion 5k, benefitting Girls On The Run
  • A group of my friends recently did another color run and loved it so I am very excited to be able to offer my Heights friends (and anyone else) a discount for the February 2nd Color in Motion 5k race. This race also benefits the local Houston charity, Girls on the Run.

**Use the discount code- THEHEIGHTS to register and get 10% off race registration at**
  • For those of you who may not be familiar with Girls on the Run, it is a wonderful charity that benefits the young girls of Houston. It teaches girls self-respect and healthy lifestyle through running and interactive curriculum. 
  • This is is not a timed race so you can run, walk, jog, whatever your prefer as long as you are moving and having fun. 
  • Here's how it works: 
    • Come in white clothes and start moving!
    • At every kilometer of the race there is a color pit where volunteers throw color on you as you go by, helping make the experience more fun and turning your white clothes into a palette of color. What also makes Color in Motion 5k different than your average 5k race is the after party. Afterwards there is a big party with music, dancing, vendors and a color throw. 
  • Go to and sign up using THEHEIGHTS and support a great cause!

Heights Area Book Drive
  • From January 16-31, personal injury law firm Denena & Points will be collecting books to support Houston Public Libraries and the Pearland Westside Library. January is National Book months so what better way to celebrate then by donating to a book drive? 
  • Drop boxes are located at Antidote on Studewood and Menchies on 19th St. 
  • Whenever you donate a book you can scan a QR code located on the drop box and sign up for an iPod mini raffle.  On February 9th they will contact the lucky winner. 

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