What’s going on in Houston this Week

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Wednesday

Art Opening and Reception – Patrick Butcher: Puuya Kuntha Strong Heart

Patrick Butcher, one of Australias leading Aboriginal contemporary painters, will open Puuya Kuntha Strong Heart, an exhibition of paintings by northern Queenslands Lockhart Rivers Art Gang, at Booker-Lowe Gallery, Wednesday, 17 November 2010. The public is invited to the opening reception from 6 8 pm, at the gallery, 4623 Feagan Street, Houston, Texas. Butcher, an accomplished musician as well as painter, will perform traditional ceremonial dances at the opening. The exhibition features 28 new paintings by Butcher, Rosella Namok, Fiona Omeenyo, Adrian King, Cheryl Accoom, Sue Pascoe, Doris Platt, Lawrence Omeenyo, and Josiah Omeenyo. The exhibition will run until 26 January 2011.

Booker-Lowe Gallery was established in 2002, and maintains the largest collection of Aboriginal art in the Americas. The gallery is located at 4623 Feagan Street, Houston, Texas 77007

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Thursday

Sandra Bernhard: Kiss Me On The Lips Texas Tour

Sandra Bernhard hits the stages of Texas, performing with the Austin rock act White Widow and hosted by Saffire T. Stone. The tour will kick-off in Houston, stop in San Antonio and end in Austin:

HOUSTON: Thursday, November 18th, 2010 – River Oaks Theatre (7PM Doors)

Kiss Me On The Lips, Texas is presented by DISTRICT512 and their sponsors: American Airlines, Intercontinental Hotels Group and The Whitley Printing Company. Non-profit Equality Texas, which advocates and lobbies for the elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation, will benefit from a portion of the proceeds.

Tickets are on sale at http://www.district512.com, $40 for General Admission and $80 for VIP. VIP tickets include a meet and greet with Sandra as well as a signed tour poster.

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Friday

5th Annual Winter Holiday Art Market @ Winter Street Studios

This has always been a real treat of the holiday season,  Spacetaker is pleased to announce its 5th annual Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM), a juried weekend art sale and celebration of Houston’s talented and diverse artists, this November 19, 20 and 21 at Winter Street Studios.  WHAM offers a wide variety of art and specialty items made by more than 60 local artists of all disciplines, including paintings, sculpture, and photography, as well as jewelry, clothing, bath and body items, and more. This three-day exhibition provides Houstonians and visitors an excellent opportunity to purchase unique, hand-made holiday gifts and support the local economy. Patrons may shop while enjoying DJs and live music, complimentary beverages, and an array of food from local restaurants.

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