Thursday, April 30, 2009

Facebookery (Everyone's Doin It)

Artist's Eye: Chris Sperandio on Robert Rauschenberg's Cardboards
Host: The Menil Collection Bookstore

Sunday, May 3, 2009
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Menil Collection and Menil Collection Bookstore
1515 Sul Ross
Houston, TX

Phone: 7135259400

Rice University professor Christopher Sperandio will speak on the work of Robert Rauschenberg, specifically the "Cardboard" currently on display in the 20th Century gallery. The Artist's Eye series at the Menil is designed to open dialogue on specific pieces in the collection, mediated through the eyes and words of local artists. Join us afterward for a small reception on the bookstore deck where Mr. Sperandio will sign copies of his book "Kartoon Kings," a monograph on his collaborative work with British artist Simon Grennan. Have a frosty beverage and talk with Chris.

Houston Indie Book Festival
Host: Art Lies

Sunday, May 10, 2009 at 10:00am
through Monday, May 11, 2009 at 5:00pm
Domy Books
1709 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX

Phone: 8323661388

The event features Houston- and Austin-area independent publishers, magazines, and booksellers, all selling their wares at deeply discounted prices. Stay tuned to Gulf Coast Magazine for more details!

Night of the Masters and Mystics
Host: Danny McMahan

Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 10:00pm
through Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 12:30am
Avant Garden
411 Westheimer
Houston, TX

Phone: 8325191429

Avant Garden promises a night of masters and mystics with the performances of Metal Rouge and A Thousand Cranes. Metal Rouge, sound artists from New Zealand, channel the freedom of the ancient Maori of their land in their free noise/new music. It was formed in Aukland, N.Z. by Andrew Scott and Helga Fassonaki, They are performing across the United States to spread groundbreaking art from the southern hemisphere of the world to the northern hemisphere.

Discussion with Guest Editorial Contributor Stuart Horodner
Come hear Stuart Horodner and Anjali Gupta speak!
Host: Art Lies

Saturday, May 16, 2009
11:00am - 1:00pm
Lawndale Art Center
4912 Main Street
Houston, TX

Phone: 8323661388
RSVP to info [at]

Discussion with Guest Editorial Contributor Stuart Horodner and Editor Anjali Gupta. This is an invitational event for members of Art Lies and Lawndale Art Center, become a member today!

Please RSVP to info [at]!!