FEBRUARY 14, 1986 / MONTROSE VOICE 27
Let Us Entertain You
By the staff of the Montrose Voice —o —
The Houston Council of Clubs, comprised
of the Colt 45's, Sundance Cattle Co., Texas
Renegades and Texas Riders, once again,
invite the community to join them when
they host their annual Let Us Entertain You
Weekend, These groups roll out the red
carpet each year for a weekend of fun-filled
activities when they host visitors from such
cities as New Orleans and Dallas.
Houston clubs included on this year's
schedule include The Ripcord, The Barn,
The 611, Cousins, Hooters, Chutes, Mary's,
and Brazos River Bottom. A special spaghetti dinner will be held at Bering Memorial
Locals are welcome to join in the fun for a
$10 registration fee. Registration will be
held tonight (Friday) at the Ripcord and
again tomorrow morning at The Barn.
Another annual "not-to-be-missed" party
is also slated for this weekend. Saturday
night is Mardi Gras Finale. This all-night
soiree begins at 10:00 p.m. with the strongest surviving until 9:00 a.m. Sunday. This
year the Finale will be held at 2202 Polk with
music by Robbie Leslie of the Palladium
and the Saint in New York City.
Today is the last day to cop tickets for
$20. They will be $25 at the door. Tickets
and T-shirts are available at Dramatika,
3224 Yoakum at Westheimer.
The Ripcord thoroughly trashed Mary's last
Tuesday night. But Mary's gets its revenge
March 11. A family newspaper such as this
cannot begin to print the scurrilous (but
mostly true) things which were said by Rip-
cord employees as Marys staff and management were forced to endure the
Heaven is hosting a "Tropical Aqua Fest
Party" all this weekend. Beginning tonight
(Friday), 10C well drinks 8-10pm followed
by a Warner Bros, world premiervideo: Paul
Jabora'n "Ocho Rios" at Midnight. Door
prizes and drink specials all night with after-
hours to 5am. Saturday sees 10C drinks
again 8-10pm and DJ/VJ Michael Lowery
spinning till 5am. (Show your Mardi Gras
Finale ticket and there's no cover Saturday
night.) Myer's Jamaican Rum and Cokes all
weekend only $2.50.
— a —
Well, it finally opened. The Mining Company's new patio. And worth thewait. Multilevel cruising in the great outdoors. You can
even peek over the fence now and see who's
walking around on Pacific Street.
DJ Jimmy Spaulding is now being heara
at the Mine (along with Brian Broussard).
Womynspace, a women's community
house located at 2033 Norfolk, will host a
Sweetheart's Dance tonight. Featuring deejay Cherry Wolf, the party begins at 9:00
p.m. at the Masterson YWCA, 3615 Willa.
— d —
The first public planning meeting forthe
1986 Gay Pride Week will will be held February 23 at 4:00 p.m. at the Dignity Center,
3217 Fannin. Plans for the meeting include
selecting a theme, formulating a tentative
calendar, filling vacancies on the board,
and the announcement of a new board
chair. The Gay Pride Week '86 Parade will
be Sunday, June 29.
— D —
Vick Jams of the Ripcord has been under
the weather We wish him a speedy
— D —
On March 2 NRG, a nightclub located at
901 N Shepherd, will have a special party
with all door proceeds going to KS/AtDS.
— a —
Welcome to John Freund, who recently,
moved to Houston as a part of the Caven
Enterprises management team.
— D —
Mary's naturally reports that the legend
will continue. Ken announced on Thursday
that a 20-year lease has been negotiated.
Regardless of rumor, "Mary's ain't going
Mary's is here to stay but, unfortunately,
Ken is moving on. He is being called back to
the hallowed halls of academia. So long and
All weekend is a party at the Brazos River
Bottom, but Sunday is going to bethereaWy
big party, 12 noon Colt 45's Cocktail Party.
1:00 BRB Brunch (Muy Bueno!), 2-4pm
Show Time with the Flying W, Branding
Iron, and special guests. David Royalty
spins the records starting 4pm. Steak night
starts 5pm. And the Brazos River Band
plays starting 7pm
Cousins Let Us Entertain You (that's
L.U.E.Y. for short) events includetheCoun-
try Express band and free aroma samples
from the Touch of Leather" shop. (Also,
Cousins has its own pool tourney on Thursday nights. $40 prize.)
— p —
O'Briens is open and partying on Westheimer across from Jim's Gym. Tonight they
will be having Valentine's Day drawings,
starting 10pm, for bar tabs, champagne, etc.
Their Sunday night stars this week are
Kandi Love, Koffie, Jerry Harper and Tina
Rene. Yes folks, we're talking female impersonators, back again on Westheimer.
Take a Cruise on the Love Boat all weekend
at the Galleon. Tonight it's "Lovers Bon
Voyage Happy Hour" to 10pm.
Victoria West istheGalleon'sMCfortheir
infamous Monday strip contest. $100 to the
winner. And 50<t bottled Lite Beer to everyone else all night,
"The Wedding" is tonight. Pickles (Mr. T)
Polanski and Maria Fingermore. At Mary's,
Steve Shimer, owner of the 611, presents Torchie a check as winner of the Fat
Tuesday Mardi Gras costume contest.
Those 50C draft beers (always) at The 611
can now be found also at the Venture-N,
where's there's a whole new masculine
image for your cruising and drinking pleasures. Tons of men, lighted parking and
security guard. Main Street Houston is alive
and well ... and doing very nicely.
the staff of Mary's
The Driscoll Street Cafe and Cabaret this
week is featuring the live entertainment of
Sylvia Reyes, Mabli McGee and Liz Mendez
The Driscoll also now has a new Dynasty
and Colby Dinner Club night on Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30-9pm. For $10, you
get all you can eat or drink.
mm Boulevard Big Bang
WS. $1.99 Breakfast "
"■" 2 Eggs, Bacon or Sausage
and 2 Pancakes
Valentine's Day Special
Bring your sweetheart for 2 for 1
Dinner off Blackboard Specials!
Hours: 7am-11prn Moa-Thurs.
Sam- 11pm Sunday
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(Men Welcome Also)
Draft Beer-75« Happy Hour $1°° Regular
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Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 4pm-2am, Fri.-Sun. lpm-2am
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