Tonight: Starbucks Mixed Media Series at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
James "Guess What's In My" Pants
Tonight is your last chance to dance in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston this year without looking like a weirdo. The Starbucks Mixed Media series closes its 2008 summer season with turntablism from James Pants and Small Town DJs.
Washington's James Pants is a little more trippy than dancey. The DJ's tunes are filled with spaced-out drum tracks and keyboards. A good pick to get things started for The Small Town DJs. These Canadians specialize in remixing plenty of American artists – The Beach Boys, Missy Elliot, Modest Mouse, Busta Rhymes, Sly and the Family Stone – for your dancing pleasure.
And as always, MMS curator and local DJ Ceeplus Bad Knives will be on hand to keep the night – and you – moving. While you're there, don’t forget to check out MFA's featured exhibit “END GAME: British Contemporary Art from the Chaney Family Collection,” including canvases covered in dead flies, moths and butterflies, neon sign sculptures and a giant egg slicer. - Dusti Rhodes
8 p.m.-midnight, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet, 713-639-7300, www.mfah.org. Tickets $15, $10 for seniors and students; free for members.