Have an itch to put on a big red rubber nose? Floppy feet? Or maybe you have an unquenchable desire to cram yourself, along with a score of strangers, into a Yugo? Burst out of the closet and express your inner clown at the ultimate block party, Catastrophic Theatres Clown Town. Leave it to the masterminds at one of Houstons wildest theater companies to plan a fund-raiser that includes pudding wrestling, mime bashing, go-go dancers, sushi and snow cones hey, thats a food group. The entire 1400 block of Nance has been commandeered to stage this red-and-black-striped spectacle. Did we mention bingo, the worlds largest balloon animal, and the clown lounge? 8 p.m. to midnight. 1400 Nance. For information, call 713-522-2723 or visit www.catastrophictheatre.com. $50 per person; $1,500 to $10,000, tables for 10 clowns.
Sat., April 25, 8 p.m., 2009