May 4th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Jester King and Shiner Beer Dinners and Houston Ballet Highlights

We’re back in the saddle for yet another Wednesday. Things are looking up, we think. There’s a lot less to worry about in the world and there are a lot of great things happening locally. Let’s take a look at what is in store.

We’re publishing about a couple of the Beer Dinners hosted by the Texas Beer Festival that are happening today, but you should definitely check out ALL of the beer dinners listed here. Have your paypal account ready. You’re going to want to participate in all of them.

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Jester King Beer Dinner at Rudyard’s British Pub

Where: Montrose [2010 Waugh Dr., 77006]
When: Tonight, Wednesday May 4th | 7:00PM to 10:00PM
How Much: $75 a Seat (some of which is donated to local charity)
Scoop’d From: Stephan

From the website: “Rudyard’s Pub is proud to host a special beer tasting dinner featuring Jester King (Austin) & Mikkeller (Copenhagen) selections as part of the kick off for the Texas Beer Fest in Humble, Texas during the upcoming week. Designing a five course menu to enhance each beer is one of Chef Joe Apa’s outstanding talents. After 41 monthly beer dinners this guy knows his stuff!”

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Shiner Beer Dinner at Le Mistral

Where: Energy Corridor [1400 Eldridge Parkway, 77077]
When: Tonight, Wednesday May 4th | 7:00PM to 10:00PM
How Much: $75 a Seat (some of which is donated to local charity)
Scoop’d From: Stephan

Amuse Bouche
Shiner Light
Shiner Clams Gratinée

First Course
Shiner Blonde
Arugula Salad, Goat Cheese, Blonde Shiner Honey-Lavender Vinaigrette

Second Course
Shiner Bock
Roasted Free-Range Chicken, Shiner Bock Risotto, English Pea Fricassée

Third Course
Shiner Black Lager
Gingerbread Apricot Gratin, Black Shiner Lager Sabayon

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Highlights of the Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Where: Museum District [6000 Hermann Park Dr., 77030]
When: Friday, May 6th | 8:00PM to 10:00PM
How Much: Free
Scoop’d From: Richard

From the event listing: “Houston Ballet performs a mixed repertory program consisting of three short works: Stanton Welch’s The Core: Gershwin, the Heart of the Big Apple as well as Mr. Welch’s Tu Tu and Christopher Bruce’s Hush.”

Get a full detail of the ballets being sampled on Friday night here.

[Photo Credit: Ballet: The Core - Choreographer: Stanton Welch - Dancer(s): Jordan Reed and Artists of Houston Ballet - Photograph: Amitava Sarkar]

— The Loop Scoop

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