November 9th, 2010

Your Regular Scoop of Houston 11.9.10

This week or the next in the Houston area: DJ Sun at Onion Creek, Greetings from Houston, Madame Butterfly, Nobody Needs to Know the Price of Your Saab, Cinema Arts Festival Houston, Die Fliedermaus, B-52’s at the Grand, Head to Froberg’s, Men’s Rugby: HARC vs. BARC, College Rugby: Rice vs. Baylor, Antidote Third Anniversary Party, Real Pirates, and the Eyeopener Tour

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DJ Sun at Onion Creek


Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at 8:00 p.m.

Onion Creek [3106 White Oak]
Where: The Heights
How much? Free. With DJ Sun there this is a treat, folks.
Can I eat there? Oh yes. The Chicken Breast Sandwich with provolone, bacon, country honey dijon, lettuce, tomato and red onion. It’s Matt Lucas Approved.
Can I drink there? Yes, if I might be so bold, order the Bootlegger Brown.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Greetings From Houston: Vintage Post Card Views of the City (Last Week!)


Tuesday,
November 9, 2010 through November 14, 2010, or Wednesday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Heritage Society [1100 Bagby]
Where: Downtown
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No. You’ve got the wrong idea. Wrong tone. “No better medium expresses the city’s transformation than the postcard. It acts as a chronicle and a window through time. One can view the earliest beginnings of the city, including horse-drawn carts in the streets and grand railway depots, to our first skyscrapers and suburban development.” — Daniel E. Monsanto – Postcard History Series
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Madame Butterfly at the Wortham (Last Week!)


Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from 7:30 p.m. through November 11, 2010

Wortham Center, Brown Theater [501 Texas]
Where: Downtown
How much? $34.00 all the way to $207.00
Can I eat there? Yes. Just don’t get food sleepy. This is a long opera and you’ll need energy if you’re to make it through.
Can I drink there? Yes, rest assured that during intermission,” Tutto e Pronto.”
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Cinema Arts Festival Houston (This is kind of a big deal)


Wednesday,
November 10, 2010 through Sunday, November 14, 2010 or a complete schedule can be found, here.

Discovery Green [1500 McKinney], Edwards Greenway Palace Theater [3839 Weslayan Street], Freed Auditorium at the Glassell School [5101 Montrose Blvd.], Frenetic Theater [5102 Navigation], Houston Visitors Center [901 Bagby St.], Museum of Fine Arts [1001 Bissonnet] and Rice Cinema [6100 Main]
Where: City Wide
How much? Tickets for single events start at $8.00 and climb upward to about $20.00
Can I eat there? Yes and do take advantage of the fine eating establishments found throughout the neighborhoods these events are to take place in.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

“Nobody Needs to Know the Price of your Saab” Works by Gabriel Kuri (Last Week!)


Thursday,
November 11, 2010 through November 13, 2010, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston 1200 Fine Arts Building
Where: University of Houston Main Campus
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No, this is about consumerism. So, consume the consumerist conscious art.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Die Fliedermaus at Opera in the Heights


Thursday, November 11, 2010 or November 12, and 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Opera in the Heights [Lambert Hall 1703 Heights Blvd.]
Where: The Heights
How much? $20.00 to $49.00, students $10.00 with I.D.
Can I eat there? Yes, cookies at the intermission. They are quite good, but not as good as this show.
Can I drink there? Yes, coffee.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The B-52’s at the Grand 1894 Opera House


Thursday, November 11, 2010 Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

The Grand 1894 Opera House [2020 Postoffice St.]
Where: Galveston, South Houston, Worth the Drive
How much? $19.00 all the way to $89.00
Can I eat there? No. It’s the B-52’s, are you really concerned about food. Ok, if you were hungry, you might try 901 Post Office, it’s right down the street from the opera house. If that place isn’t your style, try Cafe Michael Burger or Leon’s Finest In & Out Barbecue House.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Head to Froberg’s Farm


Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Froberg’s Farm [11875 County Road 190]
Where: Alvin, South Houston, Worth the Drive
How much? This depends on your addiction to all things local. Prices vary.
Can I eat there? Yes, but concentrate on gathering food for any number of fresh meals soon to be made in your future. Look for Satsumas, Broccoli, Cabbage, Meyer Lemons, Mustards, Radish, Pecans, Turnips, Collards, Cucumbers and Kumquats.  Delicious! Don’t forget about Greak’s Smokehouse either.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Men’s Rugby: Bay Area Rugby Club vs. Houston Athletic Rugby Club


Saturday, November 13, 2010, Kick-off at 2:00 p.m.

Bay Area R.F.C.’s Rugby Pitch [600 Little Bayou Dr.]
Where: La Porte, South Houston, Worth the Drive
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, bring your own. Although if you’re anything like me, you’ll be pacing the sidelines, leaving little time for mastication.
Can I drink there? Yes, brown bag it.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

College Rugby: Rice University vs. Baylor University


Saturday, November 13, 2010, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Rice University Rugby Pitch [6100 Main St.]
Where: West University
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, if you’d like.
Can I drink there? Yes. I think it’s allowed.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Antidote Coffee’s 3rd Anniversary Party


Saturday, November 13, 2010 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Antidote Coffee [729 Studewood]
Where: The Heights
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes. When you’re not eating though, be sure to listen to Lower Dens and Grandfather Child as they will be playing live that evening
Can I drink there? Yes, delicious coffee.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Real Pirates at the Houston Museum o Natural Science


Sunday, November 14, 2010 or Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last entry at 4:00 p.m.) and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (last entry at 7:00 p.m.) through February 6, 2011 Monday

The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Where: The Museum District
How much? $12.00 for Members, $25.00 for Adults, $18.00 for Children (3-11), Seniors (62+) & College Students, $6.00 for K – 12 School Groups, $15.00 for Groups of 20 or more / Corporate
Can I eat there? No, not at the exhibit. This is learning about real pirates!!
Can I drink there? No, but if you’re really hungry and don’t mind shelling out more than a couple handfuls of booty, you might try Zaza.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Eyeopener Tour – Galveston Restored with the Houston Orange Show


Sunday, November 14, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


The Orange Show
[2401 Munger St.]
Where:
The Third Ward or Galveston, South Houston, Worth the Drive
How much?
$55.00 for Orange Show Members and $75.00 for non-members, this includes lunch
Can I eat there?
Yes, but never mind the food right now. This is about the tenacity of Galvestonians, who’ve slowly been rebuilding and repairing the island they so love.
Can I drink there? Yes, adult libations will be present for a price.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

— Richard

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