May 19th, 2010

Your Regular Scoop of Houston 5.19.10

This week or the next in the Houston area: American Craft Beer Week at the Petrol Station, Celebrity Pour, Spacetaker Artists SPEAKeasy, The Houston Fringe Festival, A Guided Tour at the Museum of Fine Art Houston, Concert in the Park Abbey Rode, Wild Moccasins CD Release Party, The Sideshow Tramps in League City, Houston Palestine Film Festival, Buxton at Discovery Green, Sizzling Summer Dance, Darren Waterston at the Inman Gallery, Texas Music Festival at the Moores Opera House, A Tejano Son

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American Craft Beer Week Continues at the Petrol Station

Wednesday night, May 19, 2010 through Friday night, May 21, 2010


The Petrol Station [985 Wakefield]
Where:
Oak Forest / Garden Oaks, Just Outside The Loop
Can I eat there? Yes, I really cannot recommend the Rancor enough.
Can I drink there? Yes, Wednesday – Independence Saison. Thursday – (512) Cask Pecan Porter. Friday – Southernstar Hyper-hopped Pale
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Celebrity Pour With the Dynamo at Lucky’s Pub

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Lucky’s Pub [801 St. Emanuel]
Where:
Downtown
Can I eat there? Yes.
Can I drink there? Yes, the more the better. All tips will go to Champions of Hope, a campaign to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Drink responsibly.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Spacetaker Artist SPEAKeasy Features Artists of “Additional Support” (Hagit Barkai, Kelley Devine & Jessica Jacobi) and Radames Ortiz

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Spacetaker ARC [2101 Winter Street B11]
Where:
Washington Avenue / Memorial
Can I eat there?
Yes, this is more educational, but I suppose there’s no harm in mastication.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The Houston Fringe Festival

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 through Sunday, May 23, 2010

Citywide
Where: All over Houston
Can I eat there? Yes, but you’ll want to know more about the plethora of events. There are far too many to list here with music, theatre, film, and puppetry.
Can I drink there? Yes, but with all of the driving involved, taker her easy.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

A Guided Tour Through the Sargent and the Sea Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Thursday, May 20, 2010 from 6:00 p.m.

The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Audrey Jones Beck Building [1001 Bissonnet St.]
Where: The Museum District
Can I eat there? Yes, there is food available at the cafes in the museum. This is really more about experiencing the American galleries and the art associated with the Sargent and Sea.
Can I drink there? No, again, this is about art. Eating and drinking, persistently you ask these questions.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Concert in the Park Series at Stevenson Park in Friendswood with Abbey Rode

Friday, May 21, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Stevenson Park
Where: Friendswood, South Houston, Worth the Drive
Can I eat there? Yes, grab some KFC or make your own lawn sampler.
Can I drink there? No, negative, but if 9:00 p.m. is too early to call it a night, some of us at the Loop Scoop offices have been known to hit up Cheers or Molly’s when down that way.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Wild Moccasins CD Release Party Featuring Rocky Moon & Bolt and Giant Princess

Friday, May 21, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

Walter’s on Washington [4215 Washington Ave.]
Where: Washington Ave. / Memorial
Can I eat there? Yes, but you’re better off hitting up BRC or Branch Water Tavern before the show.
Can I drink there? Yes, you may.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The Sideshow Tramps at Hugh & Jeff’s Car Wash and Grill

Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Hugh & Jeff’s Car Wash and Grill [1232 W. F.M. 646 in League City]
Where: League City, South Houston, Worth the Drive
Can I eat there? Yes,it’s a grill, and bar…and car wash. Am I alone in thinking this concept might very well solve humanity’s problems?
Can I drink there? Yes, although steer clear of any foamy liquids being sprayed from hoses.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Houston Palestine Film Festival

May 21, 22, 23, 2010 Films will be shown at 7:00 p.m. on dates listed

Film Festival showings at Rice Media Center [6100 Main St.]
Where: Rice University
Can I eat there? Yes, at the kickoff party enjoy Dabka dancing and delicious food. During the film showings enjoy a drama that you’ve probably not been acquainted with.
Can I drink there? Yes, at the kickoff party.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Buxton at Discovery Green

Thursday, May 27, 2010 Show starts at 5:00 p.m.

Discovery Green [500 McKinney St]
Where: Downtown
Can I eat there? Yes, bring your own food. It’s close to Summer and that means picnics and plenty of bug spray, right?
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Sizzling Summer Dance at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, May 28, 2010 from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Miller Outdoor Theatre
Where: Museum District
Can I eat there? Yes, bring that pic-a-nic basket and enjoy Bri  or PB & J or PB & Onion, whatever it is that you bring in your’s.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Darren Waterston’s Anatomies at the Inman Gallery

Through June 19, 2010

The Inman Gallery [3901 Main St.]
Where: The Fourth Ward
Can I eat there? No, Darren Waterston’s art is far to fascinating to be thinking of food.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Texas Music Festival at the Moores Opera House

Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.

The Moores Opera House
Where: The University of Houston, Main Campus
Can I eat there? No, this is your chance to not only hear Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, but also the Star Spangled Banner to be conducted by the winner of the Texas Music Festival’s “Conducting with the Stars” (Facebook). Vote for a candidate here
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

A Tejano Son of Texas at the Heritage Society of Houston

Weekly, through July 3, 2010

The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
Where: Downtown
Can I eat there? No, this is learning a bit of Texas history through photographs and artifacts.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Thanks to Afrodet for her contributions on this week’s Scoop.

— Richard

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