June 22nd, 2010

Your Regular Scoop of Houston 6.22.10

This week or the next in the Houston area: Houston Farmer’s Market, The White Album, the Light of the Sufis, Lonestar Beer’s Landowner’s Challenge at Griff’s, Printing with Light, the Paper Runway, Mixers and Elixirs, Concert in the Park, Secret Cities at Mango’s, Tchaikovsky’s Fourth at Miller Outdoor Theatre, Texas Music Festival at the Moores Opera House

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Houston’s Farmer’s Market at Rice University


Tuesday, June 22, 2010 and Tuesday, June 29, 2010 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Rice University [1600 Main Street]
Where: West University
How much? Price varies upon quantity purchased. Expect to pay a few dollars more per item than you would at Kroger.
Can I eat there? You’ll be picking up food for your weekly meals. You can wait.
Can I drink there? Drink it all in.
From where did we Scoop this event? Do713

The White Album: Six Artists Interpret the Color White


Wednesday, June 23, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or Tuesdays through Fridays from 11:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.

Wade Wilson Art Gallery [4411 Montrose Blvd. Suite #200]
Where: The Museum District
How much? Free
Can I eat there? No, with Lucinda Cobley, Joseph Cohen, Danielle Frankenthal, Joseph Marioni, Jill Moser and Mark Williams all displaying their take on the color white, food will be an afterthought.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Light of the Sufis: the Mystical Arts of Islam


Wednesday, June 23, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston [1001 Bissonnet at Main]
Where: The Museum District
How much? $25.00 for this exhibit, plus general admission: Adult – $7.00, Child ages 6-18 – $3.50, Senior – $3.50, Student – $3.50
Can I eat there? Yes, there are cafes to be found.
Can I drink there? Yes, within the aforementioned cafes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Lone Star Beer’s Landowner’s Challenge at Griff’s Bar


Thursday, June 24, 2010 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Griff’s Bar [3416 Roseland Street]
Where: Midtown
How much? Free admission
Can I eat there? Yes, it’s a fish fry benefiting Noah’s Kitchen. But, you’re there to watch three Texans compete at washer toss, fish cleaning, tub fishing and trivia for the grand prize of lakefront land in Conroe.
Can I drink there? Yes, with Lonestar, why not?
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Fotofest 2010 – Printing with Light


Thursday, June 24, 2010 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The Museum of Printing History [1324 West Clay Street]
Where: Montrose
How much? Free admission for self guided tours
Can I eat there? No.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Do713.

The Paper Runway at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft


Friday, June 25, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m or every day of the week, excluding Sunday and Monday

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft [4848 Main Street]
Where: The Museum District
How much? Free, totally free. No admission charge!
Can I eat there? No.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Mixers and Elixirs at the Houston Museum of Natural Science


Friday, June 25, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m

The Houston Museum of Natural Science [5555 Hermann Park Drive]
Where: The Museum District
How much? $14.00 members, $17.00 non-members (Cash bar)
Can I eat there? Yes, complimentary appetizers!
Can I drink there? Yes, bring your cash-money if you’re expecting to partake.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Concert in the Park Series at Stevenson Park in Friendswood with Highway 59 (Request Band)


Friday, June 25, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Last  Week)

Stevenson Park
Where: Friendswood, South Houston, Worth the Drive
How much? Free, unless you count the price of gas and takeout.
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.

Secret Cities at Mango’s


Friday, June 25, 2010 (doors open at 8:00PM)

Mango’s Cafe [403 Westheimer]
Where: Midtown
How much? Free, but not ordering something is just poor manners.
Can I eat there? Yes, all sorts of food, but the pride is in the vegetarian cuisine.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth at Miller Outdoor Theatre


Friday, June 25, 2010 at 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Miller Outdoor Theatre
Where: Hermann Park
How much? Free
Can I eat there? Yes, bring your own food or purchase some at the concessions.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

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
How much? $15.00 for General Admission, $10.00 for Student / Senior
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). Voting is now closed.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Thanks to Brian, Paul and Afrodet for their contributions on this week’s Scoop.

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Afrodet — Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:40 pm

Pride Houston 2010 Festival & Parade: Pride, NOT Prejudice
Saturday, June 26, 2010
1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Montrose neighborhood
http://www.pridehouston.org/

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