June 8th, 2010

Your Regular Scoop of Houston 6.8.10

This week or the next in the Houston area: World Premiere o “Pause”, Return of the Original Cask!, Happy Hour at Laurenzo’s, Concert in the Park, Fat Tony and B L A C K I E at Walter’s, 2010 Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis, Movie Night in the Woodlands, Intelligence Slave at the Alley, Brunch at Anvil, Houston Farmer’s Market, Passion Pit, Darren Waterston at the Inman Gallery, Texas Reds and Steak Festival and Father’s Day Brunch, Tchaikovsky’s Fourth at Miller Outdoor Theatre, Texas Music Festival at the Moores Opera House

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"World Premiere of "Pause" by Zenfilm and a free screening of "Get Him to the Greek"


Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.

Edwards Greenway Palace 24 [3839 Weslayan]
Where: Greenway / Upper Kirby
Can I eat there? Yes, light refreshments will be provided. Before  you stash that free food in your pockets, Text ZENFILM to 44144 and help Team Houston in winning a FREE car for local non-profit Noah’s Kitchen.
Can I drink there? Yes, meet the cast, crew and Team Houston across the street at the Armadillo Palace after the show.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

“Return of the Original Cask!” Amber Ale


Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Anvil Bar, Ginger Man, Stag’s Head Pub, Mucky Duck, Volcano, Petrol Station, Flying Saucer, and Boondoggles.
Where: Houston Wide, Worth the Drive
Can I eat there? Yes, any one of these places has delicious food, expect to eat and eat well.
Can I drink there? Yes, drink in celebrating of Saint Arnold’s 16th Anniversary casking of Amber Ale.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Buena Vista Social Club at Domy Books


Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 8:30 p.m.

Domy Books [1709 Westheimer]
Where: Montrose
Can I eat there? No, this is a documentary about these legendary Cuban musicians and the effects of Fidel Castro.
Can I drink there? Yes, beer and wine next door at Brasil. Thanks to fellow Loopster, Russell, for this correction.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Happy Hour at Laurenzo’s


Friday, June 11, 2010

Laurenzo’s [4412 Washington Avenue]
Where: Washington Avenue / Memorial
Can I eat there? Yes, please do. It’s delicious!
Can I drink there? Yes, it is Happy Hour. Take advantage of this work day reward.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

Concert in the Park Series at Stevenson Park in Friendswood with Radio London


Friday, June 11, 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.

REVOLUTION: FAT TONY, B L A C K I E, BRAINS FOR DINNER, AND GHOST TOWN ELECTRIC


Friday, June 11, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

Walter’s on Washington [4215 Wahington]
Where: Washington Ave / Memorial
Can I eat there? No, expect crazy. Not ideal for eating.
Can I drink there? Yes.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

2010 Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis


Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.

Discovery Green [500 McKinney St]
Where: Downtown
Can I eat there? Yes, but this is not about eating, well, actually it is. The donations and fees collected will go towards finding a cure for these digestive diseases.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

“Movie Night” at Waterway Square Showing of Beethoven


Saturday, June 12, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Waterway Square [729 Studewood]
Where: The Woodlands, North Houston, Worth the Drive
Can I eat there? Yes, bring a picnic.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Intelligence Slave at the Alley Theatre


Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

The Neuhaus Stage at the Alley Theatre [729 Studewood]
Where: Downtown
Can I eat there? Yes, light concessions.
Can I drink there? Yes. This is rumored to be a powerful piece of work about the Holocaust concentration camp prisoner Curt Herzstark, and his inventing of the world’s first hand held four functions calculator. Easy on the intake, you’ll want your wits and perception at full strength.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Anvil Bar & Refuge Sunday Brunch


Sunday, June 13, 2010, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Anvil Bar & Refuge [1424 Westheimer Rd.]
Where: Montrose
Can I eat there? Yes, with items like the 12 o’clock Pizza, topped with eggs and bacon, my mouth is watering as I type this..
Can I drink there? Yes, don’t be shy.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

Houston’s Farmer’s Market at Rice University


Tuesday, June 16, 2010

Rice University [1600 Main Street]
Where: West University
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

Passion Pit featuring Tokyo Police Club


Thursday, June 17, 2010 (doors open at 8:00PM)

Warehouse Live [813 St. Emanuel Street]
Where: Montrose
Can I eat there? No, but grab some grub at Lucky’s before the show.
Can I drink there? Surely… for a price.
From where did we Scoop this event? Do713

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 Reds Steak and Grape Festival in Bryan with the Messina Hof Winery


June 18, 2010 through June 20, 2010 (Father’s Day Brunch at the estate)

Festival takes place in Downtown Bryan, Texas. The Father’s Day Brunch is to be held at the Messina Hof Estate.
Where: Bryan, Northwest of Houston, Worth the Drive
Can I eat there? Yes, eat, walk, explore, learn, listen, show your father your appreciation, this three day event really offers more than we’re able to get into here.
Can I drink there? Yes, taste the varietal called the “Top Texas Wine” at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for four years in a row.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here.

The Blockade of Leningrad in Photographs


Through June 25, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday by appointment only (713-395-3301)

One Allen Center Art Gallery [500 Dallas Street]
Where: Downtown
Can I eat there? No, this is about an under equipped, starving Russian army, resisting the occupying Nazis in Leningrad. It’s a powerful story, food ought to be the last thing on your mind.
Can I drink there? No.
From where did we Scoop this event? Here (Facebook).

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
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
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).

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

— Richard

Comments

Afrodet — Wednesday, June 9, 2010 8:46 am

Friday, June 11, 2010 8pm
KUHF Houston Public Radio presents Silent Film Concert Series
The Unknown (1927)
Original Soundtrack performed by The Invincible Czars

Afrodet — Wednesday, June 9, 2010 11:47 am

The Menil Collection and Main Street Theater present a One-Night-Only Public Performance of Dario Fo’s One Was Nude and One Wore Tails. The play will be performed in Menil galleries, against a backdrop of the current Menil exhibition, Maurizio Cattelan. The one-act performance will be followed by an audience discussion with director and cast. Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 7.30 p.m.

ADMISSION TO THE MENIL AND TO THE PERFORMANCE IS FREE, BUT SEATING IS EXTREMELY LIMITED. ADVANCE TICKETS ARE REQUIRED AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE MENIL BOOKSTORE STARTING AT NOON ON SATURDAY, JUNE 5th. NO LATE SEATING.

PharmTech — Thursday, June 10, 2010 1:31 am

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