A Rhapsody at Blue: Arts & Eats 2009
A RHAPSODY AT BLUE: ARTS & EATS 2009: It's the premier of the re-inspired Arts & Eats: an intimate occasion hosted at Blue Star in the Main Gallery incorporating the best of the past and creating a new hip event in support of contemporary art and education.
The new Rhapsody at Blue: Arts & Eats 2009, celebrates the finest cuisine, arts and entertainment including: live music, a contemporary art sale, an exclusive silent auction of unique items and vacation destinations, a fine wine and beer tasting, a celebrity VIP judges panel and a festive top chef summit.
By taking the paramount elements of Arts & Eats and bringing it back to a smaller audience at the institution, five exclusive top chefs of San Antonio will celebrate food with delicacies and gourmet ingredients from around the world. The roster of acclaimed chefs includes: Chef Bruce Auden of Biga on the Banks, Chef Thierry P. Burkle of The Grill at Leon Springs, Chef Josh Cross of Oloroso, Chef Jason Dady of the Lodge Restaurant, BIN 555 and Tre Trattoria and Damien Watel of Bistro Vatel, Ciao Lavanderia, La Frite and Ciao Vino.
This year’s co-chairs include: Ruth Chang Nadeau, John J. Speegle and Edward Valdespino. Honorary event chairs include: Alethea Bugg and J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. All proceeds will go towards Blue Star Contemporary Art Center exhibitions, operations and ARTsmart educational programs.
A special thank you to all of the sponsors and supporters for making this year’s A Rhapsody at Blue: Arts & Eats 2009 a success! This is now a sold out event. No tickets are available.
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Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum gratefully acknowledges major support from the City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development, the Lifshutz Family, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Ricos Products Co., Inc. Additional essential support is provided by Alamo Beer, Alturas Foundation, Argo Group, Boeing Employee Community Fund, The Capital Group Company: Home of American Funds, Citrus at Hotel Valencia, H-E-B, Hotel Valencia, The Flohr Family Foundation, Frost Bank, The Arts Fund, Luther King Capital Management, Mission Pharmacal, Muñoz and Company, The NRP Group LLC, NuStar Energy LP, Rackspace, RBC, Republic National Distributing Company, Silver Eagle Distributors LP, The Smothers Foundation, Strasburger & Price, LLP, Texas Commission on the Arts, The Trust Company, Valero Energy, and the Community Partners, Members, Individual Donors, and Board of Directors of Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum.
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