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 gratefully acknowledges major support from the City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development; The Lifshutz Family; Ann Griffith Ash; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Charles C. Butt; Capital Group and The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation; Penelope Speier and Sonny Collins; the Mary Hobbs Griffith Foundation; H-E-B and H-E-B Tournament of Champions; the Kronkosky Charitable Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; Ricos Products Co., Inc.; a grant from the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation; Valero Energy Corporation and the Valero Energy Foundation; and Weston Urban. Additional essential support is provided by 1010 South Flores Lofts and 1111 Austin Highway Lofts; Argo Group; C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc.; Dr. Dacia Napier; Frost Bank; Sarah Harte; King William Association; Kim Lewis and Jessica & Clint Worth; Neiman Marcus; Rackspace; Silver & Black Give Back; Silver Eagle Distributors; Texas Commission on the Arts; Wendy & Tom Wirth; and the Community Partners, Members, Individual Donors, and Board of Directors of Blue Star Contemporary.
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