The 16 diners at the $150-a-plate, three-hour-plus “Rush as Food” meal (proceeds of which went to the Art Gives Hope charity founded by the band’s late photographer Andrew McNaughtan) ranged from foodies who had never seen the band play live to rabid fans discussing their favourite live Lifeson guitar solos and the merits of new album Clockwork Angels. All were frequently smiling, and not just because of the copious glasses of Entre Nous (an agreeably fruity Pinot Noir by Crowley Wines in Oregon, named after a song on Rush’s 1980 album, Permanent Waves).
Plates of prog rock: An epic nine-course meal inspired by Rush - National Post
announced back in June, this weekend saw the "Rush As Food" benefit dinner in Toronto. The dinner consisted of nine courses representing different Rush songs. For the full story visit the National Post.com: