01/2014

The Great West: The Art of Frank Farrar

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 1:28pm

Frank Farrar—co-founder of Valkarie Gallery—has been infatuated with art since childhood. The evolution of his artistic career—from cartooning to watercolors and gouache—is encapsulated in this collection of his most recent works, all inspired by Native American culture, cowboys, and the Old West. Wed 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 4-7 p.m.; Thu-Fri noon-7 p.m.; Sat noon-6 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m.

Perfecting Your Chili for the Big Game

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:57am

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, now's the perfect time to work on your chili-making skills. Practice a crowd-pleasing chili recipe and learn how to throw together some game day snacks with Cafe Options executive chef, Craig Dixon. Wed 6 p.m.

Molecular Gastronomy

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 11:35am

Mom always said not to play with your food, but she obviously didn't know about molecular gastronomy. Learn tricks like how to change olive oil into a powder. This class breaks down the intimidatingly named modern cooking technique to make food even more fun and encourages you to break one of your mother's kitchen commandments—for the sake of science, of course. Wed 6-9:30 p.m.

The Secret Life of Specialty Diets

Submitted by Lindsey R. McKissick on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 10:58am

Look at your grocery list. Now scratch off milk, eggs, cheese, peanuts, fish, shrimp, and anything containing gluten. That’s what Amanda M. Faison, 5280’s food editor and mom to a child with food allergies, has to cope with on a daily basis. And she’s using her experience to help you by teaching the basics of allergy-specific dining—without losing the flavor you crave. Ditch the feeling that eating with allergies is a chore with Faison’s tips on how to dine out, read a menu, grocery shop, and feed your entire family.

George Saunders

Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:39am

Esteemed short story writer George Saunders will read from and sign copies of the new paperback edition of his collection, Tenth of December. Including honest stories about sex, love, despair, and war, Tenth of December was named one of the 10 best books of 2013 by the New York Times Book Review. Wed 7:30 p.m.

 

Evita

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:01am

Let Che Guevara guide you through the life of Eva Peron, Argentina's controversial first lady with a tad too much star quality, in this Tony-winning musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Tue-Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat-Sun 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.