Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. She has promoted local sustainable agriculture for over four decades, and in 1995 she founded the Edible Schoolyard Project, which promotes free school lunches and sustainable food curriculum in public schools.
Tabitha Soren’s photographs investigate the difficulties of everyday living. Whether it’s the disquieting images of people in looming danger in Running, or the anxiety-inspired oceans capes of Panic Beach, Soren is interested in what humans can and cannot endure. For her newest collection, Fantasy Life: Baseball and the American Dream, Soren spent over a decade following 21 members of the
I’m so excited to present this giveaway! Michael Chabon is the author of my one of my favorite books and all time favorite film adaptations, Wonder Boys. Seriously, I will fucking recite some of the dialogue from memory. “Do you know how many times I’ve boarded an airplane praying someone like her would sit down beside me?”
Joel Coen is celebrated for his dark and often humorous films, all of which have been written, directed, and produced alongside his brother Ethan Coen. The Coen brothers’ films include cult classics such as The Big Lebowski, Fargo, Raising Arizona, and Blood Simple, among many others. They have been nominated for thirteen Academy Awards and have won four, including
Acclaimed actress Frances McDormand has appeared in numerous films including Fargo, Burn After Reading, Mississippi Burning, Moonrise Kingdom, and my favorite movie, Wonder Boys. While her Oscar-winning performance as a tenacious Minnesota police officer in the Coen brothers’ film Fargo brought her widespread fame, her supporting roles and her uncompromising approach to acting had
W. Kamau Bell is a socio-political comedian and host of KALW’s Kamau Right Now!, a live radio show that transforms the political and cultural conversation of the moment into what Kamau calls “a three-ring circus of relevance.” Bell is also the host of CNN’s The United Shades of America, a documentary series
Sat, Nov 1 2014 – 7:00pm – Mario Batali in conversation with Tyler Florence @ Nourse Theatre. Tickets can be purchased HERE! Every ticket comes with Batali’s newest cookbook, America – Farm to Table! Beef cheek ravioli with fresh squab livers and black truffles, bucatini all’Amatriciana with house-cured guanciale, farfalle