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Dylan Landis: Rainey Royal

Oct 23 2014 6:00 pm
Oct 23 2014 7:30 pm
Thursday, October 23rd
6-7:30PM

Greenwich Village, 1970s: Rainey Royal, fourteen years old, talented, and troubled, lives in a once-elegant, now decaying brownstone with her father, a jazz musician with a cultish personality. Her mother has abandoned the family, and Rainey fends off advances from her father's best friend while trying desperately to nurture her own creative drives and build a substitute family. She's a rebel, even a criminal, but she's also deeply vulnerable, fighting to figure out how to put back in place the boundaries her life has knocked down, and more than that, struggling to learn how to be an artist and a person in a broken world.

Rainey Royal is told in 14 narratives of scarred and aching beauty that build into a fiercely powerful novel: the harrowing and ultimately affirming story of a young artist.
Dylan Landis discusses and signs her book, Rainey Royal.
This book is available in hardcover ($25.00). 
If you are unable to attend, you must call the book shop to order signed books. 
Location: 
Street:
Garden District Book Shop
Additional:
2727 Prytania Street
City:
New Orleans
,
Province:
Louisiana
Postal Code:
70130-5968
Country:
United States

Marcus Samuelsson: Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home @ The New SoFAB Museum

Oct 24 2014 2:00 pm

Friday, October 24th

2PM

At the New Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB), 1504 Oretha C. Haley Boulevard.

 

In a full-color cookbook with 150 photos, a five-time James Beard Award winner and best-selling author shows how he cooks at home for family and friends via an array of more than 120 recipes, which incorporate flavors from Ethiopian, Swedish, Mexican, Caribbean, Italian and Southern soulfood cuisines. His eclectic, casual food includes dill-spiced salmon; coconut-lime curried chicken; mac, cheese, and greens; chocolate pie spiced with Indian garam masala; and for kids, peanut noodles with slaw. This is an inside glimpse into how one of the world’s top chefs cooks in his home kitchen for those nearest and dearest to him. 

As the Southern Food and Beverage Museum settles into the new location, we are re-acknowledging the great Mrs. Leah Chase for her contributions to the culinary landscape of New Orleans. Join SoFAB, Dillard University Ray Charles Program, and Garden District Book Shop as we re-dedicate the Leah Chase Louisiana Gallery to honor a New Orleans culinary legend. As part of the ceremony Marcus Samuelsson, renowned chef and author, will speak to the importance of food in his life. Marcus Samuelsson signs his book, Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home at the NEW Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB), 1504 Oretha C. Haley Boulevard.

This book is available in hardcover ($35.00).

If you are unable to attend, you must call the book shop to order signed books. 

 

Location: 
Street:
SoFAB
Additional:
1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
City:
New Orleans
,
Province:
Louisiana
Postal Code:
70113
Country:
United States

Bonnie Warren and Cheryl Gerber: New Orleans Homes at Christmas

Oct 25 2014 1:00 pm
Oct 25 2014 3:00 pm

Saturday, October  25th

1-3PM 

 

From reveillon dinners to purple, green, and gold ornaments, the holidays in New Orleans are a savory dish of diverse traditions and local spice that's all its own. Look inside and enjoy what's behind the doors of the homes of Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Tom and Gayle Benson, and others. Tour the residences of noted interior designers, including the renowned home of Sue Ellen and Joseph Canizaro.

Historic traditions and modern memories live side by side in these lovingly dressed homes. Depicted in these elegant pages are private and public historic dwellings, overflowing with stunning decorations and personal touches. From English Turn to the Garden District, friends and family joyfully gather in homes embellished with garlands and family mementos. In this intimate exploration, hosts discuss their decorative styles, and professional interior designers show off their own personal masterpieces. Historic sites such as the Hermann-Grima House feature the Christmases of yesteryear. Along with beautiful photography, this work presents locals' favorite holiday recipes and internationally lauded restaurants' sumptuous offerings, which serve up a taste of a truly New Orleans Christmas.

Bonnie Warren and Cheryl Gerber discuss and sign their book, New Orleans Homes at Christmas.

This book is available in hardcover ($29.95). 

If you are unable to attend, you must call the book shop to order signed books.

 

 

Location: 
Street:
Garden District Book Shop
Additional:
2727 Prytania Street
City:
New Orleans
,
Province:
Louisiana
Postal Code:
70130-5968
Country:
United States
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