12-23-2008, 01:59 PM #1
MEET THE FOLKS BEHIND THE FOOD: Southern Foodways Photography Exhibit in January
MEET THE FOLKS BEHIND THE FOOD:
The CAA and The Seaside Institute present the Southern Foodways Alliance Traveling Photography Exhibit with opening reception on January 3 at Great Southern Cafe
The Seaside Institute and the Cultural Arts Association will present the traveling photography exhibition, Meet the Folks behind the Food: the Southern Foodways Alliance Oral History Initiative.
The Southern Foodways Alliance, which is an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, has collected over 300 interviews for its Oral History Initiative. This traveling exhibition, curated by SFA oral historian Amy Evans, is a showcase of that oral initiative and offers visual introductions to the people behind the food whose work celebrates the diverse food cultures of the American South.
The collection will be exhibited throughout the month of January at Great Southern Cafe' at 83 Central Square in Seaside, Florida. All are invited to an opening reception on Saturday, January 3 at Great Southern Cafe' from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided, and a cash bar will be available.
For more information, call The Seaside Institute at 850.231.2421 or the Cultural Arts Association at 850.622.5970.
About the Southern Foodways Alliance
The Southern Foodways Alliance is an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Cultureat the University of Mississippi. The SFA documents and celebrates the diverse food cultures of the American South. The organization stages symposia on food culture, produces documentary films, publishes compendiums of great writing, and perhaps most importantly, preserves, promotes, and considers our history and our future in a spirit of reconciliation. The SFA is a member-supported organization that includes chefs, academics, writers, and eaters, dubbed by the Atlantic Monthly as "this country's most intellectually engaged food society." For more information about SFA, visit www.southernfoodways.com.
12-28-2008, 09:56 PM #2
Put January 3 on your calendar to attend the opening reception. This will be a special and interesting exhibit. Thanks to Great Southern Cafe for hosting!
01-03-2009, 10:42 AM #3
01-03-2009, 11:33 AM #4
- Join Date
- Mar 2008
- Eastern Lake Est., SoWal, FL
Great Southern and CAA are both great community supporters. Thanks for providing this opportunity.