food

Simply Delicious

Frances Moore Lappé and Alice Waters

Monday, March 3, 2003 | 7:30 - 9:00pm | Kresge Auditorium | Free and Open to All

In 1971, Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley and invented "California cuisine." That same year, Frances Moore Lappé published Diet for a Small Planet, a book which has helped millions of Americans rethink their connection to food, the earth, and democracy. Join Alice Waters and Frances Moore Lappe for a conversation on food and social change as they discuss the ongoing "Delicious Revolution" they helped launch.
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An Evening with Calvin Trillin

Calvin Trillin with Alan Acosta

Thursday, March 16, 2006 | 7:30 - 9:00pm | Kresge Auditorium | Free and Open to All

Famous as America's "deadline poet," Calvin Trillin has been a gadfly in verse for The Nation since 1990, delighting readers with his rhyming observations on the news of the day. A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1963 and columnist for Time magazine, Trillin has traveled America's highways and byways to keep his finger on the nation's pulse (and its palate).
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