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Training & Events Room, 2001 Delmar Ave
July 12 – The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova
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An Evening with Kwame Onwuachi
Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 7-8 PM
Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5CpR67i4Q1u05HW3E3C5xg
Top Chef contestant and award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi will discuss his cookbook My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef. His cookbook celebrates the cuisine of the African diaspora, “the world’s wisest food.” Onwuachi will share stories behind his family’s recipes, and the importance of the connections between cuisine, place, and culture.
A James Beard award-winning chef, Onwuachi was also named Food & Wine’s best new chef in 2019 and Esquire’s chef of the year in 2019. He has opened several restaurants and was the executive chef at acclaimed Kith/Kin in Washington, D.C.
For more information on this speaker please visit prhspeakers.com.
This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
Michelle Zauner will be appearing on Saturday Night Live on Saturday, May 21 and, as a result, is unable to honor our May 18 event date. After working with the booking agents, we have secured her for Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. CST, still accompanied by Jessica Hopper.
NEW DATE Thursday, June 30, 2022, 7-8pm
Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_46vjmKeWTqO0mDeN0Gqp2g
Michelle Zauner, the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast fame, discusses her music career and her bestselling book Crying in H Mart. Her memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity was a New York Times notable book of the year.
In conversation with Jessica Hopper, Chicago-based music critic, producer, and author.
This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
July 23 – Paper Flower Arrangements
August 27 – Alcohol Ink Coasters