- March 10, 2014 - 2:00pm - May 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Mon, Mar 10, 6pm
PlayMakers discussion of Assassins
Join members of the cast for a look into the creative process in mounting the musical that Sondheim has called his favorite.
Sat, Mar 15, 11am
Tom Eamon illuminates The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory
The story of modern politics in North Carolina is very much one of American democracy, with all its grand ambitions, limitations, and pitfalls. So argues Tom Eamon in his probing narrative of the state's political path since the 1940s. He charts the state's political transformation into a modern democratic society to show that this change was more than an evolution -- it was a revolution, one that largely came about through political means, driven by strong movements and individuals working for change.
Sat, Mar 22, 11am
Anne Clinard Barnhill reports on The Queen Elizabeth's Daughter: A Novel of Elizabeth I
Anyone who was at the last event Anne Barnhill had at the bookstore will remember what a delight she was. Rumor has it she is coming this time in period costume...
Sun, Mar 23, 2pm
North Carolina Poetry Society readings with Jay Bryan, Ann Deagon & David Radavich
David Radavich's recent poetry collections are America Bound: An Epic for Our Time, Canonicals: Love's Hours, and Middle-East Mezze. His plays have been produced across the U.S., including six Off-Off-Broadway, and in Europe. He has published a variety of scholarly and informal essays and has performed in such places as Canada, Egypt, England, France, Germany, and Iceland. Radavich has served as president of the Thomas Wolfe Society and the Charlotte Writers' Club. His latest book, The Countries We Live In, explores the landscapes of mind, heart, and body in the contemporary world.
Thu, Apr 3, 1pm
Michael Ruhlman honors the simple, yet versatile Egg
$75 ticket includes autographed book, three course lunch, service fee and tax
We are delighted to welcome James Beard award-winning food writer Michael Ruhlman. He has penned successful food reference books, such as Ratio, and is on Chef Thomas Keller's writing team, having had a hand in The French Laundry Cookbook and Bouchon Bakery. In his latest adventure, Egg: A Culinary Exploration of the World's Most Versatile Ingredient, he explains why the egg is the key to craft cooking. The menu below is comprised of recipes from Egg and will be prepared by Chef Colin Bedford!
Pork Ramen with Sous-vide Egg and Scallions
"Surf & Turf" Seafood Roulade and Cured Bacon "Carbonara" with Truffle
Chocolate Mocha Cake with Caramel & Honeycomb Semifreddo
Mon, May 12, 1pm
The Garden Terrace at The Fearrington House
Special luncheon celebrating the publication of Ruth Reichl's first novel, Delicious!
$80 ticket includes autographed book, three course lunch, a glass of wine, service fee and tax
Ruth Reichl, editor in chief of Gourmet magazine for 10 years and author of the bestselling book Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples, is a born storyteller. Through her restaurant reviews, where she celebrated the pleasures of a well-made meal, and her bestselling memoirs that address our universal feelings of love and loss, Reichl has achieved a special place in the hearts of hundreds of thousands of readers. Menu coming soon!
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