Cook Eat Remember

  • May 8, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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Gather together to participate in a special evening of memory potluck as artist Patricia Moss-Vreeland and Dr. Marcia Pelchat from the Monell Center preside over a community table while illuminating the numerous connections that interlace the art and science of smell, taste and memory. 

Free but Limited seating. Please only ticket if you can make it.

http://ticketing.artsphilly.org/tickets/reserveTickets.aspx?perf_no=32557&org=in,in

As a first course, Moss-Vreeland will discuss her unique new book, A Place for Memory, Where Art and Science Meet, which relates memory to creativity through a visual and verbal feast of her artwork, poetry, and metaphor, designed to evoke your feelings and remembrances. 

Dr. Pelchat will provide counterpoint using interactive demos to explain the science behind our senses of smell and taste and why smell in particular is so pivotal to forming and triggering emotionally-laden memories. We invite you to bring an especially meaningful dish or recipe to share —perhaps a treasured family recipe, a remembrance from a special night in your life, or something concocted in a burst of creativity. 

The evening will conclude with your personal revelations surrounding these special dishes - what significant memories they hold. 

Books will be available for purchase!


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  • Girish

    Very good experience. Good talk, good sense of smell experiments and quite a smorgasbord. The beer and wine were an unexpected bonus!

    May 8

  • Girish

    Will be wearing a light blue full sleeve shirt and dark grey pants. Will have a meetup sign. Come find out group. I have members from other meetups also signed up.

    May 8

  • Sandra

    Wow this looks likea great event... Unfortunately I can't make it but am hopefully this group will be going to more wonderful events ;) have fun

    May 8

  • Mimi

    Sorry I can't come something came up I don't know how to cancell.

    May 7

    • Girish

      You can cancel by changing your RSVP from yes to no. Thanks for letting me know.

      May 7

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