Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Convivial Pursuit: A Friendly Game of Food Trivia

Convivial Pursuit, a friendly game of food trivia to benefit Slow Food St. Louis, will take place Sunday, March 25th from 4-8pm at Mad Art Gallery, 2727 S. 12th Street, St. Louis, MO 63118.

Tables for 8-10 players may be reserved for $250 and the fee includes Schlafly Beer, wine, soda, and water. Prizes will be awarded for best table decorations (this includes your group and your snacks), as well as for trivia winners. We’ll be offering fantastic raffle items, a silent food-art auction, and interactive categories sure to delight your senses.

Exposé on Coffee Trade Inequities

Community Cinema Series: Black Gold
TOPIC: Exposé on Coffee Trade Inequities
DATE: March 22, 2007
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

LOCATION: Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum, Lindell & DeBaliviere
NOTES: Black Gold is a screening of the new Community Cinema Series. This documentary by Nick Francis and Marc Francis traces one man's fight for fair trade in the multi-billion-dollar coffee industry. As Westerners revel in designer lattes and cappuccinos, Ethiopian coffee subsist in poverty. Panelists who will lead a discussion after the documentary include representatives from Kaldi's, Plowsharers, League of Voters, and Washington University Students for Fair Trade.This new Community Cinemas Series is presented by KETC/Channel 9 and the Missouri Historical Society, in collaboration with Independent Lens, ITVS, and FOCUS St. Louis. Screenings are on Thursday evenings.

Cost: Free
For more information: Call 314-746-4599 or visit www.mohistory.org