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April 2018
April 25th, 2018 - April 24th, 2019

Pathways to Freedom

Pathways to Freedom was a JArts public art project by internationally-acclaimed social sculptor Julia Vogl that was installed on the Boston Common.  Inspired by the universal themes of the Passover Exodus story, the project engaged a broad multi-cultural audience from across the city in a community-wide dialogue around freedom and immigration. Julia’s artwork reflected the hundreds of conversations she had in the Greater Boston area, asking people from all backgrounds about their journeys to freedom.  Drawing inspiration from these stories,…

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June 2018
June 12th @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Michael Twitty: In Conversation

Jewish Heritage Center @ NEHGS, Boston

Michael Twitty, award-winning food writer, independent scholar, and culinary historian, describes himself as outside the mainstream and “four time blessed” - “large of body, gay, African American and Jewish.” Going by Kosher/Soul, Michael champions with what he has termed “identity cooking.” Identity cooking isn’t about fusion; rather it is how we construct complex identities that we express through food and taste. Kosher/Soul is about melding the histories, tastes, flavors, and Diasporic wisdom of being Black and being Jewish, and exploring…

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June 13th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Michael Twitty – Demo and Dinner

NE-CAT, Boston

Michael Twitty, James Beard Award-winning food writer, independent scholar, and culinary historian, describes himself as outside the mainstream and “four time blessed” - “large of body, gay, African American and Jewish.” In what he calls ‘Kosher/Soul,’ Michael champions what he has termed “identity cooking.” Identity cooking isn’t about fusion; rather it is how we construct complex identities that we express through food and taste. Kosher/Soul is about melding the histories, tastes, flavors, and Diasporic wisdom of being Black and being…

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