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August 23, 2013

Assembly: Palate — Taste By Design

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Photography by Jesse Hedberg

12 – 1 pm, Contemporary Galleries

Part of Locally Made’s One Room.

In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.

Liza Burkin curates Palate: Taste by Design from 8/20 - 8/25.
Palate: Taste by Design is a series of moments highlighting the unexpected creative processes behind the delicious local food available in Rhode Island.— Liza Burkin

8/23: Jesse Hedberg
Shakers, strainers, and swizzle sticks: the applications (and implications) of a bartender’s toolkit. Join providence bartender jesse hedberg in a discussion on the design, function, and history of the classic and modern barware used today in bars around the globe. –Jesse Hedberg

Free with museum admission.

Liza Burkin is a graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While in between adventures, she is the Communications Associate at the American Camp Association of New England. Liza is freelance writer focusing on sustainable food and the environment. She is also a gardener, music lover, and pedicab rider in Newport.

Jesse Hedberg is a professional bartender. He’s worked at and developed bar programs for numerous Rhode Island bars and restaurants, some receiving attention from the New York Times and the James Beard Foundation. Jesse has won numerous cocktail competitions locally and has gone on to compete nationally representing the state. He’s been featured in the media, including publications such as the Providence Journal, Edible Rhody, and GQ Magazine as well as spots on the Rhode Show and Drinking Made Easy with Zane Lamprey. He currently lives and works in Providence.