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Cliff Dwellers Club, July 10 Opening Reception for Man Bites Dog

23 Jun

Decades in the making, an exhibition of more than 30 photographs of American hot dog stands, their lively proprietors, patrons and iconic products, shot by Patty Carroll, will open with a reception on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at the Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S. Michigan Avenue, 22nd floor penthouse.

The public is invited to the July 10 opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, and admission is free. Carroll and her co-author, noted food historian Dr. Bruce Kraig, will attend the event. Signed copies of Man Bites Dog will be available for purchase at a discounted price. A cash bar will be open.

The Cliff Dwellers Club is for people engaged in and supporting the arts. Founded in Chicago in 1907, their purpose is to establish a place where people seriously interested in the arts, both professionals and committed observers, could come together in a congenial and friendly way. The Cliff Dwellers is a private club and non-profit organization. Visit cliff-chicago.org.

 

Upcoming Events

23 Jun

See Patty’s photography! Hear Bruce’s extensive hot dog knowledge!  These events were in 2013. 2014 coming soon!

August 11, Chicago: Hot Dog Fest at The Chicago History Museum

July 5, Michigan City, Indiana: First Friday at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts.

July 10, Chicago: Cliff Dwellers Club opening  reception.

July 13, Chicago: Gapers Block Hot Dog Cookoff

July 5 is Hot Dog First Friday at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, Indiana

23 Jun

In Michigan City, Indiana, the Lubeznik Center for the Arts will host Patty and Bruce for a book discussion and reception at their monthly First Friday series.

On Friday, July 5, 2013, photographer Patty Carroll’s work will bring to life the anecdotes of noted culinary historian, Dr. Bruce Kraig, of American hot dog stands, their lively proprietors, patrons and iconic products. Kraig will narrate the links between hot dogs and immigration, baseball, entrepreneurship, the growth of America’s urban centers and regional culinary preferences.

Samplings from local hot dog stands will be available for tasting and a DJ in the garden will entertain later in the evening.

The public is invited to the July 5 book discussion and reception from 5 to 8 PM CST, and admission is free to attend. Cash bar will be provided and light refreshments available for purchase. Signed copies of Man Bites Dog will be available for purchase at a discounted price.

The Lubeznik Center for the Arts is a dynamic, contemporary arts center in Michigan City, Indiana, whose mission is to creatively interweave art exhibitions, the performing arts, educational programming and collaborative community outreach in order to enrich the arts experience within the region. Visit the Center at 101 W. Second Street, Michigan City, Indiana, and contact at (219) 874-4900 or online at www.lubeznikcenter.org

 

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