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MUSICIANS CLINIC WITH…

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New Orleans Jazz &…

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New Orleans Photo…

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Saenger Theatre…

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The Historic New…

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In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The House of Groove

Apr 30, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Irish House…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at the Irish House for Crossing Canal. more

“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

Scholars and Chefs to Discuss Cultural, Historical Significance of Pralines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Anne Robichaux
The Historic New Orleans Collection
(504) 598-7137
anner@hnoc.org

Scholars and Chefs to Discuss Cultural, Historical Significance of Pralines

WHO: The Historic New Orleans Collection and Dillard University's Ray Charles Program and          Institute for the Study of Culinary Cultures

WHAT: Creole Sweet: The Praline and Its World
         Reception and one-day forum

WHEN: Reception
         Friday, June 8, 2012
         6-8 p.m.                     

         Forum
         Saturday, June 9, 2012
         
Registration: 8 a.m.; Sessions: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

WHERE: Reception
         The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., French Quarter

         Forum
          The Historic New Orleans Collection's Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St.,          French Quarter

HOW: Registration is required, and rates are $50 per person or $35 for Dillard faculty, THNOC members and students. Call (504) 523-4662 or visit www.hnoc.org to register.

WHY: Join The Historic New Orleans Collection and Dillard University for Creole Sweet, a day-long forum featuring talks and panel discussions on the vending, production and consumption of the quintessential Louisiana candy and its cousins. The culinary journey will wend its way from Mexico to Jamaica, from Puerto Rico to the Pelican State, and into praline-loving households worldwide.

The forum will open with a keynote address by culinary historian Jessica Harris and will feature distinguished speakers such as Fany Gerson, Nicole Taylor, Susan Tucker and Patrick Dunne.

For more information or to register, call (504) 523-4662 or visit www.hnoc.org.

About The Collection
Founded in 1966, The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region.  For more information about The Historic New Orleans Collection, please visit www.hnoc.org or call (504) 523-4662.

 

The Historic New Orleans Collection - Preserving our Past for a Brighter Future.

 

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