Arts & Culture

Humanities Grant Segments
12:10 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 4 - Alice Waters

Albany, NY – Chef, author, and the proprietor of Chez Panisse, Alice Waters, discusses the fast food phenomenon and how modern lifestyles have shifted many Americans away from customary "slow food," resulting in fewer home-cooked meals using fresh and seasonal ingredients.

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Humanities Grant Segments
12:08 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 4 - Michael Pollan

Albany, NY – Celebrated journalist and author Michael Pollan discusses the evolution of the Western diet and the current impact of America's reliance on industrialized food sources.

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Humanities Grant Segments
11:01 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 3 - Wylie Dufresne at wd~50

New York, New York – Joe and Sarah speak with Wylie Dufresne about the import of visual appeal in food preparation.
See pictures from our visit to wd~50.

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Humanities Grant Segments
11:58 am
Thu October 14, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 3 - Audio Gallery Tour

Amherst, MA; Canajoharie, NY; Glens Falls, NY – Sarah visits The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, The Arkell Museum, and The Hyde Collection to speak with curators about food as represented in art.

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Humanities Grant Segments
11:56 am
Thu October 14, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 3 - Essay - Food in Art

Hyde Park, NY – Irena Chalmers is a member of the faculty of The Culinary Institute of America and author of the award winning book Food Jobs, a guide to great jobs for food lovers.

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Humanities Grant Segments
11:53 am
Thu October 14, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 3 - Bruce Ostwald

Hyde Park, NY – Food in art historian and CIA professor, Bruce Ostwald, discusses the significance of food in the history of fine art, exploring the visual and symbolic qualities that have made food a primary subject for still life paintings and other artworks.

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Humanities Grant Segments
1:48 pm
Wed October 13, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 2 - Andrew Beahrs

Hartford, CT – Andrew Beahrs, author of Twain's Feast: Searching for America's Lost Foods in the Footsteps of Samuel Clemens, speaks about his search for America's lost wild foods-from New Orleans croakers to Illinois Prairie hen-with Mark Twain as his guide.

Mixed Ingredients is made possible by the New York Council for the Humanities.

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Humanities Grant Segments
1:48 pm
Wed October 13, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 2 - Ruth Reichl

Lenox, MA – James Beard Award-winning food writer Ruth Reichl discusses historic and contemporary writing about food in periodicals, newspapers, and books, as well as her personal role in the increasingly Mixed Ingredients is made possible by the New York Council for the Humanities.popular food memoir genre of literature.

Mixed Ingredients is made possible by the New York Council for the Humanities.

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Humanities Grant Segments
1:47 pm
Wed October 13, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 2 - Vivian Halloran

Albany, NY – Vivian Halloran, associate professor of comparative literature at Indiana University in Bloomington, provides examples of the various roles that food has played in literature, including how food and dining have been used as plot devices and metaphors in works by well-known authors.

Mixed Ingredients is made possible by the New York Council for the Humanities.

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Humanities Grant Segments
1:47 pm
Wed October 13, 2010

Mixed Ingredients - Day 2 - Essay - Goldilocks Revisited

Albany, NY – Wally Nichols visits Goldilocks years after her famous adventure. Katie Horn provides the voice of Goldilocks.

Mixed Ingredients is made possible by the New York Council for the Humanities.

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