Culinary History

Culinary History

October 23, 2018; Washington DC: I’m in DC visiting my husband, who is working here until next June when we will head back overseas with the Peace Corps. I’ve been downsizing for the past year: I gave my papers and some of my library to the Special Collections at the College of Charleston; I gave the bulk of my culinary and history library to the state-of-the-art International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach; I am selling much of...

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Jordan Meinster, Masters of the Saint Soleil School, & Self-Taught Artists of the West Indies, Latin America, & the African Diaspora

Jordan Meinster, Masters of the Saint Soleil School, & Self-Taught Artists of the West Indies, Latin America, & the African Diaspora

Featuring some of the best known Haitian artists of the 1980s and 1990s. (Above, “Jesus in the Garden of Eden” by FortunĂ© GĂ©rard, 1988.) NOW SHOWING THROUGH OCTOBER at PW SHORT 414 Whitaker Street Savannah, Georgia I first began collecting folk art in the late 1970s when I lived in the Caribbean, where I found striking cultural similarities between the local foods and customs there and those of the Lowcountry where I had spent my...

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