Read & Drink Night at the powerHouse Arena (March 4, 08)

Here’s an event that sounds fun and for a good cause. Public School 107 invites you to: A fundraiser for PS 107’s Library

What: Readings for the 4th Floor: Read & Drink Night
When: Tuesday, March 04, 2008, 7 to 9 pm
Where: powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Authors Phoebe Damrosch (Service Included), David Wondrich (Imbibe!) and Kara Zuaro (I Like Food, Food Tastes Good) discuss respectively life as a waitress at New York’s four-star restaurant Per Se, the fascinating history of mixology in America and indie-rock cooking. Includes cocktail mixing performance by David Wondrich. Moderated by Gabrielle Langholtz, editor of Edible Brooklyn.

The books to be discussed cover a wide range of experience with food. Phoebe Damrosch goes behind the scenes as a waitress at four-star Manhattan restaurant Per Se, while David Wondrich offers a history of cocktail “mixology” in America that includes an indispensible cocktail how-to compendium. Kara Zuaro explores what Indie rockers eat while on the road and investigates what they fantasize about eating once they get home. The book features recipes from the likes of the Violent Femmes to They Might Be Giants and Death Cab for Cutie.

This reading is a part of the 2008 fundraising series sponsored by the PTA of PS 107. Proceeds go towards building the school’s library collection. Tickets are $15 (tax deductible). For advance tickets please visit: