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Food for Thought: Chris Jennings

July 21, 2018 6:00 PM - July 21, 2018
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A monthly three-course farm-to-table dinner with a regional author, prepared by regional chef Brian Alberg, includes wine and a signed book.

A smart historian and a funny, lively natural story teller talks about a generation of dreamers who confronted the messiness and injustice of a rapidly changing world. In Paradise Now, Chris Jennings offers an account of American utopianism and visions for the future put forward by five influential utopian movements, including the Shakers.  Paradise Now offers a clear-eyed account of those who “lived on the cusp of an incandescent future.” Image courtesy of Hancock Shaker Village
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A monthly three-course farm-to-table dinner with a regional author, prepared by regional chef Brian Alberg, includes wine and a signed book.

A smart historian and a funny, lively natural story teller talks about a generation of dreamers who confronted the messiness and injustice of a rapidly changing world. In Paradise Now, Chris Jennings offers an account of American utopianism and visions for the future put forward by five influential utopian movements, including the Shakers.  Paradise Now offers a clear-eyed account of those who “lived on the cusp of an incandescent future.”

Image courtesy of Hancock Shaker Village

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