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Arts, Culture & Fun: Soul Food Junkies Film Screening

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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Join Arts, Culture & Fun for a film screening of Soul Food Junkies by Byron Hurt, a PBS series Independent Lens film.

Soul food lies at the heart of African American cultural identity. The black community's love affair with sould food is deep-rooted, complex and in some cases, deadly. Soul Food Junkies puts this culinary tradition under the mircoscope to examine both its significance and it's consequences. There will be a brief Q&A afterwards.

Please join food justice farmer/longtime community food educator Yonnette Fleming and explore the power of greens,learn and identify some well known and lesser known greens that provide great nutrition for the body and prepare a simple,healthy,delicious collard greens stir-fry. All food stories are encouraged.


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Recreation CentersHerbert Von King Cultural Arts Center

Effective April 11, 2015, the Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center will be closed until renovations are complete. Parks will continue to serve the Bed-Stuy community by offering quality activities during the exciting renovations to the Center. As part of this preserved programming, there will be a host of recreational activities on weekdays after school in April and May, weekends in May and June, and weekdays in July and August. The programs will range from fitness classes and arts, to bike riding and games for all ages.

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