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Chiles & Chocolate: Sweet and Spicy Foods in the American West

Come have a taste of the rich and savory history of these food favorites, explore how early peoples used them, and how they have evolved and spread to all corners of the world. Food is a portal into culture and can convey a range of cultural meaning including occasion, social status, ethnicity, and wealth depending on the social context. Discover how chiles and chocolate became identity markers in gender roles and relationships, essential in rituals and religious customs, popular in aesthetic fashions and lifestyles, and how they changed through time and space. This presentation is possible by the Arizona Humanities.

Thanks to the Arizona Community Foundation, our Monsoon Room is equipped with an assistive listening system. If you would like to use this system during the program, please speak with a staff member about borrowing a listening device prior to the start of the program.

Date:
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Arizona Time (change)
Location:
Monsoon Room
Campus:
Sunset
Categories:
  * Adults > Adults Ages 65 +     * Adults > New Adults (Ages 18-25)     * Adults     Art, Culture, Film & Music     Crafts & Hobbies     Local Arizona