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October 2021

Ft. Worth Reads Adrian Miller

10/11/2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm MDT
Free

An online discussion of "Black Smoke" with Q&A from the audience. This event is hosted by the Fort Worth Public Library System.

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November 2021

A Soulful Thanksgiving with Hue-Man Experience

11/12/2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MST
Free

The Hue-Man Experience at Tattered Cover presents barbecue expert, Adrian Miller for a conversation on the history of Black soul food and its relation to Thanksgiving dinner. This event will take place at our McGregor Square location on Friday, November 12th, at 6pm MT. Adrian Miller is a food writer, James Beard Award winner, attorney, and certified barbecue judge who lives in Denver, Colorado. Miller’s first book, Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time won…

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February 2022

Brisket Sessions with Adrian Miller

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

In celebration of Black History Month, Hill Country Barbecue Market will shed light on the impact and influence of African Americans on the history of barbecue in America at our Brisket Session with Adrian Miller.  Adrian Miller is the 2014 James Beard Book Award winner and 2018 NAACP Image Award nominee. Adrian, the author of “Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue,” will provide a brief history of indigenous barbecue and its influence on the central Texas-style…

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An Evening of Barbecue History with Adrian Miller

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MST
Grill & Provisions, 3501 N Armenia Ave
Tampa, Florida 33607 United States
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$7979

An Evening of BBQ History with Adrian Miller: American Culinary Historian, Soul Food Scholar and James Beard Award Winning Author at Grill & Provisions!-A Curated Dinner and DrinksTicket Price: $79.00 per person *limited spots available* Join us and Outdoor Grilling Adventures as we host Adrian Miller, American Culinary Historian, Soul Food Scholar and James Beard Award Winning Author of The President's Kitchen Cabinet, Soul Food and Black Smoke. Adrian will have books of Black Smoke available to purchase and sign.…

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March 2022

Dallas Literary Festival: Black Smoke

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am MDT
Free

Journalist and Professor Karen Thomas moderates a conversation with chef and author Adrian Miller, Texas Monthly’s Jose Ralát, author of American Tacos: A History and Guide, and Brent Reaves, owner of Smokey John’s Barbeque, about the history of African Americans and the United States of barbeque. More than 100 acclaimed national and local authors with diverse voices will converge in Dallas, March 13-22 for the Dallas Literary Festival, a series of in-person events on the SMU campus, at Fair Park’s…

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Jefferson Humanists: The President’s Kitchen Cabinet

March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm MDT
Free

The Jefferson Humanists' monthly chapter meeting will have a presentation by Adrian Miller titled, The President's Kitchen Cabinet Join James Beard Award-winning author Adrian Miller for an informative and entertaining look at the African Americans who served as presidential chefs. An emphasis will be placed on the cooks for Presidents Washington, Jefferson, (Benjamin) Harrison, (Franklin Delano) Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and (Lyndon) Johnson. Adrian Miller is a food writer, James Beard Award winner, attorney, and certified barbecue judge who lives in Denver,…

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May 2022

Colorado Book Award Finalist Reading

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MDT
BookBar, 4280 Tennyson St,
Denver, Colorado 80212
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Free

Adrian Miller will join History and Biography Colorado Book Awards finalists and read in-person on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 7 p.m. MT at BookBar in Denver. Attendees can pose questions and talk with the finalists, and finalist books will be available for purchase. Register for this free event and view the full finalists lists and reading schedule on Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book’s website, coloradohumanities.org/programs/colorado-book-awards/

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Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum Lecture

May 14 @ 2:00 pm MDT
Free

Across America, the pure love and popularity of barbecue cookery have gone through the roof. Prepared in one regional style or another, in the South and beyond, barbecue is one of the nation’s most distinctive culinary arts. And people aren’t just eating it; they’re also reading books and articles and watching TV shows about it. But why is it, asks Adrian Miller—admitted ‘cuehead and longtime certified barbecue judge—that in today’s barbecue culture African Americans don’t get much love? In honor…

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92nd Street Y Roundtable Presentation: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue

May 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm MDT
$27

Across America, the pure love and popularity of barbecue cookery has gone through the roof. Prepared in one regional style or another, in the South and beyond, barbecue is one of the nation’s most distinctive culinary arts. Scholar and chef Adrian Miller uncovers the African American figures who have been long overlooked in today’s barbecue culture. In his newest book, Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue, Miller chronicles how Black barbecuers, pitmasters, and restauranteurs helped develop this…

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July 2022

Barbecue & Bourbon

July 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
$79 – $99

Adrian Miller, author of Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue will be your host for a night of barbecue and bourbon! Adrian will be taking you on a tour of African American Barbecue and give you a fascinating look into the history of how Barbecue became part of American Culture. Book now and enjoy a night of Smoke House Buffalo Barbecue Ribs slathered in our famous Jack Daniels Barbecue Sauce while sipping our signature Gun Powder…

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The Story Center Speaker Series: Adrian Miller

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm MDT
Free

Join The Story Center for a visit from Adrian Miller, author of “Black Smoke.” This program will include a book sale and signing. The Speaker Series is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan as administered by the American Library association and by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the…

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The Story Center Series: An Evening Chat with Adrian Miller

July 22 @ 6:30 pm MDT
Free

Join The Story Center for a visit from Adrian Miller, author of “Black Smoke.” This program will include a book sale and signing. The Speaker Series is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan as administered by the American Library association and by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the…

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