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

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 […]

$27

Juneteenth: The Latest Word on Freedom

Soul Food Scholar and author, Adrian Miller presents an overview of the various Emancipation celebrations that emerged in the nineteenth century and what they meant to African Americans. Learn in detail how Juneteenth began in Galveston, Texas, spread across the U.S., became a federal holiday, and the social justice challenges that remain for our society. The food […]

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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration honoring the official end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth completes the celebration. All Americans can celebrate to demonstrate social progress. Broward County Library is hosting a star-studded presentation to recognize Juneteenth. What happened on Juneteenth? Who wrote the Juneteenth order? Why was the Juneteenth order issued? Participate in […]

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Juneteenth: The Latest Word on Freedom

Local author Adrian Miller will lead us on an overview of the various emancipation celebrations that emerged in the nineteenth century and what they meant to African Americans. Hear how Juneteenth began in Galveston, Texas, spread across the U.S. and ultimately became a federal holiday. Miller’s discussion will also include the food traditions associated with […]

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Freedom’s Table: A Dinner of Friendship with Adrian Miller

A Dinner of Friendship with Adrian Miller. For this event, a ticketed barbecue feast celebrating the bounties of freedom and the hope of reconciliation, we are delighted to be joined by Adrian Miller, author of Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue, The President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans […]

$100

Virtual Wine Tasting and BBQ Discussion

Join me, Garrett Portra of Carlson Vineyards and Rachael Webb of Roaming Buffalo BBQ for a virtual discussion of pairing wine and barbecue. Happening Wednesday, June 22nd at 4:30 pm MDT on The Colorado Wine Board's Facebook live.

Free

Barbecue & Bourbon

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 […]

$79 – $99

The Story Center Speaker Series: Adrian Miller

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 […]

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The Story Center Series: An Evening Chat with Adrian Miller

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 […]

Free

7th Annual MOmentum Gala

This year’s annual gala — in addition to celebrating the humanities in Missouri and the field’s vital role in building a strong, thoughtful, and engaged society — will highlight the evolution of food and African American foodways.

$75 – $300

Blackbird

Please join us for a live Zoom discussion with Food Historian Adrian Miller and Mervyn Tano, President, IIIRM, as we explore the effect of such relocations on the social, political, demographic, and cultural institutions of both the indigenous and transplanted peoples; and how the mixing, blending and borrowing of food traditions created unique local cuisines. […]

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