Join us for a community discussion held on the Common Ground with Commonhouse Aleworks as part of our event series Brewing on Books: A Community Book Club. This series focuses on local topics of interest for community members. For Park Circle's annual Gay Pride Festival, we're hosting author Harlan Greene for a discussion of Charleston's little-known LGBTQ history from the author's new book, The Real Rainbow Row. Along with the author's books, we'll have further LGBTQ+ titles from our curated shelves available at the event. Cheers! Books are available from Itinerant Literate: The Real Rainbow Row: tinyurl.com… Why We Never Danced the Charleston: bit.ly… About the Book Though Charleston has a reputation for holding onto the past longer than most other places, it could not avoid the shock of change. Much has been written of the city’s history of civil rights, and its rich African American, women’s, ethnic, and religious past. One of the minority groups long left out of the club has been Charleston’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and other sexual minorities community. It’s not that they haven’t been here all along, making history, contributing greatly to the creation of one of America’s most distinctive cities. But, even now, with so many people out and acknowledged, marching in the streets, being elected to public office, and marrying, there are still discrepancies. There are no statues to LGBTQ people (while some discriminatory statutes linger), and very few official mentions anywhere. While other pasts blaze brightly, there is just a flickering of knowledge about local LGBTQ history. About the Author Harlan Greene is author of the novels Why We Never Danced the Charleston, What the Dead Remember and The German Officer's Boy. His non-fiction works include Charleston: City of Memory (with photographs by N. Jane Iseley), Mr. Skylark: John Bennett and the Charleston Renaissance and Slave Badges and the Slave-Hire System in Charleston, South Carolina, 1783-1865 (with Harry S. Hutchins Jr. and Brian E. Hutchins). With James Hutchisson, he co-edited Renaissance in Charleston: Art and Life in the Carolina Lowcountry, 1900-1940. The Real Rainbow Row is his latest release.
Collaboration Beer Release & Pint Night! Thursday, Jun 8th We are SO excited for the release of our collaboration brew with local company and new friends, Vapor Apparel and we're are going to have a party to celebrate! There will be music, food, and special sun shirts with our awesome new beer graphic! $1 per pint sold during the evening with go to support Lowcountry Land Trust, so come have a few pints for a great cause! The Beer: "Seize the Ray" - Hazy Pale Ale The Food: Gorditas Locas The Music: Shade Music (Nick Forte) Vapor is a sustainable sunwear and apparel company that is passionate about doing the part to preserve the environment. They support several local organizations including Lowcountry Land Trust, who we will be raising donations for at the release!
Join us for a Five Course Beer Dinner with pairings from Holy City Brewing. Dinner will be led by Glowfisch Hospitality Director of Culinary, Stephen Harman.Please note this is a ticketed event and tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are sold by the table and include a five course meal plus beer pairings for each guest. Tickets are not inclusive of gratuity.MENU1st Course: Holy City Pilsner Korean Soy Braised Pork with Daikon Radish Slaw 2nd Course: Washout WheatSmoked Gouda Stuffed Soft Pretzel with Beer Mustard 3rd Course: Folly Time Pale Ale Steak Diane Slider with Rosemary Whipped Potatoes Interlude: Sparkly Princess Mango Ceviche Crostini 5th Course: Madam Basil Grilled Shrimp/ Basil Pesto Risotto 6th Course: Pluff Mud Porter Smoked Vanilla Ice Cream/ Graham Cracker Crust/ Fried Sesame Burgers & Beer 675 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 Share This Event
The Restaurant at Zero George is hosting Chef Richard Lee of Saison, the two Michelin-starred San Francisco restaurant, on June 9th and 10th for an exclusive epicurean experience. In collaboration with Zero’s creative culinary director and executive chef Vinson Petrillo, the two chefs will offer a six-course menu – guiding guests on a taste-driven tour of their cross-country cuisines. Each course will be accompanied by a wine pairing, selected by Zero’s regional restaurant director Megan Mina in tandem with Saison wine director Mark Bright. This collaboration dinner will kick off a visiting guest chef series launched by Easton Porter Group this summer, with more dates and participating chefs to be announced. Each night will have seatings at 6 pm, 7 pm, and 8 pm. Tickets are $395 and include wine pairings. They can be purchased via Resy.
Ever wanted to learn more about bourbon, the differences between Rye, Blended, Straight and more? Then join us every 1st Tuesday of the month as our Certified Bourbon Steward, Will Baber, teaches on the finer points of Bourbon, through a variety of tastings and pours featuring some of the best Bourbons available. "Will was our Bourbon sampler tour guide for the evening. Great job and well knowledgeable in all things Bourbon/whiskey." - Greg S. - Yelp Limited Seating. Join us for a bourbon tasting class and learn about the history, production, and tasting of this iconic American spirit. In this class, you will taste four different bourbons from different regions of the United States. You will also learn about the different flavor profiles of bourbon and how to properly taste it. This is a great opportunity to learn more about bourbon and to enjoy some delicious whiskey with friends. The class will be led by a certified bourbon expert who will share their knowledge and passion for this spirit. You will learn about the different types of bourbon, the history of bourbon production, and the different flavor profiles of bourbon. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about this fascinating spirit. This is a great event for anyone who loves bourbon or who is interested in learning more about it. The class is fun and informative, and you will leave with a deeper understanding of this beloved American spirit.
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