Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

Cooking Workshop for Moms: Feeding the Family

 

Andrea Chung’s sculpture at Lentz Public Health Center is accompanied by free cooking workshops geared toward women who are expecting, mothers who are breastfeeding, and mothers in communities fractured by processes of gentrification. In this workshop, sample and learn how to cook delicious, quick, and inexpensive recipes. Taneesha Reynolds, a certified nurse-midwife, and Ashley Couse, a doula, holistic-health counselor, and childbirth educator, will discuss strategies for feeding one’s family as they prepare zucchini chips and one-pan chicken fajitas. Participants will receive free boxes of fresh produce, courtesy of the artist. Limited to 20 participants. Drop-in or register via Eventbrite.

 
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Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

H*T Chicken Sh**t Pop-Up Restaurant

 

Stop by Tunde Wey's three-day pop-up restaurant where the chef will be selling Nigerian-style hot chicken in exchange for property or cash. All proceeds will be used to purchase or rehab property in North Nashville, with the goal to create permanently affordable housing in the 37208 zip code. Learn more about the pop-up at www.hxtchickenshxxt.com.

 
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Aug
24
6:00 PM18:00

H*T Chicken Sh**t Pop-Up Restaurant

 

Stop by Tunde Wey's three-day pop-up restaurant where the chef will be selling Nigerian-style hot chicken in exchange for property or cash. All proceeds will be used to purchase or rehab property in North Nashville, with the goal to create permanently affordable housing in the 37208 zip code. Learn more about the pop-up at www.hxtchickenshxxt.com.

 
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Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

H*T Chicken Sh**t Pop-Up Restaurant

 

Stop by Tunde Wey's three-day pop-up restaurant where the chef will be selling Nigerian-style hot chicken in exchange for property or cash. All proceeds will be used to purchase or rehab property in North Nashville, with the goal to create permanently affordable housing in the 37208 zip code. Learn more about the pop-up at www.hxtchickenshxxt.com.

 
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Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

Sitting at the Welcome Table: Millennial Diets

 

Sitting at the Welcome Table celebrates Black culinary traditions while examining related histories of dispossession and displacement since the Emancipation Proclamation. Join the artist Thaxton Waters and guest speakers for a history lesson focusing on Black millennial dietary preferences. The Nashville artist and cook Viktor Le Givens will prepare special tastings inspired by the discussion; first come, first served. This event coincides with the monthly Jefferson Street Art Crawl. #MagicOnJeffersonStreet

 
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Aug
26
12:00 PM12:00

Film Screening at Amqui Station

Amqui Station will host four screenings of Crystal Z Campbells's film, Go-Rilla Means War, in conjunction with the Amqui Station Farmers Market on July 15 & 29 and August 12 & 19. Step inside the museum to cool down and view the approximately 20-minute film, a relic of the past that is, like Amqui Station, imbued with stories of abandonment, acquisition, exchange, community development, and revitalization.

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Aug
12
12:00 PM12:00

Film Screening at Amqui Station

Amqui Station will host four screenings of Crystal Z Campbells's film, Go-Rilla Means War, in conjunction with the Amqui Station Farmers Market on July 15 & 29 and August 12 & 19. Step inside the museum to cool down and view the approximately 20-minute film, a relic of the past that is, like Amqui Station, imbued with stories of abandonment, acquisition, exchange, community development, and revitalization.

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Aug
11
8:00 AM08:00

Biscuits & Braids

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Join the artist Seitu Jones and Nella “Miss Pearl” Frierson, the founder of Brooklyn Heights Community Garden, for this special event. Jones will fire up his outdoor bread oven, baking hundreds of biscuits for the neighborhood. This will coincide with Frierson’s Braid-a-Thon, an annual event where young women can get their hair braided before going back to school.

 
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Jul
29
12:00 PM12:00

Film Screening at Amqui Station

Amqui Station will host four screenings of Crystal Z Campbells's film, Go-Rilla Means War, in conjunction with the Amqui Station Farmers Market on July 15 & 29 and August 12 & 19. Step inside the museum to cool down and view the approximately 20-minute film, a relic of the past that is, like Amqui Station, imbued with stories of abandonment, acquisition, exchange, community development, and revitalization.

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Jul
28
6:00 PM18:00

Sitting at the Welcome Table: Latchkey Diets

 

Sitting at the Welcome Table celebrates Black culinary traditions while examining related histories of dispossession and displacement since the Emancipation Proclamation. Join the artist Thaxton Waters and guest speakers for a history lesson focusing on latchkey diets beginning in the 1970s. The Nashville artist and cook Viktor Le Givens will prepare special tastings inspired by the discussion; first come, first served. This event coincides with the monthly Jefferson Street Art Crawl. #MagicOnJeffersonStreet

 
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Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

H*t Chicken Sh**t Dinner

On July 19, the chef and cultural critic Tunde Wey will host a dinner at The Post East as part of his project SAARTJ: H*t Chicken Sh**t. The dinner will engage the public in dialogue about gentrification and its racialized peculiarities in Nashville. This is a ticketed event.

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Jul
15
12:00 PM12:00

Film Screening at Amqui Station

Amqui Station will host four screenings of Crystal Z Campbells's film, Go-Rilla Means War, in conjunction with the Amqui Station Farmers Market on July 15 & 29 and August 12 & 19. Step inside the museum to cool down and view the approximately 20-minute film, a relic of the past that is, like Amqui Station, imbued with stories of abandonment, acquisition, exchange, community development, and revitalization.

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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Cooking Workshop for Moms: Breastfeeding

 

Andrea Chung’s sculpture at Lentz Public Health Center is accompanied by free cooking workshops geared toward women who are expecting, mothers who are breastfeeding, and mothers in communities fractured by processes of gentrification. In this workshop, sample and learn how to cook delicious, quick, and inexpensive recipes. Ashley Couse, a doula, holistic-health counselor, and childbirth educator, will discuss breastfeeding as she prepares lactation cookies and taco soup. Participants will receive free boxes of fresh produce, courtesy of the artist. Limited to 20 participants. Register via Eventbrite.

 
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Jun
27
12:00 PM12:00

S.O.S Free Seeds Library Workshop

 

Modeled on the Little Free Library network, the project provides eight Nashville neighborhoods with kiosks bearing free seeds for edible plants and flowering cover crops. The seeds are for anyone to take, share, and plant. Help youth in the McGruder Social Practice Artist Residency (M-SPAR) create seed packets to replenish the libraries and design planting guides for new growers. This workshop will be led by M-SPAR staff and students.

 
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Jun
23
6:00 PM18:00

Sitting at the Welcome Table: Post-War Cooking

 

Sitting at the Welcome Table celebrates Black culinary traditions while examining related histories of dispossession and displacement since the Emancipation Proclamation. Join the artist Thaxton Waters and guest speakers for an interactive history lesson focusing on canned and frozen post-war cooking. The Nashville artist and cook Viktor Le Givens will prepare special tastings inspired by the discussion; first come, first served. This event coincides with the monthly Jefferson Street Art Crawl. #MagicOnJeffersonStreet

 
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Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

Cooking Workshop for Moms: Pregnancy

 

Andrea Chung’s sculpture at Lentz Public Health Center is accompanied by free cooking workshops geared toward women who are expecting, mothers who are breastfeeding, and mothers in communities fractured by processes of gentrification. In this workshop, sample and learn how to cook delicious, quick, and inexpensive recipes, including a pregnancy smoothie and crockpot-prepared red beans and rice. Taneesha Reynolds, a certified nurse-midwife, will discuss pregnancy issues, focusing on weight gain, exercise and nutrition, and increased protein and iron intake. Participants will receive free boxes of fresh produce, courtesy of the artist. Limited to 20 participants.

 
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Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Sitting at the Welcome Table: Farm-to-Table

 

Sitting at the Welcome Table celebrates Black culinary traditions while examining related histories of dispossession and displacement since the Emancipation Proclamation. Join the artist Thaxton Waters and guest speakers for an interactive history lesson focusing on farm-to-table cooking from the late-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. The Nashville artist-chef Viktor Le Givens will prepare tastings inspired by the lesson’s theme; first come, first served.

 
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Jun
2
11:00 AM11:00

The Food Rights Selfie Workshop

 

NOTE: The event time has changed. It was originally scheduled for 12–2pm.

This is an all-ages art workshop about food rights. Juan William Chávez will discuss his mobile sculpture, Food Rights Bike, and highlight the food-supplementation programs at the West Nashville Dream Center. The workshop will conclude with an activity using selfies on social media to share ideas about food inequality; participants will create signs and props to include in the selfies. Follow the social-media hashtag #foodrightsbike.

 

 
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May
31
5:30 PM17:30

Panel Discussion: Our Bodies, Our Babies, Our Communities

 

Inspired by Build Better Tables, Lentz Public Health Center has organized an illustrious panel that will provide a framework for understanding the damage done to communities and neighborhoods as a result of inequitable policy and planning decisions. Featuring Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, Assistant Director and Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Practice, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Meharry Medical College; Ingrid Ross Cockhren, psychologist; Dr. Freida Outlaw, Director, Meharry Youth Wellness Center; D’Yuanna Allen-Robb, Director, Maternal Child and Adolescent Health, Metro Public Health Department; artists Andrea Chung and Thaxton Waters, and curator Nicole J. Caruth. The presenters will focus on solutions, including ways to mobilize Nashvillians in current planning processes.

Attendees may complete the Community Health Assessment form, which helps the Nashville Public Health Department determine where to allocate resources. Every voice is needed.

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May
30
12:00 PM12:00

S.O.S Free Seeds Library Workshop

 

Modeled on the Little Free Library network, the project provides eight Nashville neighborhoods with kiosks bearing free seeds for edible plants and flowering cover crops. The seeds are for anyone to take, share, and plant. Help the youth in the McGruder Social Practice Artist Residency (M-SPAR) paint seed libraries, make seed packets, and brainstorm ways to lead the community in demonstrating neighborliness. This workshop will be led by M-SPAR staff and students.

 
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May
26
6:00 PM18:00

"Sitting at the Welcome Table" Preview

 

Get a taste of what the artist Thaxton Waters has in store for Sitting at the Welcome Table, his project celebrating Black food and culture. Waters will lead an edible garden tour and facilitate a history lecture on the themes of migration, displacement, and gentrification. Tastings will be provided; first come, first served. This event coincides with the monthly Jefferson Street Art Crawl.

 
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May
19
9:00 AM09:00

S.O.S Free Seeds Library Workshop

 

Modeled on the Little Free Library network, the project provides eight Nashville neighborhoods with kiosks bearing free seeds for edible plants and flowering cover crops. The seeds are for anyone to take, share, and plant. Help design seed packets and accompanying planting guides that explain the advantages of combining certain plants, including attracting pollinators and repelling pests. This workshop will be led by the artist Courtney Adair Johnson.

 
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