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From The People's Kitchen to the Motherland
Betti Ono Art Gallery
Oakland, CA
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Thank you for supporting The People's Kitchen! We are sorry to say that sales have ended. If you are still interested in attending or being part of this dinner, there may still be work-exchange positions available to help with the meal the night of. Contact saqibkeval@gmail.com for more information. We hope to see you at the next People's Kitchen!


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From The People's Kitchen to the Motherland
**We have sold out** If you are still interested in tickets Contact Saqibkeval@gmail.com



From The People's Kitchen to the Motherland is a community meal project between the creators of The People's Kitchen, Word to Your Motherland and Betti Ono Gallery. Its a sunday evening family meal featuring a multi-course meal of indo-african foods that tell the story of the impacts of colonialism in the diets of the diaspora. We use food and recipes as a tool for storytelling and reclaiming community knowledge. Each course is curated to explore the history and effects of colonialism in the culinary traditions of indo-african communities and tell a narrative woven through each course and each of the art pieces presented by the artists of Word to Your Motherland. The evening will also feature performances by international bands and performance artists.

The meal will be shared collectively and be infused with dialogues and political education focused on building community and movement towards decolonizing our diets and deconstructing the neocolonial food system. This dinner will be a fundraiser for the the launch of the official monthly pop-up of The People's Kitchen in downtown oakland.

The People's Kitchen is a free community restaurant that couples political education and movement building with a high-end, local, organic meal that is lovingly prepared by community chefs. Each monthly People's Kitchen will raise money for a different local grassroots radical political project or program.

Tickets for this meal will be listed at $40 per person. We understand that this may prove a difficulty for some and our goal is to make this fundraiser as accessible as possible. We have a limited number sliding scale and work exchange tickets available, please contact Saqibkeval@gmail.com (with the subject line of "sliding scale tickets" for more information.)

The goal of The People's Kitchen is to not only fill our stomachs but also nourish our souls, feed our minds and fuel a movement.

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Betti Ono Art Gallery (View)
1804 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612
United States


Categories

Food > Food
Food > Other

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Attendees

Jacqueline T.
San Francisco, CA United States
Jul 20, 2012 7:05 PM
Menhuam A.
San Francisco, CA United States
Jul 20, 2012 7:05 PM
Jaideep S.
Oakland, CA United States
Jul 20, 2012 6:49 PM
Christina L.
Oakland, CA United States
Jul 20, 2012 12:49 AM
Karen G.
Interactive Auctions Group
Oakland, CA United States
Jul 19, 2012 6:59 PM
Mtn View, CA United States
Jul 19, 2012 1:03 PM

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