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Posted September 28, 2005 by Nick Lindauer in Hot Events
 
 

Chile Pepper Fiesta Approaching


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Where: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Avenue,
Brooklyn NY 11225
When: Sunday, October 2, 2005
Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Rain or Shine
Free With Garden Admission ($5 for Adults)

Schedule of Events:

Red Hot Music & Dance

Noon–1:15 Kùlú Mèlé African-American Drum & Dance Ensemble

Spicy rhythms from Africa, Haiti & Brazil

Location: Cherry Esplanade Stage

1:30–2:45 Radio Mundial (Website)

Sizzling Latin “funk n’ roll”
Location: Cherry Esplanade Stage

2:00–2:50 Osubi Craig & the Prophecy Music Project

Dishing up the roots of music through the drum
Location: Chile Pickup Stage

2:30–3:15 African Dance Workshop for Families

With Kùlú Mèlé African-American Drum & Dance Ensemble

Location: Meadow

3:00–4:15 Weary Boys (Website)

Scorchin’ alt.-country from Austin, Texas
Location: Cherry Esplanade Stage

3:30–4:30 Ernesto Villa-Lobos & Bamba-NY (Website)

Mexican folk music of Veracruz smokin’ with a modern New York groove
Location: Chile Pickup Stage

4:30–4:45 Cajun Dance “Mini Lesson”

With the Cajun Chile Hotsteppers
Location: Cherry Esplanade Stage

4:45–6:00 Lost Bayou Ramblers (Website)

Searing Cajun roots rhythms from Lafayette, Louisiana
Location: Cherry Esplanade Stage

Spicy Delights

1:00–2:00 The Art of Mexican Cooking

Presented by the Mexican Cultural Institute
Location: Fragrance Garden Terrace

1:00–2:00 The Louisiana Melting Pot: Food, Music, and Cultural Heritage in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina

Presentation with leading Cajun experts Carl & Ryan Brasseaux
Location: Auditorium

1:00–5:00 The Chile Goddess (Website)

Answers your burning chile pepper gardening questions
Location: Lily Pool Terrace

1:00–5:30 Feel the Burn! Sample Award-Winning Hot Sauces

www.hahahotsauce.com & www.guyankbrand-twoksinternational.com

Location: Magnolia Plaza

2:30–3:30 The Art of Mexican Cooking

Presented by the Mexican Cultural Institute
Location: Fragrance Garden Terrace

2:30–3:30 Book Signing—Stir the Pot: The History of Cajun Cuisine

With authors Carl and Ryan Brasseaux
Location: Magnolia Plaza

Kid Stuff

Noon–5:30 The Chile Pepper Tattoo Parlor

Get inked with BBG chile tattoos
Location: Magnolia Plaza

1:00–3:00 Kids’ Fun With Garden Seasonings

Discovery Workshop
Location: Lily Pool Terrace

1:00–5:30 Chile Pepper Sugar Art (Website)

With Sugarworks confectioner Max Kitano
Location: Rotunda

And More…

Noon–5:30 Cool Books & Websites About Hot Peppers

Location: Gardener’s Resource Center

Noon–5:30 Chile Gift Express

Location: Cherry Esplanade

Noon–5:30 Hot Food * Cold Beer

Location: Cherry Esplanade

1:00–2:00 Seasonal Highlights Tour

Location: Visitor Center

1:00–5:30 Thai Fruit & Vegetable Carving

Presented by the Tourism Authority of Thailand
Location: Rotunda


Nick Lindauer

 
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