The Prize Foundation is thrilled to announce the lineup of events for their annual Prize Fest, a celebration of film, food, music, fashion, and comedy. Prize Fest 2022 will return to the streets of downtown Shreveport for not one but two weekends. Weekend One (October 14-16) will feature Music Prize and Fashion Prize. Weekend Two (October 20-22) will house the Louisiana Film Prize, Food Prize and Comedy Prize.Continue reading
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The Texas Theatre is hosting the directorial debut of “Ramen Heads” from Koki Shigeno. There will be a fourth wall offering from chef Justin Holt and Gang serving two styles of ramen at the event for 10$ cash (only).
In ‘Ramen Heads,’ Osamu Tomita, Japan’s reigning king of ramen, takes us deep into his world, revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles, and his relentless search for the highest-quality ingredients. In addition to Tomita’s story, the film also profiles five other notable ramen shops, each with its own philosophy and flavour, which exemplify various different aspects the ramen world. Continue reading
The Lone Star Film Society & Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today a free screening of Billy Wilder’s Oscar-winning film Sunset Boulevard at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on April 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM.Cinema and opera collide in this exciting new event, featuring a multimedia talk by opera director Chuck Hudson, and a performance by FWOpera-TCU Hattie Mae Lesley Apprentice Artist Bronwyn White. Not only will audiences get a sneak peek of FWOpera’s dazzling, 1950s Hollywood production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, inspired by Sunset Boulevard, but for one night only, film lovers will get a chance to view this critically acclaimed classic on the big screen. Continue reading
For some, delicatessen food is close to a religious experience. A tender, crumbling cut of corned beef steeped in its juices. A full-bodied garlic dill pickle. Spicy brown mustard with grain. A blintz that melts in your mouth like a creamsicle on a summer’s day. Recipes and culinary garnishes from Hungary, Poland, Russia, Romania that flowed into late 19th and early 20th century America and soon became part of an American culinary and cultural vernacular – Deli.
DELI MAN is a documentary film produced and directed by Erik Greenberg Anjou; the third work in his trilogy about Jewish culture. The celebrated preceding films are “A Cantor’s Tale” and “The Klezmatics – On Holy Ground,” which have to date screened at more than two hundred international film festivals and have been broadcast in the U.S., Israel, Canada and Poland. The principal guide of DELI MAN is the effusive and charming Ziggy Gruber, a third-generation delicatessen man, owner and maven (as well as a Yiddish-speaking French trained chef) who currently operates one of the country’s top delis, Kenny and Ziggy’s in Houston, Texas. Kenny and Ziggy’s has been touted in press reviews ranging from “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” to the L.A. Daily News. Continue reading
This Monday there will be a special screening of Hey Bartender at the Village Theater at 32 Highland Park Village at 7pm. The film is about a bartender in the era of craft cocktail. After the film meet Jason Kosmas, co-owner of one of the bars featured in the film, Employees Only in New York. Kosmas will speak abut the film and host a Q&A session. You will also hear from the film’s director, Douglas Tirola and William Grant Portfolio Ambassador, Charlotte Voisey. The evening will finish up with an after party next door at the Village Bar.
Here is the film’s IMDB synopsis: Continue reading
Many months ago we discussed the Indie Film, Somm, made with unprecedented access that takes the viewer on a humorous, emotional, and illuminating look into one of the world’s most prestigious, secretive, and exclusive organizations – the Court of Master Sommeliers and the massively intimidating Master Sommelier Exam. Continue reading