The Aspen Institute Hosts Discussion on Whether Slowing Down is Necessary to Appreciate Art, Food, Life

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What:             Anna Deavere Smith Works is hosting a discussion on Slow Art, Slow Food, and Slowing Down (Or Not). The discussion will focus on the debate around the slow art movement.

Who:              Nick Anderer, executive chef and partner, Maialino

                        Arden Reed, Arthur M. Dole and Fanny Dole Professor of English, Pomona College

                        Elizabeth Streb, author, STREB: How to Become an Extreme Action Hero

                        Moderated by Anna Deavere Smith, director, Anna Deavere Smith Works at the Aspen Institute

When:            Wednesday, March 12, 2014; 7:00-8:00pm 

Where:           Christie’s, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 

Limited space still available for members of the press that want to attend. Please contact Melanie Levine at melanie.levine@aspeninstitute.org.

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit www.aspeninstitute.org.

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