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Coffee And Tea Festival Brightens Up The Weekend

For a great chance to explore all aspect of our national obsession with caffene, the 4th annual Coffee and Tea Festival NYC will be host to a spectacular collection of coffee and tea companies from around the country at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 W 18th St. between 6th and 7th Ave.).
Yoon Hee Kim
Open to both the trade and the public from 11 am - 6 pm on 4-18 and 11 am - 5 pm on 4-19, 2009, the show serves as an opportunity for gustatory professional and the public to meet on this common ground--a love for coffee and tea.

Included among the featured exhibitors for the 2009 show are the following companies:
Omoma Coffee, SerendipiTea, Café La Paz, Tay Tea, Tavalon, Starbucks, Harney & Sons Tea, Green Mountain Coffee, Keurig, Guayaki Yerba Mate, El Pedral Gourmet Coffee, Hancha Tea, Zen Green Tea Liqueur, Srina Tea, Vittoria Café Coffee, TeLight, Sacred Rose Tea, and Jalima Coffee.

The show will also feature some extraordinary related products including Best Friends Cocoa, Biscottea, Deborah’s Kitchen, Chip ‘N Dipped Cookie Co., Erica’s Rugelach, and Taste of Home Bakery.

In addition to booths, tastings and opportunities to buy unique products, this two-day event  also features a full program of presentations from well-known industry pros and pioneers.

Some of the highlights include:
• Home Roasting 101
Presented by Donny Raus, President of Northeast Roasters Group.
• Korean Loose Leaf Tea Ceremony
Presented by Yoon Hee Kim of the Korean Tea Culture Foundation.
• Chocolate Tasting
Hosted by Dina Cheney, author of "Tasting Club."
• Afternoon Tea: Tips Terms, and Traditions
Presented by Ellen Easton.
• The Art of Coffee Cupping & Tasting
Hosted by Marcela Zuchovicki of Jalima Coffee, Sponsored by Gillies Coffee.
• From Garden to Cup: Journey With Tea
Presented by Yoon Hee Kim,
Korean Tea Culture Foundation.
• Think Outside the Cup: Creating Coffee-And Tea-Infused Desserts,
Presented by Celebrity Chef Melody McGinley Whitelaw.
• Turkish Coffee & Culture, Presented by Sule Akoglu of The Turkish
Cultural Center.
• Korean Powdered Green Tea Ceremony
Presented by Yoon Hee Kim, Korean Tea Culture Foundation.
• Green Teas of China, Korea and Japan
Presented by Yoon Hee Kim, Sponsored by TeaClassics.
• Tea Cocktails
presented by Chris Cason, Tea Sommelier at Tavalon

The 4th Annual Coffee & Tea Festival: NYC will also help raise funds and awareness for Cup for Education, the official charity of the event. Cup for Education helps poor and rural coffee communities of Central and Latin America build schools within their communities and provide the basic tools needed to educate the future generations of coffee farmers.

Goodie bags will be also be available to attendees each day and include samples from: Adagio Tea, Celestial Seasonings, Wholesome Sweeteners, The Tea House Times, Glee Gum, Teeccino, Choice Organic Tea, Chopsticks Magazine, and others.

An all day pass includes sampling of the international lineup of coffee and tea exhibitors as well as attendance at the special
presentations.

for more info: www.CoffeeAndTeaFestival.com  

The 4th Annual Coffee & Tea Festival: NYC
April 18th and 19th, 2009 

The Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th St.
631 940 7290  

 

Poetry, Comedy, Politics, & Progress at the 2021 IAAC Literary Festival


The Indo-American Arts Council (or IACC) will be having their 2021 Literary Festival online and in person this year. The event features an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. The week-long festival will be held live in New York City for local authors and on an on-line platform for global authors that will host book readings, keynote speakers, thought leaders and podcasts followed by virtual interactive sessions.

Author, comedian, speech writer, and actor Kal Penn will be talking about his new book, You Can’t Be Serious, on December 12 at the DAG Fuller Building (41 E 57th St Suite 708, New York, NY). Streamed online, author Yatindra Mishra will be in conversation with musician Amjad Ali Khan about his book Akhtari. Author Tripurdaman Singh and Adeel Hussain will be in conversation with moderator Rakesh Kaul about their book Nehru: The Debates that defined India.

Engineer turned comedian and speech-maker, Dan Nainan, talks about his new book, Accidentally Funny. A Poetry Session will feature Arundhathi Subramaniam, Purvi Shah and Ralph Nazareth, among others. Former CEO and Chairman of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi, will be about her ambitions, career, and her new book My Life in Full.

Film director, Suman Ghosh, will discuss his new book Soumitra Chatterjee: A Film-Maker Remembers, which is an intimate look at the life and works of the late cinematic legend, Soumitra Chatterjee.

And this is only a sampling of the events going on during the Festival.

To learn more, go to: https://iaac.us/iaac-literary-festival-2021/

IAAC Literary Festival 2021
December 4 - 12, 2021

Various locations & online

Schomburg Center Literary Festival Explores Freedom


The Third Annual Schomburg Center Literary Festival
: Reading the African Diaspora expands on the Schomburg Center’s long tradition of championing authors of African descent from across the globe and publications that celebrate Black history and culture. Running June 14 to the 19th, the fest will be held virtually. 

This year’s festival explores the concept of freedom, culminating on June 19, also known in the United States as Juneteenth, a day in 1865 marking freedom for enslaved people in Galveston, Texas. The third annual Schomburg Center Literary Festival features book talks with critically acclaimed authors such as Carol Anderson, Mahogany L. Browne, Ellis Cose, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Kiese Laymon, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Ben Okri, and more.

To learn more, go to: https://www.schomburgcenterlitfest.org/

The Third Annual Schomburg Center Literary Festival
June 14 - 19, 2021

 

The New York Public Library’s World Literature Festival Goes Online


The New York Public Library’s World Literature Festival
, running April 12–30, 2021, celebrates books and writers from around the world and reflects the languages spoken in our communities. As part of the concurrent Immigrant Heritage Week (April 12–18) the NYPL is streaming special author talks in world languages, online events, and more for all ages in Español (Spanish), 中文 (Chinese), Русский (Russian), বাংলা (Bengali), Français (French), and 日本語 (Japanese)—all free.

Events include:

  • Wed, Apr 14: Nicole Dennis-Benn
    (In English with closed captions)

  • Sat, Apr 17: Alexander Stessin
    (In Russian with live English interpretation)

  • Mon, Apr 19: don Miguel Ruiz
    (In Spanish with live English interpretation)

  • Wed, Apr 21: Ha Jin
    (In Chinese with live English interpretation)

  • Sat, Apr 24: Colombe Schneck
    (In French with live English interpretation)

  • Thurs, Apr 29: Naomi Hirahara
    (In English with live Japanese interpretation)

All events are streaming online.

To learn more, go to: https://www.nypl.org/spotlight/world-literature-festival

NYPL World Literature Festival
April 12 - 30, 2021

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