Here’s what’s coming up:
Long Island LitFest and Newsday Live Present Luis Miranda, Jr.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Meet activist, political consultant and creator of Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights, Hamilton) in a fascinating talk with moderators Joye Brown, Newsday Associate Editor and Dan Janison, Newsday Columnist. This is a FREE virtual talk about Miranda’s life, his passion as a dad, his career and his involvement in bringing Hamilton to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Then, for more, watch the HBO documentary, Siempre Luis. Please register in advance at Newsday.com.
Long island LitFest and Newsday Live Present Chef Jacques Pépin
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:30 pm
Join us for a free, virtual talk with worldwide acclaimed French chef Jacques Pépin in conversation with Newsday longtime food writer Erica Marcus, when they chat about his renowned career, his latest cookbook, Quick & Simple, and the Jacques Pépin Foundation.
Jacques Pépin is the winner of sixteen James Beard Awards and a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award, and author of twenty-nine cookbooks including Quick & Simple, A Grandfather’s Lessons, Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen, and Essential Pépin. He has starred in twelve acclaimed PBS cooking series and was awarded France’s highest distinction, the Legion of Honor.
Please register in advance at Newsday.com.
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