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June 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - July 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm UTC-5
June 22 – July 13
Thursday – Sunday 1 – 6 pm
Using the lenses of food and sports, Wicket Leeks showcases cooks, athletes, researchers, artists, coaches, and makers to help investigate the unsavory histories of nationalist, religious, and corporate colonialism in a palatable way, while not sugar-coating its effects, in order to help us better digest our present and cook up a healthier future.
The title Wicket Leeks refers to the wicket– a part of the equipment for the sport of Cricket spread by the British Empire, and Leeks– one of the most common and ancient edible plants in the onion family. It is also in reference to WikiLeaks– the international investigative journalism non-profit.
June 22nd, 6 – 10pm
A View From Above: The Pre-Game Meal by Nathaniel Sullivan
Tuesday June 25th, 7:30pm
Event is free, but requires RSVP!
Wicket Leeks / আড্ডা Adda Featuring A Collaborative Beer Brewing Workshop
Thursday June 27th, 6-11pm
A conversation and food-based hang out with artists Jess Rolls and Zaid Islam around their 2+ year collaboration around shared histories.
Specially Processed American Me: SPAM, War, and Cuisine Workshop
Saturday June 29th, 1 – 3pm
Over a communal meal, artist and playwright Jaime Sunwoo will discuss the history of SPAM, the canned meat, in the Asia-Pacific and its connection to war, class, imperialism, and nostalgia.
Wrestling as Ancient and Contemporary Decentralized Sport History
Saturday June 29th, 3-4:30pm
A participatory, body positive lecture and demonstration.
Participation is optional and requires no former knowledge of wrestling.
– CLOSED July 4th weekend –
July 11th, 7:30 – 10 pm
Potluck + Wicket Leeks Artist Talks
Drinking Beer at the End of the World: A Booze Cruise in the Anthroposcene Shane Farrell
July 12th, 3:00pm-5:30pm
Meet at the Smith – 9th Street G Station. Look for Death.
Epicurean Endocrinology (Liz Flyntz & Byron Rich)
Janine Georgette (Hamilton)
Dr. Joshua D. Phillips
Julian Louis Phillips
Kacie Lyn Martinez
Miss Expanding Universe (Ashley Yang-Thompson) & Zehra Khan
Sneha Mehta & Mallika Chandra