Persona: A Live Baking Installation
Feb
14
to Feb 15

Persona: A Live Baking Installation

Money problems? Issues with love, your job, property, fertility? Don't despair! Curious patrons of all ages are invited to a live baking installation at Asphodel. Come unburden yourself of your troubles and receive a customized soufflé that will guide you to the correct future. 

Free of charge, come and go as you please.

Performer and pastry chef Kristin Worrall invites the audience to watch her make soufflés, one after another. And while she may have some baking tips to dispense, it's up to the spectators to share their own troubles – culinary or otherwise – in exchange for dessert.

Direction by Matt Korahais
Video by David Pym

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The Recipe: Desserts For The Dead and Hungry Ghosts
Oct
26
to Oct 27

The Recipe: Desserts For The Dead and Hungry Ghosts

“The Recipe” is an episodic live cooking show where a dessert is demonstrated, prepared, and served to an audience in real time. Every show is different with a new recipe shared. In this episode- All Hallows' Eve: death, The Greatest, rebirth; flour, water, yeast. Come celebrate the season of death, and bury what's passed.

*Dessert and a drink will be served during the performance*

Created and Performed by Kristin Worrall
with Stephen Woodall and Betsy Jelinek
Directed by Matt Korahais
Video by David Pym
Production Assistant: Stephen Eckert

The Collapsable Hole
55 Bethune Street
New York, NY 10014

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-recipe-desserts-for-the-dead-and-hungry-ghosts-tickets-38890833530?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

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The Recipe: Mt. Tremper Arts 10th Season Party
Jun
17
8:00 PM20:00

The Recipe: Mt. Tremper Arts 10th Season Party

Reception with dessert and a champagne toast after the show to celebrate Mount Tremper Arts 10th Season.

Saturday, June 17, 2017 8:00 pm / Tickets $20

“Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.” —M.F.K. Fisher

For this performance, Kristin Worrall whips up a celebratory dessert for Mount Tremper Arts’ 10th anniversary using fresh ingredients from MTA’s garden and the help of special guest chef and MTA Co-Founder Mathew Pokoik. As kitchen and theater collide, Worrall shares time-tested recipes, secrets, and tips on how to throw a party—all while considering what it means to be happy in an ever-changing world. 

Kristin Worrall is a pastry artist, performer, and sound designer. As a founding member of Nature Theater of Oklahoma, she has performed in over 20 festivals around the world. Worrall is a Henry Hewes Design Nominee, a recipient of the A.R.T. New York Theater Grant for Sound Design, and an alumna of Lincoln Center’s Director’s Lab and the Watermill Center.

“Her performances come complete with a side of sugar and spice.”
—New York Times Style Magazine

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Put It In Your Mouth: A Dessert Ceremony
Mar
13
8:00 PM20:00

Put It In Your Mouth: A Dessert Ceremony

Dessert is thought to be the luckiest of meals - especially in manifesting prosperity and wealth, or for increasing favor in competitions or games of chance. Its winning energy makes it a great ally for boosting one’s chances in any situation - a first date, tax audit, even landing a promotion. One needs only to be *near* dessert to derive its benefits. But we live in a world where we can't afford to leave things up to chance. So why not take an evening's opportunity to seek out your luxury? Claim your desire. Manifest your dessert destiny. Put it in your mouth.

Come out to The Living Gallery for a special RSVP-only 12-person seated 4-course Dessert Ceremony, honoring the four elements: Air, Earth, Water, and Fire. For $25 you get the 4 course dessert (with beverage). For $55 you can keep your handmade dishware. 

Dessert Ceremony 7:30-8:30. Art show and dessert a la carte to follow with wine and vibes of Friendship, Prosperity, Imagination, and Financial Succe$$.

Tickets:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/put-it-in-your-mouth-a-dessert-ceremony-tickets-32240548348

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Feb
9
8:00 PM20:00

THE RECIPE: ÎLE FLOTTANTE

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9 – 730PM – LIVE BAKING SHOW – According to legend, during the Roman Empire, Saint Valentine was imprisoned and later executed for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry. What would you do for love? Would you die for love? Valentine’s Day – the Feast of St. Valentine – has since evolved into a day when lovers can express their love for one another openly. One way is through dessert.

Come celebrate the holiday to commune, feast, and learn how to make Île Flottante (“Floating Islands”), a classic French dessert. Kristin will share time-tested recipes, tips, and anecdotes of love and heartbreak that you may share with your lover, your friends, or keep just for yourself. It’s an evening where the kitchen and the theater collide, prompting the question: When should we follow a recipe and when we should we break the rules?

All guests will receive dessert after the show.

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The Recipe: Ile Flottante
Created and Performed by Kristin Worrall
with Stephen Woodall and special guest Lucien Zayan
Directed by Matt Korahais
Video by Ilan Bachrach

All guests will receive dessert after the show.

Admission: $20
Wine served w/ donation.
Doors open at 7.30PM, Show at 8pm

Photo by Seymour Templar, 2016

PhotobySeymourTemplar
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In The Mood For Strudel
Nov
4
8:00 PM20:00

In The Mood For Strudel

Present Company is pleased to host "In the Mood For Strudel", a one-night-only live baking performance by artist Kristin Worrall.

Do you want to learn how to flambé, mix, knead, stretch, and roll?
Come enjoy an evening in Vienna via Brooklyn as Kristin shows you how to make APPLE STRUDEL, the official dessert of Austria. 
With live harp music by Aviva Jaye and video projections by Preston Spurlock. 

Dessert will be served directly following the performance.

Doors open at 7:00pm, with wine and beer available.
Performance begins at 7:30pm.

Founded in 2012, Present Company is a Brooklyn-based exhibition and social space. Our program highlights artists and projects in a curated atmosphere of experimentation and collaboration. Present Company is operated by Vince Contarino, Brian Balderston, Chad Stayrook & José Ruiz
present-co.com

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May
30
3:00 PM15:00

CATCH TAKES KNOCKDOWN

Doing a mini cooking show and feeding you dessert at...

CATCH takes
KNOCKDOWN

CATCH is "everyone's favorite" Brooklyn-based, hydra-headed, multi-disciplinary, rough-and-ready performance event series. 

On Memorial Day, Monday 30 May, we're giving you a FREE East NY Barbecue Cook-Off, selling you beer, and presenting these amazing music, dance and performance artists:

Ilan Bachrach and Robert M. Johanson !
Eve Beglarian !
Charlotte Brathwaite and Ayesha Jordan !
Yanira Castro !
Elliot Cole and Katelyn Halpern !
Helga Davis !
I Am A Boys Choir !
Catherine Galasso !
Raja Feather Kelly | the feath3r theory !
Lumberob !
Jennifer Monson/iLAND !
PWR BTTM !
Katy Pyle !
Joseph Silovsky !
Sunwatchers !
Title:Point !
Wildcat !
Kristin Worrall !
YACKEZ !
more !

... and Grillmaster Big Cee ! brings East New York's finest BBQ cook-off FREE!!!

3pm - 9pm Monday 30 May: Memorial Day! 
at Knockdown Center
52-19 Flushing Ave Maspeth, Queens
$20 advance / $25 at the door
info at catchseries.org 
tickets at knockdown.center


"2015 OBIE Award ... Best Ambulatory Feast of Experimental Performance"
- The Village Voice


Knockdown Center:

Knockdown Center is an art center and event space dedicated to unusual projects and collaborations.

The 50,000 square foot building has seen continuous use for more than 100 years: first as a glass factory, then as a door factory. It is named for the Knock-Down door frame that was invented here in 1956 by Samuel Sklar and remains an industry standard to this day. The frame could be shipped in pieces — or “knocked down” — and installed into existing walls, revolutionizing the speed and efficiency of building construction.

 

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