The Gymnasium invites you to Odd Socks
a scintillating smash up of mismatched ideas
Appetites and Bias
Join us for a TRULY EXCITING ODD SOCKS!
Award-winning writers Beth Dooley and Jessica Nordell are going to present a uniquely mis-matched evening of ideas. Each will talk briefly about their passions. Then we turn it over to the audience to find similarities and make weird connections.
For nearly 40 years, Beth Dooley has been covering the local food scene (before it had a name) … Author of six cookbooks, including Savoring the Seasons of the Northern Heartland (with Lucia Watson), and In Winter’s Kitchen, she is a columnist for the Strib and a regular contributor to MPR’s Appetites.
Jessica Nordell is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the NY Times, the Washington Post, the New Republic and Slate. A former sketch comedy writer for A Prairie Home Companion and producer for the radio show, On Being, Jessica will talk about her interest and study of bias, which is the topic for an upcoming book.
WHO: You and Odd Socks Presenters Beth Dooley and Jessica Nordell
WHEN: Friday, April 21 from 7:30 pm until 9 pm (doors open at 7 pm—come early!)
WHERE: Studio 206 in the Ivy Building, 2637 27th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406
WHAT TO EXPECT: Wine, beer, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, ping pong, foosball, fun people and an energetic, intriguing presentation that will inspire and engage your brain!
HOW MUCH: Tickets cost $15 (reservations recommended)
RESERVATIONS: Brown Paper Tickets