Approximate running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
CulinaryArts@SPAC: “The Negroni with Matt Hranek”
Cocktails and Conversation with WAMC’s Joe Donahue and Hamlet & Ghost’s Brendan Dillon Presented by SPAC’s Action Council & Junior Committee
Saturday, October 16 ǀ 5:30-7:00pm The Pines Terrace
Join us Saturday, October 16 for “WAMC@SPAC: The Negroni with Matt Hranek,” a special event on the Pines Terrace.
Join SPAC and WAMC for a very special event with Matt Hranek, author of “The Negroni” and “The Martini,” in conversation with WAMC’s Joe Donahue on the all-new Pines Terrace at SPAC. This event begins at 5:30pm on the Pines@SPAC Terrace with hors d’oeuvres and a flight of Negroni variations, led by Matt Hranek and guest bartender Brendan Dillon of Hamlet & Ghost. Following the tasting, WAMC’s Joe Donahue will lead a conversation with Matt, discussing the history of the Negroni, the inspiration for his book, and the cultural significance reflected in the famous Italian cocktail.
Following the live conversation will be an audience Q&A and book signing with the author! A limited number of copies of “The Negroni” will be available for sale on site, but to order a copy prior to the event visit Northshire Bookstore.
Tickets are $30 each and may sell out, so get yours now!
Special thanks to Pam Abrams, Kim Klopstock, the SPAC Action Council and the SPAC Junior Committee.
Please review attendance guidelines below.
Health & Safety Guidelines: All attendees are required to show proof of having completed their COVID-19 vaccination no sooner than 14 days prior to the event. Acceptable forms of proof include vaccination card, a photo of your vaccination card, or the Excelsior Pass. All attendees are required to wear a mask when not eating or drinking. Any updates to these guidelines will be sent via email. In case of inclement weather, this event will be moved inside the Nancy DiCresce Education Room in The Pines@SPAC.
About the author: Matt Hranek is the author of The Negroni, A Man & His Watch, and A Man & His Car, as well as a photographer, a director, and the founder/editor of the men’s lifestyle magazine WM Brown. He and his family divide their time between Brooklyn and the Wm Brown farm in upstate New York, though he can also be spotted quite often in old-school bars around Europe, Negroni in hand. Find him on Instagram at @wmbrownproject.