Come To Dinner 2017
Argha Noah x The Plate Sale are pleased to invite you to Come to Dinner 2017!
THIS THURSDAY join us from 8 to 11 PM for a free party featuring culinary creations from The Plate Sale! An evening of food, music, art and poetry, Come to Dinner 2017 will bring together Atlanta’s leading activists, artists, educators, and other movers and shakers to let loose, dance, and connect over dishes and drinks.
Featured Experiences Include:
+ A la carte dishes from The Plate Sale, a culinary group that utilizes quality food and fresh ingredients to produce community dining experiences.
+ Custom cocktails created by The Plate Sale, seasonal beer provided by Creature Comforts, and other bar options.
+ Sounds by Jay Simon, local house DJ
+ Private viewing of the light and fiber installation, "Even Mountains Are Only Suspended On Strings,” a new work created by artist and scientist Bojana Ginn specific to the Argha Noah site with support from participants in Melly Wirtes’ art therapy program at Mercy Care Atlanta.
+ Poetry reading by Nicholas Goodly (MFA Columbia University), art editor of the Columbia Journal Online and writing editor of WUSSY MAG.
Proceeds from Come To Dinner 2017 will go towards commissioning "Even Mountains Are Only Suspended On Strings" as well as future Argha Noah initiatives.
About The Plate Sale:
The Plate Sale is led by Mike and Shyretha Sheats, who are former members of the award-winning restaurant, Staplehouse.
About Bojana Ginn:
An interdisciplinary artist, former MD, and scientist, Bojana Ginn graduated from Medical School in Belgrade, Serbia in 2001 and completed her MFA in Sculpture at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in 2013. Ginn’s work has been exhibited extensively in the U.S. and in numerous exhibitions abroad, including the 2016 Venice Architectural Biennale. She has received too many honors to name, but some recent accolades include a 2014 Tanne Foundation Award, a two-year residency at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, and nominations from the International Sculpture Center for the Student Outstanding Achievement Award and the Joan Mitchell Foundation for their annual MFA Grant. She is represented by Atlanta’s Whitespace Gallery and is a winner of the 2017/2018 MOCA GA Working Artist Project Fellowship.
About Nicholas Goodly:
Nicholas Goodly is a recipient of the 2017 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. A Cave Canem Fellow, Nicholas received a Teaching Fellowship from Columbia University and was a finalist in the 2017 Tennessee Williams Poetry Contest and a finalist in the 2016 Academy of American Poets Prize. Nicholas is the creator of the LGBT reading series Loudspeaker and currently lives in Atlanta, GA.
About Mercy Care:
A Federally Qualified Health Center and Atlanta’s only Healthcare for the Homeless program (330h), Mercy Care provides crucial healthcare services to the poor and marginalized in Atlanta. Mercy Care’s Peer Support Program offers patients the opportunity to build life skills and healthy coping mechanisms to encourage an independent and healthy lifestyle. Classes offer a wide array of options including QI Gong/Tai Chi, Journaling, Meditation, and Art Therapy.
Food & Beverage Sponsors: Creature Comforts Brewery and White Oak Pastures.