Brunch is Hell: A Dinner Party Primer!

WFDD Event
Saturday, December 16, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm

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Coming December 16th: a truly special event with a program hosted by Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam of The Dinner Party Download.

You've come to rely on them for killer ice-breakers, delicious cocktails, and insightful answers to etiquette questions to win your dinner parties. Now, Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano are leaving the dinner table to fight the scourge of brunch through the pages of their new book Brunch is Hell: How to Save the World By Throwing a Dinner Party, and they want to start this courageous odyssey with you!

Come and enjoy a special program with us, featuring the hosts of The Dinner Party Download, Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano, before their last broadcast. We'll start the evening with a mix and mingle with Brendan, Rico, the staff of 88.5 WFDD, and other public radio fans and supporters. Alma Mexicana, a new restaurant from the owners of The Porch Kitchen and Cantina, will provide amazing hors d'oeuvres. Local mixologist Tim Nolan will keep things interesting with a signature cocktail for the evening, and there will be a cash bar for beer and wine. We'll then get to hear Brendan and Rico's take on what makes a good dinner party and get a sneak peek into their new book. Finally, they'll answer your etiquette questions, such as: How can I politely tell a guest that it is time to leave? Hint: put on your pajamas and they'll get the message.

After the Q&A, Brendan and Rico will sign your copy of Brunch is Hell. Through a partnership with Bookmarks, you can get your copy at a discounted price when you get your ticket. We'll also have copies available for you to buy the night of the event at full price.

Join Brendan and Rico on their crusade to save the cornerstorne of civilized society: the dinner party. Tickets will go fast, so get yours now!

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