A friendly neighborhood store can help people feel rooted in their community. But what happens when those businesses close up shop? And how can small businesses in particular survive in the high-rent, high-risk Washington region?
Guest Host: Rebecca Sheir
For centuries, artists in every mode have drawn inspiration from their lunch. From the Renaissance era still-life of a banquet table to Andy Warhol’s famous Campbell’s soup cans, food has long been a focus of painters and designers. And many an eater would tell you an artfully arranged plate of food is more appealing than a messy one, no matter the taste. We talk with local artists and a food historian about the intersection of meals and masterpieces.
- Marcella Kriebel Artist; Author & Illustrator, 'Mi Comida Latina'
- Cory Bernat Professor, George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design; co-curator, FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950–2000 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History; graphic designer
- Josh Kramer Journalist; Illustrator; Writer and Illustrator, 'Drawn to Flavor'
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