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A Conversation with Michael Pollan

May 10th, 2014 7:30pm - 10:00pm
A Conversation With Michael Pollan
The Hillman Center for Performing Arts
Sat., May 10, 7:30 pm

Lecture Admission: $55 or VIP/Locavore Supper/Lecture Ticket Package: $175 


Special support for Slow Food Pittsburgh:

Use coupon code slowfood when purchasing your ticket and

The Hillman Center for Arts will contribute $5 to SFP. 




For more than 25 years, University of California-Berkeley professor 

Michael Pollan has explored the intersections of nature and culture. 

Named one of Time's "100 Most Influential People," 

Mr. Pollan lectures on food, agriculture, health and the environment.

His books include New York Times best-sellers "CookedFood Rules: An Eater's Manual"; "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto";  

"The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals" 

and "The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World."


Chef Bill Fuller

The mastermind behind 

Pittsburgh's Big Burrito Restaurant Group,

will interview Pollan on stage. 

Exclusive VIP 'Locavore' Supper Ticket Package:

Have dinner with Michael Pollan. Join us before the show as Mr. Pollan curates 

a farm-to-table reception with five of Pittsburgh's award-winning, visionary chefs. 

Each will demonstrate a culinary philosophy exemplifying one of Pollan's books.



Bill Fuller (Eleven), Kevin Sousa (Superior Motors), Justin Severino (Cure), 

Trevett Hooper (Legume) and Brian Pekarcik (Spoon). You'll sample all their amazing dishes -- so arrive hungry!  Wigle Whiskey, Engine House 25 and Church Brew Workswill provide the drinks.. Commonplace Coffee will brew pourover drinks and 

Wild Purveyors will offer delicious items as well.

Tickets include lecture admission.

Book Signing
A book signing follows the event.

Penguin Bookshop  provides Pollan's books before and after the show.

 Closed captions will be provided for A Conversation with Michael Pollan.

 Event sponsored by UPMC Health Plan

 The Hillman Center for Performing Arts 

Shady Side Academy Senior School 

423 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

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