Director of Visual Arts, Helen Klisser During, reported: “Although we originally scheduled ‘Big Night Out’ during our ‘Foodies’ exhibition this fall, Hurricane Sandy had plans of her own. However, Tarry Lodge and ‘Big Night’ are timeless and an appropriate at any time of the year. The film will be screened in the gallery, amidst our current exhibition, ‘William Wegman: The Traveler,’ which will be a perfect backdrop for a dynamic evening. Tarry Lodge head chef Mario Laposta will be in the gallery, creating and presenting a delicious menu of:
Cocktail Hour (Passed hor'dourves):
Meatballs, Ricotta Crostini & Octopus
Antipasti & Salad:
Assorted Antipasti for Table:
Prosciutto, Salami, Marinated Vegetables and Mozzarella
Tri Colore with White Bean Vinaigrette
1,000 Layer Lasagna
The 1996 film, directed by Campbell Scott and Stanley Tucci, tells the story of a failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers who gamble on one special night to try to save the business. WAC Executive Director, Peter Van Heerden stated, “The food will be amazing and the company great, so come enjoy a cinematic classic while dining on fine Tarry Lodge cuisine and, of course, sipping good wine. Members of our wonderful Board and Staff will join the fun and serve as waiters for the evening.”
For more information and tickets, contact Westport Arts Center at (203) 222-7070, www.westportartscenter.org. The WAC gallery is open seven days a week, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT.
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