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Summer 2011 Cuisine Contra at the Textile Museum, featuring guest Chef, Barton Seaver. Stop motion video by Danny Harris.


The first Cuisine Contra was held on February 14, 2011.

Chef Mike Isabella prepared a lovely meal for over 200 guests at the beautiful Mexican Cultural Institute.

Performances by:

  • Holly Bass Performance Project
  • OuiOuiNonNon
  • "Peutêtre" from Happenstance Theater
  • Kelly Bond
  • Dr. Danny Harris dispensing relationship advice (People's District)
  • Milosz the Philanderer - Chris Keener
  • BanjerDan
  • Pete Muldoon and Lena Seikaly

Video: Dove Davi