Preview: Rubin Museum: THE POWER OF TEA FAMILY STORIES FROM DARJEELING AND TIBET

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/04/2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Rubin Museum of Art

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Cover image Ann Tashi Slater © Spirikal for WhereNYC

What’s up? Writer Ann Tashi Slater returns to the Rubin Museum to talk about the essential role of tea in her Tibetan family’s life—historically, spiritually, and socially.

Damage? $14-$19

Ann Tashi Slater courtesy of the Rubin Museum

Why you should go. If you haven’t discovered Ann Tashi Slater, then you are in for a treat. American of mixed Tibetan heritage and currently based in Japan, Slater has an amazing talent of blending honest, personal writing with compelling imagery. Her writing always has that personal touch and ability to draw the audience into a different world, with masterpieces such as  “Traveling in Bardo,”  as well other personal memoirs that she has previously presented at the Rubin.

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Useful tips:

  • Attire? Casual or business casual works.
  • RSVP preferred to guarantee your spot.
  • Business cards are always a plus.
  • Bring cash for refreshments.
  • Alone or with friends? Either or
  • Nearby spots for a nightcap or bite to eat? Glad you asked.
  1. Bar Six, bar, restaurant 502 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY 10011 – Love this place. Convenient, great selection and good buzz.
  2. Bill’s Bar & Burger 15 West Street, Meat Packing District – great beer and delicious burgers. Close proximity to the Highline.
  3. Eataly NYC by 23rd and Broadway- loads of eating options food court but gets crowded.
  4. Laut 15 E. 17th St. pan-Asian, good service and food.
  5. Le Singe Vert – French bistro, 160 7th Ave New York, NY, 10011, reliable, great desserts, charming.
  6. Lillie’s Union Square Bar / Restaurant, Edward the 7th would have loved this place, which is a shrine to Lille Langtry. Cozy, charming and great selection of drinks.
  7. Mikado Sushi  525 Ave of the Americas by 14th St., New York, NY 10011 – convenient, good food, reasonably priced.

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