Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design Presents

an Evening with
Las Hermanas Pelaez

on Friday, May 6, 7 - 9:30 pm

MDC Museum of Art + Design at the Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, Fl 33132


The MDC Museum of Art + Design located within the College's Historic Freedom Tower presents An Evening with Las Hermanas Pelaez. The fundraising event includes an intimate book talk and cuisine pairing by food writer Ana Sofía Peláez author of The Cuban Table, A Celebration of Food, Flavors and History, followed by a ferociously comic and moving selection from the one-person play, RUM & COKE by filmmaker and performer Carmen Peláez.  This one-night-only event will take place 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., on Wednesday, May 6, at the Museum.

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Tickets are limited for this very exclusive event. If you have any questions please call (305) 237-7722.

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Ana Sofía Peláez was recently named a 2015 James Beard Finalist. She has been featured by the New York Times, InStyle Magazine and Food 52 among others. She has become a regular contributor to the Cooking Channel's Devour the Blog, written for The Daily Beast, Edible Manhattan, Edible Brooklyn, NY Daily News and has been nominated by Saveur as one of the Best Regional Cuisine blogs of 2012. Caryn James of The New York Times calls Carmen Pelaez’s play, Rum and Coke, "Poignant... She embodies Cuban and Cuban-American Women...acting them beautifully..."


The Cuban Table Book Cover


Special for the event, appetizers, cocktails and desserts featured and inspired from the book will be served, giving guests a unique opportunity to sample authentic treasured recipes. Local favorite Garcia’s Seafood Grille will offer savory bites. In addition, Miami’s unique Little Havana based ice cream shop Azucar, will unveil and serve its new “Torre de Libertad” or “Freedom Tower” flavor. Each guest will receive a signed copy of The Cuban Table. All proceeds will directly support educational and ongoing exhibition programming at the Freedom Tower.

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About MDC Museum of Art + Design MDC Museum of Art + Design (MOA+D) is Miami Dade College’s flagship institution dedicated to the presentation and exhibition of visual art and design, housed at the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College in Downtown Miami. The mission of the Museum is to promote the appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society through direct engagement with original works of art from within the College’s extensive permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Furthermore, the Museum presents year-round lectures, symposiums and art related events to expose, educate and engage the greater public through related creative processes.

MDC Museum of Art + Design
600 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, Fl. 33132 305-237-7710