Portland ecologist and food writer Heather Arndt Anderson presents Breakfast: From Silver Screen to Small Screen, on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at the Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder)
Why was Scarlett O’Hara depicted enjoying breakfast in bed after being subjected to marital rape? Why does Walter White make pancakes for his family? Why does Agent Dale Cooper like his coffee black?
From scruples and stability to sex and masculinity, come see how breakfast has been used as a device in film and television, from the beginning of cinema to cable TV.
Heather knows breakfast – here latest book is Breakfast: A History. The presentation begins at 6:30 PM, and it’s free. The Jack London has a full bar and menu – sorry, no one under 21 allowed.
And lucky you, it’s two-fer Tuesday – at 7:30 PM Finn John presents Mysterious Skeletons of Old Oregon: If only these bones could talk ….