Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 29, 2014

Community in Brief: 05/29/2014

Chinese cooking

TRAVERSE CITY — Chinese-American chef Candice Lee will teach an authentic Chinese cooking class in conjunction with the International Affairs Forum’s China conference.

Lee lived in Beijing from 2006-2013, spending five years at Black Sesame Kitchen, a private kitchen and cooking school. She has appeared on MSNBC and Lonely Planet TV, and has written for Frommer’s guide books.

The class will meet from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Northwestern Michigan College’s Great Lakes Culinary Institute, 715 E. Front St. Lee will discuss different regional styles of Chinese cooking and her experiences living in Beijing. She also will share Chinese cooking techniques and demonstrate dumpling making and other traditional dishes.

The cost is $80 for China conference attendees; $100 for all others. For details or registration, visit or call (800) 836-0717.

Studio Theatre auditions

TRAVERSE CITY — Old Town Playhouse Studio Theatre will hold auditions for its production of “Waiting for Godot.”

Auditions for four adults characters will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 2-3, at the playhouse, 148 E. Eighth St. Auditioners should be familiar with the production and be prepared to read skits from the play and perform some mime and dance. Perusal scripts are available for a $10 deposit.

Performances will be held Sept. 12-27. For details, call 947-2210, visit or email

Small Farms tour

KINGSLEY — The Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan will sponsor a tour of two small farms on Tuesday, June 3.

The 6-8 p.m. tour starts at Great Northern Organic Farm, 6245 Hodge Road, Kingsley, and then moves to the Morganic Farm, 8040 M-113 East, Fife Lake. The tour is free to Master Gardener Association members; a $5-$10 donation for non-members.

Smart Commute breakfast

TRAVERSE CITY — An organic breakfast at Oryana Natural Foods Market, 260 E. 10th St., will close out TART Trails’ Smart Commute Week.

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