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Chocolate Infusion ~ Sunday, January 25, 2015

Chocolate Infusion PosterChocolate Infusion returns to the Miners Foundry!

Taste delectable chocolate creations from chocolatiers and chefs, savor delicious local wines and enjoy performances by Lorraine Gervais and Jacob Aginsky with jazz from the speakeasy era!

The Union will present Chocolate Infusion on Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the Miners Foundry.

Tickets are $20 in Advance and $25 at the door.

Tickets may be purchased online or at the offices of The Union, 464 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, (530) 273-9561.

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Photo by Akim Aginksy

Photo by Akim Aginksy

The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities.   The Foundry is a non profit organization, pleased to support the Nevada County theatre community.

To support cultural programming and the preservation of the historic Miners Foundry, please become a member or make a donation today.

The Thin Man plus Dessert Bar by DeGroot’s Chocolates, Friday, November 16th

With only two screenings left, the Miners Foundry Cultural Center and Nevada City Film Festival will wrap up the 2012 season of their monthly Food & Film Series with the 1934 classic comedy-mystery, The Thin Man, Friday, November 16 and the holiday slapstick comedy National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Saturday, December 15.

Friday, November 16, the Food & Film Series screens The Thin Man directed by W.S. Van Dyke, and based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett, the film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles. Nick is a hard-drinking, retired private detective, and Nora a wealthy heiress.  Nick Charles (Powell), a retired detective, and his wife Nora (Loy) are attempting to settle down when he’s pulled back into service by a friend’s disappearance and possible involvement in a murder. The murderer is finally revealed in a classic dinner-party scene that features all of the suspects.

Renowned Chef Willem DeGroot of The Truffle Shop in Nevada City will complement the cocktail party theme with an array of decadent truffles and tortes. All truffles are created with an imported Belgian chocolate and not only taste amazing they are small works of art. Truffle Tortes contain two layers of a rich truffle filling (ganache) layered with dark chocolate cake, covered in a smooth chocolate glaze, and topped with the appropriate decoration. Truffle Tortes are available in Cafe Mocha, Raspberry and Hazelnut. Chef Willem DeGroot’s products have been sent to the White House, the Vatican, and other discriminating customers around the world.  The Truffle Shop will also be serving their famous Nevada City Ice Cap.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KNOW & GO

WHAT: Food & Film Series presents “The Thin Man”
WHEN: Friday, November 16, Doors 7pm, Film 7:30pm
WHERE: Miners Foundry, 325 Spring Street, Nevada City
TICKETS: Ticket includes film and one drink ticket, $12.00 Members / $15.00 Non-members
Tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the Nevada City Box Office, (530) 265-5462, www.nevadacityboxoffice.org or at Briar Patch Co-Op.

“The Thin Man” ~ Friday, November 16, 2012 ~ 7:00 p.m. Doors / 7:30 p.m. Film ~ $12.00 Members / $15.00 Non-members

The Miners Foundry Cultural Center and the Nevada City Film Festival present “The Thin Man” on Friday, November 16, 2012. The special screening is part of the Food & Film Series, pairing movies with a fabulous dining experience.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the film begins at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $12.00 for Miners Foundry or Magic Lantern Film Society Members and $15.00 for Non-members.  One drink ticket is included with price of admission.  Tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the Nevada City Box Office, (530) 265-5462, or at Briar Patch Co-Op.

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After a four year absence, one time detective Nick Charles (William Powell) returns to New York with his new wife Nora (Myrna Loy) and their dog, Asta. Nick re-connects with many of his old cronies, several of whom are eccentric characters, to say the least. He’s also approached by Dorothy Wynant (Maureen O’Sullivan) whose inventor father Clyde Wynant is suspected of murdering her step-mother. Her father had left on a planned trip some months before and she hasn’t had any contact with him. Nick isn’t all that keen on resuming his former profession but egged-on by wife Nora, who thinks this all very exciting, he agrees to help out. He solves the case, announcing the identity of the killer at a dinner party for all of the suspects.

Renowned Chef Willem DeGroot of The Truffle Shop in Nevada City will complement the cocktail party theme with an array of decadent truffles and tortes. All truffles are created with an imported Belgian chocolate and not only taste amazing they are small works of art. Truffle Tortes contain two layers of a rich truffle filling (ganache) layered with dark chocolate cake, covered in a smooth chocolate glaze, and topped with the appropriate decoration. Truffle Tortes are available in Cafe Mocha, Raspberry and Hazelnut. Chef Willem DeGroot’s products have been sent to the White House, the Vatican, and other discriminating customers around the world.  The Truffle Shop will also be serving their famous Nevada City Ice Cap.


 

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Mmmmm, Chocolate! The Union’s 6th Annual Chocolate Infusion—an afternoon of chocolate, wine and jazz will be Sunday, January 28th at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City, California. Chocolate Infusion is a fun speakeasy-themed afternoon of mouth-watering chocolate and wine tasting, with authentic 1920s entertainment featuring the incredibly talented James Pace on jazz piano and Marty Geiger on trumpet reminiscent of the old Speakeasy world of 1920’s Chicago. Bring your friends and enjoy their sound throughout the afternoon while you visit the many local and regional chocolatiers, caterers and chefs who will be presenting their best delicacies for you to sample, both sweet and savory. Local wineries and breweries will also be on hand to pour tastes of their wines and beers. All samples, a souvenir wine glass, plus your entertainment and entry for door prizes are included in your ticket price. A no-host bar, sponsored by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, will sell wines by the glass and also their famous Chocolate Martinis and all bar proceeds will benefit the Nevada City Chamber.

New this year is our “Golden Ticket” promotion, sponsored by Stucki Jewelers of Grass Valley. Each week prior to Chocolate Infusion, watch your copy of The Union for a “Golden Ticket” good for a pair of free tickets to the event. Then at the event, each attendee will be handed a sealed envelope upon entry, to be opened all together at 2:30 pm in the Osborne Woods Hall of the Miners Foundry. One lucky attendee will find the Golden Ticket in their envelope, and they will win a beautiful rose gold chocolate quartz necklace, valued at $600, donated by Stucki Jewelers.

There is no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon in January than at Chocolate Infusion at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City! 1920’s period attire is encouraged, but not required. A $50 gift certificate to the Golden Era Lounge will be awarded to the Best Man’s costume and Best Woman’s costume! Tickets are $25 in advance and available at The Union office at 464 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, by calling 530-477-4241, or online at www.theunion.com/chocolate. Tickets at the door the day of the event will be $30.