American Public Media's "Dinner Party Download" and LA's Hot Dish Reading Series team up with Art Institute: Los Angeles in a one-night only event, featuring dinner party-appropriate stories, anecdotes, and amusing asides from:

Rico Gagliano (public radio's "The Dinner Party")
Summer Block Kumar (McSweeney's, Hot Dish Reading Series)
Lou Mathews (writer of the novel "L.A. Breakdown" and award-winning short story writer)
Davy Rothbart (Found Magazine; My Heart Is An Idiot)
Kent Woodyard (Non-Essential Mnemonics, featured in McSweeney's, forthcoming on Prospect Park Books)

Also, Chef Mauro Rossi and his culinary students at the Art Institute will be creating small plates themed to the content in some of the stories. Bring an appetite.

Wednesday, October 22nd / 9:00 PM / 5250 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601

Hosted by Rico Gagliano & myself. Hope to see you there.