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Tribal Rhythms: Drumming Lessons

Tribal Rhythms, Drum Lessons, Drumming, Ogden, Utah, Eccles Community CenterExplore the basics of drumming. Traditional African rhythms and djembe techniques will be taught. We will have a facilitated drum circle, so you can get playing and have fun!

High-quality African drums (djembes) and instruments will be supplied for class use. Or you may bring your own to play.

Instructor: Déjà Mitchell

Beginning
Session I (six weeks): August 29th – October 17, 2011  Mondays 4-5 p.m.
Ages: 8 through Adult
Tuition/session:$42 members, $45 nonmembers.

Cooking Japanese Steakhouse Style

Viking Cooking Classes, Japanese Steakhouse Style Cooking, Sugar House, Utah, Salt Lake CityOnce you know the “secret” ingredients and understand the cooking methods used by Japanese steakhouses, you’ll be able to re-create the atmosphere of a high-energy Japanese steakhouse right in your own home. Along with dazzling side dishes, we’ll provide the recipes for succulent steak and shrimp that are so good, your guests won’t even mind if you don’t slice, dice and flip them onto their plates.

SKILLS and TECHNIQUES Working with authentic Japanese ingredients; cooking traditional teppanyaki (hibachi-style) dishes in your own home; peeling, deveining and cooking shrimp; making salad dressing; flambéing; searing and testing meat for doneness; making sauces; stir-frying/wok-cooking.

  • Steakhouse Salad with Creamy Ginger Dressing
  • Teppanyaki Shrimp Flambé with Yoshi’s Special Sauce
  • Hibachi Steak with Fresh Vegetables and Mustard Sauce
  • Japanese Fried Rice
  • Sample Recipes: Edamame; Tangerine Sorbet
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

    Death by Taxes Dinner Theatre, Midvale Main Street Theatre, Theater, Salt Lake County, Utah, Dinner Theatre, Come and be an extra on the set of what promises to be Iggie Ego’s greatest film yet! “Death…by Taxes!” This film features none other than the British Heart throb himself…Edwin Bardsley! Also starring the man of many faces, Maximillian Murphy and of course, the up and coming starlet…Miss Tiffany Swords!

    Come and be part of the action on the last day of filming in the studio. Tensions are running high as Iggie struggles to get the last scenes PERFECT…in Lights…Camera…MURDER!

    February 11th, 25th and 26th (Sat)
    March 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th
    April 1st, 8th, 15th and 16,  and 29, 2011

    Shows start at 7 p.m
    Admission is $15 without dinner and $25.00 with dinner. Call 801-906-8591 to make reservations. You can also buy tickets online at www.poisonivymysteries.com

    Thai Cooking School

    Thai Cooking School, Cuisine, Classes, Participation, Salt Lake City, UtahThai cuisine is unquestionably among the world’s finest with its surprising blend of hot, sweet and sour flavors, all in perfect balance. In this stimulating hands-on workshop, prepare a highly distinctive Thai menu that boldly explodes on the palate. Along with your meal, enjoy a glass of wine or Thai iced tea while discussing the creative cooking techniques and exotic ingredients of Thailand.

    SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Cooking with traditional Thai ingredients; grilling steak; making soup; stir-frying/wok-cooking; cooking shrimp perfectly every time.

  • Thai Beef Salad with Lettuce Cups and Sticky Rice
  • Coconut and Lemongrass Soup with Chicken (Tom Khai Gai)
  • Rice Noodles with Shrimp and Peanuts (Shrimp Pad Thai)
  • Sample Recipe: Mango Sorbet “Martini” with Basil Sugar Rim
  • Sample Recipe: Thai Iced Tea
  • Bonus Recipe: Ginger Cosmopolitans
  • American Heritage Festival

    Experience daily life of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries at this family-centered event. Learn what it was like in a Mountain Man Camp in the 1830s and how Colonial Soldiers lived on a campaign. Learn about Native American culture, 18th/19th century military history and the cowboys of the late 1800s. It’s all here, with music, demonstrations, crafts and even a candy cannon!

    A Historical Talent Show and Buckskinner’s Ball is 8 p.m. Saturday, get in for $1 admission. The other events are free.

    For information, call Linda at 801-261-1756 or Shirlee at 435-228-8184

    American Indian

    Sphinxes and Sweethearts

    Sphinxes and Sweethearts, BYU, Brigham Young University, Museum of Peoples and Cultures, Provo, Utah, Utah County, Utah Valley, LDS, Dating Ideas, Games, Food, EducationalNeed to woo your valentine? Bring a date to BYU’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures (MPC) to experience a night of Egyptian culture and cuisine on Friday, February 11th. The Egyptian-themed date night “Sphinxes and Sweethearts” will begin at 7:00 that evening.

    “We created this date night as a means to educate participants about ancient Egyptian culture in a relaxed, casual setting,” said Anna McKean, promotions manager at the MPC.

    February 11th will be an evening filled with competition, prizes, learning, and food. Couples will have the chance to win prizes through three different activities: a mummy-wrapping race, a set of three different games (Pyramid, Egyptian Balderdash, and “Matching of the Gods”), and painting hieroglyphics. Mediterranean refreshments will also be provided for the couples to enjoy.

    “I like ‘Sphinxes and Sweethearts’ because it’s a date night unlike any other,” said McKean. “How often do you hear someone say that they learned to paint hieroglyphics over the weekend?”

    Tickets for the date night are $10 per couple and will be available at the WSC Information Desk beginning Monday, February 7th. For more information visit mpc.byu.edu or call 801.422.0020.

    The Art of Valentine Cooking

    New! Valentine’s Date Night

    Valentine's Day Date Night, Cookies, Cooking Class, Wine, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dinner Party, Lessons, Instructions, EducationalEvery February, loved ones exchange flowers, candy and other tokens of affection, all in the name of St. Valentine. This year instead of fighting for reservations at overbooked restaurants, stir up some romance in the kitchen preparing a delightful dinner with your special someone. Now that’s amore!

    TECHNIQUES Working with yeast; making crispy flatbread; sautéing wild mushrooms; searing, resting and cooking beef; poaching shellfish in butter; roasting asparagus; making a classical sauce; baking mini cakes; making and piping frosting.

    • Wild Mushroom Truffle Flatbread with Arugula and Artisan Cheese
    • Surf and Turf: Roasted Strip Loin Persillade with Butter Poached Lobster Tail
    • Asparagus with Champagne Sabayon
    • Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Mascarpone Vanilla Bean Cream
    • Sample Recipe: Stuffed Peppadews

    *Adult classes are designed for students 16 years of age or older. (Note: Students must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol.