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‘Spirits of Diversity’ event 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 3

The distinct flavor of every liquor is shaped by the society and traditions that produced it. Likewise, our background and cultural heritage makes each of us unique.

The distinct flavor of every liquor is shaped by the society and traditions that produced it. Likewise, our background and cultural heritage makes each of us unique. And just as we revel in the variety of tastes that spirits have to offer, there is a wealth of experience to be found in the diversity of human cultures.

Please join Torch Community for our Spirits of Diversity event on Thursday, Mar. 3, where we’ll dive into the world of spirits — both human and alcoholic.

Bittercube: Ira Koplowitz and Nicholas Kosevich
Bittercube: Ira Koplowitz and Nicholas Kosevich

Our guides on this journey are Ira Koplowitz and Nick Kosevich, the cocktail mixologists collectively known as Bittercube. They’ll be teaching us about the importance of a liquor’s background and history, how to taste spirits properly and how to become cocktail connoisseurs. Along the way, we’ll discuss how our backgrounds and cultures provide an animating force throughout our lives.

The evening’s keynote speaker will be Philomena Morrissey Satre, Vice-President of Diversity and Inclusion at Wells Fargo.

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Agenda
5:30-6 p.m. – Mix and mingle
6-8 p.m. – Event program and keynote speech
8-8:30 p.m. – More mingling

Light hors d’oeuvres are included at this event, and a cash bar will be provided.

Get the early bird rate of only $10 when you purchase tickets before Feb. 17. This promises to be unlike any diversity event you have ever attended!

Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Date: Thursday, Mar. 3, 2011
Place: International Market Square, 275 Market St., Minneapolis, MN 55405
Cost: $10 before Feb. 17; $15 until Mar. 3; $20 at the door