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Los Angeles’ art and culinary worlds unite to celebrate the second anniversary of the online art magazine East of Borneo with an outdoor evening of high-quality food and fundraising. EATS of Borneo will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, Top Chef Masters judge Krista Simmons, and a special lineup of invited chefs—artists, writers, and local museum curators—presenting their best homemade dishes at Culver City art gallery Blum and Poe. The evening’s additional highlights include live music, local craft beer from Golden Road Brewing, grilled food by Seoul Sausage Company (winners of Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race), and a food/drink-themed raffle. East of Borneo is published by California Institute of the Arts.

EATS of Borneo takes place on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 6 pm to 11 pm. Tickets are $40 door/$35 advance and include food and one drink ticket. Blum and Poe is located at 2727 La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles 90034. [Reserve tickets here].

The event continues a longstanding conversation between the worlds of food and art. East of Borneo’s archive offers a number of articles, video and interviews exploring some of these art/food connections from the history of art in Southern California—including an interview with artist Terry Allen that discusses Allen Ruppersberg’s seminal installation Al’s Café (1969); a video of composer Harry Partch making rose petal jam; and images of a handmade book by Laura Owens that uses California newspapers from the 1960s and plays on the old joke about California being “full of Fruits and Nuts.”

Even EATS of Borneo special guest Jonathan Gold was once a performance artist and worked as a studio assistant for the acclaimed artist Chris Burden. Click here for an interview transcript from This American Life in which Gold discusses an early performance involving a blindfold, a machete, and a live chicken.

Guests at EATS of Borneo can expect culinary treats such as liquid nitrogen ice cream, pork buns, moussaka, acorn squash caponata, fruit tartlets, and more from art world chefs including local museum curators Rita Gonzalez (LACMA), Corrina Peipon (Hammer Museum), and Karin Higa; artists Harry Gamboa, Jr., Jennifer West, Alison Saar, and Joe Sola; Mark Allen (Machine Project), Leonardo Bravo (Big City Forum), Eric Kim (co-director of Chinatown performance art space Human Resources), Bret Nicely (Assoc. Director of Digital Initiatives at MOCA), and art dealer Francois Ghebaly; writers Susan Morgan and Joanna Fiduccia; and East of Borneo editors Thomas Lawson and Stacey Allan.

Raffle prizes include a Glutton’s Delight package from the Parker Palm Springs resort, martinis with legendary film director Roger Corman, a private pig butchering class from Lindy & Grundy, bowling and cocktails at The Spare Room, a coffee bean subscription and home brewing lesson from Tonx, a cedar box farm from LA Farm Hands, a “Blood and Dumplings” tour of the San Gabriel Valley from Esotouric, books and Lucky Peach magazine subscriptions from McSweeney’s, artworks from Laura Owens and Jeffrey Vallance, and more.

Additional support for EATS of Borneo is provided by Whole Foods Market West Los Angeles and Boxed Water.

East of Borneo is an online magazine of contemporary art, and its history, as considered from Los Angeles. Since its launch in 2010, East of Borneo has been lauded in The Huffington Post as “a new model for online magazines,” celebrated in art & design publications including Artforum.com, Art in America, Flavorpill, KCET’s Artbound, and Design Observer, and nominated “Best Arts & Culture Site” finalist by the readers of the LA Weekly for their 2012 Web Awards.

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