Works

Nonfiction

A lively exploration of the world’s most consumed beverage in all its historical and cultural aspects.

Events

The Perfect Nippy, England, 1930s (Courtesy of the Bramah Museum of Tea and Coffee)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Several events are planned from August to November 2009 in conjunction with
the museum exhibition curated by Beatrice Hohenegger “Steeped in History: The Art of Tea.”
Please go to the Fowler Museum Calendar for details.


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July 31, 2009 – 10:30 AM
University of California – Los Angeles
Asia Institute

Teacher workshop – Illustrated lecture
(for workshop participants only)

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PAST EVENTS


Jan 30, 2007 – 7 PM
Borders Bookstore
3700 Torrance Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503
Tel. 310.540.7000

For more information and directions click here.
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Feb. 11, 2007 – 2 PM
Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
Tel. 626.449.2742
Powerpoint presentation

For more information and directions click here.
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Feb 15, 2007 – 7:30 PM
Warwick Books
7812 Girard Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
Tel. 858.454.0347
A tea tasting will take place in conjunction with the book event.

For more information and directions click here.
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March 8, 2007 – 7 PM
Vroman’s
695 E. Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
Tel. 626.449.5320
Because March 8 is International Women’s Day, the talk will focus
on the role of women in the history of tea and the chapter entitled
“Revenge of the Fair Sex.”

For more information and directions click here.
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March 31 -- 1 PM
Henni's Tea and Cakes
2787 Bechelli Lane
Redding, CA 96002

For more information and directions click here.
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April 3, 2007 – 7 PM
Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel. 800.291.9676

For more information and directions click here.
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April 4, 2007 – 7 PM
Third Place Books
Lake Forest Park Towne Centre
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
Tel. 206.366.3333

For more information and directions click here
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April 7, 2007 – 2-4 PM
Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco
750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel. 415.986.1822
Powerpoint presentation
A tea tasting of a variety of Chinese teas will take place in
conjunction with the event.

For more information and directions click here.
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April 7, 2007 – 6-8 PM
Samovar Tea Lounge
Yerba Buena Gardens
Upper Terrace
730 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel. 415. 227.9400
Special dinner presentation.

For more information and directions click here.
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April 21, 2007 – 1 PM
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Brown Auditorium
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90036
Tel. 323.857.6000
Powerpoint presentation

For more information and directions click here.
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May 6, 2007 – 1 PM
LA Garden Show
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
301 North Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91007
Tel. 626.821.3222
Book signing

For more information and directions click here.
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May 12, 2007 – 10:30 AM
Culinary Historians of Southern California
Los Angeles Public Library
Mark Taper Auditorium
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Tel. 213.228.7201
Powerpoint presentation
A tasting of a variety of Chinese teas offered by Seven Cups
will follow the talk.

For more information and directions click here.
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June 2, 2007 -- 3 PM
Oxnard Public Library
251 South ‘A’ Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
Tel. 805.385.7507
Illustrated talk
Samples of Fair Trade Certified teas will be available
courtesy of Fresh & Fabulous.

For more information and directions click here.
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June 3, 2007 -- 3 PM
Bodhi Tree Bookstore
8585 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90069-5199
Tel. 310.659.1733
The talk will include a chado demonstration.
Samples of Fair Trade Certified teas will be available
courtesy of Choice Organic Teas.

For more information and directions click here.
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June 21, 2007 – 12:30 PM
Beverly Hills Women’s Club
1700 Chevy Chase Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Tel. 310.276.5804
Illustrated talk and tea tasting.

For more information and directions click here.
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July 19, 2007 – 12 PM
Los Angeles Public Library – Memorial Branch
4625 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Tel. 323.938.2732
Samples of Fair Trade Certified teas will be available
courtesy of Choice Organic Teas.

For more information and directions click here.
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July 26, 2007 – 7:30 PM
Village Books
1049 Swarthmore Ave.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Tel. 310.454.4063
Samples of Fair Trade Certified teas will be available
courtesy of Choice Organic Teas.

For more information and directions click here.
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Mar. 27, 2008 – 10 AM-12 PM
The Arboretum
301 North Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91007
626.821.4623

Illustrated lecture and book signing

For more information and directions click here.
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Dec. 2, 2008 – 7 PM
Burbank Central Library
110 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91502

Illustrated talk -- Tea and cookies will be served

Samples of Fair Trade Certified teas will be available
courtesy of Choice Organic Teas.

For more information call 818.238.5600 or click here.
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Feb. 7, 2009 – 4 PM
Infusions of Tea
8750 Genesee Ave., Suite 258
San Diego, CA 92122
858.450.6500

Tea talk, book signing, and refreshments

For more information and directions click here.
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Feb. 8, 2009 – 11 AM
Halcyon Tea
3009 Beech St.
San Diego, CA 92102
619.450.4224

Talk, book signing, and tea and scones

For more information call the number above or click here.
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Feb. 8, 2009 – 4-7 PM (Private Event)
University of California -- San Diego
International Tea Sunday Supper -- Great Hall

Tea talk

For directions click here.
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Slogan of the Ceylon Tea Bureau, 1920s

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