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Alice's Restaurant buffet supper to be held at UIS

April 22, 2008

Contact: Mary Caroline Mitchell, 217/206-7395, mmitc1@uis.edu

The original cover of the Alice's Restaurant album

SPRINGFIELD — The UIS Alumni SAGE Society will sponsor an Alice's Restaurant Buffet Supper on Thursday, May 15, prior to the performance of Arlo Guthrie's "Solo Reunion Tour – Together at Last" later that evening in Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois at Springfield. A cash bar reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. will be held in the Public Affairs Center Restaurant at UIS. Guthrie's performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.

The buffet menu, developed from Alice May Brock's Alice's Restaurant Cookbook (Random House, 1969), will include Alice's Famous Meatballs made with grape jelly, Chicken Kiev, Eggplant Parmesan, salads, vegetables, and Brownies With and Without (whipped cream). The event will feature music and decor from the '60s, and participants are encouraged to wear period clothing.

Cost of the reception and buffet is $25 per person; the cost for members of the Alumni Association, public radio WUIS/WIPA, and Friends of Sangamon Auditorium is $20 per person.

Make buffet reservations no later than Thursday, May 8, by calling the Office of UIS Alumni Relations at 217/206-7395 or online at www.uiaa.org/spfld. Reservations for Guthrie's performance must be purchased separately; contact the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office at 217/206-6160 or go to www.uis.edu/sangamonauditorium/.

 

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