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The Center For The Arts Presents In Conversation with Ariel Wolansky: Positively Chocolate

Sunday, February 14, 2021

4:00pm PST • Online via Zoom

  • Tickets: Free to Members / Public $10
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A new series beginning 2021. Join The Center for the Arts In Conversation With local celebrities exploring the topics of Nature, Food, Lifestyle and Art. From tattoo artists to mushroom hunters, naturalists to nutritionists, farmers to brew masters, this weekly series will feature the very best of Nevada County. Hosted by Jacob Freydont-Attie, each conversation provides an opportunity to interact with the experts in a Q&A via Zoom.

Sundays at 4pm • Tickets: $10 Public, Free for Members


  Ariel Wolansky wanted to do something that would have a positive impact on the world. It all started with growing food, which then turned into a passion for cooking that extended into making chocolate sustainably with select ingredients that take you on an epic journey. How is it made? How is it sourced?    


 Ariel, of Choquiero Chocolate, was born in Argentina and also lived in Chile. He has traveled to Mexico, Guatemala and Peru to get to know the cacao trees and traditions in chocolate making and cacao ceremonies. He believes in honoring the cacao and only makes dark chocolates with the purest of ingredients. He does not believe in adding ingredients that take away from the cacao flavor such as CBD or other popular supplements that make higher profits. Choquiero Chocolate uses ceremonial grade cacao, but Ariel does not want to commercialize the word “ceremonial”. Ariel hosts free, monthly chocolate and tea gatherings and loves to help people reach their dreams.

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  • The Center For The Arts In Conversation with
  • Ariel Wolansky: Positively Chocolate
  • Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 4pm • Online
  • Free to Members / Public $10
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  • — Member Benefit Alert — Members of The Center for the Arts get access to Free online content including this series, concerts, artist talks, PLUS replays are allowed exclusively to members via an On-Demand Video Library. To access these benefits become a member today.




ABOUT THE HOST: Jacob Freydont-Attie is a writer, filmmaker, graphic designer, and former lingerie salesman. He grew up in rural Nevada County without the distractions of electricity, telephones, or television. After receiving a B.A. in religious studies from Oberlin College, he spent ten years on Hollywood Blvd running the family business, the world’s largest lingerie store. His first feature film, String Theory, was featured in numerous festivals and is available on DVD and through streaming. His documentary on climate change and capitalism can be viewed for free at www.crossofthemoment.com.



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