Sing For Science with Arlo Guthrie & Dr. Ellen Messer

  • July 23, 2022 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • The Guthrie Center

    2 Van Deusenville Road
    Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230
Ticket Price $125.00 This event is now over

Sing For Science will be presenting a very special live taping with Arlo Guthrie and Tufts University anthropologist Dr. Ellen Messer about Arlo’s song “Alice’s Restaurant". The discussion will center around food policy, food justice and the relationship between food scarcity and war.

Tickets are $125 and include a choice of dinner and a glass of wine. Chef Amy Loveless of the Dream Away Lodge, will prepare recipes by Alice Brock (“the” Alice). You will choose from dinner options at checkout.


Dinner Option 1: Cannelloni stuffed with three cheeses, walnuts, olives, lemon, eggs, spices and herbs. Baked with her long simmered tomato sauce and béchamel. Served with garlic bread and Alice's House Salad of endive and romaine, tossed with herb vinaigrette, parmesan and chickpeas.

Dinner Option 2: Gluten free option - Alice’s House Salad topped with herb and lemon baked chicken.

Dessert Options: In season Berries with Curacao and Whipped Cream (gluten free) or Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Whipped Cream.


“Sing For Science” is a science and music podcast with host Matt Whyte, produced with Talkhouse where famous musicians talk to renowned scientists about science as it connects to their most famous songs.

Ellen Messer is an anthropologist and culinary historian with an extensive background in food policy and food justice issues.

Arlo Guthrie is a retired American folk singer-songwriter. He is known for singing songs of protest against social injustice, and storytelling while performing songs, following the tradition of his father, Woody Guthrie.

There is no Friendship discount available for this fundraiser event. All sales are final.

Date & Time

Sat, Jul 23, 2022 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Venue Details

The Guthrie Center

2 Van Deusenville Road
Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230 The Guthrie Center
The Guthrie Center

The Guthrie Center seeks to cultivate cultural preservation, promote educational achievement and foster community outreach to meet the ongoing needs of the community. 

Founded in 1991 by Arlo Guthrie to honor the legacy of his parents, Woody Guthrie and Marjorie Mazia-Guthrie. The Guthrie Center offers interfaith services and spiritual exchange. Bringing individuals together for cultural, educational, and spiritual exchange. We work together with other non-profit agencies to serve those in need. In doing so we hope to create an environment where individuals can come together to cultivate a deeper awareness of culture, humanity and the environment of which we are all a part.

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