Simmons Building (618 Confluence Way SE)
"Tzavta” is Sidewalk Citizen Bakery's cultural salon and dinner. It plays host to curators, writers, installers, artists, scientists and interesting people from around the world.
On Tuesday, May 29, Sidewalk Citizen will host Dr. Françoise Baylis, Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy, for a conversation about new strategies that would allow bioethicists to make just and lasting policy contributions. The conversation will be moderated by award winning journalist, Christina Frangou.
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In January 2016, Sidewalk Citizen Bakery started its tradition of Tzavta- the Hebrew word for the act of sitting together, sharing food and conversation among friends. The vision was to create an intimate, convivial, intellectual space. As a bakery whose existence and name were prompted by Jane Jacobs’ sidewalk ballet as described in The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Sidewalk Citizen is committed to the public sphere and the city’s cultural fabric.
For each salon, a lavish meal is created in honour of the speaker, inspired by their passion, taste, heritage or whim. Each menu is unique and created by Sidewalk Citizen's team of bakers, chefs and pastry chefs. For each salon, an original work of art is commissioned and printed on a postcard with the menu for the evening as a keepsake for attendees.