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Event Recap: Art Now After Hours Giant Steps celebration and exhibition at Casa de Montecristo @shinjuwhisky #artnowafterhours

[epapop id=’38142′] On February 20, 2020 the 4th installment of Art Now After Hours was held at Casa de Montecristo in New York City.

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Giant Steps, the fifth studio album by jazz musician John Coltrane was released 60 years ago this month on Atlantic Records. Many of its tracks have become practice templates for jazz saxophonists.

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The classic jazz album was played continuously throughout the night while guests smoked premium Cabañas cigars paired with Shinju Japanese Whisky.

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The cocktail menu consisted of:

Art Now Matcha Latte –Matcha powder, Maple Syrup, Almond Milk, Shinju Japanese Whisky
The Collective Social (Herbaceous Old Fashioned) -Thyme and Sage syrup, Shinju, Black Walnut bitters.

Giant Steps Chai Latte- Chai syrup, almond milk, cold brew, chocolate bitters, Shinju Japanese Whisky

Pear and Barley- Homemade Korean Pear Syrup, Barley Tea, Lemon Juice, Shinju Japanese Whisky

The specialty cocktails were prepared by mixologist Wootak Kim of BarChemistry.

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The event was sponsored by NYC Collectives, YRB Magazine, Human Brands , Casa de Montecristo and A King Production and additional support from Rocky Patel Cigars.

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The Giant Steps exhibition featuring the work of David Rhodes and Michael Anthony Pegues is curated by Robin King and Carla Ricevuto and will be on view  February 20 – March 26, 2020.

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Photos by: Christopher Silva, Dallas Gonzales and David Rhodes

Casa de Montecristo is located at 1016 Second Avenue in New York City.

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