<p><strong>Greenwood chef Tiberio Simone, with his book &ldquo;La Figa: Visions of Food and Form.&rdquo; File photo by Loren Boyd</strong></p>
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Greenwood chef Tiberio Simone, with his book “La Figa: Visions of Food and Form.” File photo by Loren Boyd


BlackRapid Studios is celebrating its opening as a new event studio and workshop at 517 Aloha St. on Queen Anne with Seattle’s James Beard Award-winning chef and “pleasure-activist” Tiberio Simone creating his one-of-a kind, live-model food art on Feb. 9, beginning at 8 p.m.

Guests are welcome to bring cameras and take pictures Simone as he creates of the live-model food art. Attendees can also volunteer to be a model and enjoy complimentary appetizers and desserts made by Simone. 

Simone and photographer Matt Freedman, who will also be on hand, created the book “La Figa: Visions of Food & Form,” which won the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Award for best Coffee Table/Photography book.

For ticket information, go to lafigablackrapid.brownpapertickets.com. This event is for those 21 and older.