Unless noted, events do not require reservations. Events are first come, first seated. Doors normally open 20 minutes before performance.
Science & the Arts
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
(at 34th Street)
Science & the Arts presents programs in theatre, art, music, dance and film that bridge the worlds of art and science. Since 2001 we have presented public events ranging from conferences and concerts to science demonstrations on the streets of New York.
All events are held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York unless otherwise noted.
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Friday, February 15, 6:30 pm, Elebash Recital Hall
It's 1945. As atomic bombs are on their way to Japan, five top German nuclear scientists, along with their British handler, are held at an English country manor, Farm Hall. Join us for the world premiere reading of this new historical play by David C Cassidy (Hofstra University), Prof of Natural Science and award-winning author. Reading by Break A Leg Productions.
April 3 - 5, 9:00am - 5:00 pm, Proshansky Auditorium
SIMPLICITY: Ideals of Practice in Mathematics & the Arts
Join us for a 3-day conference featuring lectures by and conversations among twenty-five mathematicians, artists, art historians, philosophers, and architects on the “criteria of simplicity.” Each day of this conference will feature talks and roundtable discussions interspersed by screenings of films by artists Andy Goldsworthy (NY Premiere), David Hammons, Richard Serra, Andy Warhol and William Wegman.
A schedule of the events is in development at the conference website.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 6:30 pm, Science Center (Room 4102)
This new play (by Vince LiCata) is a semi-absurdist, cinematically stylized re-telling of the discovery of the structure of DNA. Both historically and scientifically accurate, the play raises the question of who should have received credit for this discovery. Directed by Gerald vanHeerden and read by Break A Leg Productions.
First come, first seated – very limited seating.
Friday, April 26, 2013, 6:30 pm, Elebash Recital Hall
An innovative dance-multimedia celebration of the story and search for gravity waves at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). AstroDance blends dancers, narration, multimedia imagery and film to create an audience experience that is both educational and entertaining.
Performed by dancers from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology. Conceived and created by choreographer Thomas Warfield.