Enter the world of the gods, spirits, and shamans of ancient Chinese myths and poetry in this evening-length work co-composed by Lao Luo and Bang on a Can Co-Artistic Directors Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe. Your guide is the extraordinary Chinese vocalist Gong Linna, whose dynamic voice travels across vast terrains of sonic

Enter the world of the gods, spirits, and shamans of ancient Chinese myths and poetry in this evening-length work co-composed by Lao Luo and Bang on a Can Co-Artistic Directors Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe. Your guide is the extraordinary Chinese vocalist Gong Linna, whose dynamic voice travels across vast terrains of sonic

Why do we love? When would we kill? How do we learn? Why do we believe in the unbelievable? With their trademark mix of wit, insight, and inventive stagecraft, Britain’s Improbable Theatre takes us on a “fascinating, if at times alarming” (Times, U.K.) tour of ten famous 20th-century psychological experiments, starting with B.F. Skinner’s notorious

Why do we love? When would we kill? How do we learn? Why do we believe in the unbelievable? With their trademark mix of wit, insight, and inventive stagecraft, Britain’s Improbable Theatre takes us on a “fascinating, if at times alarming” (Times, U.K.) tour of ten famous 20th-century psychological experiments, starting with B.F. Skinner’s notorious

  Why do we love? When would we kill? How do we learn? Why do we believe in the unbelievable? With their trademark mix of wit, insight, and inventive stagecraft, Britain’s Improbable Theatre takes us on a “fascinating, if at times alarming” (Times, U.K.) tour of ten famous 20th-century psychological experiments, starting with B.F. Skinner’s

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“Absolutely laugh out loud tears in your eyes funny!” – The Amsterdam News Can love between Blacks and Latinos survive? A tale of secret lovers from different cultures who fall in love at first sight, until mom finds out! Updated with new moments, current politics, and new laughs, it’s funnier than ever!

  MODERATOR Walter Isaacson PARTICIPANTS Sanjoy Banerjee, Yury Gogotsi, Patricia Holden, Paul Weiss The biggest challenge of our time, meeting the energy demands of an exploding population on a warming planet, may well be met by manipulating matter on the tiniest of scales — revolutionizing how we power the planet. Join world-class nanoscientists and environmental leaders to explore

  MODERATOR Jim Holt PARTICIPANTS David Z. Albert, George F. R. Ellis, Alan Guth, Veronika Hubeny, Andrei Linde Physicists and cosmologists are closing in on how the universe operates at its very core. But even with powerful telescopes and particle accelerators pushed to their limits, experimenters struggle to keep up as theoreticians march forward, leaving grand theories untested. Is

  MODERATOR John Donvan PARTICIPANTS Louise Barrett, Agustín Fuentes, Kevin Laland, Kevin Ochsner, Dietrich Stout We humans work together on enormous scales, build complex tools as large as cities, and create social networks that span the globe. What is the key to this innately social profile? How did it evolve? This program will examine the development of the human

  MODERATOR Emily Senay PARTICIPANTS Dany Spencer Adams, Stephen Badylak, Doris Taylor Synthetic blood mass-produced to meet supply shortages. Livers and kidneys “bioprinted” on demand. Missing fingers and toes re-grown with a jolt of bioelectricity. Regenerative medicine promises to do more than just treat disease, injuries, or congenital conditions. It holds the potential to rejuvenate, heal, or

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