The photography exhibit, The Cuban Evolution, captures the Cuban people’s trepidation and excitement over economic reforms that are changing Cuba’s direction from a Soviet-style economic system to one that more closely resembles that of China or Vietnam. Thirty photographs by thirteen photographers will be on display at the Krause Center for Innovation (KCI) Gallery, Foothill College, Jan. 23 – Feb. 28, 2014. An opening reception will be held on January 23, 7-9 pm.
Come see and learn about celestial bodies like the Orion and Crab Nebulas, Pleiades, Pinwheel and Whirlpool Galaxies and the Double Star Cluster with the 16–inch computer–controlled solar telescope at Foothill College Observatory. Register online
USGS Scientist Jake Lowenstern will present a lecture about Yellowstone's amazing geologic history and how scientists are monitoring the area for future eruptions.
More information: http://online.wr.usgs.gov/calendar
University Organist Dr. Robert Huw Morgan will kick off a year-long celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Fisk-Nanney organ with a concert on January 24 in Memorial Church. He will be performing music from the seventeenth century to the present day.
Admission is free and open to the public.
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