Thursday, 21 Oct 2021
Science & Technology Cafe: Into an Electric World
Using materials from the Smithsonian collections, Dr. Hal Wallace takes a walk through history, discussing cultural, economic, and social consequences of electric lighting and electrification.
Cyclone Cinema: Black Widow
Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy, and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
Concert: Tedious & Brief
Chicago-based alternative pop artist Jamie Jacobsen, known onstage as Tedious & Brief, creates nostalgic anthems with her unique airy synth and smooth vocals. With strong family ties to music, Jacobsen took up guitar and songwriting at a young age. Her style evolved to form a more polished sound featuring elements and vocals akin to Maggie Rogers or Lorde. Des Moines-based indie-pop artist EleanorGrace will support the the show.
Performance: Ron White
Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right. White has always been a classic storyteller.