[act-ma] 1/22 Musical Tribute to Noam Chomsky
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Mon Jan 4 08:14:36 PST 2010
Musical Tribute to Scientists, Honoring Noam Chomsky
7:00 PM, January 22nd, 2010
Kresge Auditorium, MIT Campus ( http://whereis.mit.edu/?selection=W16&zoom=16 )
This one-time event, blending science, music, and Noam Chomsky, promises to be a
night that is not to be missed. (Professor Chomsky has even turned down an
international speaking gig in order to attend, along with his friends and
The concert will feature songs on Chomsky's words as well as pieces dedicated to
him and other famous scientists, composed by world-renowned young
Armenian-American composer Edward Manukyan.
The performing professional musicians are internationally recognized for their
talents. There will also be special speeches by Chomsky's colleagues,
including Prof. Chierchia from Harvard and Prof. Pesetsky from MIT.
Tickets are $3 each for MIT community members and their guests and $10 for
non-MIT attendees. Tickets will not be available at the door. For more info
and tickets, go to http://gsc.mit.edu/chomsky.
This event is sponsored by the MIT Graduate Student Council.
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