Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture

September 21, 2017 - January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Both mesmerizing and mysterious, Siobhan’s works represent the interactions, and sometimes conflicts, of her conscious and subconscious minds. These thoughts are characterized by stunning power animals – pandas, tigers and grizzly bears – and antagonists, such as bees.  Each animal battles with the emotional struggles of the inner-self. Pain, suffering, acceptance and the...

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James H. Lynn Science Center presents Faster Than Light

The Schiele Museum of Natural History

September 21, 2017 - October 31, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The impulse to explore the unknown is as old as humanity itself, and today, a new frontier of solar systems, stars and galaxies beckons us.  What rocket designs might one day carry  humanity on future explorations? Enjoy dazzling virtual rides aboard spacecraft of the future, based on ultra-high speeds, exotic fules, and breakthrough concepts in physics. Mon-Fri., 4pm; Sat.,...

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Discovery Place KIDS

September 21, 2017 - September 28, 2017 @ 11:15 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday and Thursday.

Learn why volcanoes are so powerful and whether or not their gases and level contributed to the extinction of dinosaurs. 

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James H. Lynn Science Center Presents Super Volcanoes

The Schiele Museum of Natural History

September 21, 2017 - October 31, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

A massive amount of energy lurks like a sleeping dragon beneath the surface of planet Earth.  Explore rare and extremely devastating volcanic eruptions and discover the impact of gigantic volcanic episodes around the Solar System. Experience vivid recreations of cataclysmic eruptions from the past, and dive into the super volcano now gathering force beneath Yellowstone National Park. 

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Chinese Lantern Festival at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

September 21, 2017 - October 29, 2017 @ 5:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore Asian culture during the Chinese Lantern Festival to be held Sept. 7 through Oct. 29, Wednesday through Sunday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. each evening. Large lanterns from Zigong, China will illuminate the Garden and guests can enjoy Kung Fu shows, Asian cuisine, authentic Chinese folk arts and more. Visit for more info and...

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Wildlife in Winter

McClintock Middle School

September 21, 2017 - August 20, 2020 @ 7:00 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the third Thursday of January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December.

Features local speakers sharing their knowledge on our region's environment from butterflies to bears and everything in between.

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Shakespeare on the Green: A Comedy of Errors

CPCC-Cato Campus

September 21, 2017 - September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This rendition will be set in the 1960s (think Austin Powers!). The Comedy of Errors, William Shakespeare's shortest and most farcical comedy involves two sets of identical brothers, separated at birth, and their respective servants. One twin travels the world to find the other. What ensues is mistaken identity, witty dialogue, and hilarious slapstick comedy.

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