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Patrick Hughes (Encore)

Date: 
Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 10:00pm
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Access Hanover

Be part of a conversation that examines the effectiveness of the performing arts as a learning tool for today’s classroom. Learn about how involvement in the performing arts is associated with gains in math, reading, cognitive ability, verbal skills and most importantly critical thinking… and why more and more educators are seeing the arts as an essential motivator for learning and comprehension in our highly digitized and connected world. Conducted by professional performer and educator Christopher Chew. Free to member of CultureLeap

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/30/2011 - 17:30

BERND BRUNNER: THE OCEAN AT HOME

Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 12:00pm
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Tonight on Inquiry we have a fascinating talk with writer BERND BRUNNER about the history and evolution of the aquarium. What started out as an attempt to bring a small bit of the wild and unknown ocean into the home eventually become a worldwide hobby and public entertainment. But are fish really meant to be “kept in a box?” Tune in to find out. Brunner’s beautiful and unique social natural history is titled THE OCEAN AT HOME: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE AQUARIUM. 

JAMES D. STEIN: COSMIC NUMBERS

Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 12:00pm
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Amazingly, there are a small set of numbers, values and constants that define the way our entire universe works and has evolved. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with a man who has written a wonderful book about these very important numbers: Professor of mathematics at California State University JAMES D. STEIN. His entertaining history of science and mathematics is COSMIC NUMBERS: THE NUMBERS THAT DEFINE OUR UNIVERSE. Tonight we talk about the value of Absolute Zero, the coldest anything in the universe can get, and what weird things happen to matter as it is brought to this ultimate “big chill”. We finish our conversation by discussing the Omega value, a number that may well determine the fate of the entire universe. 

The Nutcracker

Jump start the Holiday Season with Worcester's family tradition of The Nutcracker presented by Ballet Arts Worcester November 25-27, 2011. This magical production is the collaborative artistic effort of the Youth Ballet Company of Ballet Arts Worcester joining with the live music of the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra.

Ticket Prices: $24-$36; Discounts Available. Please call the box office at 877.571.7469 for more information.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/25/2011 - 19:00
Sat, 11/26/2011 - 14:00
Sat, 11/26/2011 - 19:00
Sun, 11/27/2011 - 14:00

Broadway Our Way

Ten local community theaters come together to perform songs from Broadway shows to benefit the Stratton Players, who lost their beloved theater in Fitchburg, MA to fire on July 10th. The Playhouse has been a treasure in Fitchburg for more than 80 years. Come join us for what is sure to be a once in a lifetime opportunity to be entertained by ten of the area's greatest community theater groups under one roof!

Ticket Prices: $25 Please call the box office at 877.571.7469 for more information.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/19/2011 - 20:00

Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever!

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/17/2011 - 19:00
Fri, 11/18/2011 - 16:00
Fri, 11/18/2011 - 19:00

Bobby Vinton

Billboard Magazine calls Bobby Vinton “the all-time most successful love singer of the ‘Rock Era’.” His is a name that has been synonymous with super-stardom for the past twenty years and today he continues to enjoy success as a top-rated performer. Today, Bobby is one of the few stars who is capable of headlining in Atlantic City and Las Vegas in addition to playing dates around the world at least twenty weeks per year. He has established himself as one of America’s top cabaret performers and most versatile entertainers, with hits such as Roses Are Red, My Melody of Love, Mr.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/13/2011 - 15:00

Frankie Gavin & De Dannan

This internationally acclaimed and fiercely talented super group is universally recognized as a forerunner in the traditional Irish music world, and it's leader, Frankie Gavin, as the world's best Irish fiddle player. Frankie Gavin & De Dannan has performed to sold-out crowds across the western world, in Dubai and in China, and has been described as nothing short of electrifying!

Ticket Prices: $27-$32; Discounts available. Please call the box office at 877.571.7469 for more information.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/12/2011 - 19:30

Lily Tomlin at the Hanover Theatre

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 19:30

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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

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