Thursday, March 28, 2019
3:30 p.m.
Planetarium Colloquium ImageThe modern digital planetarium is a flexible immersive visualization facility, and a powerful tool for science communication and research. As datasets grow both in size and complexity immersive visualization will play an increasingly important role in data exploration and understanding. This presentation will focus on how data visualization in immersive environments (such as the planetarium) can be used to convey complex topics in contemporary science and how networking technology can be used to link experts to audiences across the globe. Presented by: Dr. Mark SubbaRao from the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. This program is a part of Ball State’s Department of Physics and Astronomy colloquium series.
5 p.m.
The School of Art is proud to present a public lecture by animator John Pomeroy, the tenth installment in the School of Art Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars lecture series. The presentation will be on Thursday, March 28th, from 5:00-6:00 pm in AJ 175.
5:30 p.m.
Errol is a jazz piano student of Scott Routenberg, assistant professor of music performance (jazz piano). Performing with his jazz combo, program to include selections by Frank Loesser, Horace Silver, Oscar Levant, Brad Mehldau, Clifford Brown, Cedar Walton, and Hiromi Uehara. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
GypsyThe ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success while secretly yearning for her own, Gypsy is one of the quintessential musicals of the 20th century. Set in 1920s America when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, this landmark show features Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Johnna Tavianini in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Gypsy is a fitting finale to the illustrious career of George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre Beth Turcotte who will retire in May of 2019.