Breaking Down Walls: Panel Discussion Sunday, May 21, 2017
This Breaking Down Walls event will focus on acquiring knowledge about different religions as well as facilitating dialogue between women who have different religious beliefs. The event will take place on Sunday May 21, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at Groundswell Startups in Melbourne, Florida.
Is your student interested in learning how to program in high-demand languages like Java, C++, and C#? Would they like to learn by making movies and video games? In this camp, students get to learn about programming by telling stories and making movies and games using the revolutionary Alice software.
This exhibition, curated from the Center’s permanent collection, will explore the use and depiction of flowers and foliage in fiber art. From their ability to visually inspire iconography to their use as raw material for hand-weaving and dyeing, plants have a unique relationship to the creation and adornment of textiles across the globe.
Late 19th-century Paris opera-goers felt cheated if their evenings-out didn't include a ballet scene somewhere in the performance. When Giuseppe Verdi was told that he had to write such a score and insert it into the drama, interrupting the action, he was apalled. When told that he had do do it if he wanted to make any money, he became more tractable. Hence our featured work this week: the ballet suite from Il Trovatore -- just for Paris.
Mary Helen McCay, the First Lady of Florida Institute of Technology and an accomplished engineer, will speak Saturday, May 20, as the Friends of the Eau Gallie Library hosts a screening of the movie Hidden Figures.
Rolling Stone magazine turns 50 this year, and co-founder Jann Wenner has written the foreword to a new book celebrating the anniversary. Wenner started Rolling Stone in San Francisco in 1967 with $7,500 of borrowed money, donated office space and some used typewriters. He was a 21-year-old Berkeley dropout who was into all the great music coming out in the year of the "Summer of Love" — and he wanted to create a magazine that took rock and roll seriously.
Tesla is now accepting deposits for its new solar roof system, offering an "infinity" warranty for tiles that integrate solar power into roof coverings. Installations will begin in June, the company says.