Five Must-Attend Lectures in Phoenix This April
Dearest poindexter, please remove your nose from that book and do some intellectual exploring this April. Here are five must-attend lectures that'll get your neurons firing.
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Pascal Cotte @ Arizona Science Center
In conjunction with the Arizona Science Center's ongoing exhibit "Da Vinci - The Genius," French engineer Pascal Cotte will discuss his invention, the 240-megapixel Multi-spectral Imaging Camera, which he created in his efforts to preserve the Mona Lisa. The device allowed Cotte to scan the famed painting and reveal its many layers, as well as 25 discoveries included in the exhibit, on view through June 9.
Cotte will speak Friday, April 12, at 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 13, at 10 a.m. Tickets to Friday's event range in cost from $49 to $200, while Saturday is $49.
The Third Biannual Symposium on Entrepreneurship and the Arts @ Lyceum Theatre
Phoenix Urban Design Week continues this weekend with workshops, talks, and networking during the Pave Biennial Symposium on Entrepreneurship and the Arts. Ann Markusen's keynote speech begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, and will address "Entrepreneurship, the Arts, and Creative Placemaking." Things get going at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 12, and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, at Lyceum Theatre. Cost is $10 for students and $75 for the general public.
600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ