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Intermedia Arts: Our Turn

Choose your own subject matter, write your own scripts, conduct interviews, operate the cameras and edit your own story segments. No experience necessary!

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Your World, Your Weekend

Ana’s feed (alarming as is often the case); recommendations for Twin Cities denizens for this weekend.

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Exhibits at the Bell: Get ‘Em While They Last!

The grocery lists and dining tables of people around the globe are the subject of this provocative exhibit based on the national best selling book by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio. Hungry Planet combines mesmerizing photos with hands-on displays that explore issues of food in the 21st century – what people eat and where it comes from, as well as how different cultures approach the growing and processing of food.

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Stephanie Zvan on the Radio

This Friday, Stephanie Zvan will join Desiree Schell and two other guests on Skeptically Speaking to discuss Skepticism and Race.

On the next episode of Skeptically Speaking, a panel discussion on skepticism and race. Is the face of modern skepticism really as monochrome as it appears? How do we make our message appeal to a broader, more diverse audience? And how do racial demographics influence belief in pseudoscience and the paranormal?

Our panel includes LaVerne Knight-West, Stephanie Zvan, and Girl 6.

Friday, January 22nd, Live on line

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Quiche Moraine on Television

In December, Stephanie, Greg and I sat down in the studios of Metro Cable Network to tape a segment of the Atheists Talk TV show. We talked about us, about you and about how we all find each other and promote each other and be social atheists from distances sometimes made near.

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Foundation Beyond Belief

Today is the first day of the Blog Bonanza for the Foundation Beyond Belief. Please consider joining Dale McGowan and help to select worthy, humanist causes.

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Quiche Moraine Contributor Interviewed for BBC Podcast

A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted by the producer of BBC Radio Five’s Pods & Blogs show. The producer, Jamillah Knowles, had been alerted to this blog by a friend of hers recently. Jamillah was doing a program on history blogs, and she wanted to feature mine on that program. As you might imagine, I was flabbergasted but highly honored. I said yes!

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Human Evolution and the Cooking of Food

Café Scientifique: Human Evolution and the Cooking of Food
Tuesday, January 19, 2010, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Bryan-Lake Bowl Theater
Tickets $5-$12

Call 612-825-8949 for reservations

The cooking of food had a major impact on human evolution, thanks in large part to innovations and activities by females of our species. The invention of cooking transformed most environments on this planet into habitable ones. Anthropologist and popular science blogger Greg Laden explores the role of food and cooking in shaping our species and its evolutionary success.

Bell Museum

Café Scientifique: Can Agriculture Deliver Food, Fiber and Fuel

Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Bryan-Lake Bowl Theater
Tickets $5-$12
Nearly everyone has an opinion on agriculture’s new contributions to our energy needs. Hear what your neighbors think as we discuss the issues with one of the country’s leading scientists, Jason Hill, with the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment. He’ll reveal the myths and realities of producing food, fuel and fiber from our planet’s finite resources.

Special Event at the Bell Museum

Saturday, December 5, 2009, 9 a.m.
Minnesota Ornithologists Union Annual Conference
The MOU’s annual conference features brief reports on current research projects conducted by academics and wildlife professionals.

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