NERD NITE EAST BAY #11: Materials, Monotremes, and MMMMMMollusks
Join us for July's Nerd Nite East Bay. This month:
Heather Jackson answers the question "how can materials and process engineering optimize the performance of the structures, machines, and vehicles we depend on, and make them less likely to kill us or waste our money?" in her presentation "How Stuff Breaks or: Failure IS an option."
Lita Stephenson presents an in depth look at the only creature on the planet that has it's own genus, the platypus. Included in the discussion are it's many strange traits and a look at their sensory system. All will be revealed in her speech, "Platypus 2: Electric Boogaloo.
Greg Babinecz will give a talk on oysters, their historical significance, the claim that they are aphrodisiacs, their life cycles, and their ecological impact in his presentation "Bi-Valve Curious: The Importance of Oysters."
Doors at 7 pm, show at 8
The New Parkway, 474 24th St, Oakland
(less than half-a-mile from the 19th St BART)
Please note that this August film is part of Karma Cinema month and that 30% of your ticket purchase will go to local nonprofits that you help choose when you attend a screening in August. More info about Karma Cinema is available at www.thenewparkway.com/karmacinema. Come experience the power of generosity!
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THE NEW PARKWAY THEATER is a community-centered cinema and pub located in Oakland's Uptown district. Sit back and relax in our cozy couches while watching our new releases, cult classics, and fabulous special programming. Plus, enjoy yummy food and local beer and wine in our café or even delivered right to your theater seat all at affordable prices!
Every week we have something for everyone... from Doc Night to Baby Brigade and Thrillville Theater to Nerd Night, and everything in between. Also, join us on the mezzanine for free, non-film events like Trivia Tuesdays, Pop-Up Art Wednesdays, and First Fridays.
The New Parkway = Film. Friends. Food. Fun on Tap.
The New Parkway Theater (View)
474 24th St
Oakland, CA 94612
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|