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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Wed, February 19th - 7:30pm
Chris Thile, mandolin
Chris Thile, mandolin

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Description: Multiple Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist. With a broad music outlook that encompasses classical, rock, jazz and bluegrass, Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic for performers and audiences alike. As the host of Live from Here, Thile is heard weekly by 2.6 million listeners on nearly 600 public radio stations. Submitted by: Betsy Ostrander Lied Center of Kansas

Wed, February 19th - 7:30pm

 
Wed, February 19th - 7:30pm
Community Lessons: Animal Welfare
Community Lessons: Animal Welfare

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Description: Community Lessons is a free event series that sheds light on the work of local non-profits and of KU scholars, and demonstrates how their work fits into the Lawrence/Kansas community. The first event of this series will cover the topic of Animal Welfare and how it relates to ourselves as individuals and as a community. Two experts in their fields, Ms. Alicia Godwin from Lawrence Humane Society, and Dr. Sandi Olsen, Professor, KU Museum Studies, Senior Curator of Archaeology, KU Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Institute, will share their own knowledge and experience with Animal Welfare. Their panel presentation will be followed by an audience Q&A. Refreshments will be served. Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

Wed, February 19th - 7:30pm

 
Wed, February 19th - 7:30pm
KU Natural History Museum: Science On Tap - The Fungi That Love Fire
KU Natural History Museum: Science On Tap - The Fungi That Love Fire

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Description: Dr. Benjamin Sikes, of the KU Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the KU Biological Survey, will present about "The Fungi That Love Fire" at our February Science On Tap at Free State Brewing Company! Fire is a common management tool that is often necessary to maintain diverse prairies and forests. Sikes will discuss how some mushrooms and other fungi have adapted to repeated fires, and how the functions these particular fungi perform can alter the fuels present for new fires. The 30 minute presentation starts at 7:30, followed by a Q&A and a prize drawing for fun KU Natural History Museum merch. Submitted by: Anne Tangeman KU Natural History Museum

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