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Brainwave 2017

Brainwave 2017

Perception

Do we see reality? Our perception of the world is colored by and filtered through our past experiences. The tenth season of Brainwave will help us better understand the limits of our perception, allowing us to change our brains, unshackle ourselves from the past, and unleash creativity, growth, and inspiration.

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Brainwave is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

UPCOMING BRAINWAVE EVENTS

Rohan Gunatillake + Tracy Dennis
Is enlightenment technically possible?
January 25
7:00 - 8:30 PM
David Nichtern + Ethan Nichtern + Dr. Samantha Boardman
Can there be such a thing as mindful politics?
February 1
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Christine Ha + David Linden
How does a blind cook cook?
February 3
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Walter Murch + Heather Berlin
How is movie magic made?
February 4
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Lawrence Weschler + Walter Murch
Is there a new way to see the stars?
February 4
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Dan Barber + Sheena Iyengar
Do you know what you are eating?
February 6
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lidia Bastianich + Gary Beauchamp
What’s the secret to a great home-made sauce?
February 8
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lodro Rinzler + Judson Brewer
Buddhist advice for the heartbroken
February 10
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Asi Wind + Tony Ro
Why Magicians are Master Manipulators
February 15
7:00 - 8:30 PM
NYPD’s Ralph Cilento + Amy Herman
Would you be a reliable witness to a crime?
March 5
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Khentrul Thokmeth Rinpoche + Gaëlle Desbordes
Can meditation change the world?
March 12
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Peter Silberman + Mario Svirsky
When All You Hear is White Noise
March 15
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Isaac Lidsky + Michael E. Goldberg
How to perceive without sight
March 18
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Hod Lipson + Y-House
A.I. and Avatar: The New Explorers
March 29
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Maureen Chiquet + Vivian Diller
How are women perceived in the workplace?
April 19
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Ted Chiang + Dean Buonomano
Can we trust how our brain tells time?
April 21
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Tobias Meyer + Frank Moore
What makes a true work of art?
April 26
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Mirror Meditation
Compassion by reflection
April 29
2:00 - 4:00 PM

UPCOMING BRAINWAVE FILMS

RASHÔMON
Cabaret Cinema
January 27
9:30 - 11:15 PM
Dark Passage
Cabaret Cinema
February 3
9:30 - 11:30 PM

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