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Tired of the same old Halloween parties? Do you need something else to do this weekend? Well, things are changing up! Here are some cool events happening Friday, October. 30 in Kendall Square:



Why do we fear? What is going on in our body and mind when we are afraid? Join us for an evening of “speed geeking” and more on the biological basis of fear, zombies, outbreaks, and all kinds of horrific topics! Parade through the museum and speak to researchers and educators about the things we fear and why we fear them.

Presentations on:


Frightful medical instruments:

Sara Algiers - Director, Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation


Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety:

Ki Ann Goossens - Assistant Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT


Capturing the moment of fear in the brain:

Nouchine Hadjikhi - Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School


Zombie autopsies:

Steven Schlozman - Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Lecturer in Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education


Horror film through:

David Thorburn - Professor of Literature, MIT and Director, MIT Communications Forum



MIT museum

265 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139



Fri, October 30, 2015

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm




Ticket includes entry and two drinks. Costumes encouraged! Doors open at 6:30


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JONNY Gandelman / J.S. BACH

Bach's Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin


First year Terry and Rick Stein concert


Russia-born violinist Johnny Gandelsman the singular musical voice comes from the spirit of collaboration. As a member of Yo-Yo Ma Silk Road Ensemble and the Brooklyn Reiter String Quartet, he has distilled the creative sensibilities of a wide range of master musicians from around the world. On MIT last January, Gandelsman returned to a small but crowded house after the classical repertoire with a pop-up, unadvertised recital, performing Bach's Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin. Lloyd Schwartz, describing the event on NPR Fresh Air, said, "I've heard some famous violinists attempt this epic performance, but none of them grabbed me and delighted me as thoroughly as Gandelsman." Gandelsman is now taking his powerful rendition of these landmark works Concert Hall, reprising its captivating performance for the first annual Terry and Rick Stein concert at the MIT Kresge Auditorium on October 30th.


Johnny Gandelsman has worked with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Bono, Osvaldo Golijov, David Byrne, Bela Fleck, Kayhan Kalhor, Suzanne Vega, James Levine, Mark Morris, Alim Qasimov and Fargana Qasimova, Nigel Kennedy, and Anna Sofie von Otter. In recent years he has premiered Zhurbin works by Lev "Ljova", Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky, Vijay Iyer, Bela Fleck, Daniel Cords, Rubin Kodheli, Dana Lyn, Gabriel Kahane, Colin Jacobsen, Shara Worden, John Zorn, Christina Courtin, Ethan Iverson, Padma Newsome, Gregory Saunier, Evan Ziporyn, Bill Frisell and Nik Bartsch, as well as a violin concerto by Gonzalo Grau. In 2008, he formed a Circle of Records, award releasing discs to win awards from the Knights, Silk Road Ensemble, Nicholas Cords, and Brooklyn Horsemen.


Presented by the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST) as part of the 2015-16 MIT Sounding Series.


Reserve a seat




Kresge Auditorium, W16

48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA



October 30, 2015 / 8:00 PM



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