What are you doing tonight?

by Liza on Feb. 12th, 2009

If you're free, consider this:

LIFE: A Journey Through Time
North American Premiere /Darwin Day Opening Event

Thursday, February 12, 2009, 7 to 9 p.m.
Bell Museum Auditorium
$10/ free to museum members and University students

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birthday with a special preview of LIFE: A Journey Through Time. The event will feature top University biologists using Lanting's photographs as a springboard to deliver a rapid-fire presentations relating their research on evolution to the images. From the big bang to the human genome, hear the newest theories on how life evolved and enjoy the North American premiere of one the world's most celebrated photography exhibits. Think speed-dating - Darwin-style!

The Exhibit:
LIFE: A Journey Through Time
February 14 - April 12, 2009

The University of Minnesota Bell Museum of Natural History is proud to host the North American premiere of this internationally acclaimed exhibit. LIFE: A Journey Through Time, interprets the evolution of life on Earth through photographer Frans Lanting. Lanting's lyrical photos trace Earth's history from the beginnings of primordial life to the ascent of mammals through otherworldly landscapes and breathtakingly intimate portraits of animals and plants engaged in million-year-old rituals. Many of the exhibit's 62 photographs are matched with real animal, fossil, and plant specimens from the Bell Museum's collection. Born in the Netherlands, Lanting serves on the National Council of the World Wildlife Fund and is a columnist for Outdoor Photographer and has received the BBC Wildlife Magazine's Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award and the Sierra Club's Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography.

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

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Anonymous says:

The Grand Canyon water show was great. I do wonder what they use to poison the tamarisk plants at the river, why they didn't metion pesticide dangers in water, and where they think these poisons go.... Peace, Out.

posted on Mon, 02/16/2009 - 1:14pm
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Anonymous says:

It would be great to see information in the water/river area about reducing toxic household cleaners, chemicals, and pesticides to improve water quality here, in MN and The Mississippi. See Preventing HArm,MN, Healthy Legacy Project, Clean Water Action. Thank you., near your tug boat....

posted on Mon, 02/16/2009 - 1:21pm
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Anonymous says:

never been there but sound like a lot of fun

posted on Mon, 02/16/2009 - 4:37pm
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Anonymous says:

AMAZING IS WHAT IT WAS!!!!

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posted on Mon, 02/16/2009 - 7:10pm

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