Wednesday, October 10, 2012

LASER Talk & Berkeley Arts Concert

I'll be speaking about my polar music at tonight's Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendevous (aka LASER) at Stanford University. The agenda includes four presentations of art/science projects, news from the audience, and time for casual socializing/networking.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Stanford University, Jordan Hall (Building 420), Room 041

6:45pm-7:00pm Socializing/networking
7:00pm-9:00pm Presentations:
* Stanford author/educator Andrew Todhunter will present an educational program that bridges Biology and Art
* Visual artist  Terry Berlier will use unorthodox sculptures to meditate on the past and future of high technology
* Stanford environmental scientist Mark Jacobson will discuss a plan to power the world with wind, water, and the sun
* Composer Cheryl Leonard will play music made out of sounds from Antarctica and the Arctic
9:00pm-     Discussion, socializing

More details at with links to the presenters' websites.
Before or after the break, anyone in the audience currently working within the intersections of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work.

Past and future LASERs are listed at


Wednesday October 17, 2012
8 pm, $10 - 20 sliding scale

Berkeley Arts
2133 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA

8 pm: Lisa Sangita Moskow, electric sarod and voice; Guillermo Galindo, Moog synth guitar and computer sounds. A journey into uncharted musical territory, blending modified traditional Eastern and Western instruments with electronics.

9 pm: Cheryl E. Leonard, amplified natural-object instruments and field recordings. Music inspired by polar seasons and ecosystems, sand dunes, and erosion patterns.