Hamlet: Globe to Globe
On 12 January 2015
The BA is one of the forthcoming tour stops for Shakespeare’s very own Globe Theater from the UK, where they will be performing Hamlet, one of Shakespeare’s most celebrated plays. The Globe’s theatrical journey began on 23 April 2014, the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. The company embarked on a two-year tour aiming to travel to all 205 nations in the world to stage Hamlet, leading up to the worldwide celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, on 23 April 2016. The BA intends to take the lead in those celebrations with a large event, which will include an academic conference, as well as lectures, workshops, children’s activities, and international theatrical performances. It is worth mentioning that prior to playing at the BA, Hamlet also toured to the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, home to the largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works in the world, as well as the United Nations in New York.
The Alphabet of the Universe Exhibition
On 19 January 2015
The BA Planetarium Science Center (PSC), in cooperation with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), is organizing the “The Alphabet of the Universe” Exhibition. CERN was founded in 1952 in order to establish an international organization for fundamental physics research in Europe.
The PSC and CERN aim to spread the culture of science and draw attention to the role of fundamental physics research in creating a sustainable future, enhancing everyday life, and uniting nations.
The exhibition will portray the main issues facing fundamental physics, the tools that are used to solve them, and the implementation of these technologies in society. This exhibition is inspired by previous CERN exhibitions and has been partially designed by the PSC.
The exhibition will be inaugurated on 19 January 2015 and will stay open for one year at the ALEXploratorium at the BA Planetarium Science Center.