This month, Tony Meade delves into the ongoing influence of J.R.R. Tolkien, Jen Gelber discusses the vocal anatomy and techniques that result in music, and Nerd Nite Alum Dr. Francesca Tronchin returns to debunk historical myths!
If you are a fan of TED talks, the Discovery Channel, Wikipedia binges, and drinking, Nerd Nite Denver is the show for you!
When: Thurs, Mar 12 – doors at 6:30pm, show at 7:00pm
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Why Tolkien Still Matters
The popularity of the works of J. R. R. Tolkien is ongoing with a continuing influence on fantasy literature writing, fictional world-building, language creation, and linguistic research. Tolkien expert Tony Meade provides an overview of the moral, ethical, and spiritual worlds his worlds his work inhabits.
The Anatomy of Singing
Vocal chords are the foundation of singing. Classically trained vocalist Jen Gelber gives an overview of the anatomy of vocal chords and how with training and practice, music can be made with them.
Debunk in the Trunk: Setting Some Historical Myths Straight
Dr. Francesca Tronchin will examine some old myths and assumptions about the history of the ancient Mediterranean in this talk. Was Cleopatra really Egyptian and also really beautiful? Were the Spartans truly the greatest fighting force of the ancient world? What did Greek and Roman temples and statues really look like? If you behave, she might bust some bonus myths about Hitler and Napoleon!