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9:00 PM - 11:59 PM CAVEAT
Date: March 15, 2019 to March 15, 2019
Where: CAVEAT, 21A Clinton Street, New York, New York, United States, 10002
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Event Type: Arts & Theater
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What do a neurologist, a rapper, and a comedian have in common? They're all crazy about brains! Join Star Talk Radio's Dr. Heather Berlin, world-touring rapper Baba Brinkman, and unlikely comedian Mimi Hayes on their quest to understand the complex features of the brain, why they stop functioning sometimes, and at the very least have a few laughs about it. Doors 9:00 PM, show 9:30 PM.Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door.21+This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served.REFUND POLICY: Tickets maybe be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.A married couple in real life, Baba and Heather bring you the latest research on spontaneous creativity while putting their odd-couple relationship under the microscope. Mimi, their real-life friend and occasional nanny, weighs in with her own story of brain malfunction, a cerebral hemorrhage that rocked her twenties and strangely led her to a career in stand up comedy. Learn how a rapper seduces a scientist, how hard it is to solve a math problem while rapping or with a head injury, and how your subconscious comes to the surface in spontaneous moments. Berlin gives us the science, Hayes brings the brain damage, and Brinkman rolls it all up into a series of seriously impressive freestyles. Dr. Heather Berlin is a Cognitive Neuroscientist and assistant professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Passionate about science communication and promoting women in STEM, Berlin is a committee member of the National Academy of Sciences’ Science and Entertainment Exchange, and The New York Times series TimesTalks. She hosts Startalk All-Stars with Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and hosted the PBS series Science Goes to the Movies, and the Discovery Channel series Superhuman Showdown. She has made numerous media appearances including on the BBC, History Channel, Netflix, National
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