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Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), December 4 Aliah Darke, In Passing V2, Still
Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER), December 4

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is an international program of evening gatherings that bring artists, scientists, and scholars together for informal presentations and conversations. Join us at 6:30 for a reception followed at 7 p.m. with presentations by Peter Weiss-Penzias, A. M.

Traction: Art Talk with Glenn Ligon, January 15 Photo by Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Traction: Art Talk with Glenn Ligon, January 15

Glenn Ligon is one of the most celebrated American artists of his generation. Throughout his career, Ligon has pursued an incisive exploration of American history, literature, and society across a body of work that builds critically on the legacies of modern painting and more recent conceptual art.

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous at the MAH, February 12 LASER, UCSC 2015
Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous at the MAH, February 12

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is an international program of evening gatherings that bring artists, scientists, and scholars together for informal presentations and conversations. On February 12, the Institute of the Arts and Sciences will be bringing LASER to Downtown Santa Cruz.

Traction: Art Talk with Guillermo Gomez-Pena, March 5 Guillermo Gomez-Pena
Traction: Art Talk with Guillermo Gomez-Pena, March 5

Internationally renowned artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña (US/Mexico) is a performance artist, writer, activist, radical pedagogue and director of the performance troupe La Pocha Nostra. For Traction: Art Talk, Gómez Peña will perform his latest work, “The Most (un) Documented Mexican Artist,” with members of La Pocha Nostra.