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The Art of the Eclipse

June 9th, 2017

The Art of the Eclipse celebrates the phenomenal event that unfolded before our eyes on August 21, 2017, and explores the connection between art and science at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, in Miami, Florida. Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, Curator of Astronomy at the Frost Science Museum calls in to tell stories of his eclipse-viewing adventure outside Madras, Oregon. We share the conversations we recorded that day at the Frost with museum president Frank Steslow and team members Monique Gonzalez and Everett Fraser Ford, journalists Andrea Yanez and Patricia Herrera, and Carl Hildebrand and Evelyne Zapata from the Miami art community. A special feature of this show: sound tracks from films by Delphino HuangJohn Akre and Michael J. Ruiz-Unger screened at the Science Art Cinema Film Festival on August 31, 2017.

We broadcast this live streaming program from the studio at Jolt Radio on September 6, 2017, just days before Hurricane Irma made landfall on Florida’s west coast.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan