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Flatland the Movie

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 5-7pm,
Neville Hall 100
University of Maine
followed by A Gathering for Gardner


Thursday, October 21, 2010, 5:00 p.m.--7:00 p.m.
Neville Hall, Room 100, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469

On Thursday, October 21, 2010, there will be a screening of Flatland: The Movie, based on the celebrated novel, starring Kristen Bell (Heroes, Veronica Mars, When in Rome) and Martin Sheen. Jeffrey Travis, who directed the film, and visiting professor Tony Harkin, a consultant for the film, will discuss it afterwards. The event goes from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 100 of Neville Hall of the University of Maine at Orono.

*Pizza and refreshments provided.*

Followed by A Gathering for Gardner:

Celebration of Mind

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Neville Hall, Room 100, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469

In celebration of what would have been Martin Gardner's 96th birthday, there will be Celebration of Mind gatherings all over the world on the evening of Thursday, October 21st. These events are intended to highlight Martin's life and work, and continue his pursuit of a playful and fun approach to Mathematics, Science, Art, Magic, Puzzles and all of his other interests and writings.  Everyone is encouraged to bring a magic trick, puzzle, recreational mathematics problem or story about Martin to share. More information on the global event can be found at: http://www.g4g-com.org/