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Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Star Trek Exhibit First Friday Series: Makeup Artist Jeff Lewis Tomorrow at St. Louis Science Center

By Carmelo Turdo
The St. Louis Science Center will present Emmy nominated makeup artist Jeff Lewis tomorrow evening for the December installment of the Star Trek First Friday series.  Here are some of the exciting events planned for tomorrow evening:

Star Trek First Fridays’ Program: 6 to 10 p.m.
Star Trek: The Exhibition
Space-themed OMNIMAX® films
Public Telescope Viewing
New Space Show: Seeking New Earths
Music in the Fizz Factory (9 to 10 p.m.)
Star Trek movie (10 pm)
Special activities and demonstrations throughout the building.

The Saint Louis Science Center is located at 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110
just off highway 40 in Forest Park.


Come back to the St. Louis Science Center for these special Star Trek Events:

Star Trek First Fridays

Put on your Spock ears and come to the Science Center on the first Friday evening of each month during the run of Star Trek: The Exhibition! In addition to touring the exhibition for a special evening rate, you can participate in a Public Telescope Viewing outside the Planetarium or unique activities throughout the museum and top off your evening with a free showing of a Star Trek movie or episode in the OMNIMAX Theater. Each First Friday will have its own theme so watch the calendar for more information.

Friday, December 2 – Special Guest: Emmy®-nominated Star Trek make-up artist, Jeff Lewis
Friday, January 6 – Star Trek Trivia Contest
Friday, February 3 – Special Guest: Star Trek: Voyager actor, Robert Picardo
Friday, March 2 – Special Program: Journey to Mars
Friday, April 6 – Special Guest: Star Trek writer, David Gerrold (The Trouble with Tribbles)
Friday, May 4 – Star Trek Costume Contest

Star Trek Lecture Series

Join us on the second Thursday of every month for our Star Trek Lecture Series. Each month, a different guest scientist will discuss a different topic related to Star Trek from androids to virtual reality to three-dimensional printing to the search for life on other planets. Watch the calendar for more information.

Thursday, December 8 – Where No Robot Has Gone Yet: The Androids of Star Trek
Thursday, January 12 – Organ Printing--Building Tissues and Body Parts in the Future
Thursday, February 9 – Are Starships Possible?
Thursday, March 8 – Why NASA and DARPA Are Reaching for the Stars
Thursday, April 12– The Immersive Virtual Reality Environment: Today’s Holodeck?
Thursday, May 10 – To Boldly Go: The New Horizons Mission to Pluto

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