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Dynamics: Out of the Air
July 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for an evening blending science, music, the sneak preview viewing of curator’s Haley Hasler and Cyane Tornatzky’s Conversion art exhibit, and food and wine reception. The evening includes a talk by CSU Economics Professor Edward Barbier, and concert by English cellist Colin Carr, clarinetist Deborah Marshall, and pianist Marija Stroke, at the Carnegie Center for Creativity (200 Mathews Street, 80524). Doors open at 6:00pm.
Science Speaker: Edward Barbier, Professor of Economics, CSU
Science Presentation: Economics for a Fragile Planet: Rethinking markets, institutions and governance Global environmental problems are mounting, from climate change to biodiversity loss to increasing freshwater scarcity. Scientists refer to this current era as the “Anthropocene,” where human-induced threats to the Earth system could change it irrevocably and even endanger humanity. Designing policies and institutions to ensure that society mitigates these threats requires understanding how economies work, the relevant trade-offs, and the role of market incentives. Although some progress has been made in moving to a greener economy, any lasting transformation will require rethinking our markets, institutions and governance. As in any market economy, the first step begins with individuals – both as consumers and voters.
Music: Bruce Adolphe’s Out of the Air, inspired by poems of Stanely Kunitz, is music about memory, longing, and the mixture of past and present that is always in our minds.
Artists: Colin Carr, cello; Deborah Marshall, clarinet; Marija Stroke, piano
BEETHOVEN – Sonata No. 3 in A Major for cello and piano, op. 69, (1808)
ADOLPHE – Out of the Air (2017)
BACH – Unaccompanied Cello Suite no. 6 in D Major, BMV 1012 (1717-23)
Ticket includes food and wine reception.