Reed A. Cartwright posted Entry 2840 on January 16, 2007 04:33 PM.
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A while back I was trying to organize a Flock Party for the Triangle area; however, I have yet to get my hands on a copy of the DVD. (I guess it is taking a while for NCSU to buy its copy.) Regardless, I am excited to announce that the Museum of Natural Sciences is going to be throwing a Flock Party this Thursday, January 18th.

The film will be shown at 7:00 pm in the Museum Auditorium and is free to the public. Dr. Randy Olson, the filmmaker, will give a presentation and answer questions after the screening.

The full announcement is below the fold.

N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Downtown Raleigh

Thursday, January 18

“Flock of Dodos” screening with filmmaker, Randy Olson

7:00 p.m. Museum Auditorium


Filmmaker and Evolutionary Ecologist , Dr. Randy Olson, presents his new film Flock of Dodos: The Evolution / Intelligent Design Circus. “Flock of Dodos” is the first feature-length documentary to present both sides of the Intelligent Design / Evolution clash and tries to make
sense of the issue by visiting Olson’s home state of Kansas. The film digs below the surface of the debate by examining the language being used by both sides of this “circus” and the actual people presenting each side. By doing so, Olson poses a serious question to the scientific community as to who really is the “flock of dodos.” After the screening, Dr. Olson will give a presentation followed by a Question and Answer session.

The Museum will host additional free screenings of “Flock of Dodos” at the following times:

Saturday, February 3, 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 10, 3:00 p.m.
Monday, February 12, Time is TBA – “Darwin Day”

We are hoping to have a panel of speakers in conjunction with the Darwin Day screening. If you may be interested in participating on a panel to further discuss this topic, please let us know.

The Museum is located at the corner of Jones and Salisbury Streets. 919.733.7450

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Comment #155607

Posted by sciguy on January 16, 2007 8:04 PM (e)

Dr. Cartwright,

Sound like a good old fashion Flock Fest.

Here is a song for the party. It is sung and written by Chris Smithers, Origin of Species.
This is a link to his youtube performance.

Comment #155705

Posted by Fross on January 17, 2007 10:19 AM (e)

hmmm, I can’t make it out to the showing tomorrow. (i’m watching the kids while my wife catches a chic-flic with a friend.)

It would be cool if there was a late night showing on Darwin Day. :)

Comment #156231

Posted by David B. Benson on January 18, 2007 7:12 PM (e)

Reed — The imposter ‘Dr. Michael Martin’ is using the name (and posted the professional e-mail address thereof on another thread) of an NIH scietist in the CSR center. Under comment policy #6, please see that he is banned (once again). Thank you.

Comment #160152

Posted by Dr. Michael Martin on February 8, 2007 1:15 AM (e)

You banned the real Dr. Michael Martin from posting on these boards, I’m sorry to say. NIH will most certainly be looking down at you with condescending eyes. Pandas Thumb is nothing more than a farce, the biggest joke of a website/forum on the web to speak of.

Don’t bother contacting my e-mail address either. I won’t be answering you sorry losers.

Dr. Michael Martin