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Pinkie, the Talking Parrot, is being cared for at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts. She will be integrated into the life and curriculum of the school. Among many other things, she will be a life model for the art students during class and for the public in a special evening event. Visit the school to draw Pinkie yourself or to see a public display of drawings of the talking parrot.
After a series of research visits to Jus Broadcasting, the High School Drama Class will devise new theatrical works based on their experiences. These pieces will be recorded at Jus Broadcasting's studios with their team and will air to 1.5 million viewers. Visit Jus Broadcasting to tour the studios and see screenings of the shows developed by the high school drama class.
Punjabi TV Shows usually filmed at the Jus Broadcasting studios will be filmed instead on location at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) with the staff, students, and visiting academics as guests and subject matter. All shows will be broadcast on Jus TV throughout March. Visit ISAW to view all recorded segments on a monitor in the library, or to attend a live recording.
The Oldest Song in the World will be interpreted and hummed, whistled, or sung by members of the museum staff in the public galleries. Visit the Guggenheim to hear the song at noon and 2pm each day during regular open hours, or on March 27th to hear a special guest lecture by Lorenzo D'Alfonso, Associate Professor of Western Asian Archaeology and History at ISAW.
A Museum Artwork, "Untitled" (Public Opinion) (1991) by Felix Gonzales Torres, will be on view at St. Phillips Church throughout March. Visit the church to meet members of the congregation and vestry and to view the artwork. Guggenheim Curator of Performance and Media, Nat Trotman, will be giving a public lecture on the work.
In March Pet Resources will be taking action to inform the local community about their rights if stopped or arrested by the police. Visit the store to get information and talk with staff, and to participate in public discussions each Sunday afternoon with the pet store staff, customers, community members, and invited special guests.