Captain Sisko & Captain Sulu Visit The Franklin This Summer In Philadelphia.
Both Captain Sisko and Captain Sulu will be beaming into The Franklin Institute this summer in Philadelphia. As reported by Philadelphia Weekly, The Franklin will be hosting two special events; “A Conversation with Avery Brooks and Samuel Delany” and “An Evening with Star Trek’s George Takei” in support of it's exhibits Star Trek The Exhibition and Race: Are We So Different?.
On Friday, July 31 Rutgers professor and captain of “Deep Space Nine” Avery Brooks shares the stage with iconic African-American science fiction author and Temple professor Samuel Delany. The two men, known for testing boundaries and barriers within their work, will explore race, science fiction and other themes in a wide-ranging and fascinating dialogue moderated by Betty Lawrence. Admission to “A Conversation with Avery Brooks and Samuel Delany” is $5.00 for public and members are free.
A few weeks later, The Franklin Institute welcomes Star Trek’s own George Takei. Best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in the acclaimed television and film series Star Trek, George Takei visits The Franklin Institute on Thursday, August 20 for one special evening to talk Star Trek, meet fans, sign autographs and take photos. Tickets to “An Evening with George Takei” are $25.00 for public ($20.00 for members) and include a Q & A with George Takei followed by a meet and greet; a glossy photo and evening admission (after 5pm) to STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION. To purchase tickets in advance for either event, please call 215-448.1254. (source Philadelphia Weekly)
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