An Evening with Dr Jane GoodallA rare chance to hear Jane Goodall in person
A byword for primatology and conservation, Jane Goodall brought us closer to our nearest relatives with her studies on the chimpanzees of the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. Now, in An Evening with Jane Goodall, she will be speaking about her experiences, followed by a conversation with a special guest host. Through her iconoclastic research, she showed the world their capacity for tool making, their complex family relationships, both their intimate friendships and their dark and violent nature. Enjoy a rare opportunity to hear her in person.
Was there ever a match made in heaven like Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong? Two incredible voices, one sensational trumpet and a huge legacy of unforgettable songs. To celebrate 100 years since the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Song, Sydney’s magnificent State Theatre will come alive this June to the songs made famous by these legends of jazz. Who better to perform A Celebration of Ella and Louis than two of the world’s greatest exponents of their music? Trumpet maestro and consummate showman, James Morrison, will raise the roof with powerhouse performances of your favourite jazz tunes. As a special treat, he will be joined on stage by the incomparable Patti Austin, direct from the USA. This legendary Grammy Award-winning vocalist is renowned for her special Ella Fitzgerald concerts all over the world. This is one show you don’t want to miss!
Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Cosmic PerspectiveYour personal astrophysicist returns this July
“The most dangerous people in a free society are those who don’t know… It’s okay to not know. But if you don’t know, but think you do know … that is dangerous. Those are the signs of the end of an informed democracy.”