Today in 1953: The Arthur Miller drama, ”The Crucible,” opens on Broadway.
It was a parable that reflected the climate of fear that pervaded American society and the politics of its time – comparing witchcraft in the late 17th century and communist hearings in the mid-20th. In both times there existed the fear of false accusation.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is a screening of “Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe.” In this 30-minute show, simulations of the most energetic places in our universe, and the galaxies around us, are the prelude to a thrilling journey inside IceCube, looking for traces of neutrino collisions in the ice. This starts at 7pm with a talk and Q and A on the history of neutrino detection and IceCube by Professor Albrecht Karle, followed by the screening at 8. Free and open to the public, this is tonight at the Union South Marquee Theater, 1308 West Dayton Street. For more info, visit wipac.wisc.edu/ghostparticle or call 608-890-0369.
Tonight is a Real Love Madison Study Group,based upon the works of Dr. Greg Baer. This is at 7pm at Redamte CoffeeHouse, 449 State Street. For more Info, call Andrew, at 608-467-3992.
“Is There a Future For a Truly Radical Left in Madison?” will be discussed tonight by the Wing Nut Party. This is at 6:30pm at the Madison Public Library, 201 West Mifflin, in the first floor conference room. Hosted by the Peregrine Forum of Wisconsin. More info 442-8399.