Who says science can’t be funny? #ATLSciFest 2017 is filled with tons of nerdy humor! Try your hand at science improv, jam out with a genetically modified rock band, experience a science-themed variety show, and watch Atlanta-area comedians and scientists join forces during “You’re The Expert”. Read below to learn more about these hilarious events!
Improv comedy with a science twist! Join Georgia Tech scientists, improvisation artists, and the audience on Wednesday, March 22 as they combine to show the lighter side of science and life in the lab through short improv games and sketches. More info!
Science Rock and Comedy
Rock on! Come out on Sunday, March 19 to Earth's first genetically modified rock band, Leucine Zipper and the Zinc Fingers. Members of the band will emerge from their labs at Georgia Tech and Zoo Atlanta to laugh it up with members of the Geekapalooza comedy tour in this night of science-themed music and comedy. More info!
Solve for X
Solve for X is a quirky and informative science-themed variety show. Join us on Friday, March 17 as storytellers, comedians, scientists and more bust open the barrier between science and the arts with a night full of fun facts, bad puns, and laughter. More info!
You’re the Expert
In the mood for a good belly laugh? Live show and podcast You're the Expert is returning to #ATLSciFest on Tuesday, March 21! Through game show segments and hilariously misguided guesses, a panel of comedians including Atlanta-native Shalewa Sharpe, LLC and Stuff You Should Know podcast host Charles W. "Chuck" Bryant, will try to get to the bottom of what a distinguished Emory University scientist studies all day. Jim Burress of WABE will be our scorekeeper. More info!
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