Adjunct Instructor of Music Jillian Baxter will present an evening of musical stylings.
Talented YHC music students studying the clarient will present the third annual YHC clarinet recital.
Did a space rock six miles wide slam into the Earth millions of years ago and wipe out a majority of all living species at that time, including the dinosaurs? Explore this impact and other cosmic collisions in this dynamic show. See the numerous craters on worlds like the Moon, Mars, and even distant Pluto.
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Featuring a live presenter and using the planetarium’s digital and optical star projectors to their fullest, this traditional star show allows audiences to explore the heavens as they appear above the mountains of north Georgia. Learn how to identify the planets and stars currently visible in the night sky, take a guided tour of the constellations and hear some of their fascinating stories. Appropriate for general audiences. here
Created to provide a musical outlet and further the development of band music, the Cobb Wind Symphony is comprised of adult musicians from across the Atlanta area. Brought together by a common love of music, the members of the Cobb Wind Symphony bring a unique sound to the metro Atlanta area.
Maryn McKenna is an independent journalist who specializes in public health, global health and food policy. She is a contributor to National Geographic, a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University, and the author of the 2017 bestseller BIG CHICKEN: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats, which was named one of the Best Science Books of 2017 by Amazon (and will be published in the UK and other territories under the title Plucked.) Her earlier, award-winning books are Superbug and Beating Back the Devil. She is one of the stars of the 2014 documentary Resistance, and her 2015 TED Talk, "What do we do when antibiotics don't work any more?" has been viewed 1.5 million times and translated into 32 languages. She writes for The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Smithsonian, WIRED, Scientific American, Slate, The Atlantic, Nature, and The Guardian, among other publications, and teaches in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. She received the 2014 Leadership Award from the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics and the 2013 Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in the Public Communication of Life Sciences. She lives in Atlanta and Maine.
This two-day all-a cappella choir concert features music ranging from the classics of choral repertoire and cutting-edge new composers to students’ own original arrangements of current popular music. The female and male groups within YHC’s Concert Choir join forces to present an audience favorite that’s not to be missed.