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Silent Sky
Presented By Phoenix College
November 18th - November 21st, 2021 AZ Time
Online sale ends: 11/19/21 at 10:00am AZ Time
John Paul Theater
1202 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Phoenix College Fine and Performing Arts Department presents: Silent Sky. 

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who calculates projects in “girl hours” and has no time for the women’s probing theories. As Henrietta, in her free time, attempts to measure the light and distance of stars, she must also take measure of her life on Earth, trying to balance her dedication to science with family obligations and the possibility of love. The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications; Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both, and their dedication changed the way we understand both the heavens and Earth.
Items Not Allowed
Food or drink (with the exception of one sealable/leakproof water bottle per guest), audio/video recording, alcohol/drugs, weapons, bad attitudes.

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Event starts at 11:00am
Doors open at 10:30am

----General Public: $10.00
---Employee/Alumni: $7.00
---Student/Senior: $5.00
--General Public Group Discount: $7.00
-Employee/Alumni Group Discount: $5.00
-Student/Senior Group Discount: $4.00

All Ages

John Paul Theater<br> 1202 W. Thomas Rd.<br> Phoenix, 85013




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