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First Friday: Sci Fi Radio Play

December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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What if technology really could grant your every wish? In Ray Bradbury’s classic The Veldt, the Hadley family lives in a “smart house” that automates practically every aspect of their lives, including a virtual-reality nursery that fulfills the Hadley children’s wildest fantasies—for better or for worse—by transforming the room into an African grassland.

First published in 1950, this classic science-fiction story has been adapted numerous times for radio, stage, and screen, and continues to serve as a cautionary tale for our hyperconnected world.

The presentation will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the Museum at CHF will be open for self-guided tours from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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Date:
December 1, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Chemical Heritage Foundation
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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