Songs for Unusual Creatures


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Odd animals like blobfish, elephant shrews, Chinese giant salamanders and other bizarre beasts slither, hop, swim and jump in projected images and videos while being portrayed in music by author and composer Michael Hearst. Enjoy Michael Hearst’s music and discover some unusual creatures at two special NYSCI performances:

April 28: Connecting with Songs for Unusual Creatures

(Noon, 1, 2 & 3 pm)
Meet Michael Hearst and enjoy a selection of his music and animal musings in the Great Hall, as he proves that fact can be stranger than fiction.
Free with NYSCI admission. Limited capacity. Sign up on the day of event.

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April 29: Songs for Unusual Creatures Concerts

(1 & 3 pm)
Michael Hearst and his band use a variety of quirky instruments to provide a fun, interactive investigation through the kingdom of weird animals.
Free with NYSCI admission. Limited capacity. Sign up on the day of event.

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