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"The John Cage Legacy: Chance in Music and Mathematics" a happening at MSRI, 5:30-7pm November 12, 2008 All Day
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Description Please join MSRI on Wednesday, November 12, 5:30pm-7pm, for a free public event, "The John Cage Legacy: Chance in Music and Mathematics" in the Simons Auditorium. This 'happening' presents composer/performers from the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in a concert, followed by a discussion between the musicians and mathematician/statistician/magician, randomness expert Persi Diaconis of Stanford University and moderated by Bob Osserman, Special Projects Director at MSRI. Seating is limited. Free admission.

Parking: Please note that parking in the lot between MSRI and the Space Sciences Lab (SSL) is available free-of-charge after five p.m. The lot is reached from Centennial Drive by turning onto the "Gauss Way" access road that leads to MSRI / SSL. Disabled parking spaces are located at the entrance to MSRI's Chern Hall. Additional parking is available in the Institute's terraced hillside loop of parking spaces (upper two lots), which is accessed directly off Centennial Drive and requires walking up 95+ steps to the MSRI building.

For directions to MSRI, please see the URL below:


Public Transportation: On weekdays the H-line Bus -- with stops on the UCB campus -- arrives at MSRI / SSL at 5:21pm and 4:51pm and the final bus of the day departs from MSRI/SSL at 7:15pm; the H-line bus route also stops at downtown Berkeley BART. For the complete schedule, please see:

For information about other events and performances by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company presented by Cal Performances from November 7-15, please visit the URL link below:


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