Rubin Museum of Art
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Lunch Matters

The museum's lunchtime screenings of short documentaries followed by moderated discussions. Visitors are welcome to bring their lunch from the museum café into the theater for this program.

Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.
$15 / Free for Rubin Museum Members

Lunch Matters returns in February with the filmed onstage conversations: The Best of Brainwave

Screening: The Performance Artist

Wednesday February 4, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, Isabella Rossellini and Diana Reiss compare notes about their observations how other animals exercise mind over matter. Post screening discussion moderated by neuroscientist Charlotte Wincott.

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Screening: The Basketball Champion

Wednesday February 11, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, Walt "Clyde" Frazier and Paul Glimcher discuss what goes on in the brain of a player when strategy and tactics meet on the court.

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Screening: The Monk

Wednesday February 18, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, The Venerable Metteyya and Philip Stieg discuss the relationship between mind, body and meditation.

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Screening: The Actor

Wednesday February 25, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, Giancarlo Esposito and Moran Cerf discuss mediation, acting technique and life. Post screening discussion moderated by neuroscientist Georgia Hodes.

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Screening: The Astronaut

Wednesday March 4, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, Scott Parazynski and Tracy Dennis discuss the mindset required to endure these extreme missions.

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Screening: The Mogul

Wednesday March 11, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, Russell Simmons and David Vago discuss the relationship between mediation and success. Post screening discussion moderated by neuroscientist Ayman Mukerji.

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Screening: The Philosopher

Wednesday March 18, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, Rebecca Goldstein and Antonio Damasio discuss neuroscience and philosophy. Post screening discussion moderated by neuroscientist Thomas Reardon.

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Screening: The Face Transplant Surgeon

Wednesday March 25, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez and Timothy J. Buschman discuss the neuroscience of concentration.

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Screening: The Poker Player

Wednesday April 1, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year’s Brainwave, Vanessa Selbst and John D. Mayer discuss maintaining focus without appearing that you are.

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Screening: The Math Genius

Wednesday April 8, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Price: $15.00

In this filmed conversation from last year's Brainwave, Jason Padgett and Heather Berlin discuss how this college drop-out became a math genius overnight.

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