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The Natural History Museum celebrates its centennial with another season of its popular First Fridays event, which combines cutting-edge science lectures and live music from up-and-coming indie artists. The season will explore the greatest discoveries of the past 100 years and what we can expect in the next century.

The schedule so far:

  • Jan. 4: Dr. Kirk Johnson with music from Lord Huron and Wildcat Wildcat
  • Feb. 1: Mary Roach with music by Adventure Time and the Gaslamp Killer
  • March 1: Dr. Lucy Jones with music by the Babies and Allah-Las
  • April 5: Sam Kean with music by Japanther and Dan Deacon
  • May 3: Dr. Sean B. Carroll with music by Helado Negro and Javelin
  • Sunday, June 9: Dr. Adam Steltzner (music TBA)
Note: The last First Friday of the year will take place on a Sunday as part of a larger NHM centennial celebration.

For tickets and more information, go to the NHM website.