The Beauty and Mystery of the Brain


Pinkish-beige, the consistency of thick pudding and weighing all of three pounds, the human brain is the seat of much that defines us as individuals and as a species. When things go wrong, through genetics, illness, or injury, it strikes at the core of our sense of who we are.

In January, the Hop sheds light on this miraculous organ in a multi-faceted program of events centering on the world premiere of Brain Storm, by Everett Dance Theatre, on Friday and Saturday, January 13 and 14, at 8 p.m., in the Moore Theater.

Combining dance, theater, and visual art, and based on a two-year residency at New Hampshire’s Crotched Mountain School as well as on a series of public discussions (dubbed “Brain Cafés”), Brain Storm explores the brain’s beauty and mystery through striking physicality and poetic imagery.

Three additional events shed further light on the topic:

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