Transforming, re-imagining, re-assembling, re-thinking, changing, combining: they’re all part of the art of the remix. Access your inner DJ, play around with mixing up all kinds of art, experience music that’s been rearranged, and discover remixed advances in science at After Dark: Remix.
Rice in Remix: CRISPR Edition With Nicholas Karavolias
7:30 p.m. | Bechtel Gallery 3, Wattis Webcast Studio
The gene-editing tool CRISPR allows scientists to make precise changes to the genomes of a range of species. In the context of plants, scientists like Nicholas Karavolias are "remixing" the genomes of important food crops to meet the demands of a growing population and a changing climate. As the world’s most widely consumed food crop, rice is a key target for genetic improvement. Find out how Karavolias and others are using CRISPR to make rice more drought-tolerant and improve other crops, too.
Cactus Grafting With Alex Pinigis
8:00 p.m. | Bechtel Gallery 3, Classroom 1606
Materials are limited to 30 participants.
What do you get when you splice a Gymnocalycium mihanovichii with species of Hylocereus? The answer is undoubtedly a familiar sight to most fans of houseplants. Come join staff biologist Alex Pinigis as he demonstrates the technique for creating your very own remixed cactus.
Hip Hop For Change With Marlon Richardson, AKA UnLearn The World
8:30 p.m. | Bechtel Gallery 3, Wattis Webcast Studio
Let Hip Hop For Change take you on a ride through the culture and elements of hip hop. With Oakland-based rapper and educator UnLearn The World and other guest artists, you can tour a brief history of the music and movement that have captivated minds and hearts around the world then try your hand at DJ-ing, beatmaking, rapping, breakdancing, and writing graffiti.
Vinyl Remixing With DJ Ashleyanne Krigbaum
6:00-10:00 p.m. | Gallery 4
Flash back to the roots of the remix with DJ Ashleyanne Krigbaum and her curated selection of rare soul tracks from the 1960s, new wave, indie rock, post punk, glam rock, funk, 80 & 90’s pop, hip hop, and current top 40, all spun on original 45 RPM vinyl.
Kombucha Genomics With BioCurious and Counter Culture Labs
6:30-9:30 p.m. | Gallery 2
If you’ve ever made or drunk fresh kombucha, you’ve probably already met your first SCOBY that’s Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast, also known as the slimy critter living in the bottom of the brewing vessel, which ferments tea and sugar into bracing kombucha. But...what is that thing, exactly? Team up with scientists from BioCurious and Counter Culture Labs to learn more about the SCOBY and participate in active research on the genes that make the SCOBY so SCOBYish.
Craft:Code With the Tinkering Studio
7:00-9:00 p.m. | Gallery 2, Tinkering Studio
Transform the digital into the physical: tinker with turning programmable digital art into real-world objects, and remix other people's code into your own personal design! No prior experience with programming necessary.
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Cost:17.95 advance, 19.95 door, AD members free
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San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 528-4444
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