290 Harvard St.
Brookline, Massachusetts

The Coolidge Corner Theatre kicks off Season 6 of Science on Screen with a screening of the classic satirical comedy THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT, starring Alec Guinness as a chemist who invents a fabric that never dirties and never wears out. Before the screening, Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research and founder of the Ig Nobel Prizes, will discuss some of the world's most unusual inventions, and chemist Daniel Rosenberg will address the feasibility of creating an everlasting, dirt-resistant fiber.

Tickets ($9.75 general admission, $7.75 students, seniors and Museum of Science members, and free for Coolidge Corner Theatre members) available online at www.coolidge,org or at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline.

Added by lonescribe on August 25, 2010

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