Who is Tesla you ask? Why one of the most important and least known inventors of the late 19nth and early 20 centuries. To celebrate, a fellow artist and I are putting on a fun family event on July 10 in celebration of Nikola Tesla's birthday (He's the mostly unknown inventor that was a competitor of Thomas Edison, yet his inventions are things that modernized the world–alternating current, wireless technology, and the induction motor. He holds over 700 patents…).
The event is on July 10 from 2-11 PM. Bits, Bytes & Bots, a child-enrichment program that specializes in technology-oriented activities, will be there with robots and computer games and videos. We'll have other really cool stuff too, including music, Tesla-inspired artwork, a documentary, Tesla coils, and a Tesla Roadster.
Check out the website below to learn more about the event. (We have a Facebook page too–The Tesla Project.) Closer to the date we'll have a schedule of events so you'll know when to arrive. The most amazing band called ArcAttack will be headlining our music, but they need to play in the dark since they use musical Tesla Coils in their performance-based act. If you have any older kids, you will not want to miss this band. It's amazing and there's lightening, essentially. Check out the website below for a link to the band and some shots of the guy in the Faraday suit attracting bolts of lightening. When my 8-year-old son saw them in a youtube video playing the Imperial Death March from Star Wars he just about exploded. Check it out and tell your friends! Oh, and any sale proceeds go to the local chapter of Easter Seals. Hope your summer is going well,