Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

In the Sack 

Wednesday, Feb 23 2011
Comments
Apparently we spend more than 27 years of our existence doing absolutely nothing. During this time we could be researching a cure for cancer, helping attain world peace, making billions of dollars developing the next big thing, having crazy sex, or holding down a beach somewhere, drink in hand. Instead, we're sleeping. It seems like a total waste of time, right? Well, hold on there, overachievers. “After Dark: While You Were Sleeping” sheds light on what goes on in the dark and why it's important. It's part of a monthly evening art and science series. Enjoy a bunkbed chat about the nature of dreams with pajama-clad Princeton scholars Graham Burnett and Jeff Dolven. Cozy up with writer and editor Andrew Leland in an eye-opening bedtime discussion about a curious case of nyctalopia (night blindness). You might nod off as soothing visuals of sleepwalking filmscapes are screened. Calming reverberations and images such as the sleep-inducing sounds of humpback whales are sure to ax those incurable bedtime tossing-and-turning fits. And if these fail, a few nightcaps at the bar should knock you out. But proceed cautiously: Crashing on the couch isn’t part of the invite.
Thu., March 3, 6 p.m., 2011

About The Author

Stephanie Orma

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Slideshows

  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"