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Kate Fry and Mary Ann Thebus

Kate Fry and Mary Ann Thebus


When: Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 28 2016
Price: $65-$70
Robots have been threatening to take over the world—which is to say that people have felt threatened by the possibility of a robot takeover—since at least 1921, when Czech playwright Karel Čapek coined the term "robot" for his play R.U.R. In Čapek's scenario, manufactured workers rise up in successful revolt against their creator/masters, killing off pretty much the entire human species. Continue reading >>



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