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Rap Guide to Religion *NY Times Critics’ Pick!*
September 9, 2019

Arts Partner: Soho Playhouse


  • September 16, 2019
    7:00 pm

*NY Times Critics’ Pick!* “Peer reviewed rapper” Baba Brinkman explores one of the most heated questions of our age: what’s the point of religion? Taking a scientific approach, Baba performs faith-illuminating songs inspired by the best of evolutionary and cognitive science, with examples from his own family history (Baba’s ultra-religious great-great-great-grandfather sired more than 8,000 (more…)

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Rap Guide to Culture
September 9, 2019

Arts Partner: Soho Playhouse


  • September 17, 2019
    7:00 pm

Catch the latest addition to Baba Brinkman’s critically-acclaimed “Rap Guide” series, direct from its Edinburgh Fringe premiere. Hip-hopping his way through the natural history of ideas, from the origins of civilization to the self-domestication of one peculiar primate, Baba turns the lens of “cultural evolution” on music, art, science, politics, faith, and values. With the (more…)

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Rap Guide to Evolution
September 9, 2019

Arts Partner: Soho Playhouse


  • September 18, 2019
    7:00 pm

“Astonishing and brilliant!” (NY Times) A hip-hop tour of modern evolutionary biology, winner of the Scotsman Fringe First Award in Edinburgh and nominated for a Drama Desk Award off-Broadway. Baba Brinkman combines the skills and charisma of a rapper with the precision of a scientist, offering deep insights into human nature and the origins of all (more…)

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Rap Guide to Culture
September 9, 2019

Arts Partner: Soho Playhouse


  • September 21, 2019
    5:00 pm

Catch the latest addition to Baba Brinkman’s critically-acclaimed “Rap Guide” series, direct from its Edinburgh Fringe premiere. Hip-hopping his way through the natural history of ideas, from the origins of civilization to the self-domestication of one peculiar primate, Baba turns the lens of “cultural evolution” on music, art, science, politics, faith, and values. With the (more…)

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Rap Guide to Consciousness
September 9, 2019

Arts Partner: Soho Playhouse


  • September 22, 2019
    5:00 pm

Take a deep dive into the science of human human experience, from sensations to hallucinations, in this “mind-blowingly, awe-inspiringly good” (Broadway Baby) tour of the ancient mind-body problem, and the amazing discoveries of modern psychology and neuroscience that might help unwind it. A journey of self-discovery that mixes mindfulness with rationalism and irreverent humor, Consciousness grapples (more…)

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