Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Fanny Mendelssohn: A Discussion and Performance

March 25, 2017 by  

The Max Kade Institute at USC’s musical spring continues with an evening devoted to Fanny Mendelssohn, composer, pianist and conductor. Join them for a lecture, discussion and performance on Thursday, March 30 at 6 pm. For the past year, filmmaker Petra Haffter and writer Angela Thompson have been working on a project about Fanny Mendelssohn […]

GABA Presents: Virtual Reality Event at SONY in Culver City

February 6, 2017 by  

On February 16th, the Southern Californian chapter of GABA is treating members and guests to an exciting event, Virtual Reality: The New ‘New Media.’ Guests are invited to a behind-the-scenes look at the collaboration between content creators at SONY Pictures Entertainment and the research organization at USC Institute for Creative Technologies bringing about the technical […]

Avatar’s Na’vi use German Grammar

January 25, 2010 by  
Filed under CULTURE

Who knew that German could actually be cool enough to lend it’s Grammar to the natives in the most successful movie of all times, Avatar’s Na’vi? The natives of the fictional planet Pandora speak a made up language created by Paul Frommer a linguistics expert at USC. Na’vi language is similar to Star Trek’s Klingon […]