Insight: Arena Renovation / News Network / Bill McKibben / Lisa Randall / Anoushka Shankar
Back to the drawing board for the Arena? News Network highlights with Sacramento Press reporter Brandon Darnell; All things environmental with Bill McKibben; Fascinating insights into particle physics; Grammy-nominated sitarist Anoushka Shankar.
Arena Renovation Soooo, after the deal fell
through, the Maloofs floated the idea of renovating Power Balance
Pavilion instead of building a new facility downtown. The Mayor has
said the city won't help finance that (there is no money in the
redevelopment funds anyway according to Bob Moffit) Greg Van Dusen is one of the original
architects of Arco and his team has the re-design plans.
Lisa RandallLisa Randall is one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" and
her expertise in physics ranges from particles to planets.
She is also the bestselling author of "Warped Passages." Lisa
Randall's new book is "Knocking on Heaven's Door." It gives an
accessible overview of the most powerful and most technologically
advanced physics experiments ever created, including the biggestand
most expensive experiment ever built-the Large Hadron Collider.
Randall is giving a public lecture at U.C. Davis the evening of
Anoushka Shankar Internationally acclaimed
and Grammy-nominated sitarist, composer, and conductor Anoushka
Shankar is on a multiple-city tour across the United States to
promote her new album "Traveller." The daughter and disciple of
maestro Ravi Shankar has been hailed as "a new breed of
super-musician" by the Japan Times and BBC Music Magazine noted she
was a "creative force" and a "star performer". She will be
performing at the Mondavi Center on Tuesday, April 17 as part of UC
Davis' "Focus on India" series.