Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, Professor of Chemistry
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is renowned nationwide
for his chemical demonstration programs, and in particular
for his annual presentation, Once Upon a Christmas
Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri.
For over 40
years, this science-oriented entertainment has played
to packed houses at such varied locations as the University
of Wisconsin-Madison, the National Academy of Sciences
and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in
Washington and Boston's Museum of Science, as well as
being televised by stations across the country.
Wisconsin Public Television is airing a "Best of Once Upon a Christmas Cheery,
In the Lab of Shakhashiri" special at the following broadcast times:
Friday, December 23 at 4:30 p.m. on WPT
Sunday, December 25 at 8:00 a.m. on WPT
Sunday, December 25 at 1:00 p.m. on The Wisconsin Channel
Sunday, January 1 at 7:00 a.m. on WPT
Click here for program information on the WPT website
Past Christmas Lectures are available on DVD!
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