BostonTalks Happy Hour: Connected

BostonTalks Happy Hour: Connected
September 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Matt Peterson, Postdoc - MIT


Join CBMM's Postdoc Matt Peterson, and others, for BostonTalks Happy Hour: Connected

Connect with WGBH, local leaders, stories, trends and each other at BostonTalks. This September, it’s all about coming together. Hear from three speakers who are doing just that with their careers.

$10 admission - Full event information -

Go behind the blue paint with Lyle Blaker of Blue Man Group, and hear how he connects with his audience without saying a word.

Matt Peterson of MIT studies how our brains make connections that allow us to know and understand others instantly through facial recognition.

The Farmer’s Daughter restaurant owner and Chef Chandra Gouldrup uses farm to table cooking to bring together flavors and connect people over delicious food.

Join Lyle (@BMGBoston), Matt (@mfpetersmit) and Chandra for a smarter happy hour hosted by Edgar B. Herwick III (@ebherwick3) from WGBH’s Curiosity Desk.

A Smarter Happy Hour
Connect with local experts in a variety of fields while enjoying the great company of your neighbors from Boston and beyond in this smarter happy hour reception. Each event combines short speaking programs, drinks and an opportunity for you to join the conversation.

Meet the host:
Edgar B. Herwick III hosts WGBH’s Curiosity Desk, where he digs a little deeper into topics in the news, explores the off-beat, and searches for answers to questions in the world around us. His radio features can be heard on 89.7 WGBH’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and his television features can be seen on WGBH’s Greater Boston.

You must be at least 21 with a valid ID to attend.

Limited seating will be available.



September 28, 2017


7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
WGBH Studios

WGBH Studios, One Guest Street, Brighton, MA 02135