WBEZ | Moonrise http://www.wbez.org/tags/moonrise Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Exploring outer space with music http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-11-01/exploring-outer-space-music-93659 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-November/2011-11-01/6192572182_6d440ce03b_b.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The tagline for the 1979 film <em>Alien</em> was, “In space no one can hear you scream.” Fortunately, some other people who looked to the stars heard different sounds. Take <a href="http://josefrancisco.org/" target="_blank">Dr. Jose Francisco Salgado</a>, an astronomer and visual artist at the <a href="http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/" target="_blank">Adler Planetarium</a>. Over the past few years, Salgado and the <a href="http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org/" target="_blank">Chicago Sinfonietta</a> came together to mix art and science. The good doctor provides video footage, still images and historic drawings of the solar system and the Sinfonietta brings the soundtrack. Their latest collaboration is called <a href="http://kv265.org/" target="_blank"><em>Moonrise</em></a> and it will premier this Saturday at<a href="http://northcentralcollege.edu/home" target="_blank"> North Central College</a> in Naperville as part of the <a href="http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org/event/concert-ii/" target="_blank"><em>Under the Night Sky</em></a> concert. To find out more about the lofty goals behind this project, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> spoke with Salgado.<br> &nbsp;</p></p> Tue, 01 Nov 2011 14:51:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-11-01/exploring-outer-space-music-93659