Tuesday, March 22, 2011
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Center for Humanities in Medicine is pleased to announce a special performance by Hippocrates Café. The event is free and open to the public.
WHO: Hippocrates Café presents live performances about health care topics. Professional actors and musicians use humor and reflection to explore medical conditions and diseases.
WHEN: Monday, March 28, 2011, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Geffen Auditorium, Gonda Building, subway level, Mayo Clinic
WHAT: "Achoo! The Common Cold, The Flu and You," includes reading and songs from such classic works as "Sick," by poet Shel Silverstein, The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by John M. Barry, and "Adelaide's Lament" from the musical "Guys and Dolls."
The program is made possible with generous support from the Jack Taylor Family Foundation, in honor of Dr. Joseph Kiely.
Please RSVP by March 25 to Humanitiesrochester@mayo.edu.
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