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LaB 5555

A Spirits & Skeletons wrap-up: 4,000+ guests, 13 Cruella Devilles and nearly 500 pictures
October 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Were you one of the more than 4,000 costumed guests to grace Spirits & Skeletons 2012 on Friday night? It was one of the best-attended events in museum history, and we were delighted to have everyone out in full, freaky regalia. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite snapshots below: To peruse the full gallery […]

It’s the bee’s knees: Join us for LaB 5555 Friday and learn all about the art of beekeeping!
September 10, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Etymology meets entomology at this Friday’s LaB 5555: The Bee’s Knees. Many etymologists speculate that the expression “the bee’s knees” originated as an abbreviation of the British expression “the be-all and end-all.” This was shortened to “The B’s and E’s” and ultimately slurred together into the unlikely expression “the bee’s knees.” Nifty, huh? However the […]

Get ginned up at LaB 5555 on Friday and learn the chemistry behind a good cocktail
August 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Jumping juniper berries — LaB 5555 is back! This month’s theme is all about mixology, with the best bartenders in town — as curated by the Houston Press — pouring gin-based cocktails for guests between 8 and 9 p.m. Guests can learn about the chemistry behind a fine cocktail, vote on their favorites and then […]

There’s no crying in the Grand Hall: Cool off with Cryology – the study of freezing – at Friday’s LaB 5555
July 18, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Cryology: It’s not the study of what makes you cry (answer: Sarah McLaughlin for SPCA, wild animals reuniting with previous owners), it’s actually the study of freezing, and we’re delving into it this Friday Night at HMNS’ second LaB 5555. Join HMNS Educational Program Coordinator Carolyn Leap in the Grand Hall from 8 to 9 […]


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