Nerd Nite Noho Part 2 – The End of Darkness

What do we lose, when we lose the night? With time-lapse imagery, animation, and excerpts from his Emmy-nominated documentary, filmmaker Ian Cheney reveals the surprising effects of excess illumination on human health, wildlife, and the human relationship to the stars.

Nerd Nite Noho Part 1 – The Birds Downtown

Many people see Holyoke and Springfield as cities racked by poverty, crime and drugs — but avid birder & photographer Greg Saulmon shows how their neighborhoods also offer some of the most unique birding opportunities you’ll find. Can that help change the conversation about our urban centers?