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Who is Dr. ROMulous?

Posted: March 8, 2012 - 09:22 , by Patti McCabe
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Yesterday, we introduced you to, Dr. ROMulous,  the host of the ROM’s March Break activitity, The Game Show at the End of the World.  Not to leave you in the dark, we are please to give you the back story on our superhero of science and history!

A man dressed in a lab coat, tights, and a cape.

The Game Show at the End of the World

Posted: March 7, 2012 - 09:34 , by Patti McCabe
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Having laid awake for nights on end, the fabulous Dr. ROMulous and the ROM team have devised a new game show for March Break at the ROM (March 10 – 18). Inspired by Maya: Secrets of their Ancient World and Dr. ROMulous’s recent trip to Palenque, Mexico, The Game Show at the End of the World is a contest that will challenge your wits and tickle your funny bone!

Discovering the Roots of RasTafari

Posted: February 24, 2012 - 15:40 , by Patti McCabe
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The Rastafari movement or Rasta as some call it, is a religious movement that arose in the 1930s in Jamaica.  Members of the Rastafari movement are known as Rastas, or Rastafari.  Rastafari is not a highly organized religion; it is more of a movement and an ideology. Many Rastas say that it is not a “religion” at all, but a “Way of Life”.

Chocolate – The Food of the Gods

Posted: February 15, 2012 - 12:37 , by Patti McCabe

ChocoSol Traders is a small, ecological and inter-community initiative between farmers, sustainable technologists and chocolatiers.

Photo courtesy of ChocoSol Traders.

Experience a Taste of Life during Medieval Times

Posted: September 27, 2011 - 08:34 , by Patti McCabe

Rob Mason, is an archaeological scientist whose research interests include art, technology, trade, and industry from the beginnings of time to the industrial revolution. But you may recognize him as a dancing knight from our Medieval Dancing presentations!

Don’t miss the ROM’s Medieval Fall Fair this weekend, October 1 – 2.

Water: The Play set to make another splash at the ROM

Posted: August 17, 2011 - 11:38 , by Patti McCabe
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Actors perform the premiere of Water: The Play during March Break 2011.

Extant Jesters return to the ROM August 20 and 21 to perform Water: The Play. Photo by Thomas Gallezot.

Hydraulophones at the ROM – Making Water Sing!

Posted: August 4, 2011 - 10:00 , by Patti McCabe

The golden days of summer just wouldn’t be the same without water – going to the pool, eating popsicles, making a slip’n’slide across the back yard with a sprinkler and a plastic tarp – but have you ever used water to make MUSIC?