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Brain Candy Live!

Starring Adam Savage & Michael Stevens

Release Date: October 23, 2017

Buffalo, NY- The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts presents BRAIN CANDY LIVE! starring Adam Savage and Michael Stevens on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $59, $49, $39, $29. A limited number of VIP tickets (premium seating and meet & greet) are available for $129.

Adam Savage
, editor-in-chief of Tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series “MythBusters,” and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel “Vsauce” have joined forces to bring this one of a kind interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience to cities across the US. They’re master explainers, bringing along their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a celebration of curiosity that literally has audiences shouting "more" after their favorites. Audiences are engaged and enthusiastic test subjects and participants as they spend two hours laughing, learning and exploring during a theatrical experience like no other.

Every night, Savage and Stevens literally can’t wait to unleash their collective sense of wonder, curiosity and fun for each new audience. They’re inviting everyone to join-in and get their minds messy as their demonstrations leap off the stage. Adam and Michael’s BRAIN CANDY LIVE! experience is like a two-hour play date with Walt Disney, Willy Wonka and Albert Einstein. In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Stevens stated, “Our goal is for the audience to leave ‘Brain Candy’ with a whole new set of skills that they don’t think they could ever have. We sort of teach first, then demonstrate… We keep coming back to these everyday objects and how they can teach us things that will blow your mind.”

Smart is the new superpower and two of this planet's most entertaining everyday heroes are coming to your town to rescue you and your family from boredom. Join them as they use their secret recipe of fun, surprise, excitement (and just a pinch of danger) to cook-up and deliver an explosive batch of magical Brain Candy to every mind in the audience.

About Adam Savage
One of the most highly regarded and watched series on Discovery Channel, "MythBusters" ran for 14 earth-shattering years. Co-executive produced and Co-hosted by Savage, the show mixed scientific method with problem solving gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to confirm or bust myths, popular misconceptions and creating its own signature style of explosive experimentation. Today, in addition to creating content for his website Tested.com, Adam has become a proponent for making, working with the White House to encourage kids and adults alike to get their hands dirty. He's also a regular at conventions across the country, where his elaborate and handmade costumes (such as Totoro at New York Comic Con) attract much attention ... and hugs.

About Michael Stevens
Michaels’ passion for learning, science and making curiosity contagious led him to create Vsauce in 2010. The YouTube channel captures attention with fun questions like, “What Color Is A Mirror?” “Can You Count Past Infinity?” and “Why Are Things Creepy?” Now reaching a collective 17 million subscribers with video views in excess of 2 billion, Vsauce has grown into one of the largest educational networks on the web. Last year, it received the Webby for Best Science and Education Network.

Tickets: Center for the Arts Box Office (Tues-Fri, 12-6pm) and www.ticketfly.com. To charge tickets call (877)987-6487. For more information call (716)645-2787 or visit www.ubcfa.org or www.braincandylive.com.

Media Contact Information

Dave Wedekindt
Director of Marketing
Center for the Arts
Tel: 716-645-6775
drw6@buffalo.edu