arts & entertainment
The Hallstrom Planetarium at Indian River State College (IRSC) presents “The Planets,” a full-dome immersive presentation of our solar system. The show debuts on April 16 at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m., and April 17 at 1:00 and 2:30 p.m. Tickets for the “The Planets” are $5.
In a recorded narration, Kate Mulgrew—Captain Janeway of Star Trek: Voyager—takes viewers on a grand tour of the solar system. Explore the surfaces of Mars, the perils of the asteroid belt, the cold rings of stormy gas planets and the features of other solar systems.
There is limited availability for seating in order to maintain CDC and social distancing guidelines—patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased at the IRSC Box Office in the McAlpin Fine Arts Center lobby on the IRSC Massey Campus at 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce, Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., or by phone with VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. Call the McAlpin Fine Arts Center Box Office at 1-800-220-9915 to reserve seats.
Planetarium shows are recommended for adults and for children over the age of four. The Hallstrom planetarium’s temperature is maintained at 72 degrees and visitors may want to bring a light jacket or sweater. To learn more about the Hallstrom Planetarium, visit https://www.irsc.edu/community/planetarium.html.