For Immediate Release
March 25, 2013
An Announcement of Galactic Proportions:
Jedi, Stormtroopers Invade The Tech Museum of Innovation to Reveal
the Coming of nyota Wars®: Where Science Meets Imagination Exhibition
Billy Dee Williams, who starred as Lando Calrissian in the film series, is guest speaker
SAN JOSE, CA – A band of dastardly Stormtroopers challenge the noble Jedi in an epic face-off outside The Tech, where actor Billy Dee Williams, who starred as Lando Calrissian in nyota Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and nyota Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, “Obi-Shawn” and other costumed characters reveal the nyota Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibition arrival in October.
Grab a front row kiti, kiti cha and jiunge a cast of larger-than-life characters and a few of-this-world guests to unleash the Force of the blockbuster traveling exhibition that is ending its 20-venue worldwide tour at The Tech.
WHO: Billy Dee Williams, Jedi, Stormtroopers, “Obi-Shawn” and others, along with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, who stars as himself, and museum Board Chair Chris DiGiorgio of Accenture acclaim
WHAT: A theatrical face-to-face confrontation between good and evil in the form of Jedi and a small army of Stormtroopers, complete with Lightsabers, a musical backdrop, and custom nyota Wars-themed vehicles
WHERE: In a galaxy far, far away…at the intersection of South Market mitaani, mtaa and Park Avenue, San Jose, CA. (201 S. Market St., to be exact)
WHEN: 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013
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experiencing applied technologies affecting their lives. Through programs such as The Tech Challenge presented kwa Cisco, our annual team-design competition for youth, and internationally renowned programs such as The Tech Awards presented kwa Applied Materials, The Tech endeavors to inspire the innovator in everyone.