Celebration for Research Promises Fun-filled Evening

April 22, 2009


Attendees at this year's Annual Meeting can count on an entertaining Celebration for Research on Sunday, April 26, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center. Join us for an exciting evening filled with music, dancing, laughter, and more. Enjoy a lush buffet of Seattle favorites with your friends and colleagues. The event is free for Annual Meeting registrants; extra tickets are available through registration.

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

There is no better way to begin the 61st Annual Meeting than by attending Neurobowl. AA N former president Thomas R. Swift, MD, FAAN, hosts another year of competition by the best and brightest in neurology for the coveted Neurobowl title. This popular quiz show focuses on the process of diagnosis using common and rare neurologic case histories, video clips, investigations, and movie segments. This year's two-round Neurobowl will pit brainy gladiators from both sides of the Mississippi: East versus West. The winners then will take on the 2008 Neurobowl champions. Seating is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Neuro Idol
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Returning for its fourth year, this cabaret-style show featuring your fellow neurologists is a big hit at the Annual Meeting. Previous acts have included rock and classical musicians, vocalists, and magicians. Come celebrate the hidden talents of your colleagues.

Main Stage: Comedian Josh Blue
8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

Celebrated comedian Josh Blue puts the "cerebral" in cerebral palsy. Blue's comedy centers on his experiences living and dealing with cerebral palsy. Having already established himself as one of the most sought after comedians on the college circuit, Blue exploded onto the national comedy scene by capturing the attention and endearment of the country as the winner of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" in 2006. Blue continues to break down stereotypes of people with disabilities one laugh at a time. Opening for Josh Blue is "classically trained country crooner" Carrie Cunningham, who is quickly becoming a major name on the music scene. Since the release of her debut solo album Honeysweet, Cunningham has been entertaining audiences worldwide with her heartfelt lyrics both onstage and on the radio.

Neuro Hop
8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

Brush up on your Lindy, Twist, or Electric Slide, as DJ Kyle K spins eclectic favorites from yesterday and today.