January 18, 2022 Your Source for Brentwood News

Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds at the Skirball

Submitted by the Brentwood Community Council

The Skirball has long been a cultural treasure in Brentwood and this month is no exception!

Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds is a tremendous new exhibition showcasing the timeline

of the Star Trek franchise over 50+ years, including the outstanding Star Trek memorabilia collection of late Microsoft Co-Founder, Paul G. Allen. 

Great opportunities to take photos in the Captains’ Chair, create your own “Holodeck” video and learn how Star Trek influenced future technology, including the cell phone — all in a Covid compliant atmosphere.

Link here for tickets.

Can’t go in person? Link here for the online Star Trek: Inspiring Culture and Technology program.

Fun Facts:
Leonard Nimoy (Dr. Spock) was a patron of Brentwood’s Davino Restaurant in Barrington Village.

Two Star Trek actors created a short comedy film called “Brentwood

Lucille Ball and her Desilu Production company gave the greenlight for Star Trek back in 1966 after it was declined by major studios.

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