Mathemagician Art Benjamin Returns to the Festival Stage
Dr. Arthur Benjamin is both a professor of mathematics and a magician. He has combined his two loves to create a dynamic presentation called "Mathemagics," suitable for all audiences, where he demonstrates and explains his secrets for performing rapid mental calculations faster than a calculator. He has presented his high energy talk for thousands of groups throughout the world. Dr. Benjamin has appeared on many television and radio programs, including: The Today Show, CNN, The Colbert Report, and National Public Radio. Dr. Benjamin has given 3 TED Talks, one of which has been viewed over five million times. Reader's Digest calls him "America's Best Math Whiz". Art Benjamin is the co-author of Secrets of Mental Math (which shares his secrets for rapid mental calculation), as well as the co-author of the MAA award-winning Proofs That Really Count: The Art of Combinatorial Proof.
Be sure to check in on the Festival website for the stage show schedule coming soon!