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Science Café Cleveland


Science Café Cleveland is a lively, informal public forum for the open discussion of current science issues. They are based on the European salon, and there are many such cafés currently active throughout the world. Science Café Cleveland takes place on the second Monday of each month at the Music Box Supper Club, a modern music club with an inviting atmosphere, that overlooks the Cuyahoga River where it enters Lake Erie. Science Café Cleveland is sponsored by the CWRU chapter of Sigma Xi, WCPN ideastream (Cleveland) and the Music Box Supper Club.


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Upcoming 2018-2019 Science Cafés


SELECT CAFÉ TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION, IF AVAILABLE

 

 

 

NOVEMBER 12, 2018

Why Do Knuckle-Walking African Apes Knuckle-Walk?

Scott Simpson, PhD

Professor, Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, CWRU

 


 

December 10, 2018

...details coming soon...

 


 

January 14, 2019

Eliminating Childhood Lead Poisoning: Is it Worth the Cost?

(Rescheduled from Oct., 2018)

John Sobolewski

Deputy Director, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

 


For some of our topics, we've provided a few suggestions for pre-readings in case you want to prime your mind for a cafe. On occasion, you can preview the cafe by listening to the Sound of Ideas on WCPN ideastream (90.3 FM) the morning of the cafe. (Links to podcasts of past shows can be found on our list of past cafés; they are a great way to catch up on topics that you happened to miss.) If you would like to suggest a topic for a future cafe or would like to be added to our email list, please send us an email. You can also email us with links to stories or pics of Science Café Cleveland that might be suitable for listing on our web site.


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LOCATION


Science Café Cleveland takes place in the Concert Hall at the Music Box Supper Club, located at 1148 Main Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 44113. Music Box Supper Club is located in the same building as Shooters and right near the Improv Comedy Club, across from Windows on the River and the Aquarium. Click here for directions and parking information. Main Avenue and all parking lots are well-plowed and salted in the winter! Come by car, by boat, by bike, or by taxi!

 

Doors will open at 5:30pm. Presentation and discussion is 7:00–8:00pm. The Music Box Supper Club will host an expanded limited menu before and during the event (view menu here), not to mention a full bar! The venue is fully handicapped-accessible.

We look forward to seeing Cleveland’s science supporters and Science Café regulars the second Monday of each month!


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