We are excited to announce that Science Cafe will begin

the New Year at a fantastic NEW VENUE!


The Music Box Supper Club is amidst the exciting waterfront redevelopment of the Flats.  This modern new music club has huge windows overlooking the Cuyahoga River, the Flats East Bank and downtown. It has abundant inexpensive or free parking, a nice menu, full bar, and a great sound system! We look forward to seeing Cleveland’s science supporters and Science Café regulars on January 11, 2016 at the Music Box Supper Club!


Science Café Cleveland

Science Cafe Cleveland is a lively, informal public forum for the open discussion of current science issues; they are based on the European salon model and many such cafes currently active throughout the world. Science Café Cleveland takes place the second Monday of each month at the Music Box Supper Club, a modern new music club with an inviting atmosphere that overlooks the Cuyahoga River. Science Cafe Cleveland is sponsored by the Case chapter of Sigma Xi, WCPN ideastream (Cleveland) and the Music Box Supper Club.




Upcoming 2015-2016 Science Cafés




JUNE 13, 2016

"What can that age-old disease tuberculosis (TB) teach us in 2016"

Dr. W. Henry Boom


JULY 11, 2016

"Open-Heart Surgery is Now Closed - Big Operations with Little Catheters"

Dr. Alan Markowitz



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 cafes; 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.





Starting January 11, 2016 - Science Cafe Cleveland will take 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 the way 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! Come by car, by boat, by bike, by taxi! It is a short drive from our previous cafe location too!



Doors will open as usual 5:30 - 9:00 PM. Presentation and discussion is 7:00 - 8:00 PM. 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 Rusty Anchor concert/dining area opens for the summer months, starting in April or sooner, which will offer additional dining opportunities as well with it's own unique menu. Elevator access is available.




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