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November 2019

STEM Café: Measles Epidemics and Immunizations

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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STEM Café: Measles Epidemics and Immunizations Measles was declared eradicated in 2000, but measles outbreaks are now at a new high, with more than 1,100 confirmed cases in the United States in the first half of 2019. What are the immunization facts and current situation? What has happened to those who have not been vaccinated, and why should we care? Speaker: Cindy Graves, DeKalb County Health Department

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December 2019

STEM Café: Musical Bow Research and Creative Artistry in Africa and Brazil

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fatty’s Pub and Grill, 312 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115
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STEM Café: Musical Bow Research and Creative Artistry in Africa and Brazil At this festive STEM Café, we’ll hear and learn about the berimbau, a musical bow or single-stringed percussion instrument, from Brazil. Percussionist, composer, teacher and researcher Gregory Beyer will share his knowledge of musical bows from Africa and Brazil, the mathematics behind tuning and the incredible possibilities for creative composition. We’ll also have a chance to play the instruments and experience the joy of learning something new. Speaker:…

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