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January 22, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 7 pm
The Neptune Theatre
$5 at the door or online at stgpresents.org
Seattle – Join the Burke Museum at the Neptune Theatre on February 18 for a fast-paced evening of science as entertainment. Ten experts on the natural world will each have 20 slides and less than 6 minutes to tell us what they’re learning about the biggest, baddest dam removal/ecological restoration project on the planet—the removal of two dams on the Elwha River in the Olympic National Park. The evening features special guest host Ranae Holland, the skeptical scientist on Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot and a fisheries biologist who has done research on the Elwha River. Come, have a beverage, and learn a few things… dam(n) it.
And more! For a full list of speakers and updates, go to burkmuseum.org/events.
Tickets are $5 at the door or online at stgpresents.org.
Short Takes on Dam(n) Science is inspired by the Burke Museum’s Elwha: A River Reborn exhibit, on view through March 9, 2014. Short Takes is produced in conjunction with the Seattle Theatre Group with support from the Boeing Employees Credit Union.
About Short Takes
Short Takes premiered in February of 2012 as a part of an ongoing effort by the Burke Museum and Seattle Theatre Group to connect the public to research at the University of Washington in a unique and entertaining way. Short Takes uses extreme limits on time and multiple speakers to explore topics related to the Burke Museum’s mission and exhibits.
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