Janice Zarro Brodman has been collecting tidbits about strange cultural practices – strange to us, anyway – since her time at Harvard, and has just published them as “Sex Rules! Astonishing Sexual Practices and Gender Roles Around the World.”
The first meeting of a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Advisory Committee was convened Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Central Square by City Manager Louis A. DePasquale and Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Salim.
The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Visionary Award ceremony, the chamber’s biggest event of the year, takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Biotech has helped transform Kendall Square into what’s been called “the most innovative square mile on the planet” – but, well, why? Why here and not somewhere else? And what’s next?
“The Friends of Eddie Coyle”; Butterfly and Caterpillar Weekend; 35-Hour Comedy Marathon fundraiser; “Sacred Spaces: Wending” dance; and SomerStreets: Seize the Summer! festival.
The science of “Avatar”; Community Chorus’ “Eternal Light”; Pride Week entertainment; Cambridge Arts River Festival and sculpture race; “The Orbiting Human Circus” live podcast performance; and Eighth Annual Carnaval Somerstreets Festival.
Campfire. Festival; “Oh, Ick!” Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out; “Queer, There, and Everywhere” reading and Q&A; Living Room House Party Comedy Show; and Pop Filter fundraiser for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
This weekend, Kendall Square gets another taste of what hosting NASA might have felt like as it hosts the fourth annual International Space Apps Challenge Boston.
City surveillance policy debate and an MIT lab proposal raised questions Monday: How should Cambridge control digital surveillance technologies by city government? Should the City Council leave deployment of technologies to the city manager?
Women in Comedy Fest; MCC Literary awardees read; Record Hospital music fest; Bookish Ball & Shakespeare’s Birthday; “Natural History of Favorite Foods”; Tiny Great Outdoors Fest; Nave Gallery Benefit; Opera meets the ’80s; Bach Society season finale; and BAHFest.