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Cartographic Anxieties: Loving and Fearing the Renaissance Map

BY CHRISTINE BARRETT
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

"If you are not nervous by those beautiful maps you see, you should be."

In Cartographic Anxieties: Loving and Fearing the Renaissance Map at PechaKucha Night Baton Rogue Vol. 3Christine Barrett shares how Renaissance English and European maps bewildered people of the 16th and 17th centuries. Although beautiful and eye-catching, like any cutting-edge technology, many maps were considered unnerving, unsettling, upsetting, and even terrifying. Watch to find out why!

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Free Fall (don’t mind the gravity): Creating Devised Performance

BY JEANETTE PLOURDE
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

"Devising performance or creating new work...gives movement, object, light, sound, space, text..."

In Free Fall (don’t mind the gravity): Creating Devised Performance at PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. 3 Jeanette Plourde asks: what’s possible when we look beyond distinctions between theatre, movement, dance, and the docking of a Riverboat? Watch this presentation to find out!

 

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The 15 Bands I'm (not really) Starting In 2017

BY MATT SIGUR
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

There is a lot of great music in Baton Rouge. However, Matt Sigur thinks there is one thing missing — him. So, new year, new band(s). He's starting so many huge, successful bands to put the Capital City on the map. You like jazz? Guess what he's playing it! Want something even louder? Good, that's more in his range! Like getting your mind blown musically? Get ready, cause that's his plan, to do that over and over and over and over again.

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May I see your I.D. please?

BY RENEE CHATELAIN
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

How do we identify ourselves and how much of our explanation about who we are is voluntary? Renee Chatelain's presentation explores some of the ways we have been made to identify ourselves, the repercussions of those descriptions, and some ideas on how we can change the conversation about our uniqueness.

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I, Art

BY RODNEYNA HART
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

The way Rodneyna Hart sees it, she is art. And so is our world.

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With A Little Help From My Friends

BY RIVER YOUNG
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

River Young is a puppet from rural Mississippi who shares about his near misses with fame and how, with a little help from your friends, you can become an everyday rock star.

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Mom, where do BabyCakes come from?

BY ERIN ROLFS
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

As a founding member of The Prancing BabyCakes, Baton Rouge's premier Mardi Gras marching group, Erin "the Godmother" Rolfs will offer an in-depth look at this elite and illustrious dance team. Throughout, attendees will learn alternative uses for adult diapers, the meaning of friendship, how to break dance your way out of a parking ticket, and much more.

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Why I Love Travel

BY TODD STERLING
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

The way Todd Sterling sees it, travel can free your mind, help your business grow, and take you places you've only read about or dreamed of!

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Bloom Where You're Planted

BY DAVID HINSON
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

The Adult Music Club has become a laboratory using regular people and the power of creative expression to convert doubt into possibility, frustration into achievement and mid-life into better-life. Dave Hinson wants to share this model with community builders and leaders of other disciplines as a framework for the constructive use of creative force.

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Making Stuff

BY MADELINE ELLIS
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

Madeline Ellis shares musings on making the stuff of life, growth, connection, contribution, and fulfillment.

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Dumb Movies for Dumb Men

BY MERYL MURMAN
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

What is a dance that is a film? A film that is a dance? How can we use kinesthetic literacy to read and deconstruct popular forms of action-based cinema through a queer and post-colonial lens? Join Meryl Murman in asking 20 questions we know could be asking ourselves, or our bodies, or both, when we look at media images.

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Props to Process

BY JOHN GRAY
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

With so much focus on the finished product, sometimes the value of the process can get lost along the way.  It's time to give props to the process. John Gray explains

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