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BORDERS and Beyond

BY STEINUNN THÓRARINSDÓTTIR
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

Sculpture artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir shares some images of the influence of Iceland on her life and work as well as images and thoughts about the exhibition BORDERS that will have a new home in Baton Rouge for the next year.   

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20/20 Vision: How Every Picture Tells A Story

BY LUCY PERERA
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

As a creative thinker and doer, Lucy Perera's life in museum education has provided a platform to weave her love for museums, art, history and teaching with a desire to change the world around her. Listen as she disscusses her work delight in designing programs that reframe learning and provide pathways to make art accessible to new audiences.

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The Story Behind a Forgotten Name on a Building

BY ADAM KNAPP
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

By day, Adam Knapp works at the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, but in his spare time he has had a fascination with a name, forgotten to time, on the face of a building. He’ll share part of that person’s story and, along the way, why trust is important to change.

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Coming Together

BY THE NEIGHBORHOOD ANTHOLOGY PROJECT OF BATON ROUGE LOUISIANA
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

As a collective of three artists, the Neighborhood Anthology Project is collaborating with Baton Rouge community members with the goal to use art as a platform to share all of our stories, to hear and be heard by our neighbors, to shed light on falsehoods and intolerances, and promote greater discourse that will lead to understanding and a unified community.

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A 7 Part Movement In Black

BY RAYMOND A. JETSON
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

A significant social movement is gaining momentum in our community. The Urban Congress on African American Males in Baton Rouge is an emerging force intended to transform experiences and perceptions. Listen as Raymond Jetson gives you a firsthand glimpse into the strategy that is changing the narrative on boys and men of color in Baton Rouge.

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Our Stories

BY JILLIAN HALL
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

Empowering communities to create their own media and tell their own stories is powerful for everyone involved; those behind the camera, in front of the camera and the viewers. It's also Jillian Hall's favorite way to make movies.  Listen as she shares some of these experiences with you.

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CrossFit and Feminist?: CrossFit as Performance

BY SHANNON WALSH
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

Shannon Walsh is a fitness-averse performance scholar and wannabe woman warrior. This year, on a whim, she took a 6-week “best self challenge” CrossFit course at a local gym. What she discovered changed the way she saw herself, her relationship to the world, and the way she sees theatre. 

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#iammidcity

BY MID CITY STUDIO
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

Mid City - Baton Rouge is the most diverse area in the city.  So how do we bring together 40,000 people to identify as one?  You create a branding campaign that does not tell them who they. Instead you launch a campaign that lets them tell Baton Rouge who, what, when and where Mid City-BR is.   Listen as Lynley Farris and William Doran tell you the story of how one hashtag and thousands of photos later, a region of the Baton Rouge has declared I Am Mid City.  

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What Is a Book?

BY THIEN-KIEU LAM
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

Thien-Kieu Lam asks the question, "What is a book?" and entertains the audience with her answer, which includes interpretations from a variety of sources. Plus, a single definition to unite them all.

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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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