Billy Davis promotes a plan to build 100 miles of urban mountain bike trails in Louisville, Kentucky. He talks aboutthe economic and cultural prosperity these trails can bring to the towns of Kentucky.
NEXT EVENT VOL 15
We are excited to announce the first Pecha Kucha Night Louisville event for 2015. The theme of the event is Food for Thought and we have a great lineup of speakers covering a diverse range of topics on that theme. Whether you are interested in what is going on with the West Louisville FoodPort, the science of flavor, food production, thoughts from amazing local chefs and restaurantuers, there should be something for everyone.
Doors open at 7 pm, presentations begin at 8 pm. The event is free, but we accept donations to help keep the volunteer organized events going. There will be a cash bar at the amazing Tim Faulkner Gallery and Taco Luchador food truck will be on hand.
Thanks to the amazing presenters who are participating in this event, thank you Tim Faulkner Gallery for the use of the amazing space, and thanks also to WFPL News for helping sponsor this event.
A Little Polar Bear's Big Journey
BY JANE ANNE FRANKLIN
@ VOL 8
ON JUN 05, 2012
Jane Anne Franklin talks about the transportation and habitation of a newborn Polar bear of one zoo to another. She took on the role of a mother bear as she learn and took care of this baby polar bear.
"Presentation of the Day" on March 2, 2015.
BY RAJEEV BAIS
@ VOL 7
ON FEB 21, 2012
Rajeev Bais talks about the death from treatable diseases in third world country due to poverty, class, gender inequality, and religion. He also gets involves with the stories and the lives of the people affected by treatable diseases in poor countries.
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A Little Polar Bear's Big Journey
About the City's Organizers
Patrick Piuma is the Director of the Urban Design Studio at the University of Louisville and co-founding board member of City Collaborative. Patrick has a Master of Urban Planning degree from the University of Louisville. He is focused on improving the quality of life and place in Louisville and the surrounding region through the lens of sustainability and the design of the built environment.
Dad, runner, dirt lawyer.
Pat Smith is a planner, data consultant, and a Co-Founder of City Collaborative, a nonprofit organization for urban research, outreach, and experimentation. He works as a civic technologist, connecting people, platforms, and programs for social good in Louisville and across Kentucky. Pat serves in a leadership role for Louisville’s Code for America Brigade program, and teaches classes as an adjunct instructor in the Department of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville.
From Kentucky. Staying. Facilitator of Outreach and Regenerative Design at Bernheim. Founder, Professional Porch Sitters Union. Once studied bryophytes. Urban chicken farmer. Experimenting with play.
Jecorey "1200" Arthur is a classically trained musician and experimental hip hop artist from Louisville, KY. Prior to obtaining his Bachelor of Music Education at the University of Louisville, he had the chance to perform at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, TX and the Jungfrau Music Festival in Interlaken, Switzerland. Though 1200's music can be considered hip hop, it is also heavily influenced by neo-classicism and fusion. 1200’s unique blend of talent, experience, and poly-stylism also appears in local musical ensembles that include the hip hop band Citizens United and fusion group Monolith. His most recent creative endeavor is the 1200 tour, a mixed ensemble that features DJ Deuce, keyboardist and guitarist Nick B, soprano vocalist Jazmyn Aria, and baritone vocalist Tyler Dippold. In addition, the group's structure is also fluid for live shows. In their performance at Headliners Music Hall in 1200's hometown, the typical five-piece ensemble was joined onstage by a twelve-piece chamber chorus and string quintet. 1200 is also the co-founder of a creative collective known as the United Legion of DOOM, which features musicians, artists, designers, producers, and creative intellectuals from around the globe. 1200 has co-executive-produced albums such as Nick B's Transcendence and Hwang's It Was Only Yesterday. By day, 1200 is a music educator who specializes in percussion pedagogy. His most recent educational endeavor has been with AMPED (Academy of Music Production Education and Development), where he serves as the current Program Director. In September of 2014, 1200 partnered with Teddy Abrams, Director of Music of the Louisville Orchestra. The pair designed and engineered Music Makes A City 2014, an event that showcased six performance acts of various genres. 1200 is currently finishing his master degree in teaching at the University of Louisville.