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08 OCT

NEXT EVENT VOL 14

PKN | NOLA Vol. 14 has been set for Ocotber 8, 2014.  The theme will be "We Can Do It!" 

We are going to celebrate the power of the human spirit and the power of we as the lineup of presenters share their point of view of “We Can Do It!”

 

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Featured Presentation

Brothers, artists, members of the New Orleans based experimental indie rock band the bALLY who?, René and Jacques Duffourc, share their creative and entertaining take on the theme of "The Art of Making." Equal parts concert, workshop, art exhibition and philosophical jam session, their latest piece is driven by a full-length album of music based on their puppet adaptation of "Fantastic Mr. Fox." 

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NOLA-nacular

BY ANTHONY TURDUCKEN DELROSARIO
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, music promoter, math tutor and seeker of all things cool and fun, Anthony “Turducken” DelRosario share some of the things that he does for fun while living and riding his bike around New Orleans.

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Design + Second Lines

BY BRYAN C. LEE JR.
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Bryan C. Lee Jr. is an architectural designer, artist, writer and devoted advocate for social justice through design. He is dedicated to promoting diversity within the profession and relentless in his efforts to elevate the design process as an effective means of change for underserved communities. He currently an architectural designer for the nationally recognized architecture firm, Eskew + Dumez + Ripple, based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Along with his professional endeavors, Bryan has had the opportunity to serve his community through the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA).

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The Double Life of Captain Planet

BY JENNA DEBOISBLANC
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, activist, environmentalist, programmer, tinkerer, and teacher, and graduate of Pomona College with a physics degree and a minor in Environmental Analysis, Jenna deBoisblanc share her passion for making and what her two very different personas like to do for fun.

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I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive

BY MATT CANDLER
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Former CEO of New Schools for New Orleans  and founder and current fearless leader of 4.0 Schools, Matt Candler, speaks of creating and building for work and fun through his efforts with 4.0 Schools, an education incubator that takes those interested in education reform from the interest perspectives of education, technology and entrepreneurship and puts them in a lab environment,  and building electric bikes in the evenings once his kids are asleep.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 27, 2014.  

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Improvometrics

BY CORY DUMESNIL
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Professor Cory Dumesnil not only teaches mathematics at the University of New Orleans, but he also does improv. Cory shares what he does for fun and how he tries to mesh his two very disparate passions into what he calls Improvometrics.

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Turn Off To Tune In

BY ALICE MCGILLICUDDY
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, animator, Gallery Assistant at The Foundation Gallery in New Orleans, Alice McGillicuddy, talks about her process to find fun and to get into the mind frame to create.  Alice is the happiest creating structures, large and small, to house animations and enjoys making every sort of bit and bob.

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Music, Fishing & Fun, Famous People

BY MICHAEL PATRICK WELCH
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Michael Patrick Welch talks about fun times with people around town, fishing, Chauncey Gardner, his pygmy goat, and a fishing cat!?! Welch has a daughter named Cleopatra and another one on the way! He blogs at michaelpatrickwelch.org

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Born Into Fun

BY CHLOE WALTERS-WALLACE
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Filmmaker, Culturist, Wanderer, Chloe Walter-Wallace talks about being born into fun, growing up Jamaica and finding her path and love for anthropology which lead her to her true passion for documentary film and working for a non-profit on various media related projects and her constant pull back to Jamaica.

 

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Born Into Fun

"I have an insatiable need to be around people, how they think and experience the world."
Filmmaker, Culturist, Wanderer, Chloe Walter-Wallace talks about being born into fun, growing up Jamaica. In "Born into Fun" from PKN New Orleans Vol. 13 she speaks about finding her path and love for anthropology which has lead her to her true passions for documentary film-making, working with non-profits on various media related projects, and her constant love for Jamaica.

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