NEXT EVENT VOL 8
PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Volume VIII is coming up on Friday, April 6, 2018!
Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
427 Laurel St. BR, LA 70801
Happy (half) Hour: 6:00-6:30pm
$10 cash/card accepted at the door
Includes wine and hors d'oeuvres
Poker "Pros": Revealing the Hidden Benefits of Playing Poker
BY LAUREN ARONSON
@ VOL 7
ON JAN 26, 2018
Contrary to popular belief, poker games are not only opportunities for degenerates to gather and try to take each other's money. Listen to Lauren Aronson explain how playing poker provides myriad surprising possibilities for skill development, healing, and of course, fun.
The Intersection of Art and Science in Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA
BY GEORGE JUDY
@ VOL 7
ON JAN 26, 2018
Using images and issues from the greatest play of the late twentieth century, George Judy takes us on a journey into how Chaos Theory and principles of 'uncertainty' are a metaphor for life and art in our contemporary world.
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Anna Schwab, M.B.A. works as a free-lance professional dancer in modern and contemporary dance-theatre, has taught and choreographed at studios across Baton Rouge, and teaches dance to elementary school students in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. Anna holds a Masters degree in Business Administration, and a B.A. in Creative Writing. She loves to uphold the Louisiana tradition of bringing people together over food and drink to share their stories, and sees PechaKucha Night as a beautiful opportunity to do that in a new and creative way. Most importantly, Anna is the mother of 9-year-old daughter, Quinn, who also loves to dance, make art, and share stories of her own.
Mina Estrada is a ruminator of dance, among other things, and attempts to commit a substantial amount of time to teaching, creating, and facilitating some kind of dance experience for herself and those who care to join. She received her MFA in Dance at Temple University, and her choreography and workshops, which are rooted in contemporary movement concepts and improvisation, have been commissioned by several college, high school and studio dance programs, and professional companies including Spelman College, Grand Valley State University, Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre, and Todd Rosenlieb Dance. Mina has served as faculty for the dance programs at Temple University, Old Dominion University, Christopher Newport University, and Drexel University. She is often producing concerts in collaboration with other artists, and contributing dance works in festivals around the country. While in Philadelphia, she performed in the Live Arts Festival and Collage Festival, received the New Edge Residency at the CEC, worked with notable artists IdiosynCrazy Productions, Silvana Cardell, Shavon Norris, and Leah Stein Dance Company. Mina currently resides in Louisiana, where she is the Director of Artist Resources at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. She has also served as dance faculty at Louisiana State University, and conjured fantastical dance dreams with CoCo Loupe and their group CKA: currently known as. She is always in hot pursuit of great storytellers, generous muses, equilibrium, and more time to pet her cats, smile at her husband, and hang out with Mother Nature.