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Past Cleveland Event: VOL 29

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INTER|URBAN

BY JOE LANZILOTTA
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

"Most importantly, The Rapid is the future of Cleveland Transit to me."

In " INTER|URBAN" from PechaKucha Cleveland Vol. 29, Joe Lanzilotta is a Cleveland-based artist and designer who spends his 9 to 5 as a project manager for LAND studio working on projects like the INTER|URBAN. He is passionate about how art can transform experiences and has any amazing story about the rapid transit line in Cleveland and its transformation into a veritable art gallery.

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The Ones that Got Away

BY MICHAEL CHRISTOFF
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

Michael Christoff is an Architect who has spent the past 14 years working on projects that have shaped him into the person that he is today. But not all of these projects came to fruition and he strongly believes that even the projects that don’t get built matter. This is a talk about how he believes we can learn from “The ones who got away”. 

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Tony Tieppo

BY JOHN G
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

If one were to make a list of the top five most active and influential visual artists of the past decade in Northeast Ohio, John Greiner (aka John G.) would be solidly toward the top. He illustrated the story in his talk to tell the tale of Tony Tieppo.

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Crazy vs Courageous

BY JENNIFER LUDWIG
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

Jennie Ludwig is a licensed clinical counselor and has been working in the mental health field for the last 12 years.  She currently works at Connections, a behavioral health agency in northeast ohio, as a director of clinical services.  Jennie is passionate about wanting to help others understand and recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness.  

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Books as Acts of Overcoming

BY KAREN LONG
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

Karen Long was the book editor of The Plain Dealer. Now she manages the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards – the only juried prize for the best books each year that confront racism and celebrate diversity. Karen works at the Cleveland Foundation and is a literary critic. In this presentation, she make the case that books themselves can be acts of overcoming.

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Arts and Medicine

BY SARA LASKEY
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

Dr. Sara Laskey was named the first Chief Patient Experience Officer at Cleveland’s MetroHealth System in late 2013. In this position, Dr. Laskey is responsible for the leadership, design, and implementation of initiatives that fulfill the patient-centered mission and vision of MetroHealth. She also oversees the departments of Volunteer Services, Patient Relations, Survivor Recovery Services and Arts in Medicine.  In her “spare time” she is a practicing emergency physician in Metro’s level one trauma center and emergency department.

Michael Christoff
Architecture, Vocon in Cleveland
Christen DuVernay
in Cleveland
Jennifer Ludwig
in Cleveland
Joe Lanzilotta
in Cleveland
John G
in Cleveland
Karen Long
in Cleveland
Sara Laskey
in Cleveland
Shelly Gracon
Community Social Worker, The Butterfly Project in Cleveland