RedWolf Pope brings us a lesson in courage from Standing Rock. This Native American of Shoshone and Tlingit origin, tribal attorney, and tech entrepreneur served as the liaison between the Elders, Veterans, and the legal team at the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. RedWolf joins us on stage to connect his tribal heritage and his experience […]
Virtual Reality is a work in progress, says Sandy Cioffi, and she outlines exciting ways VR is being used to experience “the other,” to virtually “walk in someone else’s shoes.” Artists as using immersive media, to create new narratives that would allow you to put on a high-tech headset and feel what it’s like to […]
Through spoken word and images, Nikkita Oliver urges a reexamination of both history and the stories we tell. From the 1968 Summer Olympics to Colin Kaepernick, from Timothy McVeigh to the Blank Panther movement, she reveals fragments of truth often hidden within the bigger story. Holding a light to these distinctions, Oliver urges us to […]
A filmmaker by accident, Eliaichi came to her story while exploring her Tanzanian roots. Her journey as a first-generation Asian-African American led her to ask questions never asked before.
For thousands of years, live theater has captivated the human mind. In this funny and revealing talk, Andrew shows why we respond so strongly to the stage and why recognizing its superpower is more important now than ever.
Using a new superhero, Ms Marvel, as a parallel for the challenges of a misunderstood generation – the millennials.
The intimate and therapeutic powers of storytelling for vets with post traumatic stress.
In a time of internet dating and reduced physical connection, what makes us more human and less like computers?
A unique and refreshing view of what it’s like to be a performer with Aspergers syndrome.
An invitation into the epicenter of a new musical revolution engaging millions – video games.