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Topic: Arts

Nikkita Oliver

Nikkita Oliver

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 […]

Eliaichi Kimaro

Why the world needs your story

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.

Andrew Russell

The life-changing power of live theater

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.

G. Willow Wilson 12:50

A Superhero for Generation Why

Using a new superhero, Ms Marvel, as a parallel for the challenges of a misunderstood generation – the millennials.

Tom Skerritt 14:03

Post Traumatic Stress and the power of story

The intimate and therapeutic powers of storytelling for vets with post traumatic stress.

Susie Lee 14:11

Making Room for the Definite Maybe

In a time of internet dating and reduced physical connection, what makes us more human and less like computers?

Xolie Morra

Autism and the language of music

A unique and refreshing view of what it’s like to be a performer with Aspergers syndrome.

Akash Thakkar

The musical revolution is here, all you need to do is play

An invitation into the epicenter of a new musical revolution engaging millions – video games.

Preston Singletary

Native glass art

Michelle Bates

Toying with Creativity