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Our New Website and Blog

Please visit our new website and blog at tedxconcordiauportland.com

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Summing It Up: 2012

As people began filing out of the auditorium after Saturday’s final talk, the fluorescent house lights went up. Crystal Schenk’s art installation, colorfully illuminated from the stage throughout the day, instantly lost some of its magnetic magic; the illusion of … Continue reading

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Announcing Something Extraordinary: Our Mystery Session

Shhh! We have a very secretive announcement to make this week. As you well know, Jefferson Smith is curating a session at TEDxConcordiaUPortland. But do you know what speakers he’s chosen? Are you excited to hear who else will make … Continue reading

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Announcing Our On-Stage Artist for TEDxConcordiaUPortland 2012: Crystal Schenk

The rhetoric artists use when they talk about their creative processes is well-worn. We know about the ingredients of inspiration, imagination, expression, skill, emotion, and representation; we’ve heard about the muses (sometimes real and sometimes imagined), and we know that … Continue reading

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Announcing Our On-Stage Host for TEDxConcordiaUPortland 2012: Prashant Kakad

At last year’s TEDxConcordiaUPortland event, he taught us to dance. He also taught us about his lifelong love affair with Bollywood, and we learned that he sang to his mom before he ever spoke to her. This year, Prashant Kakad … Continue reading

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Announcing Our Next Round of TEDxConcordiaUPortland 2012 Speakers: A Thinker, a Drummer, and an Educator

This week we have a little riddle for you: What will generate over thirty minutes’ worth of incredible talks and a lifetime of memories, but makes 168 hours seem like only yesterday? The announcement of our next three speakers! That’s … Continue reading

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Announcing Our Musical Guests for TEDxConcordiaUPortland2012

At this year’s event we’re jazzed to be partnering with kin trio. They will provide mood music throughout the day that will accompany and harmonize with the all of the wonderful thoughts and ideas being shared. Eugene Lee, artist and … Continue reading

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