Past New Orleans Event: VOL 13

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The King Lives

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Senior Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New Orleans, Rev. Dr. Ray Cannata, shares a few of his interests, passions and what he does for fun in a city that he loves and is actively engaged in, not only as a pastor, but as a husband , father,  author, foodie, radio show host, Elvis and a member of the Krewe of the Rolling Elvi.    

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Born Into Fun

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Filmmaker, Culturist, Wanderer, Chloe Walter-Wallace talks about being born into fun, growing up Jamaica and finding her path and love for anthropology which lead her to her true passion for documentary film and working for a non-profit on various media related projects and her constant pull back to Jamaica.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 13, 2014.

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Music, Fishing & Fun, Famous People

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Michael Patrick Welch talks about fun times with people around town, fishing, Chauncey Gardner, his pygmy goat, and a fishing cat!?! Welch has a daughter named Cleopatra and another one on the way! He blogs at

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Turn Off To Tune In

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, animator, Gallery Assistant at The Foundation Gallery in New Orleans, Alice McGillicuddy, talks about her process to find fun and to get into the mind frame to create.  Alice is the happiest creating structures, large and small, to house animations and enjoys making every sort of bit and bob.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 19, 2015.

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@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Professor Cory Dumesnil not only teaches mathematics at the University of New Orleans, but he also does improv. Cory shares what he does for fun and how he tries to mesh his two very disparate passions into what he calls Improvometrics.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 29, 2014.

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I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Former CEO of New Schools for New Orleans  and founder and current fearless leader of 4.0 Schools, Matt Candler, speaks of creating and building for work and fun through his efforts with 4.0 Schools, an education incubator that takes those interested in education reform from the interest perspectives of education, technology and entrepreneurship and puts them in a lab environment,  and building electric bikes in the evenings once his kids are asleep.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 27, 2014.  

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The Double Life of Captain Planet

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, activist, environmentalist, programmer, tinkerer, and teacher, and graduate of Pomona College with a physics degree and a minor in Environmental Analysis, Jenna deBoisblanc share her passion for making and what her two very different personas like to do for fun.

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Design + Second Lines

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Bryan C. Lee Jr. is an architectural designer, artist, writer and devoted advocate for social justice through design. He is dedicated to promoting diversity within the profession and relentless in his efforts to elevate the design process as an effective means of change for underserved communities. He currently an architectural designer for the nationally recognized architecture firm, Eskew + Dumez + Ripple, based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Along with his professional endeavors, Bryan has had the opportunity to serve his community through the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA).

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@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Artist, music promoter, math tutor and seeker of all things cool and fun, Anthony “Turducken” DelRosario share some of the things that he does for fun while living and riding his bike around New Orleans.

Matt Candler
Founder, 4.0 Schools & Night Shift Bikes (@mcandler) in New Orleans
Jenna deBoisblanc
Louisiana Bucket Brigade in New Orleans
Bryan C. Lee Jr.
Architectural Designer, Artist, Advocate, EDR, NOMA Louisiana in New Orleans
Alice McGillicuddy
in New Orleans
Ray Cannata
Senior Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New Orleans
Cory Dumesnil
Mathematics Instructor, University of New Orleans in New Orleans
Chloe Walters-Wallace
Filmmaker, Culturist, Wanderer in New Orleans