Past Santa Cruz, CA Event: VOL 9

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March 24, 2016
@ Radius Gallery
Join us for an evening of fun, personal, creative presentations. Each presenter will have 20 slides x 20 seconds each to tell their story.The lineup: 
- creative director and daily doodler Darrin Caddes
- artist Mai Ryuno
- artist, inventor and marine mammal rescuer Doug Ross
- Ethics Bowl coach Kyle Robertson
- Zooburbia author Tai Moses
- science writer and jujitsu practitioner Brendan Bane
- Tanya Diamond and Ahíga Roger Snyder from Pathways for Wildlife
- father and daughter Peter and Olivia Chester
Musical guest: Mohamed Aoualo
Emcee: Kim Docter Luke
Wine and beer will be available for purchase. SEATING IS LIMITED AND NOT GUARANTEED.
Get your tickets now to ensure a spot:
Tickets: $5 
Thanks to Doug Ross for the poster artwork.
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The Journey of Yellow Cedar

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Following one species on a journey through time, Tai Moses shares her wonder for trees. Her talk explores the changing relationship between humans and trees over time.

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Shika no Tsunokiri, aka the Japanese Rodeo

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Peter Chester and his 4 year old daughter Olivia present their experience of the sacred deer of Nara and in particular, the deer antler cutting ceremony.

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Learning to Teach Ethics

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Kyle Robertson teaches ethics to high schoolers, middle schoolers, at retirement communities and at the local jail. In this presentation he shares his passion for the "Ethics Bowl," a team competition that combines the excitement and fun of a competitive tournament with an innovative approach to understanding both sides of a problem.  

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Doodles Rockets & Dreams

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Darrin Caddes (@unclewillard) is a father and vice president of corporate design for Plantronics, so his days were already pretty full when he decided at the start of 2013 to take on a personal creative challenge - to create a drawing every day for a year.

His sketches are funny, sad, inventive, and great and three years in (and still going strong!) his "Daily Doodle" project illustrates the power of a regular creative habit.

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Connecting the Dots between Teaching, Learning, and Making in California and Japan

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Artist and educator Mai Ryuno shares stories from her life and projects in the US and Japan. She creates community experiences in her classroom, and finds ways to engage students in developing their conceptual and artistic capabilities.

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Building a Better Buoy

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Artist, engineer, and Marine Mammal rescue volunteer, Doug Ross saw a need, and set out to fill it. In this presentation he shares his experience designing and developing "David Buoy," a streamlined tracking device to help rescuers track and assist whales trapped in fishing lines and other human debris.

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Highway 17 Wildlife Connectivity Project

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Wildlife Biologists Tanya Diamond and Ahíga Roger Snyder are working on solutions that make the road safer for wildlife and drivers alike. They partner with land trust organizations and local government and specialize in identifying, monitoring, and implementing connectivity designs for wildlife movement within a landscape.

They are currently working on solutions for Highway 17, which carries a substantial amount of commuter and vacation traffic between the Bay Area and Santa Cruz. The road cuts through the habitat of foxes, black-tailed deer, mountain lions, and many other species of wildlife.

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On the Merits of Strangling your Friends

@ VOL 9 ON MAR 24, 2016

Brendan Bane loves brazilian jiu jitsu. He's pretty sure that he can make you love it too.

Peter Chester
Co-founder/Chief Technical Officer, Modern Tribe in Santa Cruz
Brendan Bane
Science Journalist in Santa Cruz
Kim Luke
in Santa Cruz
Doug Ross
in Santa Cruz
Darrin Caddes
Desgner, Plantronics Inc. in Santa Cruz, CA
Tai Moses
Writer in Portland, OR
Mai Ryuno
Artist/Educator (teacher/career learner), Monterey Peninsula College/Hartnell College in Pacific Grove