Past Baton Rouge Event: VOL 9

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July 27, 2018
@ Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge is coming up on Friday, July 27, 2018!

Happy (half) Hour: 6-6:30pm
Presentations: 6:30-7:45pm 

$10 / cash and card accepted at the door
Admission includes wine + food

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The Untold Story of Novels in Disguise

@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

What do auction catalogs, textbooks, how-to manuals, dictionaries, and recommendation letters have in common? All of these documents have served as 'costumes' for novels by mischievous writers such as Vladimir Nabokov, Ursula K. LeGuin, Mohsin Hamid and others. How does that work? Angus Woodward explains...

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Kanye West: Recall, Revoke, Remix, and Requiem (ed)

@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

Kina Reed met this guy when she was 20 years old. The first time she heard Kanye on a track he answered questions she didn’t even realize she was asking at the time. Losing him means something. And Kina believes it probably signifies a lot of things that need to be explored.

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Not-So-Smart Phones: Information Loss in the Mobile Era

@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

According to author, researcher, and professor of Mass Communications and Political Science, Kathleen Searles - if you’re reading this on your phone, it’s already too late.

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The Obi Project: Lessons about being an artist I learned from my dog

@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

Over their 6 year relationship, Tara Houston and her dog have taught each other quite a bit. He knows how to sit, shake, and say 'Hi,' and she knows how to avoid some pitfalls that plagued her prior to her dog-induced lifestyle changes. She's helped him become a snuggly loving dog and he’s helped make her a better artist and educator.

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Go ________ Yourself

@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

As the Founder & Creative Director of Louisiana's first queer arts & culture magazine, Charles Champagne shares his experimental and totally do-it-yourself brand-awareness campaign that is helping educate his local community about LEUR Magazine and its goals for a more queer Baton Rouge.

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Creating Killer Food Photography

@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

In his fifteen years as a professional photographer, Collin Richie has learned many things through trial and (mostly) error, experience, and constant hard work to improve. Now he wants to share some technical tips to upgrade your photography for your social accounts, and perfect for your personal brand. At worst, just better pictures of pho to make people jealous.

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Rube Goldberg and Me

@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

Playing by the rules and sticking to the shortest route between points A and B was how Melanie Bennett intended to win the game of Life. Turns out 'winning' has a different definition and the route is more convoluted.

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

Hallmark Christmas movies might just be one of the most underrated, underappreciated film genres around, according to Joshua Grimm.  And he's finally going to give those films the attention that they deserve.

Charles Champagne
Founder & Creative Director, LEUR magazine in Baton Rouge
Kathleen Searles
Assistant Professor of Political Communication, LSU in Baton Rouge
Angus Woodward
Writer in Baton Rouge
Collin Richie
Actually A Photographer in Baton Rouge
Melanie Bennett
Jill of all trades. Mistress of none. in Baton Rouge
Joshua Grimm
Professor/Aspiring Hallmark Christmas Movie Consultant, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge
Tara Houston
Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at LSU and pet parent in Baton Rouge
Kina Reed
Misses the “Old Kanye” in Baton Rouge