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Past Baton Rouge Event: VOL 10

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VOL 10

November 13, 2018

PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. X is happening on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Hartley/Vey Theatre in Shaw Center for the Arts!

Join Us:

Happy (half) Hour: 5:45-6:15pm
Presentations: 6:15-7:15pm
100 Lafayette St. BR, LA 70801
$10 admission - includes wine and eats
Cash and card accepted at the door

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PowerPoint: Where's the Power, What's the Point?

BY ANNE FADULLON
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 13, 2018

As a PowerPoint Cynic and Director of Planning and Development, Anne Fadullon presents a PowerPoint about the agency she leads, the great work she and her team do, and who knows what else! Because as she took the podium at PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. X, she had never seen these slides in this order. In other words, as she put it, "I’m about to wing it. And I’m not joking…”

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Have you changed the world today?

BY PRESTON J. CASTILLE, JR.
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 13, 2018

Preston Castille is a self-described social engineer, who sees it as his responsibility to change and improve the world. Listen as he shares the way his personal and professional experience informs his inspiring vision for the future of our city. 

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The Paradox of the Boundary: Life Amongst Mystic, Muddy, and Dynamic Deltas

BY LIZ RUSSELL
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 13, 2018

Liz Russell's current role allows her to collaborate with partners beyond parishes and programs, of cultures and communities across scales of space and time. She sees herself as having been on a journey along a watercourse for some time now – sees how its speeding silts and swirling eddies have rendered her method of thinking and tactics for questioning the extraordinary relationships we have with the landscapes of architectures in which we reside. 

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Musings on the Difficulty of Community Planning: An Excuse to Tell the Story about My Brother and the Kozak Family Potato Peeler

BY JUSTIN KOZAK
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 13, 2018

Like a choose-your-own-adventure novel, planners sometimes have to skip to page 179 where they find that people’s values are different, that lifestyle preferences have shifted, that environmental change has altered not just the landscape but also the financial calculus of a smart investment. Listen as Justin Kozak explains how technological advancement, population growth, and climate change ensure that repeat successes will rarely follow the same formula.

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Petri Dish Prophesies

BY RENEE CHATELAIN
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 13, 2018

What happens in a petri dish when it is merely exposed to air and left alone? Renee Chatelain is interested in exploring how to inject elements into an environment to affect positive change.

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There Goes the Neighborhood

BY ERIC DEXTER
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 13, 2018

To some, the movie Friday (1995) was a stoner comedy about two buddies struggling to come up with $200 they needed to pay a drug dealer by 10:00 p.m., on a Friday. But, to Eric Dexter, it was more than that. It was really about how the 'characters' in the neighborhood *were* the neighborhood.

 

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Moving Traditions Forward

BY JONATHAN FORET
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 13, 2018

In Southern Louisiana, we live at a very unique intersection between environment and culture where one is dependent on the other. Our environmental heritage comes with the responsibility of ensuring that generations to come will be able to enjoy what this land and water have given to us for decades. Join Jonathan Foret in learning how we begin the conversation of moving our traditions forward in a time of environmental uncertainty.

Renee Chatelain
President & CEO, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge
Preston J. Castille, Jr.
Social Engineer in Baton Rouge
Anne Fadullon
Power Point Cynic, Planning and Development, City of Philadelphia in Philadelphia
Eric Dexter
Director, Serial Movie Quoter in Baton Rouge
Jonathan Foret
Executive Director, South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center in Baton Rouge
Liz Russell
Director, Coastal Community Resilience Program in Baton Rouge
Justin Kozak
Researcher, Policy Analyst, and Paycheck Enthusiast in Baton Rouge