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Bob Weir: Keen On... Bob Weir: Why Mp3 Music Is An Assault on Your Ner

February 15, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Andrew Keen interviews Grateful Dead member Bob Weir

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Robert King - Alone

March 30, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Robert Hillary King was the opening speaker for the inaugural TEDx Alcatraz. In this talk, "Alone," King takes us inside the mind of someone wrongly convicted of a crime, the consequence of which was an unfathomable 29 years of solitary confinement in Louisiana's Angola State Prison. Arrested as ...

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Larissa Sand - A Modern Speakeasy

April 5, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Larissa Sand is principal of Sand Studios, a multidisciplinary architecture, interior design and lighting design office in San Francisco. The studio houses its own fabrication facility. At TEDxAlcatraz, Larissa walks us through her recent project creating a new kind of San Francisco medicinal mar...

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Iyeoka - Say Yes!

April 12, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Iyeoka Ivie Okoawo was the encore performer for TEDx Alcatraz 2010, taking the stage after midnight and re-energizing the crowd then in their fifth hour in their seats. She is a poet and recording artist, a 2010 TED Global Fellow, the 2nd place 2009 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion, and a sp...

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Bob Weir - Masters of War to Bird Song

May 8, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Bob Weir has been on center stage for over 45 years, with as loyal a following as one could imagine. He speaks through poetry and song. A founding member of the Grateful Dead, these days Bob plays with several bands, including Furthur and Ratdog. Bob is also a philanthropist and founder of the F...

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - James Nash - Russell County Gorge

May 29, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Songs about war are timeless and a part of American culture. In this talk, James Nash reflects on how he came to write "Russell County Gorge" about US Marine Corps 1st Lt. Ryan McGlothlin, killed in Iraq in 2005. Over the course of two years traveling and performing the song, James found Ryan's s...

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Peter Gregson - Soundscapes

June 22, 2011 (about 6 years ago)

Born in Edinburgh in 1987, Peter Gregson is a cellist and pioneer of contemporary music. He has performed widely in the UK and the US, at venues ranging from The Royal Albert Hall, London to The Ingleby Gallery in Edinburgh; from the Twitter Offices in San Francisco to Le Poisson Rouge, New York....

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Michael Zuckerman - A World's Cup

August 3, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Michael Zuckerman is the founder of 3rdSpaces, Director of Sustainability for San Francisco's Temple Nightclub, and Chair of the Kyebando Green Age in Kampala, Uganda. Under his guidance, Temple Nightclub (the host site of the inaugural TEDxAlcatraz) has established industry best practices in res...

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Musical Cast - Journey to Alcatraz Jam

August 20, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Here captures the opening collaboration for the inaugural TEDxAlcatraz, introducing Alcatraz and the night's theme, "A Suspension of Disbelief." With alarms & sirens signaling escape, gunshots echoing through the room from watchtower guards, and simulated fog from the stage rolling into the unkn...

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Miwa Matreyek - Dreaming of Lucid Living

September 2, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

A TEDGlobal 2010 speaker, graduating from CalArt's Experimental Animation program with an MFA in 2007, Miwa Matreyek is an animator, designer, and multi-media artist working in Los Angeles. She creates animated short films as well as works that integrate animation and live performance/installatio...

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- -: TEDxAlcatraz - Musical Cast - Encore

October 17, 2011 (almost 6 years ago)

Here captures a piece of the closing encore collaboration for the inaugural TEDxAlcatraz, wrapping the 5 hour evening into about 2 minutes of celebration. James Nash, guitar, is joined by TED Fellow Iyeoka on vocals, Alisa Rose on fiddle, and Peter Gregson on cello, in an arrangement capturing th...

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