September 18, 2010
A TEDx event organized
by kids, for kids
is a free inspirational event organized by students, for students
. The event will bring some of the most extraordinary youth from WA state and the nation to share insights, knowledge, and "ideas worth spreading" with their peers.
TEDxRedmond gives students in grades six through ten a channel to hear new insights from peer role models, share their own ideas, and expand their social horizons, meeting a diverse group of fellow audience members.
You can learn more about TEDxRedmond at their website, www.tedxredmond.com
. If you are in Washington state, you don't want to miss this event. REGISTER NOW
This brief newsletter is meant to wet your palate about the TEDx initiatives in my two home corners of the nation, Seattle, WA and Asheville, NC.
In Seattle Right Now!
At this very moment I am actually in Seattle, about to head out on a much needed vacation to the Olympic Peninsula. The ocean is calling to me and I'm really looking forward to disappearing into her wild embrace!
I will return to the city from September 8-14th. My one main goal is to pack up my storage unit. If you have tips about how to inexpensively ship a few boxes from Seattle to Asheville, please let me know. If you are a master wrapper of fragile objects, please let me know!
I would also love to see some of you and perhaps engage an open conversation about inter-generational and inter-disciplinary collaboration. My organizing brain is what needs a vacation so I'm tossing these ideas out to you in case you are someone who wants to throw back an idea of how I might connect with you and your beautiful children and community in an easy way!
I would also love to experience and share the work of my colleague, Thomas Arthur and his new project, Earthanima. We would enjoy hosting an intimate gathering on Saturday, September 11th or Sunday, September 12th. This would be an adult show for anywhere from 8-50 people. Do you know of a space with ceilings at least 12 feet high where we could experience powerful images, engaging and creative dialogue, and mystical performance?
Please email me if you have ideas for gathering. I will be away from email for a few days but will get back to you as soon as I can. Thank you!
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