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May’s Out and About

May’s Out and About

Friday May 1st Psychology Department Colloquium 3 PM / Northeastern University / 215 Shillman Lecture: Dr. George Sperling, Distinguished Professor from the University of California, Irvine, Cognitive Sciences Department, and Member of the National Academy of Sciences, will be giving a talk entitled “Deriving computational models for temporal, spatial, and feature attention.” The Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble 8 PM / Free / The Boston Conservatory / The Boston Conservatory Theatre Conductor Eric Hewitt: NELSON: Rocky Point Holiday, VARÈSE: Déserts, FULMER: […]

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Public by Design Public Art Panel for Boston Design Week

Public by Design Public Art Panel for Boston Design Week

Panelists George Thrush, Dean of NEU School of Architecture; Janet Oberto, Brand Strategist for Selbert Perkins; Rachel Hampton,  Architect at Goody Clancy;  Toni Gaspard, Community Liaison of the First Church of Christ, Scientist; Matt Hincman, Professor at MassArt; Kim Poliquin, Architect at Brian Healy Architects; Murray Dewart of the Boston Sculptors Group; and Jean Kim, Architect at Shepley Bulfinch joined Moderator Kelly Brilliant, ED of the Fenway Alliance for a spirited discussion on the purpose and value of temporary public […]

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Deepti Navaratna, Musician/Neuroscientist/Cultural Entrepreneur; Founder and Director of Carnatic Alchemy Project, New England Conservatory of Music

Deepti Navaratna, Musician/Neuroscientist/Cultural Entrepreneur; Founder and Director of Carnatic Alchemy Project, New England Conservatory of Music

  Deepti Navaratna is a neuroscientist and musician based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An accomplished South Indian Classical musician, her music has been presented at premiere performing spaces in the United States such as Asia Society (New York City), Symphony Space (New York City), Jordan Hall (Boston), Harvard Arts Museum (Cambridge), Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), Yale School of music (New Haven, CT), among others. From South Indian classical music to avant garde to world music, her music embodies a rare […]

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Matthew Rouser, Code for Boston

Matthew Rouser, Code for Boston

Matthew Rouser is a Detroit native who’s traveled, studied, lived and worked internationally and at home. He is a strategist and technologist who is passionate about urban space.  He has devoted his career to making cities better for the people that dwell in them and promoting understanding of how we interact with city environments and assign them meaning.  Matthew believes new and innovative uses of urban space can make significant contributions to our public and private lives, and focuses on […]

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Ashley Rose, Poet; Poetry Instructor/ Arts Advocacy Assistant at Wang Center City Spotlights; Lead Organizer/Facilitator for Participatory Budgeting Project Boston

Ashley Rose, Poet; Poetry Instructor/ Arts Advocacy Assistant at Wang Center City Spotlights; Lead Organizer/Facilitator for Participatory Budgeting Project Boston

Ashley-Rose is a Haitian-American educator, organizer, actress and award-winning poet from Boston who attended Northeastern University. In 2014 Ashley-Rose was  named one of the most influential people under age 35 in Boston and was awarded the ONEin3  Positive Impact Award for her work with within arts, education and youth development.Her work has been has been featured in numerous collections and anthologies including The Anthohogy of Liberation Poetry.   She has worked in the non-profit field for more than a decade with […]

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Justin Kang, Executive Director, City Awake

Justin Kang, Executive Director, City Awake

A community organizer at heart, Justin is the Executive Director of City Awake where he is focused on establishing Greater Boston as a global hub for social impact. In 2014, City Awake partnered with 233 organizations to host its inaugural ten day festival which included 99 events attended by nearly 10000 attendees. In addition to City Awake, Justin spends his day at Yesware and his weekend across New England with Our Commonwealth. He is currently on the Massachusetts Board of […]

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