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Innovation Showcase - Seth Goldstein, ScD: Kinetic Sculptures and model of the Cutty Sark

Jay talks with Seth Goldstein, ScD from Bethesda, Maryland. After working at the National Institutes of Health for more than thirty years, Seth began creating a series of engaging and whimsical kinetic sculpture machines. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how these fascinating kinetic sculptures came about, we’ll go on a behind-the-scenes tour and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate Seth’s ingenuity and craftsmanship. In addition, we’ll also have the opportunity to view and discuss Seth’s exquisite six-foot model of the clipper ship Cutty Sark that he built from scratch.

 

 

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Innovation Showcase - The Umbrella Arts Center

Jay talks with Stewart Ikeda, Michael MacMahon, Sarah Whitney, and Sarah Jenkins—all of whom are associated with The Umbrella Arts Center located in Concord. Stewart is the Director of Marketing & Strategic Communications, Michael is the artist-in-residence at the Center and he’s also the curator of the recently opened exhibition entitled Dazzleship, a mixed media display featuring the work of a number of highly accomplished regional artists. In addition to hosting work at The Umbrella, Dazzleship will feature an experimental animation program curated by Sarah E. Jenkins, in a multimedia collaboration with violinist Sarah Whitney’s interactive classical music series, Beyond the Notes, taking place on July 31 and Aug. 1.

 

 

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Innovation Showcase - 111 Places In Boston That You Must Not Miss

Jay talks with Heather Kapplow, Kim Windyka, and Alyssa Wood. Heather and Kim are the authors of the extremely informative and entertaining new book entitled 111 Places In Boston That You Must Not Miss. Alyssa enhanced the book with an engaging selection of photographs that accompany all the sites. During the program, we'll be finding out why and how 111 Places In Boston That You Must Not Miss came about, we'll go on a behind the scenes tour of some of the can't miss places featured in the book and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the wide-range of hidden gems and secret spots in and around Boston.

 

 

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Innovation Showcase - Cellblock Visions: Prison Art in America

Jay talks with Phyllis Kornfeld. Phyllis is an artist, educator, and author. For almost forty years, Phyllis has taught a variety of art courses to incarcerated men and women in settings ranging from county jails to maximum state prisons. During the program, we’ll be finding out why and how Phyllis became involved in these nontraditional teaching settings, we’ll learn about her highly acclaimed book entitled Cellblock Visions: Prison Art in America, and, in the process, we'll come to better understand and appreciate some of the men and women prisoners Phyllis has worked with, we’ll view some of their extraordinary artwork, and, in turn, learn about some of the benefits the prisoners receive from being involved in their artistic pursuits.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Women in World Jazz

Jay talks with Tal Shalom-Kobi. Tal is a musician, music educator, and the founder and director of Women in World Jazz—a group of female musicians specializing in world jazz paying special tribute to female composers and vocalists from different eras and countries. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how Women in World Jazz came about and how it’s grown, developed, and operates today. In addition, we’ll enjoy some of their selections and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate the talented group’s overall mission and the wide-range of their engaging performances and what audiences can look forward to at their concerts.

 

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Innovation Showcase - GismoPower

Jay talks with Antonia Ginsberg-Klemmt, Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt, and Achim Ginsberg-Klemmt. Residing in Sarasota, Florida, Antonia, Erika, and Achim are here today to inform us about GismoPower--a mobile solar carport with an integrated electric vehicle charger. Together with the support of her parents, Antonia initially designed this innovative structure as an independent study project at the New College of Florida where Antonia is studying physics and environmental science. In recognition of her notable efforts and outstanding accomplishment, Antonia was recently selected as an OZY Genius Award recipient—one of only ten in the country chosen from thousands of candidates. In addition to the prestigious acknowledgement, this honor also comes with a prize of $10,000. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how GismoPower came about, how it’s developed and operates today, and we'll also find out about the promising impact this noteworthy undertaking can have in reducing our carbon footprint.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Shelly Xu Design

Jay talks with Shelly Xu. Shelly is a recent graduate oft the Harvard Business School and she’s also the founder of Shelly Xu Design-- a fashion-tech venture behind a line of sustainable women’s wear with the goal to create beautiful, accessible, zero-waste clothing designs. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how the company came about and how its grown, developed, and operates today. In the process, we’ll come to better understand and appreciate the promising impact this noteworthy endeavor is having by integrating zero waste into both the design and manufacturing process which, in turn, reduces fashion’s carbon footprint.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Thinking Huts

Jay talks with artists Kristine Allphin, Chris Hochstettler, and Jack Sandeen, all of whom are joining us from Hastings, Nebraska. Kristine is a batiker, a technique that uses waxes and dyes in layers on paper, Chris is a poet and watercolorist, and Jack is a woodworker and printmaker. This is the second of a two-part series about their fascinating collaboration called Artists Unanchored. During the program Kristine, Chris, and Jack will be informing us in more detail about the collaborative art projects they’ve been involved with during the past year and the ways in which these projects have better informed their thoughts about creativity and the impact this undertaking has also had on their relationships with each other.
 

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Innovation Showcase - Artists Unanchored Part 2

Jay talks with artists Kristine Allphin, Chris Hochstettler, and Jack Sandeen, all of whom are joining us from Hastings, Nebraska. Kristine is a batiker, a technique that uses waxes and dyes in layers on paper, Chris is a poet and watercolorist, and Jack is a woodworker and printmaker. This is the second of a two-part series about their fascinating collaboration called Artists Unanchored. During the program Kristine, Chris, and Jack will be informing us in more detail about the collaborative art projects they’ve been involved with during the past year and the ways in which these projects have better informed their thoughts about creativity and the impact this undertaking has also had on their relationships with each other.
 

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