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Innovation Showcase - Mitch Dobrowner: Storm Project Photography

Jay talks with Mitch Dobrowner. Mitch is a highly accomplished award-winning landscape photographer who specializes in black and white photography. Based in Los Angeles, he’s here today to share with us some of his fascinating photography related to storm chasing. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how his storm chasing photography came about, we’ll go on a behind-the-scenes tour, and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate how Mitch creates his compelling and captivating photographs. In addition, Mitch will also display some of his other outstanding work.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub)

Jay talks with Chen Cao, MPH and Mimi Dunn from the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub)—a group that provides digital health innovation strategy to the Brigham Health community of clinicians, researchers and staff. Chen serves as the Innovation Strategy Manager and Mimi is an Innovation and Operations Analyst. During the program, we'll be learning why and how the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub) came about and how it’s grown, developed and operates today. In the process, we'll come to better understand and appreciate its overall mission and the wide-range of services, resources, guidance, and support that it provides the Brigham Health community.

 

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Innovation Showcase - The American Exchange Project

Jay talks with David McCullough III. David is the founder and he now serves as the executive director of the American Exchange Project—a domestic summer exchange program for graduated high school seniors designed to bring together young Americans of different background. During the program, we'll be learning why and how the American Exchange Project came about, we'll find out about the different facets of this thoughtful and engaging initiative, and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate its overall mission and the promising positive impact of this organization both locally and in other regions of the country.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Reynaliz Herrera: Ideas, Not Theories

Jay talks with Reynaliz Herrera. Reynaliz is a professional musician, percussionist, composer and educator. She’s also the founder of Ideas, Not Theories, a theatrical percussion company for unconventional percussion instruments that offers several programs featuring Reynaliz's original music for bicycles and other unconventional instruments. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how Ideas Not Theories came about and how it's grown, developed, and operates today. We’re excited that Reynaliz will be performing some of her work and we’ll also view some of her engaging and entertaining performances on video. In the process, we’ll come to better understand and appreciate Reynaliz’s artistry and musical talent.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Wyss Institute: Wearable Technology with Biosensors

Jay talks with Peter Nguyen. PhD, Luis Soenksen, PhD, and Nina Donghia--all of whom are associated with the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. They’re here today to inform us about the groundbreaking research they and their colleagues have been involved with related to the development of wearable technology as a means of detecting the presence of the coronavirus as well as many other pathogens and toxins.

 

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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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