Monthly Archives: December 2012

December 29, 2012

Speaker Announcement: Gary Hirsch, Playing it By Ear

Gary Hirsch

Gary Hirsch is the guy who was caught doodling in English class, only to yield a suitable witticism and not get busted. He’s quick on his feet, and with his pen. When Gary was young he had persistent bad dreams. … Continue reading

December 18, 2012

Ruled by Rhythm: Welcoming Mark Powers as Our 2013 On-Stage Host

Mark Powers

Mark Powers is ruled by rhythm. Beats and jives, flows and measures, vibes and shakes. Fast, slow, loud, soft: it doesn’t matter. This is what he lives for. TEDxConcordiaUPortland (now known as TEDxMtHood) is proud to announce that percussionist Mark … Continue reading

December 16, 2012

Incorporating Adventures: TEDxConcordiaUPortland Announces Events and Excursions

TEDx Adventures

Just before Thanksgiving, TEDxConcordiaUPortland (now known as TEDxMtHood) planning member John Petri watched a student finesse his robot at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Amid a whirlwind three days, John and fellow TEDxBeaconStreet attendees also had the opportunity to visit … Continue reading