Musical Guests


September 13, 2018

Frankie Simone Brings Fierce Love to TEDxMtHood 2018

Frankie Simone offers a vision of pop music as a conduit for collective enlightenment, self-empowerment and awakening. Pop rarely transcends the constraints of dominant culture, but Simone’s incantations of radical self-love aren’t just transcendent, they’re transformative.  Frankie Simone has her own … Continue reading


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August 22, 2018

What’s in a Name? The Flowering of Kingsley

“You can be whatever name you want to be.” Hearing those words from her mother was all that it took for 12 year old soon-to-be Kingsley to take her name and matters into her own hands. As an indie pop artist, … Continue reading


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May 04, 2016

Music as Inspiration — Michael Allen Harrison

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— TEDxMtHood is honored to introduce Michael Allen Harrison as one of our 2016 musical guests. — The essence of Michael Allen Harrison is not just his musical talent – it’s what he does with it. More specifically, it’s how he uses … Continue reading


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April 20, 2016

Musical Chemistry by Mbrascatu

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— TEDxMtHood is honored to introduce Mbrascatu as one of our 2016 musical guests. — Let’s say it all together now: “m-brah-SKAH-too” Excellent. Now that you know how to pronounce our name, allow us to share a bit about who we … Continue reading


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April 24, 2015

Alialujah Choir — Performing on May 2

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We’ve got a surprise new addition to our lineup… Alialujah Choir will be performing! They just finished a Pacific Northwest tour with Neko Case and we invited them to join us on May 2. Here’s more about them: Alialujah Choir … Continue reading


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April 09, 2015

Principal Dean — TEDxMtHood’s Musical Superintendent

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Musician, educator, mentor, community developer, entrepreneur… the list could literally go on and on and on if someone were to ask Miles Dean Ewell (a.k.a. Principal Dean), “So what do you do?” Born and raised in the small town of … Continue reading


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January 16, 2013

Speaker Announcement: Stephen Kellogg, Rocking With His Feet On the Ground

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There is nothing like being onstage, even if that stage is a small one. Musician and songwriter (and 2013 TEDxConcordiaUPortland (now known as TEDxMtHood) speaker) Stephen Kellogg has been on many stages over the course of his career, but the … Continue reading


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February 17, 2012

Announcing Our Musical Guests for TEDxConcordiaUPortland2012

At this year’s event we’re jazzed to be partnering with kin trio. They will provide mood music throughout the day that will accompany and harmonize with the all of the wonderful thoughts and ideas being shared. Eugene Lee, artist and … Continue reading


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