Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 22, 2013

Introducing Action Breaks for TEDxConcordiaUPortland 2013


Listening to the 18 live speakers and performers is only part of the excitement that you can expect this Saturday, March 23rd. In between the main stage sessions (there are 4 total sessions) you’ll have the chance to participate in … Continue reading

March 20, 2013

Joe Smith: Simply Reaching Millions

Joe Smith

In four and a half minutes, two words magically transformed our bathroom habits forever. C’mon, you know ‘em: Shake and fold! At TEDxConcordiaUPortland (now known as TEDxMtHood) Becoming Extraordinary 2012, speaker Joe Smith delivered his idea worth spreading about how … Continue reading

March 19, 2013

Singing Our Hearts Out With A People’s Choir

A People's Choir

Cozily clustered around candlelit tables, we perk up when four women walk through the door in blue short aprons embroidered with, “Sing with us!” A sleepy Saturday night at The Waypost transforms into a lively sing-along as The Delicious, a … Continue reading

March 14, 2013

Tiny House Tour with Dee Williams

Tiny House Adventure

The home’s blonde wood walls span from floor to ceiling and the big windows allow light to pour in from all angles. There is a kitchen, a bathroom with a toilet and shower, and an open sleeping loft. Though there … Continue reading

March 11, 2013

Celebrating Co-Creation Through Improv

Improv Adventure

Fifty strangers anxiously circle up in a classroom at Concordia University, unsure how the morning will proceed. We’re all fond of “SNL” and “Who’s Line Is It Anyway,” but improv is a bit intimidating when you’re on the improvising side. … Continue reading

March 06, 2013

Coffee From Seed to Cup with Central City Coffee

Coffee Adventure

The coffee lab is buzzing with everyone talking, and many of us adventurers have only just met. We drink sublimely delicious coffee out of small, compostable cups, and I immediately think about the half-pot I earlier drank at home. It … Continue reading

March 01, 2013

Speaker Announcement: Tyler Jones, Grow with Gusto

Tyler Jones

In a state with 38,000 farms, most of which are 50 acres or smaller, people in Oregon have a definite chance to develop a more intimate relationship with their farmer. As a state we’re not a complete anomaly, but the … Continue reading