2015 Event

April 24, 2015

Alialujah Choir — Performing on May 2


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

April 15, 2015

Jia Jiang — The Rejection Guy


We’ve all had those moments… the girl you wanted to ask out, but didn’t; the great idea you came up with, but kept to yourself; the raise you deserved, but never requested. We hesitate because we are afraid of being … Continue reading

April 09, 2015

Principal Dean — TEDxMtHood’s Musical Superintendent


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

March 20, 2015

Laura Veirs and Tucker Martine — Pursuit of a Creative Life


If you’re familiar with the Portland music scene, the names Laura Veirs and Tucker Martine are not new to you. Laura is a world-renowned folk songwriter, and Tucker is a world-famous, Grammy-nominated record producer. With Laura behind a microphone and … Continue reading

March 18, 2015

Kelly Schwan — Move… Because You Can


A former collegiate athlete turned full-time adventurer and healthcare professional, Kelly is an inspiring yet humble voice of resilience. Her experiences have taught her that with a little creativity, ingenuity, and passion that adventure can be accessible to anyone. At … Continue reading

March 11, 2015

Sabina Haque — Art In Motion

Sabina Haque

Let’s say you are looking out a window, taking in a beautiful view: a mountain range, a seascape, a city skyline, a country garden. You gaze longingly at it, enjoy it, yearn to be a part of it, maybe even … Continue reading

March 04, 2015

Gayathri Ramprasad — You Are Not Alone

Gayathri Ramprasad

Do you remember the first time you had your heart broken — how devastated you were? You felt like the world was going to end and no one understood your pain. There was no amount of pleasure that could fill … Continue reading

February 23, 2015

Tom Henderson — Math Punk

Tom Henderson

For most of us, just hearing the word “math” spikes our blood pressure and fills us with fear and anxiety. This is not the case for Tom Henderson (a.k.a. the Math Punk), however, who has made mathematics his vocation and … Continue reading

February 19, 2015

Ivo Lukas — Be Different and Make a Difference

Ivo Lukas

“Be different and make a difference” is how Ivo Lukas describes her decision to follow her dream and embark on her entrepreneurial journey. Having worked in many industries for over 18 years, Ivo has overcome many challenges to establish herself … Continue reading

February 14, 2015

Laura Peterson — Unsung Hero of Compassion

Laura Peterson

If you have ever been a parent, you probably remember that feeling of near-terror the first time you brought your baby home from the hospital, that panicky sense of being woefully ill-equipped for the most important task you’ll ever face: … Continue reading

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