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Houston Creative Summit is Friday October 23!

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https://i1.wp.com/houstonsummit.org/Resources/Pictures/101020f.jpgThis is your last reminder to save $25 when registering for The Houston Summit for the Creative Economy, lifting off this Friday at Rice University’ McNair Hall.

An elegant vase by Houston artist Terry Hagiwara has been donated by the Goldesberry Gallery to be our door prize. You must be present to win!

Walk-up registrations will be $125, but if you act visit HoustonSummit.org right now, you can still register for $100 with the code word ‘collaborate.’

— Connect to Houston’s most vital community of fire-starters
— Boost creativity and innovation in Houston
— Learn how to turn ideas into reality
— Build relationships with supporters and advisors
— Join teams revolutionizing Houston.

Register now at www.HoustonSummit.org or call (281) 433-2302.

Spread the secret code "collaborate" by email, word of mouth, social media. please forward this email to everyone you think needs to be there. follow us on twitter @houstonsummit and tag your tweets with #HSCE. Look for us on Facebook and Linkedin, too.

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Creative Summit Schedule

Friday, October 22, 2010

8:00

Check-in, networking

   

8:45

Welcome, orientation

 

George Worthington

8:55

Opening panel

How creativity drives Houston’s economy

Jonathon Glus, CEO of Houston Arts Alliance

Peter Bishop, futurist and UH Professor

9:40

Move to strategy labs

   

9:45

Strategy Labs

Urban Regeneration

Andrew Burleson of CNU-Houston.org
Russell Hruska, AIA of Intexure Architects

   

Arts-based learning

Donna Howell of Third Coast Theater, artist Lillian Warren and representative from corporate training at Weatherford

   

Incubators & hives

Matthew Wettergreen of Caroline Collective, and 
Marc Nathan of Chai One, formerly with Houston Technology Center

   

Local assets

Brian Rod and Cody Ledvina of The Joanna, plus more names to be announced

11:20

Recap of learning

   

11:30

Culinary arts panel

Creating Cuisine

Teresa Byrne-Dodge of My Table and 
Monica Pope of t’afia

12:15

Lunch

 

Buffet by Grant Gordon of Tony’s and Michael Cordua’s restaurants, Monica Pope. …

1:15

Move to strategy labs

   

1:30

Strategy Labs

Nanotechnology

Mauro Ferrari, The Alliance for Nanomedicine

   

Medical innovation 

Pumps & Pipes Conference founder Alan Lumsden, head of cardiovascular surgery at Methodist

   

Creativity, technology and community

J.R. Cohen of weSLGT.com, Alfred Cervantes of Houston Film Commission

   

Digital, design & film

Tim McLaughlin, Texas A&M Visualization Department
Jerry Alexander of Acumen Design

3:10

Recap of learning

   

3:20

Closing panel

Marketing the Creative City

Ward Pennebaker, agency founder and chief marketing officer for Houston Grand Opera, Steve Latham of Spur Interactive agency and Dwight Cook of Soundworks and OnlyInHouston

4:05

The Symphony of Ideas

 

Conducted by Durwin Sharp of The School for Innovators

October 21, 2010 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

Rock Band performs with iPhones

A New York City rock band “Atomic Tom” is in the news for turning to their iPhones for help after their instruments were allegedly stolen.

The members of the band hooked their iPhones to a portable speaker system and used various musical iPhone apps to play “Take Me Out” from their latest album on a New York City subway train.

While the lead vocalist uses the iPhone as a microphone, the other three members of the band use various musical iPhone apps simulating the piano, drums and guitar.

This is a great performance  … checkout the video below:

 

 

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October 18, 2010 at 7:33 pm Leave a comment

VHS Hard Drives?

Hey, those hard drives we have for sale are not moving. Don’t people need storage? Our price looks competitive.

How can we differentiate our product from the competition?

il_430xN.113476717[1] The solution: VHS Hard Drives

For those who like their storage combined with celluloid nostalgia, there’re these external hard drives hidden inside VHS tapes: available in 320, 500, or 640GB, they come sheathed in flicks like the original Star Trek, Top Gun, and Return of the Jedi. 

Niche marketing, don’t you love it? Get yours at Etsy.com

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January 28, 2010 at 3:30 pm Leave a comment

True Art – Watch Cycles

I love art, motorcycles and watches. Check out these cycles made from watch parts, when I saw them I had to share!

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January 15, 2010 at 10:38 pm Leave a comment


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