A cornucopia of films, books and events this fall to check out. We are all overflowing, so our new newsletter format is short and sweet. L'Shana Tova and to new films and ideas ripening...
The Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium, Fall 2014
@Large: Ai WeiWei on Alcatraz, Sept 27-Apr 26
High Holidays at The Kitchen in SF & The Lab Shul in NYC, Sept 20-Oct 18
Future of Storytelling, Oct 1 & 2
Premiere of our new film for 50th Anniversary of Free Speech
Ambulante Film Festival, Sept 21-Oct 4
Mill Valley Film Festival (Sneak Peek of Season 2 of our Series)
SF Book Launch of "Leonardo's Brain" by Leonard Shlain, Oct 12 (SF)
Global Oneness Day, Oct 24 (International)
Power to the Pixel, Oct 7-10 (London)
10th Annual Gorgeous & Green Gala, Oct 10 (SF)
NYC Book Launch of "Leonardo's Brain" at The Strand Bookstore, Oct 20 (NYC)
LA Book Launch of "Leonardo's Brain" Book Launch at Diesel Bookstore, Nov 6 (LA)
Napa Valley Film Festival, Nov 12-16
Art + Technology Lab @ LACMA, Nov 18 (LA)
Kimberly Brooks' Solo Art Show, Nov 20 (Texas)
Headlands Center for the Arts First Look, Nov 20
Season 2 of "The Future Starts Here" Premieres Oct 23
How We Got To Now
The Digital Promise Documentary
Regarding Susan Sontag
California Report Card
Character Lab $10K Teacher Innovation Grant
Evolve's Prop 13 Campaign
Thru My Eyes
The Work with Michael Dunaway
The Hivery: Collab & Creative Women’s Work Lab
Adult Hannukah Onesies & Kids Sweaters @ Gelt Fiend
Innovating Women by Farai Chideya, Vivek Wadhwa
Stewie Boomstein Starts School by Christine Bronstein
The Imaginary App edited by Paul Miller and Svitlana Mativyenko
iRules and the Slow Tech Movement by Janell Burley Hoffmann
Hope for Film by Ted Hope
Powers of Two by Wolf Shenk
The Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium
Fall 2014 | UC Berkeley
Ken's lecture series at UCB now has great speakers coming up with the theme of free speech, including
Click here for more information.
@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz Exhibition
Sept 27, 2014 – April 26, 2015 | San Francisco, CA
Just went to this exhibit...it is so powerful. Definitely take that ferry and experience. More info here.
High Holidays at The Kitchen & The Lab Shul
Sept 20 - Oct 18, 2014 | SF, CA and New York City, NY
If you are in SF, please join us at The Kitchen for High Holidays with Rabbi Noa.
If in NYC, definitely check out Amichai's services.
Both will be amazing.
Future of Storytelling Conference
Oct 1 & 2, 2014 | New York, NY
Above is a 5min film Lessa Millet made for The Future of StoryTelling made about my films:)
So cool to see my work through a different lens. - Tiffany
Premiere of our new film for
50th Anniversary of Free Speech
Ambulante Film Festival
Sept 21 - Oct 4, 2014 | Los Angeles, CA
If you are in LA, please help spread the word about this great festival. More info here.
Mill Valley Film Festival
(Sneak Peek of Season 2 of our Series)
Oct 8 | Mill Valley, CA
The Mill Valley Film Festival will be doing a sneak peek of some of our new episodes for The Future Starts Here on Oct 8th at the Throckmorton Theater. I will be there w/ Ken to talk about creating in this new space. Would love to see you there. Come join. Tix info here. They also have tons of great films and events to check out.
Oct 12, 4 pm Sunday 5pm Reading & Signing 5:45pm Hanging
**Special note: the Blue Angels will be flying that day too.
The Long Now, Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco,
All details and RSVP info can be found here.
Global Oneness Day
October 24, 2014 | International
Always good to remember we are all connected. This is a celebration of all of that. More info here.
Power to the Pixel Cross Media Forum
Oct 7-10, 2014 | London, UK
Friends in Europe, this will be a fantastic gathering in London to talk about all this convergence happening and that we are making happen...more info here.
gorgeous green gala for the environment.
"Leonardo's Brain" by Leonard Shlain Book Launch
Oct 20 | Strand Bookstore, NYC
Oct 20, 7-9 PM Monday
THE STRAND BOOKSTORE 828 BROADWAY NY, NY 10003
We love that Strand is doing the New York book launch on Oct 20th. Please join us. We will all be there for this to do a reading and a book signing in honor of our dad. More details here.
Nov 20 | San Antonio, Texas
If you are in Texas, check out my sister's gorgeous work at her solo exhibition in San Antonio Nov 20th. Info here.
"Leonardo's Brain" by Leonard Shlain Book Launch in LA
Nov 6 | Diesel Bookstore, LA
Nov 2, 3-5 PM Sunday
DIESEL BOOK STORE
225 26th Street Santa Monica, CA
And to round out the Shlain sibling tour of our dad's book, our last stop will be at Diesel books in LA. We will do an afternoon reading on Sunday, Nov 2nd.
Napa Valley Film Festival
Nov 12-16, 2014 | Napa Valley, CA
I will be drinking wine and judging films for the jury here this year.
Join me...more info here.
Art + Technology Lab @ LACMA
Nov 18, 2014 | Los Angeles, CA
Ken and Mark Pauline in conversation about art & robots at the LACMA... what more could one want? More info here.
Headlands Center for the Arts First Look
Nov 20, 2014 | The Headlands, CA
Season 2 of Our Show, "The Future Starts Here"
Premieres on Oct 23rd
Season 2 launches on Oct 23. 8 new episodes. (Season 1 was nominated for an Emmy Award in New Approaches in Arts, Lifestyle & Culture (we love the sound of that category!)
It's been such a dream experience creating these films with my film team and our partners at Mission Pictures and artists in Iceland.
Click to see preview of AOL's Fall lineup.
More info here. You need to check it out to see what i mean.
Regarding Susan Sontag
Sontag was such a brilliant and complicated person... this doc is so good. Her book, "On Photography," is one of my favorite books. Highly recommend this doc...info here.
Friend and Jewess Jill's new show on Amazon! Love. Watch Here.
Check It OutInfo here.
Character Lab $10,000 Teacher Innovation Grant
I know many teachers are on this list- apply!
Evolve’s Prop 13 Campaign
I will never forget how much Prop 13 changed public education. Help us turn this around.
Thru My Eyeshere.
The Work with Michael Dunaway
Interview Podcast, Paste Magazine
Michael Dunaway has such compelling way of interviewing that is great and full of energy and insight!
Check out his podcast here.
The Hivery: Collab & Creative Women’s Work Lab Sausalito, CA
My friend Grace opened up this great new space in Sausalito for people looking for space to be creative...and just some space. Info here.
Yummy Things to Buy
Adult Hanukkah Onesies @ Gelt Fiend
Ordering Hannukah onesies and sweaters for the whole family! Check out her new channukah sweaters, bowties and onsies here.
Innovating Women: The Virtuous Circle, the Catbird Seat, and the Changing Face of Silicon Valley eBook: Farai Chideya, Vivek Wadhwa
Such an interesting subject. Loved participating in this book... more info about it here.
Stewie Boomstein Starts School
by Christine Bronstein
Our five-year-old definitely enjoyed this book!
The Imaginary App edited
by Paul Miller and Svitlana Mativyenko
So cool. Check out.
iRules and the Slow Tech Movement
by Janell Burley Hofmann
I met Janell online while researching cell phone contracts. She has such a brilliant one. Def. read here.
More details here.
Powers of Two
by Wolf Shenk
Creativity and collaboration is what it's all about. Read more here.
"And those who were seen dancing, were thought to be crazy, by those who could not hear the music." - Friedrich Nietzche
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