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Theme: The Ecology of a Great City

Boston, MA, United States
April 24th, 2013

About this event

Steeped in history and tradition, yet full of visionary spirit, the Fenway is home to many esteemed cultural and academic institutions. Over time, it has become a nexus for artists, creative innovators, and researchers, as well as a dynamic community for the neighborhood residents.

As we approach the one year anniversary of the official state-designated Fenway Cultural District*, TEDxFenway invites you to join us as we explore what makes up the 'ecology' of a great city.

Lunch will be provided by the Fenway Alliance, and a post-event reception will be hosted by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

*The state-designation of Cultural Districts is a Massachusetts Cultural Council initiative. The Fenway Cultural District received official designation on March 20, 2012.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Linda Nathan
    Founder, Boston Arts Academy
  • Tamara Roy
    AIA, ADD Inc
  • B.K. Boley
    AIA, ADD Inc
  • Deborah Gilburg
    Principal, Gilburg Leadership Inc.
  • Susan Israel
    Founder and Principal, Energy Necklace Project
  • Kathryn Duff
    Founder and Principal, studio2sustain
  • A Far Cry
    Self-directed 17-member Chamber Orchestra
  • Tony Woodcock
    President, New England Conservatory
  • George Thrush
    Dean of Architecture, Northeastern University
  • John Yemma
    Editor in Chief, Christian Science Monitor
  • Boston Arts Academy Dancers
    Dancers from the Boston Arts Academy led by Artistic Director William McLaughlin.
  • Carmen Pola
    Mission Hill Community Organizer
  • Richard O'Bryant
    Director, John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute at Northeastern University

Venue and Details

Northeastern University Fenway Center
77 St. Stephen St.
Boston, MA,
United States

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