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2017 Calendar

Session 1 – Chronicle Cinema

06/07/2017

Session 1 – Chronicle Cinema

Zach is a Kentucky born director who has been finding creative ways to tell stories since he learned to talk. Zach was introduced to the arts at an early age, discovering his love for film from the world around him. He directed his first feature before the age of 21, following it up with his second feature in 2015, “I Am Potential” based on life of world acclaimed musician and speaker, Patrick Henry Hughes starring…

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Session 2 – River City Drum Corp

06/14/2017

Session 2 – River City Drum Corp

June 14, June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26 and August 2. Ed “Nardie” White, Founder and Executive Director of Louisville’s River City Drum Corps, is a pillar in the city of Louisville, KY, especially as it pertains to educating our youth and participating in community activism. In 1991, he and his wife, the late Zambia Nkrumah, started the River City Drum Corps, a west Louisville nonprofit arts and education based program for at risk youth and…

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Session 3 – Artificial Intelligence

06/16/2017

Session 3 – Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy is a Tenured Associate Professor in the department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville. He is the founding and current director of the Cyber Security Lab and an author of many books including Artificial Superintelligence: a Futuristic Approach. During his tenure at UofL, Dr. Yampolskiy has been recognized as: Distinguished Teaching Professor, Professor of the Year, Faculty Favorite, Top 4 Faculty, Leader in…

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Session 4 – Louisville Geek / Ben Lawrence

06/27/2017

Session 4 – Louisville Geek / Ben Lawrence

June 27 – June 29. Louisville Geek is a locally owned and operated organization. As a small business celebrating a decade of sustained success, we opened our doors in 2004, hundreds of commercial businesses and nonprofit organizations now entrust their Information Technology operations, support and administration to Louisville Geek. All the team’s technicians and engineers are accomplished technology veterans. Staff members are knowledgeable and professional and possess a wide and constantly-growing range of accreditations, including Microsoft…

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Session 5 – Jecorey “1200” Arthur

07/05/2017

Session 5 – Jecorey “1200” Arthur

July 5 – July 7. Jecorey Arthur is a jack of all trades. He is visionary. He brings the best out of people. He is a leader… Floating between old recognizable hits, xylophone (or whatever that percussion instrument was that he played) breaks, vocal solos, ballerina moments, and the continually present light, 1200 and his crew showcased all of their talents and hard work. He admitted and kind of apologized at one point, to any…

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Session 6 – Linkin’ Bridge

07/10/2017

Session 6 – Linkin’ Bridge

Linkin’ Bridge is a singing group from the west end of Louisville, KY whose hope is to inspire unity in a world divided by social and cultural difference. They are best known for their warm harmonies and emotional performances. Whether on stage or on a corner, these guys deliver power and conviction driven by their passion to unite the world through music and love. They are well known for being finalists on season 11 of America’s Got…

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Session 7 – Suzy Hatcher Pottery

07/24/2017

Session 7 – Suzy Hatcher Pottery

July 24 – July 28. Suzy Hatcher received her Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art in 1993 from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. In 1997 she received a Master of Arts, Ceramics from the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. Active in the local arts community Suzy has worked hard to bring her love of ceramics to people of all ages. She has works with numerous local schools to bring art, and the love of pottery to…

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Session 8 – Hip Hop Dance

07/31/2017

Session 8 – Hip Hop Dance

July 31 & August 2. Safiyyah Rasool is co-owner and dance instructor of Safiyyah Dance Company. Since childhood she has loved to dance and from early on has had an ability to quickly learn complex choreography. Safiyyah has trained under talented hip hop choreographers such as Willdabeast Adams, Kevin Maher, Laurianne Gibson, Luam Keflezgy, and Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo; as well as jazz instructors Leon Von Brown and Daisy Yunju. She has danced with renowned…

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Session 9 – Circuit Computer Building

08/11/2017

Session 9 – Circuit Computer Building

Jessica Lynn Mathis (AKA Divinity Rose) has over 20 years experience in the creative industry, where she has split her artistic endeavors between award-winning writing, performance and producing. Her articles and short stories have been published in various print and online publications as well as in story collections. Her writing has also been seen on stage and screen for entertainment, educational and marketing purposes with a focus on humor, sci-fi, psychological and interactive storytelling. These…

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Session 10 – Drones

08/20/2017

Session 10 – Drones

Wai Lam is Software Developer at UPS and Lead Applications Manager at Aerial Technologies Inc (AT). Wai runs the FPV Race League here in Louisville, KY and is big proponent of drone technology in STEM education. I work with local educators on developing drone curriculum for their students. Hobbies are Photography, FPV flying and RPG video games. Adrian Lauf is an assistant professor in the Computer Engineering and Computer Science department at the University of…

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