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TEDxBaltimore 2011 SHODEKEH The Future We Make

Speaker: Shodekeh Shodekeh is a professional beatboxer and vocal percussionist in a number of artistic fields for dance, music and the visual arts. Using his voice as his primary instrument, he vocalizes everything from drum sets, turntables, ocean waves, to sleigh bells. He is the founding director of Embody: A Music Series of The Vocal Arts, which strives for artistic and cultural unity through the many vocal traditions of the world from opera, throat singing, to beatboxing, which will also evolve into a larger festival in 2012. He currently serves as faculty and musical accompanist for Towson University?s dance department and The American Dance Festival at Duke University. Host: Anthony McCarthy For more than a decade McCarthy has been a constant voice in journalism, public policy circles, and Maryland's progressive faith community. Whether as the host of three award-winning radio talk shows, as an aide to numerous national and local political leaders, or as a national speaker and lecturer on contemporary political and social issues, McCarthy has been engaged in informing, empowering and improving his community. Find out more about Anthony McCarthy here: Organizer: Mel Brennan TEDxBaltimore's lead organizer, Mel is formerly a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology at Towson University (MD, USA) and is currently District Executive Center Director for Baltimore City with the Y of Central Maryland. A graduate of McDaniel College, Mel's doctoral work took place at the University of Stirling, Scotland UK, with a focus on human kinetics, human rights and Olympiads. Find out more about Mel Brennan here: About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations) Webcast and Videos produced by Open Range Video.
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