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If you have any questions, please contact Shari L. Wilson, TEDxWyandotte Curator, at or Marisa Gray, Again, thank you so much for your support.



September 15, 2015.  Event starts at 6 pm. Doors open at 5:15 pm.


Performing Arts Center 
Kansas City Kansas Community College
7250 State Avenue Kansas City, KS 66112


$20 for General Admissions.
Admission is free for KCKCC students with valid student I.D.

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Janice Burdine,  “Negative Space Painting” – artist, educator, illustrator, print maker, author, community activist- Born in Boley Oklahoma and reared in Wichita, Kansas. She received her B.A. in Art Education from Wichita State University and her M.A. of Art Education, and Counseling Certification from Emporia State University. Janice has been a lifelong educator, illustrator, print maker, author, and community activist for positive change through education. She is a retired art teacher and school counselor. For the past six years, Janice has been under the mentorships of artists Frank Frazier and Ernani Silva.

Vi Nhan Tran – “The Empathetic Power of Storytelling” - musician, playwright, will talk about his family's life story coming to the US from Vietnam and growing up in Garden City, Kansas (you may have heard about his performance "The Butcher's Son")

Annette LeZotte – “Sorting Out Race” – Kauffman Museum Director at Bethel College in Newton, Kansas, who will speak about their exhibit "Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotypes in Thrift Store Donations."

Hong Hong Hui – Title TBD - a professional Pipa musician, traditional Chinese plucked-string instrument. I first started to learn to play this beautiful instrument when I was in Hong Kong 22 years ago. The video is of Hong Hong premiering one of her own compositions that she wrote last year when she was a master's student at Northern Illinois University Hong Hong has played all kinds of music including The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Blues, traditional Chinese music, Disney tunes, classical music, jazz...etc. 

 Dre Tayler – Title TBD - Project Manager of Males to Men which sets out to provide a platform for our youth to step on and shine like the stars we know they can be.  Males to Men will Address -Low Self-esteem, Lack of Self-awareness, Juvenile delinquency, Adolescent fatherhood, Violence, Health Deterioration, Drugs, HIV/AIDS, Economics and more.  Aquaponic project.

Shannon Oleen – “The Millennial Divide” or “What I learned from living on a canoe” – thinking about discussing either how to build a personal brand and differentiate yourself and/or how to excel in a world with 4-5 generations in the workplace.
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