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Wild Night In: Inspired Conversations – VIRTUAL Copy

July 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free
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For our second Wild Night In virtual community night, we invite you to a conversation with artists, activists and conservationists devoted to inspiring positive change in the world. We will be honored by short presentations from Professor Charles O. Anderson, Jennifer Bristol, Eugenio del Bosque, and Coka Treviño, followed by a community conversation with Q&A.

We are excited to present this program on Lady Bird Day, when we celebrate our founder and Environmental First Lady. Lady Bird Johnson was committed to social justice and environmental conservation and was influential in progressing policy in both of these vital movements. We are inspired to “Be Like Lady Bird” and to learn more about the passions and projects of our Wild Night In speakers.

This event is free but space is limited and registration is required. The virtual event will be held via Zoom.

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Participants will receive an email with the link for the Zoom meeting prior to the event. Make sure you have Zoom installed and set up to participate.

 

 

About the Speakers:

Charles O. Anderson is artistic director of Charles O. Anderson/dance theatre X, an afro-contemporary dance theatre company, which he founded in Philadelphia in 2003. Presently, Anderson is head of the dance program and associate professor of African Diaspora Dance Studies at The University of Texas at Austin.
 
Jennifer L. Bristol is the former executive director of Texas Children in Nature, a program of Texas Parks and Wildlife. She is the author of “Parking Lot Birding: A Fun Guide to Discovering Birds in Texas” and is working on a forthcoming book about women in the conservation movement.
 
Eugenio del Bosque is an Austin-based photographer, filmmaker, cultural liaison and translator. From 2006 to 2014, del Bosque served as executive director of Cine Las Americas International Film Festival and is presently producing and directing a documentary called “Peyoteros” about Peyote harvesting and trade in the Rio Grande Valley.
 
Coka Treviño was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, and currently resides in Austin, where she is a program coordinator for Big Medium. In 2009, she founded The Projecto in Monterrey, looking to facilitate cultural exchange with different cities and artistic expressions.

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Details

Date:
July 25, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States

Organizer

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Phone:
512.232.0100
Email:
info@wildflower.org