New Date! Mark your Calendar! October 15th. Same Time. Same Place.
A day long conversation with creatives to cultivate inspiration, recharge craft and share experiences.
What are your challenges? What charges you up? What informs and inspires your work? How do you deal with fear and self doubt?
On Saturday October 15th, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, we’re assembling the tribe for a day long gathering at the Village Square Coworking Studio to discuss the business of creativity and we’d like you to be part of the conversation.
Nothing formal. All casual with directed topics ranging from purpose driven work to finding creative inspiration and working on your calling.
Bring your lunch money as we will be getting take out from the fabulous Q39 BBQ. Plus, at the end of the day, we’ll have a special opportunity to gather some inspiration from the Kansas City story of Walt Disney – the ultimate creative.
Tickets are free but please Click here to register to let us know you are coming!
Schedule coming soon!
Special Guest & Moderator
Terry is a speaker, author, and ideapreneur whose passion is to see others live life alive; whether through helping others see their dreams become reality, traveling around the world challenging students to change the world, leading teams of people to do more together than they could alone, or hanging out with Mickey Mouse. Terry and his wife Leslie live outside Nashville, Tennessee with their dog Gibson.
John has pursued the art of creativity his entire life. From drawing Snoopy and Star Wars in elementary school, studying art and design in college, running his own graphic design business for 11+ years and now pursuing collage art and photography full time through his latest endeavor Knell StudioWorks. He lives in suburban KC with his wife, 2 kids, 2 cats, 2 dogs and too many lightsabers to count.
Nicole lives in the OKC metro area with her husband, Mike. She works full time in the corporate marketplace and spends her “spare” time running a candle business, Lux Illume. She’s also an avid landscape and macro photographer.
I moved to KC in 2012 right out of college with my first job at Honeywell as a mechanical engineer. While working there I started coaching at a local high school and soccer club where I realized that my passion was not in engineering as I thought. While working I also started recording my own music and to date have released 2 albums on iTunes and working on my 3rd. In 2015 I quit my job at Honeywell and took a more relaxed job so I could focus on my passion of coaching and producing music and do not regret a thing!
Jeff Harshbarger is a bassist, vocalist and composer in the Kansas City area, performing a wide variety of music with many different ensembles throughout the region, as well as composing for live performance, film and ballet for ensembles ranging in size from soloists to 20-piece big bands. He curates a new music series that promotes original improvisation-based compositions at the Record Bar and hosts a radio show on KKFI focusing on modern jazz and the newest releases in experimental and improvised music. He is also co-founder of Tzigane Music, an artist-run collective focused on creating and releasing music that combines disparate traditions in new ways.
Harshbarger’s compositions have been performed at the Kennedy Center, the Banff Center, the Kauffman Center, the Festival International d’Music, the Seaside Institute, and on BBC World Radio. He has collaborated with visual artists (Nick Cave, David Ford, Molly Murphy) and musicians (Bobby Watson, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Allison Miller, Darol Anger, Mike Dillon, Eugene Chadbourne) to produce work that challenges convention. His collaborations have been chosen to perform for Mass MoCA (Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey), the Argentinian Consulate (Tango Lorca), Jazzwerkstatt Bern (Chris Combs Large Ensemble) and TEDKC (Wee Snuff, Atemporchestra).
Mark O’Renick is an experienced business leader, marketing strategist, entrepreneur and investor. He is known for his strong belief in the power of mutually beneficial relationships to drive creative, collaborative change. As co-founder of Will & Grail, Mark focuses on the power of purpose-driven branding and business strategy to build socially responsible, sustainable enterprises that maximize positive impact on lives, communities and the world. He applies this perspective and experience to help corporations, organizations, communities and individuals not only survive – but thrive in our rapidly evolving, globally competitive world.