Creative Somerville Series

Creative Somerville Series

The Creative Somerville Series is a series of ‘fireside chats’ with local creatives & entrepreneurs in design, tech, food, social impact, and other fields–celebrating the creative and entrepreneurial energy that makes Somerville great. The Creative Somerville Series is not your typical power point and Q&A. Our fireside chats are about getting to hear someone’s story, learning about how they think and create, and sharing ideas in an intimate setting. Cosponsored by Somerville Local First.

6 years ago

SCATV filmed the latest Creative Somerville Series at Aeronaut Brewery on "A Conversation with Aaron Cohen of Gracie's Ice Cream."

ABOUT CREATIVE SOMERVILLE SERIES:

"The Creative Somerville Series is a series of ‘fireside chats’ with local creatives & entrepreneurs in design, tech, food, social impact, and other fields--celebrating the creative and entrepreneurial energy that makes Somerville great. The Creative Somerville Series is not your typical power point and Q&A. Our fireside chats are about getting to hear someone’s story, learning about how they think and create, and sharing ideas in an intimate setting. Cosponsored by Somerville Local First."

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Over the last 7 years, Aaron Cohen has started several businesses all loosely tied to people having a good time. Along with owning Gracie’s Ice Cream, Aaron produces food/drink events such as the Bacon and Beer Festival and Whiskey Rebellion around the country. With an interest in staying well rounded, he founded an online art gallery, manages 3 wedding bands, and recently began producing a series of toddler dance parties. Prior to all this, Aaronworked in marketing and was passionate about internet culture, creating several viral web projects. The Jersey Shore Nickname Generator is one he’s so embarrassed about, he mentions it here. Aaron lives in Somerville with his wife, Jessie, two kids, Gracie and Callum, and two cats, Ducky and James. You can probably find him at the park with Gracie.

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6 years ago

SCATV filmed the latest Creative Somerville Series at Aeronaut Brewery on "Building The Impact Economy: A Conversation With Justin Kang Of City Awake."

ABOUT CREATIVE SOMERVILLE SERIES:

"The Creative Somerville Series is a series of ‘fireside chats’ with local creatives & entrepreneurs in design, tech, food, social impact, and other fields--celebrating the creative and entrepreneurial energy that makes Somerville great. The Creative Somerville Series is not your typical power point and Q&A. Our fireside chats are about getting to hear someone’s story, learning about how they think and create, and sharing ideas in an intimate setting. Cosponsored by Somerville Local First."

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Justin Kang is the Executive Director of City Awake, a nonprofit organization focused on building the ecosystem of civic engagement and social innovation throughout Greater Boston. Recognized by the Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, and the City of Boston, Justin started his career as an associate at MassChallenge where he learned the importance of community building. He remains the Industry Champion (“Dean of Students) for the Social Impact track at MassChallenge. He later joined Opportunity Nation as a national organizer around economic mobility issues. Most recently he was a customer success manager at Yesware. A graduate of Brandeis University, Justin is also on the Massachusetts board of Generation Citizen, an active Big Brother and a New Leaders Council fellow.

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6 years ago

SCATV filmed the latest Creative Somerville Series at Aeronaut Brewery with guest Alberto Cabre, owner and chef at Casa B in Union Square. Chef Cabre talks about tapas, architecture and the Somerville community.

ABOUT CREATIVE SOMERVILLE SERIES:
"The Creative Somerville Series is a series of ‘fireside chats’ with local creatives & entrepreneurs in design, tech, food, social impact, and other fields--celebrating the creative and entrepreneurial energy that makes Somerville great. The Creative Somerville Series is not your typical power point and Q&A. Our fireside chats are about getting to hear someone’s story, learning about how they think and create, and sharing ideas in an intimate setting. Cosponsored by Somerville Local First."

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7 years ago

In this episode of “ SCATV presents,” we cover the Creative Somerville Series event on Rebuilding the Local Food System, a conversation with Colin Davis, founder of Something Gud. “SCATV presents” is a community service production aimed to help raise awareness about the different happenings in Somerville.

About: The Creative Somerville Series is a series of “fireside chats” with locals in design, tech, food, social impact and other fields–celebrating the creative and entrepreneurial energy that makes Somerville great. The Creative Somerville Series is not your typical power point and Q&A. Our free fireside chats are about getting to hear someone’s story, learning about how they think and create, and getting to share creative energy and ideas in an intimate setting. The free events are co-curated by designer and researcher Mia Scharphie and Somerville Beat Founder Elyse Andrews and held at Aeronaut Brewing Company. They are co-sponsored by Somerville Local First and have been featured in BostInno.

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More information about the Creative Somerville Series can be found: http://somervillebeat.com/creative-somerville-series/

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7 years ago

In this segment of SCATV presents, we highlight the Somerville Creative Series: Superpower Shenanigans & Public Space Playtime, a Conversation with Katarzyna Balug, Co-Founder, Department of Play.

About: The Creative Somerville Series is a series of “fireside chats” with locals in design, tech, food, social impact and other fields–celebrating the creative and entrepreneurial energy that makes Somerville great. The Creative Somerville Series is not your typical power point and Q&A. Our free fireside chats are about getting to hear someone’s story, learning about how they think and create, and getting to share creative energy and ideas in an intimate setting. The free events are co-curated by Landscape Designer Mia Scharphie and Somerville Beat Founder Elyse Andrews and held at Aeronaut Brewing Company. They are co-sponsored by Somerville Local First.

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