Mindshare LA Salon / "PLAY!" Thursday, April 19th
Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 11:55 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
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Mindshare LA Salon:"PLAY" & Rubiks Cube Party!
Thursday, April 19th
The Mezz Bar, Alexandria Hotel - 2nd Floor, 501 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
Built in 1906, The Alexandria was one of the premiere hotels in the country and catered to guests such as Charlie Chaplain, Winston Churchill & Theodore Roosevelt, to name a few. The Mezz Bar's ceiling was originaly the ceiling of the lobby below, which contained 'The Million Dollar Carpet', named for the amount of movie deals that were said to be cut on it every day...
"In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play."
-- Friedrich Nietzsche
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."
-- Pablo Picasso
7pm / Doors & Happy Hour
Mix and mingle with the most exciting minds of LA and enjoy music, hors d'oeurvres, games & prizes! Happy Hour is from 7-8pm. The Taco Project will be hosting a full taco bar!
8:30pm / Presentations Include
More to come!
9:30pm - Late / Art, Games and Entertainment
Stay for the interactive technology installations, stocked bar, music and entertainment!
Explore the MUSIC, GAMES & ART on display!
We Are Matik takes existing platforms to the next level by creating a richer user experience. Mashing up the Digital and the Dimensional, we offer a brand new sector: Immersive Design forging engaging experiences that brands and people can interact with.
Combiform is a game platform that involves four wedge-shaped controllers that can be played separately or “stuck” together for cooperative play.
After the talks our resident hooperster Ashley will be leading a hoop jam! Feel free to BYOHoop but we'll also have hoops available to play with or buy, hand made by our very own JaeZee!
John Park is gifted live painter who mixes layers of mixed media to create compelling narrative.
Coined “The League of Extraordinary Nerds” by Fast Company Magazine, Syyn Labs is a Los Angeles-based organization that fuses the worlds of technology and interactive sciences with artistic mediums to design and construct visually dynamic spectacles that inspire thought and provoke conversation. (Read more...)
Wise Guys will be in the house once again, conducting another social game!
** Plus World Famous Tacos! **
DIRECTIONS & PARKING
The Mezz Bar, Alexandria Hotel, 2nd Floor. 501 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA, 90013
TELL YOUR FRIENDS
Mindshare LA holds monthly workshops, salons and movie screenings that gather ~1000 Angelenos for evenings of inspiration and interaction. Our main event held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month includes live music, games, art and a curated program of short, eclectic presentations. Over the years Mindshare has become a mecca for intellectuals, artists, scientists and other progressive characters to meet, broaden their perspective and expand their networks.
IN THE PRESS
Mindshare's ballooning popularity is emblematic of generation steeped in chaos and an unabashed need for personal fulfillment. If you ever come to LA, come to Mindshare.
--KCET Online (LA PBS affiliate)