This Thursday we will be reframing relationships with bizarre animal love, romance in the age of social media as well as alternate relationship structures for humans in our "RELATE/REFRAME" salon.
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Mindshare LA / Thursday, February 19th
The Mezz Bar, Alexandria Hotel - 2nd Floor, 501 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
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. Ensenada Restaurant will be hosting a full taco bar!
8:30pm / Talks
"Everything in the Universe, throughout all its kingdoms, is conscious: i.e., endowed with a consciousness of its own kind and on its own plane of perception."
- H. P. Blavatsky
We see the world through a limited faculty of senses. While our brain attempts to construct a coherent narrative, we should still be aware that this is reality through a very limited lens. Relate/Reframe will explore the realtionships we have with ourselves, others and the world.
Doug is a community constructor, experience engineer and tuxedo traveler. He co-founded Mindshare LA in 2006 as well as the interactive collective Syyn Labs in 2009. He likes wearing tuxedos for charitable escapades.
The Relationship Revolution
What's your self-Expression in love, friendship, family and intimacy? Discover why marriage, monogamy and dating seem to be shakier today than ever before. It's not that people are less able to commit; it's because we've got more choice and say in our relationship lives than ever before in history and yet, the cultural messages are the same as they were 200-years ago. Discover what relationships YOU should be choosing!
Sex and relationship expert Reid Mihalko of Reid About Sex helps adults create more self-esteem, self-confidence and greater health in relationships and sex lives. Reid has appeared on the Emmy award-winning talk show Montel, Fox News, in Newsweek, Seventeen, GQ, The Washington Post, and in thirteen countries and at least seven languages. His workshops have been attended by close to 30,000 men and women.
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Oscar S. Cisneros / Technology Licensing Attorney and Poet. Author of The History of Dying Stars, a book of poetry and art.
9:30pm - Late / Interactions & Music
Stay for the interactive technology installations, stocked bar, music and entertainment!
Explore the MUSIC, GAMES & ART on display!
** Art, Games and Entertainment **
Also, we'll once again welcome Super Tall Paul (of Helios Jive) will be bringing his headphone lounge! Local Hero Weekly says:"SuperTall Paul Newman is the man you call when you are looking for fun, silly, impressive, entertainment. "
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.
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 our Famous Taco Bar **
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)
When & Where
Mindshare LA holds monthly workshops, salons and movie screenings that gather hundreds of Angelenos for evenings of inspiration and interaction. Our most popular salon-style events include short eclectic presentations, live music and interactive installations. Since 2006, Mindshare has hosted over 150 events and become a mecca for intellectuals, artists, scientists and other forward thinking characters looking for inspiration and connection across this vast city.