Asheville Creativity Symposium

Saturday, April 20th

Join us for a imaginatively dynamic event (www.jamesnave.com) at Odyssey Community with hosts world renowned musician River Guerguerian and creative entrepreneur/poet James Navé as they navigate through deep exploration of the individual artistic voice and purpose to form a confluence of intentions and artistic trajectories that will shape and mould the future voice of Asheville. Special guests include: Jennifer Pickering, LEAF Executive Director and Jolene Mechanic, co-founder Flood Gallery.

Learn More: www.jamesnave.com
Email: nave (at) jamesnave (dot) com
Call: 919.949.2113

$25 for Symposium 10-5pm, concert included
$8 for the concert. 7pm – proceeds from the concert will benefit the LEAF Foundation.

HOW WILL THE SYMPOSIUM FLOW?
The symposium runs from 10-5, and we close the event with a concert at 7.
• River Guerguerian and James Navé will open the symposium
• Jennifer Pickering, LEAF Executive Director, will inspire with a keynote presentation: Live Life Like a Festival
• River Guerguerian will run a session: The Music of Creativity
• James Navé will run a session: Navigate From the Imaginative Storm to the Creative Form
• Jolene Mechanic, co-founder of Flood Gallery, will inspire with a keynote presentation: The Creative Wave in Asheville
• River, Jolene and Navé will chair a salon discussion: Creative Leadership in the Digital Century
• The day will be highly interactive, with an organic flow from presentation to discussion
• There will be a dynamic balance of plenary sessions, interactions with the broader group, individual reflection and discussion within smaller clusters


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