Jenny Tram

  • published The Career Center Orientation in Upcoming Events 2022-01-21 14:56:50 -0800

    The Career Center Orientation

    1:00pm - 2:30pm PT / 4:00pm - 5:30pm ET

    The Career Center addresses a central challenge for performing arts and entertainment professionals: navigating the episodic nature of work in the industry. For many, survival work—initiated to make ends meet—ends up draining the creative professional and becoming more of a problem than a solution. This orientation will help you begin to take the necessary steps to identify meaningful work that complements your life in the entertainment business.

    More info HERE.

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    January 28, 2022 at 1:00pm
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  • published Managing Cash Flow in Upcoming Events 2022-01-21 14:52:17 -0800

    Managing Cash Flow

    2:00pm - 4:00pm PT / 5:00pm - 7:00pm ET

    The Actors Fund Financial Wellness Program seeks to engage, educate and empower performing arts professionals about the role of money in their lives.

    This six-week workshop builds on the concepts introduced in Intro to Financial Wellness: Budgeting Nuts & Bolts and focuses on both nurturing a healthy relationship with money and developing practical money management skills as a creative professional. Participants will learn and begin to implement specific strategies for organizing expenses, planning with multiple and/or episodic income, managing and eliminating debt, saving, investing, aligning professional and financial goals, and more.

    More info HERE.

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    January 26, 2022 at 2:00pm
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  • published Support Group for Injured Dancers in Upcoming Events 2022-01-21 14:45:48 -0800

    Support Group for Injured Dancers

    1:00 pm – 2:30 pm PST / 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm EST 

    An 8-week virtual support group for professional dancers and choreographers who are currently experiencing personal or professional hardship. Through open discussion and the sharing of resources, this group will provide a safe space for dancers to support one another through current challenges. As a program of The Dancers’ Resource, this group aims to create community to address isolation and help dancers navigate the relationships with their bodies and the changing world of dance. 

    More info HERE.

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    January 24, 2022 at 4:00pm
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  • Biomechanics of Movement Workshop at Harvard Dance Center

    1pm - 2:30pm EST

    Presented by Harvard Dance Center, this workshop, led by professional Bharatanatyam dancer and biomedical researcher Dr. Shriya Srinivasan, will provide an overview of the physiological principles and anatomy of dance. An interactive session putting theory into practice, participants will learn how to use the musculoskeletal system optimally for dance through best methods for warming up and cooling down the body and strengthening exercises related to injury-prevention and performance. Finally, the class will lead participants to connect their body awareness to the physics of jumps, turns, and more!

    More info HERE.

    Dr. Shriya Srinivasan in a gestural movement dancing Bharatanatyam wearing full traditional costume. Courtesy of Dr. Shriya Srinivasan.

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    January 30, 2022 at 1:00pm
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  • Mexicali to Mayo Clinic: A discussion with Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

    4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

    Moderated conversation with Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa following a screening of the Netflix: The Surgeon’s Cut episode in which he is featured.
    Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D. serves as chair of the Department of Neurologic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Florida, where he is the William J. and Charles H. Mayo Professor. In addition to his expertise in the surgical treatment of brain cancer, Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa leads the Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory, which studies brain tumors from a surgical, imaging, clinical, and basic science perspective. Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa earned his M.D. at Harvard Medical School, where he graduated cum laude.

    His autobiography - “Becoming Dr. Q,” about his journey from migrant farm worker to neurosurgeon - is currently under development for a movie adaptation by Walt Disney Co., Annapurna Pictures and Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment. Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa was featured in the second episode of The Surgeon’s Cut, a four-part docuseries produced by BBC Studios for Netflix that won a 2021 BAFTA in the Specialist Factual category and a 2021 Emmy for Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary. Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa is co-founder and serves as president of Mission: BRAIN, Bridging Resources and Advancing International Neurosurgery, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit foundation.

    More info HERE.

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    February 16, 2022 at 4:00pm
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  • published DARK HORSE Launch Event in Upcoming Events 2022-01-21 14:20:44 -0800

    DARK HORSE Launch Event

    6:30pm PST

    Join us on Tuesday, Feubrary 8th at 6:30 pm as we welcome Gregg Hurwitz to the store to discuss and sign Dark Horse: An Orphan X Novel!

    This event is free to attend and will be held in the courtyard at DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood. Masks are required to attend.

    Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times, #1 internationally bestselling author of 22 thrillers, including Prodigal Son and two award-winning thriller novels for teens. His novels have won numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been published in 33 languages. Gregg currently serves as the co-president of International Thriller Writers (ITW). He lives in L.A. with his Rhodesian ridgebacks, where he continues to play soccer, frequently injuring himself.

    More info HERE.
    gregg hurwitz author photo
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    January 25, 2022 at 6:30pm
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  • published Abigail Hing Wen with Chelsea Zhang in Upcoming Events 2022-01-21 14:13:00 -0800

    Abigail Hing Wen with Chelsea Zhang

    6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST / 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST

    Join us to celebrate the launch of Loveboat Reunion, Abigail Hing Wen's ’s highly anticipated companion novel to Loveboat, Taipei

    We’re excited to welcome Abigail Hing Wen back to Kepler’s to celebrate the launch of Loveboat Reunion, a companion novel to her New York Times bestselling debut, Loveboat, Taipei, which is currently being adapted for film. Loveboat Reunion takes readers back to Taipei through the eyes of fan favorites Sophie and Xavier—on an unforgettable journey of glittering revelry and self-discovery.

    More info HERE

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    January 25, 2022 at 6:00pm
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