event calendar: february 15—21, 2010

after a whirlwind of mixers last week, i’ve planned a pretty low-key schedule for socializing for this week. time to switch from networking & promotion to research and work, recharging for events to come.

here’s what i’ll be doing:

tuesday, february 16, 9pm ET i’m going to watch Self-Employment: How to get the guts to take the leap on brazen careerist. i’ve been reading penelope trunk for awhile now and i’m curious about what she and ryan paugh have to say about self-employment.

wednesday, february 17, 5pm ET i’ll be planted on my couch, front & center at my laptop to join in on the live webcast of lemonade. Lemonade is an inspirational film about 16 advertising professionals who lost their jobs and found their calling, encouraging people to listen to that little voice inside their head that asks, “What if?.”

& then at 8:30pm i’m joining in on this awesome typographic bike ride that my friend the royal academy put together. check the full midnight ridazz description, and come along!

thursday, february 18, 7:30pm i’m going to hear marian bantjes talk at art center about reinventing her design practice. event information at aiga los angeles.

other events for this week:

creative circus graduate portfolio review tuesday, february 16, 12-5pm. If you are in the position to hire, or know someone who is, we would love for you to join us or pass this along. Recent Creative Circus graduates of copywriting, art direction and design will be in LA to showcase their work. Savory refreshments will be served and great connections will be made.

2010 one show entertainment awards wednesday, february 17, 6:30-10pm. Our newest event honors creativity in branded entertainment that goes beyond typical product placement and recognizes this rapidly-growing segment in advertising. It also marks the only One Show event that takes place outside of New York City.

gauge presents cynthia murnane thursday, february 18, 7:30-9:30pm. The GAUGE Speaker Series brings design industry professionals to campus to stimulate discussion, inspire excellence and build community among the design students, alumni, faculty and staff of California State University Los Angeles.

[aloud] at the LA central library check out who will be speaking at upcoming [aloud] events! Since the reopening of the Central Library in 1993, the Library Foundation’s award-winning ALOUD at Central Library series has provided the people of Los Angeles and beyond with lectures, readings, performances, and conversations featuring key figures in the arts and humanities, business, politics, and science. These dynamic programs, generally provided free of charge, are designed to stimulate conversation and provide a space for civic dialogue.

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