Later in the week I attended my first ever Ignite Portland and I absolutely loved it. The idea behind Ignite is that you get five minutes and 20 slides. I love how smart our collective community is and even more, I love when our community comes together to share their intellect. My friend Max Radi gave a great talk on How to Be Unemployed. It was both insightful and humorous. I am thankful that the talks were filmed, here are some of my favorites:
Hyperbolic Geometry- you have to watch this one, it's just wonderful.
How to Be Unemployed- Max Radi, HIRE HIM!
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I was also gifted 2 tickets to Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps at the Portland Center Stage. I went with my friend Mike Vitellaro; we were both drama kids in high school, so he was a great date. So why should you see it? Well, it's magic on stage. There are only four actors throughout the entire show and their use of props is absolutely amazing. The humor that ran through the entire show was like that of Monty Python, dry and obvious. The show is going on through March 21st, it's a treat, go see it. A big thank you to my friends Michael Schoenfelder and Lindsay Clark for the tickets.