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Ignite Laramie

Posted on Jun 27, 2013 | 0 comments

Ignite Laramie
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August 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Gryphon Theatre
710 East Garfield Street
Laramie, WY 82070
Free, but registration is required



The Wyoming Humanities Council will host Ignite™ Laramie on Wednesday, August 28, at 7:00 p.m. at the Gryphon Theater, Laramie, as part of Giving Voice: A Wyoming Listening Project. The engaging, fast paced, speaking event will focus on journey stories. Presenters will share their personal and professional passions, in five-minute, 20-slide presentations that move in 15 second intervals. The fast-paced, mixed-media talks keep presenters and audiences engaged and entertained and make for a lively evening of community storytelling. The event is free and open to the public, however registration is required.

Register via Eventbrite or make a donation to the event by clicking the following link:


What would you say if you only had five minutes to share your journey?

Unexpected. Food. Suicide. Brothers. Art. Pilgrimage. Disabilities. Sports. Love. Courage. Music. Nature. Mentor.

We each have a story. A journey. A path. That has brought us here.

Join us for this unique, inspirational speaking event showcasing diverse voices from our town.

Our storytellers:

Peter Parolin, Ignite Laramie Emcee

J Shogren, Musician, Professor, Nobel Prize Recipient, Renaissance Man

Dewey Gallegos and Jessica Flock, Owners Pedal House

George Vlastos, Author, Poet, Teacher

Emily Pluimer Brown, Owner Blossom Yoga

Bob Sell, ARK Vice President

Emilene Ostlind, Writer, Adventurist, Haub School ENR

Cathy Connolly, Politician and Professor

Michael McNamee, Wyoming Big Brother of the Year BBBS

Mara Cosgrove, President UW Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

BJ Ayers, Grace for 2 Brothers

Shannon Smith, Wyoming Humanities Council Exec Director

A community conversation

and more…


Part of Wyoming Humanities Council’s Giving Voice: A Wyoming Listening Project.



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