The second installment (the last one was a huge success with over 165 people in attendance) of Nikita Pritchett’s “Sunday Morning Coffee Talk” at the Electric Lodge will be held on Mother’s Day, May 13th! The event will feature Tom Shadyac and David de Rothschild and is FREE to attend! The coffee is free, but bring a mug to help make it a waste free event! RSVP by clicking here!
About the featured speakers:
David de Rothschild is the founder of Adventure Ecology, an organization that harnesses the power of dreams, adventures and stories in order to inspire, educate and activate individuals, communities and business’s to start moving towards a smarter more sustainable planet 2.0 way of living.
In 2006 David spent over 100 days crossing The Arctic, becoming one of only 42 people, and the youngest British person, to reach both geographical poles. Prior to this, David had already become one of only 14 people to traverse the continent of Antarctica, and was part of a team that broke the world record for the fastest ever crossing of the Greenland Icecap. David is the author of both The Global Warming Survival Handbook, Dorling Kindersley Earth Matters and the host of Sundance Channel’s Eco-Trip: The Real Cost of Living.
Accolades include, National Geographic Society ‘Emerging Explorer’ and The World Economic Forum ‘Young Global Leader’ and UNEP ‘Climate Hero’.
Tom Shadyac: A onetime actor/comedian and the youngest writer to work for comedy legend Bob Hope, Tom Shadyac’s writing/directing career was launched in 1994 with the Jim Carrey smash hit Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. In the years that followed, Shadyac would establish himself as one of the most prolific comedy directors in Hollywood while working with some of the biggest names in the business. Huge hits such as Liar Liar, The Nutty Professor, Bruce Almighty, Patch Adams, Accepted , and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, have helped establish Shadyac as one of Hollywood’s most successful writer/director/producers.
A Virginia native, Shadyac has received four people’s choice awards, including three for best comedy (Liar, Liar, The Nutty Professor, Bruce Almighty) and one for best new Television Comedy, with 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. With Patch Adams, Shadyac earned his first Golden Globe nomination, also for best comedy.
In his latest project, a documentary entitled I AM, Shadyac asks some of today’s most profound thinkers, two questions – What’s wrong with our world, and what can we do about it? This moving, inspiring film won the Audience Choice Award and the Student Choice Award at the Mountain Film Festival in Telluride Colorado, where it premiered in May.
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