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Futurist Roxanne Meadows Shares...

The Venus Project – a remarkable vision for a world beyond politics, poverty and war – has been the life work of Jacques Fresco  (https://www....

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OPEN and EtC Disrupt...

Introduced at the 2017 Et Cultura Festival, the RAD SCHOOLS JAM challenged the community to view K-12 education in a radically new way – from a schoo...

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Civility Theme Kicks Off...

OPEN continues to grow conversations about topics that matter in St. Petersburg and beyond. The 2018 year brings two more themes to OPEN – Civility a...

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OPEN and Et Cultura...

FUTURE CITY, a program that tapped into visions for resilient, compassionate, prosperous city life, was one of four themes presented as part of OPEN’...

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Ambassador Thomas Pickering the...

Thomas Pickering, Career Ambassador with over forty years of service to the U.S., headlined the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs annual gathering...

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Will Allen, founder of...

Will Allen has simple goals: to grow food, to grow minds, and to grow community. And he is changing lives in the process. Mr. Allen – the author of ...

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OPEN Featured on WMNF’s...

OPEN  leaders Walter Balser (director) and Jenny Fessler (associate director) gave Tampa Bay its first glimpse of USF St. Pete’s Open Partnership Ed...

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Jeff Goodell Keynotes iCAR...

Jeff Goodell, Rolling Stone contributing editor and acclaimed author of the Water Will Come, Cool the Planet, and Big Coal is the Aresty Speaker at th...

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Michael Sturtz of Stanford...

Michael Sturtz is not your ordinary architect of the future. His unconventional and successful career path has put him at the forefront of innovation for d...

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Dr. T. Colin Campbell...

The Campbells – father T. Colin, scientist and writer and son Nelson, social entrepreneur executive and documentarian –  lead a lineup of dist...

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Geoffrey Canada, founder of...

Geoffrey Canada is the keynote Aresty Speaker at this year’s Et Cultura Festival.  His participation is a highlight of the launch of  the  Radical...

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OPEN and Et Cultura...

CONNECTING, SHOWCASING AND ENGAGING TO SUPPORT ST. PETE’s BRILLIANT FUTURE Inaugurating Year Two of its partnership, the OPEN Aresty Speakers program...