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Could Uncharted festival become the SXSW of Berkeley?

by Tracey Taylor
10.22.2013

Uncharted the new SXSW of Berkeley? That’s what PandoDaily suggests in an article published on Oct. 21. Describing Uncharted as “the new tech anti-conference,” writer Carmel DeAmicis says Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, in the manner of the mega music and tech South By South West festival could start small and “eventually [become] a definitive place for exchanging ideas

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival in the press

by Tracey Taylor
10.17.2013

Read what the media are saying about the inaugural Uncharted: San Francisco Business Times, Oct. 15, 2013: Nicholas Dirks, Vivek Wadhwa, Brad DeLong to speak at Berkeley’s Uncharted festival By Steven E.F. Brown Online news business Berkeleyside is throwing a big ideas party in its home town Oct. 25 and 26, and among the speakers

Mollie Katzen: “Sprouts and kale used to be laugh lines, now they’re vegetable rock stars”

by Tracey Taylor
10.16.2013

Mollie Katzen changed the way a generation cooked with the publication of Moosewood Cookbook in the 1970s. Hailed by the New York Times as “one of the best-selling cookbook authors of all time,” Katzen is widely credited with having brought vegetarian cuisine into the mainstream. An award-winning illustrator and designer, she has been inducted into the James Beard Hall of Fame and named

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival

Ready to revel at the Uncharted party?

by Tracey Taylor
10.10.2013

After a day of serious mental flossing (pondering questions like: Would an app have saved Trayvon Martin’s life? Can humans survive mass extinction? Will we welcome our robot overlords?) at Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, the brainiacs in attendance are going to be ready to revel. Yep, tickets to the Bay Area’s first ever

Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival

Help Uncharted with social media

by Lance Knobel
08.22.2013

We’re looking for a savvy marketing/social media intern to help us spread the word about Uncharted, The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, which takes place on Oct. 25-26. This is a paid internship position, based in downtown Berkeley, to start immediately and run through Oct. 27. Work involves: Writing about the event across a variety of

  • “Go on an intellectual adventure through the medium of conversation, brilliantly realized.”

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  • “Fabulous.”

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  • “The Berkeley version of TED talks.”

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  • “Thoughtful and thought-provoking, Uncharted is a well-designed and fulfilling event which proves that time flies when you’re having fun!”

    Festivalgoer

  • “A wonderful occasion to breathe, learn about a diverse group of ideas and what interesting people are doing and thinking about.”

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  • “A community event of interesting conversations with thought leaders on topics that provoke deeper understanding and connection.”

    Festivalgoer

  • “A perfect way to take a vacation from daily life, expanding my mind and piquing my curiosity without leaving home.”

    Festivalgoer

  • “Uncharted shows Berkeleyside’s ability to raise their vital hyperlocal journalism to far-reaching (inter)national heights.”

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  • “Progressives can be apocalyptic too! 🙂 Uncharted connects me to smart people and ideas. I love it!”

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  • “Wonderful view of the world through many contrasting eyes and minds.”

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  • “Uncharted: where enlightened speakers and prominent thinkers spark conversations that ride unexpected moments of brilliance.”

    Festivalgoer

  • “A delectable spread of ideas on the edge, tapped from the fertile environment of Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area.” 

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