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Thursday, February 22 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mental Health

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Traditional data tells us that as many as one in four people suffers from some sort of mental illness, and new studies are indicating that the percentage might be higher than that, especially among creative communities. Come listen as panelists talk about how the came to discover that they weren't neuro-typical, as well as sharing tips, tricks, and personal coping mechanisms. We work toward busting the myth of the tortured genius while being honest about how mental illness is part of our lives. Moderated by Patrick Rothfuss.

Performers / Speakers
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Amy Berg

Amy Berg is a feature writer and television showrunner. She began her career writing for Nickelodeon before leaving to fulfill a passion to work in one-hour TV. She wrote for BOOMTOWN (NBC), THRESHOLD (CBS), and THE 4400 (USA) before graduating to producer on LEVERAGE (TNT) and PERSON... Read More →
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Matt Fraction

Pretty laid back, really.
MATT FRACTION writes comic books out in the woods and lives with his wife, writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, his two children, two dogs, a bearded dragon, and a yard full of coyotes and crows. Surely there’s a metaphor there.
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Jean Grae

Critically acclaimed lyricist, producer, writer, director, cinematographer and all around consummate entertainer Jean Grae has been challenging the boundaries of artistry since her debut in 1996. Whether creating music with imaginative narratives that immerse the listener in a dark... Read More →

Thursday February 22, 2018 8:00pm - 9:30pm MST
The Main Stage Deck 2, Forward