Nina Paley, Cartoonist, Quilter (EG8)
May: 2014, Nina Paley shows her brilliant animation and quilting work, and explains her fearless, forward thinking stance on copyright issues. Paley is the creator of the animated musical feature film Sita Sings the Blues, which combines the Indian epic Ramayana with 1920's pop recordings of Annette Hanshaw.
Rick Smolan, Photographer (EG5)
April, 2011: Rick Smolan shares his book project The Power To Heal with the audience. Smolan is a former Time, Life, and National Geographic photographer best known as the creator of the Day in the Life book series.
Mark Liponis, Doctor (EG5)
April, 2011: Starting with the early years of his practice, Mark Liponis M.D. discusses lessons learned regarding unexpected connections in the body, and several revelations in health care. Liponis, is the Corporate Medical Director at Canyon Ranch Health Resorts, a place he never expected to be.
Michael Hawley, EG Director, Pianist (EG7)
April, 2013: Michael Hawley performs for the crowd, discusses Sergei Rachmaninoff, Van Cliburn, learning, and various endeavors of EG. Michael Hawley is an educator, computer scientist, musician and photographer who serves as impresario of EG.
What Do You See
EG Presenters share their thoughts on what they see...
EG Fifth Anniversary Prologue
April 2011: A wide variety of EG Presenters speak on inspiration and the effects of being in a room full of creative individuals - all of whom are excited about connecting, learning and sharing.
Paul Magid, Juggler (EG9)
May, 2015: Paul Magid delights the crowd and discusses the New Old Time Chautauqua before unleashing a bombastic conclusion to EG 2015. Magid: "What goes up must come down. To which the Flying Karamazov Brothers’ retort: “So what! Our view is that without the down there’s no up."