Brown Bag Lunch with Chuck Olson – Wednesday, January 21 at noon, at the East Lake Public Library, 2727 E. Lake St., Minneapolis: Chuck Olsen is a cofounder of The UpTake, a non-profit dedicated to training and distriibuting the work of video-based citizen journalists. He is also the founder of Minnesota Stories, called one of the best videoblogs by the New York Times. He is the producer-director of “Blogumentary,” the first documentary film about the rise of political and personal blogs. His work has screened at the Walker Art Center, Get Reel Documentary Film Festival, Harvard University, and on renegade laptops all around the world. He is the Minneapolis correspondent for Rocketboom and works as a freelance producer, videographer, editor and educator.
The Twin Cities Media Alliance’s monthly Brown Bag Lunches are your chance for casual conversation with one of the Twin Cities’ most insightful journalists — about journalism, politics, or whatever is on your mind.
If you rush out of the house without a brown bag, Manny’s Tortas at 2700 East Lake can fill one for you.