Biz Minute 10-25-19

10/25/2019  Leslie T. Snadowsky Research expedition Relay of Voices, that’s creating an oral history about the Mississippi River’s cultural economy, makes multiple stops around town today and this weekend in this Biz New Orleans Daily Biz Minute. Link to Original Content

Relay of Voices visits this weekend

By Sabrina Robertson – Thursday, October 10, 2019 – Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — This weekend, Natchez will be the next stop in the “Relay of Voices,” a research project of the non-profit group called A House Unbuilt. The project is spearheaded Victoria Bradford Styrbicki — an artist, athlete and Louisiana native — who began her 2,400-mile journey…

Couple travels length of Mississippi River hoping to find ‘What is home?’

By Vicksburg Post staff – Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | Vicksburg Post A couple made their way into Vicksburg Tuesday after running across the Old Mississippi River Bridge. Victoria Styrbiki and her husband, Tom, have been making their way down the Mississippi River as part of the Relay of Voices Expedition — a project spearheaded…

Relay of Voices project will be running through southeast Louisiana next week in search of stories

BY ROBIN MILLER | STAFF WRITER – OCT 8, 2019 – 7:30 PM | The Advocate The Relay of Voices project wants to add your story to its collection. A project of Lake Charles-based nonprofit organization A House Unbuilt, the project is a marathon run on the last leg of its four-month research expedition along…

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Gathering a “Relay of Voices” along the Mississippi River

Victoria Bradford Styrbicki collects stories of the river, from its headwaters to the Gulf. by Jesse Davis for Memphis Magazine Artist, athlete, and cultural producer Victoria Bradford Styrbicki has been thinking about water recently. Maybe that’s the norm in these days of rising heat indexes, or maybe it’s just her Louisiana roots asserting themselves. Styrbicki originally…

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Couple running, biking along Mississippi River for “Relay of Voices”

BY ANDREA FLORES of WQAD Channel 8 LECLAIRE, Iowa — Two artists are running and biking along all 2,348 miles of the Mississippi River. It’s called “Relay of Voices,” and they’re collecting stories of people from 104 different communities along the river. They stopped by Mississippi River Distilling Company in LeClaire, interviewing local business owners. Victoria…

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Artistic Team Traveling The Length Of The Mississippi Makes Stops In Iowa

By KATE PAYNE from Iowa Public Radio Victoria Bradford Styrbicki and her husband Tom are traveling from the headwaters of the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico as part of a story-telling project about life on the river. KATE PAYNE/IPR An artistic couple who are largely running and biking their way along the length of the Mississippi…

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Duathletes tackling all of Mississippi River

More than endurance test, 4-month expedition looks and listens for stories to document social fabric by Jim Boyle Editor Aug 2, 2019 Relay of Voices, a four-month-long expedition from the headwaters to the mouth of the Mississippi River, launched on July 9 and pulled into Monticello on July 27 before making its way to Elk…

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Looking for stories along the Mississippi, she’s found love

Britta Greene Crosby, Minn.July 29, 2019 4:00 a.m. | MPR News Victoria Bradford Styrbicki had just finished a 20-mile trek, by foot and bike, between the northern Minnesota towns of Aitkin and Crosby. Now it was noon, and she was cooling off at a town park in Crosby. That 20 miles may seem like a long distance, but it’s a…

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Married couple runs the length of the Mississippi River for ‘Relay of Voices’

by Sheila McCoy, Morrison County Record Victoria Bradford Styrbecki and her husband, Tom Styrbecki left the headwaters of the Mississippi River in Itasca State Park, July 9. The couple is on an expedition, running and cycling, determined to reach the mouth of the river by the Gulf of Mexico — a distance of about 2,375…

Woman travelling the length of the Mississippi to make Prescott stop this month

By Zane Douglas on Jul 16, 2019 at 9:39 a.m. | River Falls Journal Running a marathon is hard. Extremely hard. The training that goes into it is extensive, difficult and time-consuming. Victoria Bradford Styrbicki won’t let that get in the way of her mission which is to run the length of the Mississippi River. She’ll have…

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A Relay on the river: Relay of Voices group stops in Bemidji to learn about the Mississippi

Written By: Annalise Braught | Jul 11th 2019 – 3pm Those in attendance at Thursday’s event are pictured from left: Jim Bensen, former Bemidji State University President; Brady Laudon, Visit Bemidji; Rita Albrecht, Mayor of Bemidji; Tom Styrbicki, Relay of Voices; Victoria Bradford Styrbicki, Relay of Voices; James Pike, A House Unbuilt board member; Ashley Stevens, Thrivent Financial;…

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Love the Mississippi River?

by Lynn Mizner A Relay of Voices is looking for area runners, cyclists, paddlers, and even walkers to participate in this relay movement on the Aitkin leg of the run along the Mississippi River this July 20-21. The run is organized by artist and athlete Victoria Bradford Styrbicki. To learn more about the event, see the May…

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The Adventure Podcast

by Kraig Becker After taking a week off for travel and other projects, The Adventure Podcast returns this week with an all new episode. The last time we recorded a show was just before the big summit push on Everest and the other Himalayan peaks, and in that episode we warned listeners that things could be…

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Brainerd Riverfront

CALLING ALL RUNNERS, WALKERS, BIKERS, AND PADDLERS! Join us on July 22-23rd for river-related opportunities. Join us on July 22nd from 5:30-7:30 for a community potluck, local music, and an opportunity to gather along the Mississippi (Rice Lake) at at the pavilion at Lum Park. Are you a runner, walker, biker, or paddler? Help send off Relay on…

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Adventure Blog

Artist Plans to Travel the Length of the Mississippi River to Connect Communities by Kraig Becker A Louisiana-based artist has big plans for the summer ahead. Victoria Bradford Styrbicki has announced an ambitious and unique new project that seeks to connect more than a hundred communities located along the Mississippi River as she spends July through November traveling…

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Local News: Running Home

Next week is my last big flight of the year for AHU. Another trip down to Louisiana, this time to my own hometown, to spread the word about Relay of Voices, build connections, and hopefully rally some (financial!) support for this huge endeavor. On November 8th, I’m hosting an “evening”—And you are asking, as did…

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KPLC-TV

Artist Victoria Bradford “running home” to discuss Relay of Voices: The Great River Run By Theresa Schmidt| October 31, 2018 at 5:43 PM CDT – Updated November 1 at 11:02 AM  LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – A local artist who made quite a name for herself ten years ago with a group called “Poor Pony” and an…

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SUMMER DANCE SPECIAL Unusual offerings heat up summer by Joanna Furnans Dance this summer starts with a bang and ends with a slow, satisfying burn. Front load your dance card in June, take a beach break in July and return for some glitz, glamour and guts in August. Here are the top picks for Chicago…

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Visit Grand Rapids

by Victoria Bradford I recently drove over 4,000 miles up and down the Mississippi River with my mother. We didn’t kill each other. In fact, I think I came to know my home so much better, as we journeyed physically toward it—en route from Minnesota to Louisiana, the state where I grew up. Along our…

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Eudora Enterprise

Really of Voices: Artists who are part of the Great River Run will make an overnight Stop in Eudora Special to the Spectator/Enterprise The 2019 Relay of Voices: The Great River Run for six talented dancers will make an overnight stop in Eudora. Four female artists and two males, acting both as relay runners and…

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Aitkin Age

Relay of voices: The Great River Run by Lynn Mizner Victoria Bradford, a self-confessed “water person”, hails from coastal Louisiana. She continues to return frequently from Chicago where she works as a choreographer with her own dance company. She uses creative movement to address social and other issues. When she took up running as a…

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Morrison County Record

Little Falls asked to be part of ‘Relay of Voices’ as it runs the river summer 2019 by Terry Lehrke Victoria Bradford who lives in Chicago is a runner and an artist. As such, she’s been dreaming of how to bring the two together. Originally from Louisiana, Bradford has been pondering a long-distance, inclusive race,…

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Organizers of the Relay of Voices Expedition to make a stop in Little Falls A House Unbuilt (AHU) announces the public launch of Relay of Voices: The Great River Run, an expedition on foot from the Headwaters to the Mouth of the Mississippi River culminating in summer/fall 2019. With outreach and investment in 100 communities…

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Water Bar + Public Studio

ARTIST TALK + DISCUSSION WITH VICTORIA BRADFORD (RELAY OF VOICES) Join us for this Artist Talk + Discussion with Victoria Bradford – an Artist, Researcher and Athlete from coastal Louisiana who is in the process of planning Relay of Voices. Relay of Voices: The Great River Run (Relay) is a massive, integrated arts and research expedition traveling…

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Relay of Voices: The Great River Run In a Nutshell As a native of coastal Louisiana, I have seen the region and many of its people nearly devastated by natural and manmade disasters but also resilient and powerful in the collective efforts to rebuild and restore. When I left Louisiana for Chicago, I took the…

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Chicago Dancemakers

2017 Lab Artist VICTORIA BRADFORD  Victoria Bradford works in the fields of performance, video, and installation, with training in the visual arts and upbringing in theatre, dance, and voice. Awards and recognitions include: DCASE Theatre and Dance Residency for 2016, Featured Artist for Chicago Artists Month and an Affiliate Program for the Chicago Architecture Biennial…

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