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Fri, Apr 22


Lake Affect Studios

Greyt Big Talk - Brandi Larsen

Greyt Big Talk is a multi-disciplinary creative lecture & podcast series for inspiring the next generation of artists and entrepreneurs.

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Greyt Big Talk - Brandi Larsen
Greyt Big Talk - Brandi Larsen

Time & Location

Apr 22, 2022, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Lake Affect Studios, 1615 E 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA


About the Event

GREYT BIG TALK is a multi-disciplinary creative lecture & podcast series for inspiring the next generation of artists and entrepreneurs. 

Live Audience Podcast Recordings Feature:

  • local culinary artisan breakfast and coffee,
  • live music performances
  • original art by local designers
  • startup pitches for anything our community is making
  • a short talk from a successful creative person
  • all filmed to share with our community online.

(interested in a feature, artisan maker space, company recruiting tabletop space, or other placement within the program? email us at

Since our founding in January of 2015, we’ve hosted nearly 10,000 attendees in pop-up locations all over the city of Cleveland.


As a publishing executive at Penguin Random House, Brandi Larsen helped create New York Times bestsellers. As journalist, her efforts earned Emmy nominations. As a speaker, her talks inspired audiences at Harvard Business School, Book Expo America, Case Western Reserve University, the Great Lakes African American Writers Conference, Gilda's Club, and the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference, among others. Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines, literary journals, textbooks, industry guidelines, and online. She writes books and essays. UNCULTURED is forthcoming from St.Martin’s. Brandi is passionate about helping her community. She serves as board president of Literary Cleveland, volunteers with her local PTA, mentors caregivers through the Cholangio carcinoma Foundation, and sponsors the annual Eileen Kleinert Memorial Scholarship. In her free time, she marries creative couples. She worked alongside her father, Eric Kleinert, and manages the ultimate do-it-yourself book every household needs, Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances. A Florida native, she lives near Cleveland with her family.


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    Support for the Greyt Big Talk program. Includes a light breakfast and coffee.

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    The same as a regular ticket, available for free as available. This ticket registration opens Monday before the event at 9 am

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