Event Year: 2018

DJ Skooch

DJ Skooch is one of the best beat-mix, remix, and mash-up DJs on the Seacoast. She has been the opening DJ for the Ladies of LCD Soundsystem National Tour, Thievery Corporation’s Treasures from the Temple Tour, & INBOUND Rocks Presents Amy Schumer (2017) and Two...

Anthony Bounphakhom

Anthony is a hip-hop dancer, choreographer and co-owner of LA Beatz Dance Studio. He has been studying the art of hip hop dance for 10 years from various instructors. Anthony is a strong believer in chasing dreams, in doing what you love, and loving each...

Sharon Ippolito

Sharon has been performing for most of her life. She spent three years singing professionally at the famous Brandy’s Piano Bar in New York City, before moving to Portsmouth with her husband and two young sons. When she is not singing or parenting she works as a...

Jeff Stern

Jeff Stern is a filmmaker and senior lecturer in media and culture at Bentley University. His films have played all over the country, including his hometown New Hampshire Film Festival. His Digital Fasts have received press coverage in The Boston Globe, on WBUR and in...

Kirsten Hunter

Kirsten Hunter is an educator, and community activist who lives in Portsmouth, NH with her two sons. She earned a masters degree in special education from The University of New Mexico, and has worked as an educator in public schools, as well as in a variety of...

Craig Welch

Craig is the executive director for the Portsmouth Housing Authority where he oversees an $83 million housing portfolio with 11 properties and 600 affordable housing units in the City of Portsmouth. He also oversees a resident services coordination program and a...

Keith Tharp

Keith Tharp​ is co-founder of Sustainable Seacoast, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing the Seacoast’s environmental impact by eliminating single-use plastics from the restaurant industry.

Stasia Savasuk

Stasia is a personal stylist and body-positivity advocate who ushers women from feelings of insignificance, body shame and a perpetual state of “why-bother” into radically embracing who they are, what they want and how they show up in the world. She is the...

Sharyn J. Potter

Sharyn Potter ​is a professor of sociology at UNH and co-founder and executive director of research at the Prevention Innovations Research Center, which seeks to end sexual and relationship violence and stalking.