Karen's Open Road

  • INTERVIEWED BY:

    Crazy Babbling Sunshine

  • INTERVIEW LOCATION:

    Los Angeles, CA

  • AIRED ON:

    Public Television: Season 8

  • ON DVD:

    Roadtrip Nation: Season 8

KAREN PEARSON

Co-owner/Manager
Amoeba Music

“If there's anything that's gonna be changed because of my presence, or your presence, it's going to be in this context…in a one-on-one, smaller group. That changes the world.”

INTERESTS:

Entrepreneurship Music

THEMES DISCUSSED:

Acceptance Individualism Passion Talent Confidence Opportunity Community Goals Character Inspiration Simplicity

TAGS:

Amoeba, artist, bands, Bay Area, Berkeley, bohemian, business, change the world, corporate, customers, hippie, interaction, Los Angeles, manager, money, music, musicians, record shop, record store, the man

BIOGRAPHY:

Growing up in Berkeley, Calif., during a time where men were the ones who ran and owned businesses, Karen had that idea in her head. But she broke that stereotype when she founded Amoeba Music, the largest independent record store in the world. Today, Karen is the co-owner and general manager of Amoeba Music in Hollywood, Calif.

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