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Visiting Cuba

BY WALTER STREET III
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

Walter Street III recalls revolution in Cuba in January 1959. It took him 57 years to realize his ambition to visit.

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Got My Kiss Records Out...

BY JAY GRAHAM
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

Jay Graham shares on the exhibition he curated that centered aroung guitarist Rick Nielsen.

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Life Lessons From Figure Skating

BY ALLISON MANLEY
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

Allison Manley shares the lessons that she has learned from figure skating.

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Historic Preservation is Dead!

BY ELIZABETH BLASIUS
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

Elizabeth Blasius instructs us to pour a drink and mourn the passing of historic preservation for buildings.

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The Agave Plant and the Art of Craft Spirits

BY LOU BANK
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

"There is only one true craft spirits movement. It is in Mexico, and it started hundreds of years ago."

In The Agave Plant and the Art of Craft Spirits from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 38Lou Bank explains the practice of making craft spirits and how he's leveraging this to revitalize small Mexican communities with the Agave plant.

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The Art Of Tidying

BY SHARON EXLEY
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Sharon Exley thinks her home needs purging of clutter.  She reads up on house cleaning strategies, and then gives a bunch of stuff away during PechaKucha Night Chicago Volume 37.  Peter Exley provides some assistance.

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Trial by Fire

BY DANNY WICKE
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Architect Danny Wicke built a VW Beetle. Here, he tells the story of his car from the beginning when he got his hands dirty in rural Alabama.

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On Being Dapper

BY CLAYTON SMITH
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Clayton Smith shares about Barnaby Dapper's Library Tonic: scents for readers that smell like story settings.

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Take Me To The Moon

BY MYLES HAYES
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Myles Hayes gives a guide to being a jazz singer. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and other iconic vocalists are Hayes' heroes. He shares how he's found his voice as a professional jazz vocalist.

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Paper Models

BY TOM GREENSFELDER
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Designer Tom Greensfelder shares a history of paper modelmaking.

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In Proximity to Celebrity

BY KELLY LEONARD
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

We are obsessed with celebrity - this can be good or bad - Kelly Leonard reflects on his own brushes with celebrity.

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Get Your Analog On

BY SHANNON DOWNEY
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Recovering social media addict, Shannon Downey, encourages you to get your analog on.  Needles and some construction required.

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