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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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Reading Between the Lines

BY JUDE STEWART
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

Who invented patterns?  The arrangement of stripes and lines can be embedded with symbolism and motifs.  Jude Stewart has written two books on the subject.

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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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Hungry People Start Wars

BY ERIC DAVIS
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

In a compelling arguement, Eric Davis uses his 400 seconds to articulate how cities are killing themselves.  

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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.

"This was PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, August 5th, 2016. 

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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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A Philosophy Primer

BY ISABELLA COPELAND
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Do you need a primer on philosophy?  Isabella Copeland gives you the best one you'll ever need.

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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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