PechaKucha Presentation

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Gabby Toner

Calligraphy Artist , self in Forster

Passion For Letters

PRESENTED ON JUN 26, 2014
IN FORSTER @ VOL 2

Calligraphy is Gabby Toner's art and passion. She not only makes an art form from the letters, but also with the message that is woven together highlighting various songs, poems and bibilical verses.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 2, 2014.

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Luke Di Somma// musical director-composer// on breaking into song

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