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Chris Tomlin

Head of Storytelling, Buffalo 7 in Manchester

Making friends and growing beards

PRESENTED ON MAR 01, 2018
IN MANCHESTER @ VOL 21

For some of us, meeting new people sucks. Small talk. Struggling for shared interests. Forgetting names. But when we share our stories, we can connect on an emotional level. And that's where the fun begins. Chris Tomlin talks about telling stories, making friends and growing beards.  

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Making Friends

BY ANASTASIA YEVGRASHYNA
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 11, 2012

Anastasia Yevgrashyna is the 10-year-old daughter of PKN Kyiv organizer Timofey Yevgrashyn, and as she explains: "I study, sing, dance, and make friends. I like everything new and different. I'll tell you about playing with friends, and what they do to help me." (in Ukrainian)

 
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Real Men Have Beards

BY VICTOR VAN ZUTVEN
@ VOL 10 ON APR 22, 2014

Mannen met baarden zijn niet per definitie wilde Neanderthalers. Victor van Zutven vertelt over zijn leven als Mr. Wally, barbier. En passant geeft hij de heren nog wat tips voor de ideale baardverzorging.

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Storytelling through Moroccan Rugs

BY ALIA KATE
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Alia Kate, of Kantara, explains her preoccupation with Moroccan rugs, the stories woven into their fibers, and the women weavers who create them. 

Through her travels and conversations with the many women she spent with in Morocco, and learning their language, Kate expresses her love for their culture. Which then allowed her to start her own stories with making rugs and pillows in her online store. 

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Remembering Hui Panala‘au

BY NOELLE KAHANU
@ VOL 23 ON APR 10, 2015

Noelle Kahanu is a co-curator for the Contact 2015 exhibition looking at events from 1890's to 1930's. She shares the SouthSeas story of her father.She is a writer and artist and worked at Bishop Museum from 1998 to 2014. She has served as cultural inventory specialist, project manager, and Director of Community Affairs. Noelle oversaw the annual Native Hawaiian Arts Market and has developed over 20 exhibitions incorporating the works of more than 100 native artists. She was on the project team that guided the historic renovation of Hawaiian Hall (2009) and Pacific Hall (2013) and was instrumental in the 2010 landmark exhibition E Kū Ana Ka Paia, which brought together the last three Kū temple images in the world. Kahanu is currently an assistant specialist in Public Humanities and Native Hawaiian programs in the American Studies department at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa.

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Growing Young Again

BY DELROY GUZHA
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

This is Delroy Guzha's journey of moving away from weight training and fitness towards movement and health, of making lifestyle choices and habits that apply throughout the day instead of taking an hour to work on his health and then doing damage for the other 23 hours, and finally of remembering to have fun always. Move.

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Remembering the Heart of Africa

BY SUSI WYSS
@ VOL 3 ON APR 10, 2015

Susi Wyss shares her experience living in Africa.

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Remembering the City: Souvenirs from Aleksandrovsk to Zaporizhzhya

BY VIKTOR BABENKO
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 17, 2016

Victor Babenko told history of souvenirs from the day when city was found till today. What were the souvenirs in the past and how they have changed through the times?

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Making Animal Friends Around the World

BY MEGAN BRENNAN WOOD
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 15, 2018

Megan Brennan Wood is an attorney and Foreign Service spouse who has traveled around the world with her family, befriending animals wherever she goes. Hear Megan tell the tales of the dogs, cats, pigs, foxes, and other animals she met and whose images she captured in Myanmar, where she lived for two years, and in her travels in southeast Asia. Don't miss the hilarious closing image of (spoiler alert:) her cat as Donald Trump!