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Past St Joseph Event: VOL 8

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VOL 8

March 23, 2017
@ The Livery Microbrewery

This will be an interactive PK with a slightly different agenda than normal. Come see to know!

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Make Main Street Great Again

BY CHRISTOPHER GREGORY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 23, 2017

Chris Gregory and Jorden Parker join the PK stage together in their talk, "Make Main Street Great Again".

Chris Gregory is an industrial designer in Whirlpool's Global Brand Design Studio. He discovered a hidden interest in urban planning after taking a landscape architecture course in college. Chris has a habit of observing urban spaces and often wonders how they could be designed better. Chris believes that the job of designing our urban areas is not just for architects and designers, but that every citizen should "lace up their shoes and contribute”.  Jorden Parker has three daughters and is married to somebody else’s while trying to be an architect and planner on the side.  He never wants to grow up.

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Still Working On It

BY NATHAN BILANCIO
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 23, 2017

Nathan Bilancio is a User Experience Designer with a background in Graphic Design who hasn't quite figured everything out. He's ok with this, and thinks others should be too. Learn about his journey through uncertainty in his presentation Still Working On It, from PechaKucha Night Saint Joseph Vol. 8.

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Billiards: An American Institution

BY MARK STRAUSS
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 23, 2017

Mark Strauss is a Communications Training and Branding professional who has worked with brands like Disney, Motorola, and the NFL. He is also a screenwriter with a passion for storytelling that informs every creative and professional endeavor. His personal passion, however, goes back to the pool hall which he talks about in his PK titled, Billiards: An American Institution.

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Building Kids up by Building with Kids

BY MARK MORENO
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 23, 2017

“The most important architectural lessons I teach can be traced back to my family, and to the family restaurant.”

In “Building with Kids to Build Kids Up,” from Pecha Kucha night Saint Joseph/Benton Harbor, vol. 8, Associate Professor at Andrews University, Mark Moreno explains the Renaissance Kids Architecture Camp, how it came to be, and what he wants to be when he grows up.” He founded and runs the camp at Andrews’ School of Architecture and Interior Design.

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From Scrapbook To Sketchbook

BY LANA RAPPETTE
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 23, 2017

How do you bounce back creatively after a divorce, when you've been scrapbooking your perfect life for years? You trade in those expensive stickers for a sharpie pen! Lana Rappette talks about how her scrapbook hobby evolved to drawing cartoons in her PK "From Scrapbook to Scetchbook."

Christopher Gregory
Industrial Designer in Saint Joseph
Nathan Bilancio
User Experience Designer, Whirlpool in Saint Joseph
Christopher Gregory
Industrial Designer in St Joseph
Mark Strauss
Communications Trainer and Screenwriter in Sawyer, MI
Jorden Parker
Architect, Wightman & Associates in St. Joseph
Mark Moreno
Associate Professor of Architecture, Andrews University