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Art Drop Day

BY DALE WEISS
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

Dale Weiss had another presentation all ready for Williamsburg's Vol. 10, when this crossed his Facebook feed. There have been sporadic art drops before, but when artist Jake Parker declared the first Tuesday in September as World Art Drop Day, Dale had to get involved. This presentation cronicles the experience, and foretells of the inevitable viral spread of this new annual event.

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The Heavens Declare

BY ANDREW CRONAN
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

If you want an idea of the vastness of the universe, a good scale of reference is helpfull. Andrew Cronan uses Williamsburg's main avenue, Duke of Gloucester Street, to give some relative scale to our solar system, but then takes us to the far reaches of our galaxy, and beyond. For Andy, when he looks at those marvels beyond, it is easy to see the presence of God.

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Williamsburg Arts District

BY MICHELLE DEWITT
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

The City of Williamsburg is quickly emerging as an arts destination, along with its two major draws of history and education (not to mention a nearby theme park). The economic development director for the city, Michele DeWitt, gives us all the W's of Williamsburg's newly created Arts District (except perhaps for who is NinjArt?).

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For Goodness Sake

BY STEPHANIE PAUL
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

Stephanie Paul's usual astute view of the human condition this time focuses on our perceptions of goodness. For such a simple concept, she shows us how our own attitdes toward goodness and how we apply it to ourselves is anything but simple.

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Portland Insights

BY PAM WOODSON
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

A recent trip to Portland inspired Pam Woodson to make this presentation. Watch and find out why you could just as well refer to it as the City of Roses or Stumptown, and how the people of Portland make their city unique.

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Hashtag the Hashtag

BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

Let's explore everything hashtag with Lulu De Panbehchi. This presentation will take you down the #rabbithole that is the hashtag phenomenon.

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What is the Spotswood Society?

BY KINBERLY RENNER
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

When you're the steward of the oldest college building in the country and three of the oldest buildings on an historic campus, you get to hang onto a really cool set of old keys. You also get to work with amazing people along with some other various perks. So check out this presentation by Kimberly Renner on the Spotswood Society at the College of William and Mary.

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Things my wife wishes I couldn't cook

BY RYAN BEDELL
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

While Ryan Bedell claims that he and his wife are trying to eat better, this presentation certainly makes the case for, shall we say, a little self indulgence. All you dieters, be forewarned. This presentation contains a collection of totally delicious images along with Ryan's unbridled enthusiasm for enjoying them.

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Williamsburg Fall Arts

BY TERRY BUNTROCK
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

Now in its fourth year, and with a new re-branded name, the Williamsburg Fall Arts festival is expaned from Labor Day to mid-October. Terry Buntrock, who is the organizer for this celebration of creativity, gives us just a sampling of the over 130 events that are jam packed into the festival. We also get a glimpse of next year's additions! So much creativity can't be contained.

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The In-Field Experience

BY BENJAMIN HARRIS
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 16, 2014

Ben Harris has been going to Charlotte Motor Speedway most of his life. When family and friends join together to make a weekend of it camping in the track in-field, it's easy to see how you don't even need to be a race fan to want to go to the races.

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Just Breathe

BY JAMIE FITZWATER
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 16, 2014

A devastaing accident had doctors telling Jamie Fitzwater she wouldn't walk again. Her response was, "I don't think so." Through a positive attitude and the goal of doing what she felt like doing, Jamie is not olny walking, but teaching yoga and paddleboarding.

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The Naked Truth

BY TIRZA SHELTON
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 16, 2014

Using images of painted bodies, and a talk laced with quotes by famous people of wisdom, Tirza Shelton shows us how self-enriching it can be to shed the layers we have all been cloaking our true selves in since Adam and Eve first tasted the fruit of knowlege. If we can strip to our true essence, we can embrace our own story.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 20, 2014.

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