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Past Bryan Event: VOL 10

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MOTION + eMOTION: The Aesthetics of Movement in Architecture

BY NEGAR KALANTAR
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 28, 2017

"Normally when we think about building, we think of them as static objects, but why?"

In MOTION + eMOTION: The Aesthetics of Movement in Architecture from PechaKucha Night Bryan Vol. 10, Negar Kalantar explores the concept of transformability as a novel architectural design tool. In her work, motion itself is the design intention. Her creations take advantage of both the perceptual and functional qualities that movement can offer.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 31st, 2017. 

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Hand Drumming Is Fun and Good for You

BY ANNALEA VERCHINSKY
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 28, 2017

Annalea Verchinsky talks about the benefits of hand drumming, which range from pure enjoyment to helping with relaxation, lowering blood pressure and reducing stress.

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The Secret Religion of Americas' Leaders

BY AARON STOCKWELL
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 28, 2017

Aaron Stockwell looks at several well-known men and women from American history, and examines how their religious beliefs influenced their contributions to American progress.

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The History of Film as It Pertains to Buster Keaton

BY JENNIFER HARGIS
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 28, 2017

"I'm speaking about Buster Keaton because that's really all that really matters."

Jennifer Hargis talks about the origins of motion pictures and of Buster Keaton up to WWII, as well as the rise in popularity of both.  She also talks about how film influenced Keaton and Keaton influenced film. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 10th, 2017. 

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Ice House on Main - Heritage Preservation in Support of Community Development

BY JOSE QUINTANA
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 28, 2017

Jose Quintana discusses AdventGX's heritage preservation model - a process that leverages a community centric mix of entrepreneurship, the arts, and science in support of the development of sustainable heritage preservation. The model is market demand driven along three sustainable development vectors: financial, social and environmental.

This conservative approach to community development uses behavioral and experimental economics to mitigate risks and lower barriers to entry when embarking on new heritage preservation initiatives, not only in underserved urban communities but also in rural settings where heritage based assets are particularly important contributors to quality of life improvements.

Annalea Verchinsky
Health and administrative , Self in Bryan
Aaron Stockwell
minister@uucbv.org, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Brazos Valley in Bryan
Jennifer Hargis
in College Station
Negar Kalantar
Architect, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University in College Station
Jose Quintana
Engineer, AdventGX in Bryan