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William Rupp

A Canadian's Christmas in Coventry (with apologies to Dylan Thomas)

PRESENTED ON DEC 16, 2014
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 19

Dr. William Rupp discusses a failed Christmas in Coventry and how we cope with a dusting of snow.

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How to Annoy Your Friends on Facebook at Christmas

BY SIMON FAIRBANKS
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Simon Fairbanks starts off PechaKucha Night Coventry's "Dear Santa" night with a rhyme but can he keep to time? 

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Scary Santa and his Dodgy Mates

BY JACK SHUTTLEWORTH
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Jack Shuttleworth takes us on a whistle stop tour of some very odd Nicks, and tells us about the ways that people dress up for Christmas in the European and American traditions.

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Placing Children on Your Lap: the Art of Ventriloquism

BY MICHAEL MAYHEW
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Michael Mayhew believes that Santa Claus invented ventriloquism. He shows us that all our pre-conceptions about the man have been completely wrong, and that in fact he’s a frightening being capable of controlling children. 

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New York - Paris - Coventry

BY SUSAN SCHWEITZER
@ VOL 20 ON FEB 20, 2015

An exploration of fire hydrants in New York, Paris and Coventry, why not?

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Coventry Design Your City

BY LISA S
@ VOL 20 ON FEB 20, 2015

Presented by Lisa S

A view of Coventry from a true Coventrian, Lisa S...the Sky Blues probably get a mention too!

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Coventry Food Union

BY CHRIS MAUGHAN
@ FOOD EVENT AT FARGO VILLAGE ON OCT 29, 2015

Chris Maughan introduces the pod and Coventry Food Union and how it is making a positive impact on bringing people together to help with mental health issues through the power of food.

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Music and Place: Considering Coventry & Detroit

BY SPENCER GRAHAM
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2016

In "Music and Place: Considering Coventry and Detroit", the artist Spencer Graham discusses his mild obsessions with self-imposed constraints, specificity and record collecting.

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Coventry 2021

BY LAURA MCMILLAN
@ VOL 32 ON JUL 11, 2017

Laura McMillan tells us about the journey...so far of the Coventry 2021 City of Culture bid.

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FabLab Coventry

BY PETER COLEMAN
@ VOL 32 ON JUL 11, 2017

Peter Coleman tells us the story of how he took a chance to start FabLab Coventry, his journey creating it from scratch and his next chance starting soon.