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Deirdre Tarrant

in Wellington

Being Unsafe in a Safe Place

PRESENTED ON FEB 17, 2013
IN WELLINGTON @ VOL 18

Deirdre Tarrant discusses her personal history and her dance school in Wellington. She discsses a bit about her dance school's history, its students, and its activities.

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Why Charlie Dance?

BY MICHAEL SMITH
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Ever wondered why Michael Smith's artist identity is Charlie Dance? Listen as he talks about the origins of his artist name as well as comically describing his family members. 

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Being a 'Product' of My Environment

BY JULIA HARVIE
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2014

Julia Harvie// REMAP// on being a 'product' of my environment

Julia Harvie shares some of her installation pieces, performance art and dance projects, revealing how her environment heavily affects her artwork.

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A VERY Brief History of American Belly Dance

BY JO ROSS
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Jo Ross takes us through a brief history of the origins of American Belly dance as we know it today. Little did we know the origins are many and varied!  

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Living the Salsa Lifestyle

BY LINDA DOMENICHINI
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 06, 2014

Salsa (not the dipping sauce, but the dance) is more than the moves you may see on shows like Dancing With The Stars. Linda Domenichini speaks about this community of salsa dance enthusiasts from all walks of life and stretches across the globe. Anyone can be a part of this community, even if you think you have two left feet!

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Providing Safe Water

BY SHILPA ALVA
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 03, 2014

1 in 9 of us do not have access to safe water. 9,800 of us die each day as a result of water-borne diseases; most of these victims are children less than 5 years old. Shilpa Alva talks about educational and awareness programs that reach thousands of people in our community their global impact.

 "Presentation of the Day" on October 22, 2014.

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Unsafe at Any Speed

BY TOM BECKER
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 06, 2015

Tom Becker challenges the prevailing notion in American culture that the Chevrolet Corvair deserves to be on the "Worst Cars of All Time" list. Though truly made a scapegoat car by Ralph Nader in his quest for consumer protection, the Corvair turns out to have been an engineering feat with a lasting impact in style, economy and performance. Unsafe at any speed, indeed!

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StartingBlock Madison - A New Place for Startups and Thinkers to Collide and Cooperate

BY CHANDRA MILLER FIENEN
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 18, 2016

Speaker Chandra Miller Fienen gives an overview of the StartingBlock Madison project. Opening in 2017, StartingBlock will provide a new place for area entrepreneurs and community to learn, build, hack, and grow successful businesses and next-generation thinkers.

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Amazing Place

BY TANNER DOTZAUER
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 25, 2016

Tanner Dotazauer and his wife Natalie were so enchanted with run down buildings, they moved into one.  Their time in San Francisco and Thorp, WA equally impacted their love of place.

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Finding Place

BY ROB MCCULLOUGH
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 05, 2016

Albert Crescent Park is the focus of this presentation on place making as it relates to sites of heritage significance in the City of New Westminster.

Rob McCullough highlights the physical, cultural, and social identities of this park  in a journey through the Park’s historical past.