One of our most precious gifts is the art of story. Tim Sullivan and Kimberly Lescelius join forces to uncover stories about the 20 (in their opinion) Most Interesting People who ever lived or worked in the Tri-Cities of Batavia, Geneva, and St. Charles. Some stories are well-known, others not so much. The people all have one thing in common: a significant role in shaping the story of our local history.
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3D Chocolate Face Modeling
BY FABCAFE SHIBUYA
@ VOL 100
ON FEB 20, 2013
In this tasty presention we find out about FabCafe's 3D chocolate face modeling workshop it produced on Valentine's Day. The whole story went super viral accross the web, check out the backstory on the chocolates and the digital process. This is the second PechaKucha 20x20 presentation by FabCafe watch the first presentation here to find out more about the space itself.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 25, 2013.
Discovering Insulin and Charles Best
BY MELINDA BEST
@ VOL 18
ON FEB 21, 2013
Melinda Best tells us about her grandfather, Dr. Charles Best, most widely known for his work in the discovery of insulin. She reflects on Best's work, and the history that he and his partners left behind, using old family photographs and vintage posters from her grandfather's time.
Face to Facetime
BY STEPHEN KOVASH
@ VOL 4
ON OCT 29, 2015
Stephen Kovash explains why he turned off all social media platforms as well as other forms of electronic entertainment in order to have face to "facetime" with other human beings. He hopes this presentation encourages others to turn off their phones and talk in person.
BY JAMES MCEVOY
@ VOL 6
ON JUN 28, 2016
"When I was growing up, my biggest fear was my mum."
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This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on August, 16th, 2016.
The Courage to Face my Fears - A Kudoz Experience with Alex & Lisa Joy
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How to use travel to face your fears
BY LIZ CARLSON
@ VOL 2
ON MAR 14, 2017
Liz Carlson - I travel a lot and I’ve got a lot of fears. How does that work? As a professional travel blogger, I roam the world for a living. But instead of just taking pictures and telling stories, I use my adventures as an opportunity to challenge myself and overcome different fears while inspiring other people to do the same. 50 odd countries later, I’ve still got anxiety but now I also have learned many new things and have had quite a few screwups along the way.
The changing face of Ballarat Street/Mall over time.
BY DAVID CLARKE
@ VOL 8
ON JUL 20, 2017
This presentation focuses on the changing face of Ballarat Street/Mall over time. David Clarke explains why it is the central focus of Queenstown's CBD