Tej Kainth shares all of the reasons she has fallen in love with New Westminster, from the people in the community, to the arts and culture of the city, to the architecture of the city itself. She points out several recent projects which have taken place in the city, and urges others to undertake new ones as well.
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BY TODD BRIGHT
@ VOL 2
ON APR 26, 2013
Professional Chef Todd Bright recounts some of his favorite experiences cooking in the lower mainland area. With sustainability initiatives, cooking competitions, and other community events, the area has become one of Bright's favorite places.
Cultivating City Identity
BY NICOLAS D ROBITAILLE
@ VOL 3
ON JUL 27, 2013
"This place is not Vancouver!"
In "Cultivating City Identity" from PechaKucha night New Westminster Vol. 3, Nicolas D Robitaille speaks on an architectural project he developed while in school as a means to reinvigorate the New Westminster downtown parkade and cultivate a strong identity for the city. He discusses the challenges currently plaguing the area and shows off his impressive proposition that features the incorporation of new parks, gathering spots, and dining.
Falling Through The Rabbit Hole
BY JOHNNY GIBSON
@ VOL 21
ON NOV 23, 2014
"A period of time, perfectly orchestrated solely for the pure enjoyment that is somewhat hard to find..."
Festival director Johnny Gibson talks about how creating events is about making a fully immersive experience, not unlike entering into an alternative world...
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I Love Being an Amateur Photographer
BY GLEN VIGUS
@ VOL 2
ON MAR 10, 2015
"The word amatuer should not be associated with a lack of knowledge but with an abundance of love.
In I Love Being an Amateur Photographer from PechaKucha Night Bryan Vol. 2, Glen Vigus reflects on history of photography, his thirty-two years experience with the medium and the importance of putting love+pride back into the title: "Amateur Photographer."
BY TERRY BUNTROCK
@ VOL 12
ON MAY 23, 2015
Terry Buntrock loves the arts. Terry loves her job. I't not a hard job to love, being the arts coordinator for Williamsburg. Terry loves Williamsburg. But what is it to love a place like this? Let Terry tell you how, because there is so much to love here.
This Visual Utopia: Limitless Art in the Twin Cities
BY TAMI MILLER
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 14, 2015
Tami Miller, curator at the Krasl Art Center, explores the potential visual utopia that is possible in the small lakeside town of St. Joseph, Michigan. What is possible if the world's great urban art makers enlivened our public spaces and architecture?
Falling in Love with Tequila
BY SARAH KENNAN
@ VOL 37
ON MAR 07, 2016
"Now this Plant is called the agave, this plant is what Tequila is made of and this plant changed my life."
In "Falling in Love with Tequila" from PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol. 37, Sarah Kennan shares a journey of one girl's passion for Tequila that has led her on adventures through Mexico to learn from the Tequila masters, inspiring her to start her own Tequila company in South Africa.
Falling in Love with Learning
BY KERRY BRIGGS
@ VOL 12
ON APR 11, 2017
Kerry Briggs discusses how we can help people who have had a bad experience of learning in the past fall in love with learning. She suggests using a community-based approach to how we facilitating learning for adults and talks about the reasons why people often struggle with learning after school.