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James Pharaoh

Theatre Manager, Bedford School in Bedford

I Believe I Can Fly

PRESENTED ON JUN 05, 2014
IN BEDFORD @ VOL 2

James Pharaoh tells us about the joys of real flight and flight simulation and being inspired by the loss of a loved one.

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Insights from a Higher Perspective

BY BILL FOX
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 24, 2013

Whereas most people became weary of airplanes after September 11th, Bill Fox decided to take up his childhood dream of flying. He became a pilot and then flew over a volcano. While flying over the volcano he learned that living life to the fullest is a lot like being a volcano.

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On Planes, Trams, and F1

BY TERRY CROWE
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 29, 2013

Terry Crowe touches on a few topics set as the theme to Richmond's Vol. 4: planes, trains, and automobiles. He speaks on his personal genetic origins, flight patterns above British Columbia, as well as automobiles of the past and present.

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Flying

BY MARK COOK
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 05, 2013

Pilot Mark Cook really enjoys his job. Despite the difficulties that bad weather can bring, nothing compares to flying at 200 miles per hour and getting to see the sunset up close. In his own words, "aviation is where I live, and life is just a place where I spend time between flights."

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I Don't Believe in God But He Does Design Well

BY SANDRA DARTNELL
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 06, 2014

Sandra Dartnell helps people buy great design, so she is hyper-aware of what does and doesn't work. Her curiousity for and appreciation of design work led her to notice and explore the great design behind the Christian Alpha courses, despite not being a Christian herself.

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Fight or Flight

BY PAM KIRKHAM
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

Painter Pam Kirkham shares her series Fight or Flight inspired by a friend who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. 

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I Am Not An Artist

BY EMILY BUCHHOLTZ
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 22, 2015

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I (Don't) Believe in God

BY BRENT SPODEK
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek uses art and artists to talk about comprehending the ineffible. 

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Bird, Meet Skyscraper

BY DEBRA KRIENSKY
@ NEW YORK BUILD ON MAR 16, 2017

Conservation biologist and bird lover Debra Kriensky discusses the importance of bird safety in architectural design in this PechaKucha presentation for NY Build. 

Debra Kriensky works at NYC Audubon - where she works on conservation and research programs as a staff conservation biologist. Debra holds a BA in communications from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a MA in conservation biology from Columbia University. 

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When Flying Was Cool

BY RYAN BIZIOREK
@ VOL 41 ON MAR 07, 2017

Ryan Biziorek remembers the days when flying was the most romantic way to travel.  For him, it still is.