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Julie Gabrielli

Architect and writer, Self in Baltimore

Restorying: Cultivating Personal, Cultural, and Planetary Stories for a New Era

PRESENTED ON OCT 24, 2013
IN BALTIMORE, MD @ VOL 1

Julie Gabrielli, realizing that the world's big problems are still not being solved, created a movement called Restorying. During Restorying Retreats, members undertake creative activities such as having conversations with trees. This structure allows them to discover their why and allows the world's new and important stories to surface.

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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. 

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Finding Spirituality in the Philippines

BY AMBERLY YOUNG
@ VOL 11 ON APR 30, 2014

Amberly Young talks about her travel stories. She was in the Philippines and missed her flight. Miraculously, she had found a wonderful place to volunteer: Bahay Kalipay, a raw food yoga detox center, which means "House of Happiness" in Tagalog. She lived at the center for two months. She taught creative writing and during her stay she had a spiritual awakening. It was a day she made lifelong friends who she will be going back to visit for the rest of her life. It was a day that has changed the way she see the world.
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Living in the Space Between

BY KAT SMITH
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 18, 2014

Kat Smith delivers a poetic narrative of the spaces that capture the essence of who she is evolving to become...the magic of places.

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The Essence of Life

BY JOSE GOMEZ
@ VOL 22 ON FEB 11, 2015

Artist and philosopher Jose Gomez explains the essence of life through his artworks and other artworks that inspire him.

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Cultivating Community

BY MATT SARGENT
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

Pairing poety and stories, Matt describes the importance of cultivating communities through farming, encompassing the cycle of healthy plants, animals, and earth.

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Playing Around: cultivating creativity in kids

BY LINDA MCINTOSH
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 25, 2015

Linda McIntosh is award-winning mixed-media collage artist exhibiting in Canada + Europe and is an active member of the Markham Group of Artists as Coordinator for collaborative art projects in the community. Her presentation talks about how important it is to cultivate curiosity and creativity with children from a young age. 

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The New Era of Living Medicines

BY JAN NOLTA
@ VOL 27 ON APR 20, 2017

Jan Nolta talks about the UC Davis Stem Cell Program and Regenerative Cures.

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Spirituality in Art Puppets

BY NENGYOSHI IEMOTO KENTARO SUNAGA
@ VOL 147 ON MAY 31, 2017

 "念形(ねんぎょう)と象麟(ゾリン)"  ヒトガタのようで人形にあらず、 架空の精霊 "念形"と、 不可思議な音を奏でる"象麟"のご紹介。

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Symbolism and Belief

BY CHELCEE AITCHISON
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

In May of 2015, Chelcee Aitchison graduated from University of Michigan-Dearborn with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Psychology. During her studies, she found her interest in Cultural Anthropology with a focus on indigenous religious beliefs. Spending six weeks on the island of Isla Mujeres, Mexico, Chelcee researched the levels of symbolism and belief among the populations found on the island.