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Diane Tingley

Occupational Therapy Student in Coventry

The Battle for the Common Ground

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2015
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 20

Diane is a first-timer at PK Coventry and presented from the off...she presented about her project based around CV1 and the River Sherbourne. What is a Coventrian's favourite vegetable? Find out here!

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The Battle Within

BY PETER LAMOUREUX
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

Peter Lamoureux shines light on the heavy subject of veteran suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder. Peter discusses the core treatment -- transcendental meditation -- which was in part developed by The David Lynch Foundation in an effort to promote healthy recovery for those who suffer from PTSD.

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Choosing To Battle For Good

BY ROLAND WELLS
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 02, 2013

Roland Wells utilizes breakdancing to give back to his community. He runs a youth organization in which young adults learn discipline via break dancing. Aside from that he is hand in various projects that aim to improve the way of life for people in his community. 

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Industrial Hemp - A Renewal of Common Sense

BY MOSELEY PUTNEY
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 05, 2012

Moseley Putney talks about a greatly misunderstood crop called Hemp. Allowing farmers to grow hemp will create new jobs, give us healthier foods, and reduce our dependence on foreign raw materials such as oil. Let it grow!

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From Studio To Spotlight With Art Battle Canada

BY JAMIL KEYANI
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2014

Jamil Keyani is part of an innovative form of competitive art. He shows us what this specfic type of innovation has been able to accomplish for the industry and just how incredibly passionate people can become when competing with their art.

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The Battle We Didn't Choose

BY ANGELO MERENDINO
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 05, 2014

Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Angelo Meredino is a photographer with a truly amazing approach to life….He does freelance work for both Corbis News and Getty Images and his photographs have been exhibited in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Rome, Italy. Online features have appeared on The New Yorker Photo Booth, Angelo Merendino's photo-documentary, The Battle We Didn’t Choose – My Wife’s Fight With Breast Cancer, has received worldwide recognition and he shared that amazing story, along with his thoughts on life and love.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 2, 2014.

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Battle Rap - a History of Ritual Profanity

BY RORY STOBO
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 25, 2015

Did you know that ritual profanity is as old as the hills? Well Rory Stobo does and he practices it in his spare time. Commonly known as Battle Rap, Rory explains what happens during contests, how rappers win and where this gritty, punchy and exhilarating art form is going. 

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Common Roots Urban Farm

BY JAYME MELROSE
@ VOL 20 ON JUN 17, 2016

Jayme Melrose wants to see the plants reign victorious, conquering concrete with food, beauty and biodiversity   Raised feral in the forest of northern BC, she studied ecological horticulture and permaculture at Linnaea Farm School on Cortes Island, BC., followed that with a Bachelor of Community Design from Dalhousie.  She is currently the Project Coordinator & Flower Farmer at Common Roots Urban Farm, where she's been working too hard since 2012!

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Common Ground Ome

BY KEVIN SO
@ VOL 138 ON JUL 27, 2016

"I wanted to make an eye-catching feeling of a textile…and apply this result into the building skin."

At PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 138Kevin So shares, Common Ground Ome, a student design project that recycling the existing industrial building for textile production, education and promotion. The under utilised situation in Ome reflects the distorted urban scenes negatively impact the development of a city. The sense of community in Ome is losing due to the natural disease to Plum trees and the dying textile industry. The common values are needed for recovering the city.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, September 23rd, 2016. 

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Early Days: Building a Community Radio Station From the Ground Up - Progress.

BY JEZ RUSSELL
@ VOL 13 ON JUL 18, 2017

Jez Russell brings you up to date with the developments of Two Rivers Radio - York's very own community radio station.  This includes a brief review of their first ever live transmission on FM  (87.7) at Staxtonbury Festival, and a look to the future as Two Rivers Radio seek new presenters, producers and team members. Keep your ears peeled as there will be much more news from Two Rivers over the coming months...