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Bob Somers

Landscape Architect, Scatliff+Miller+Murray in Winnipeg

"I started to get a feeling that creativity didn't have to happen as that brush stroke that Bob Ross did, but it became something more than that.

In "This Guy Is NOT Creative" From PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 30Bob Somers, having been surrounded by talented people since his younger years, claims to not have a single creative bone in his body. Inspired by the famous artist, Bob Ross and the people around him, Bob found his passion in architecture and has discovered that there is more to creativity than meets the eye.  

 

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Photos by A Guy Called Gerald

BY A GUY CALLED GERALD
IN BERLIN

Legendary musician, producer and DJ A Guy Called Gerald was the honorable surprise act at a special PechaKucha event in Berlin. Briefed by his manager about two hours before the event started (when he woke up), Gerald threw together a colorful mix of images which had history for him. Listening to the stories he told, this was a very relaxing and entertaining presentation that ended the event in perfect harmony.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 14, 2013.

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Creativity: The Key to a Happy and Productive Life

BY ALICIA MEDINA LADDAGA
@ VOL 30 ON NOV 20, 2013

Alicia Medina Laddaga explores the idea of cities as the ultimate epicenter for creativity, and travels to Vancouver in order to tap into it's creative potential. She focuses on housing and architecture as a founder of LOHA, a non-profit organization which provides affordable, alternative housing options. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 21, 2014.

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"The Coolest Guy on a Bike in ATL"

BY KYLE TOROK
@ VOL. 22 1/2 | ATL CYCLING FEST & ATL PKN ON JUN 08, 2014

Kyle Torok is easily the coolest guy on a bike here in Atlanta. That said, he is one heck of a guy and riding his bike has brought happiness, saddness and many upon many great experiences. Overall, it has brought him friends and a community of people- and through it all has been his bicycle.    

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Courage for creativity

BY NIC HETHERINGTON
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Exchange Christchurch event coordinator Nic Hetherington speaks of the courage it takes to be creative and the people who support that creative exchange. She also present the inspiring and postive community in the Exchange.

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The Hive | The Benefit of Community, Creativity, and Risk

BY REBECCA RIDNER
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 12, 2015

This is the story of Rebecca Ridner's desire for creativity produced a space and community for creative entrepreneurs in Knoxville, TN. 

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Rethinking High School: The Edison Initiative

BY RICHARD FOSTER
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 12, 2016

Richard Foster, a local architect and the Director of Design at Lewis Group Architects, will introduce the XQ Super School Project. As part of this competition, Lewis Group Architects is leading a team of local educators and thinkers to develop a school that redefines the way we educate in America.

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Manitoba Mutts Rescue Presents: Life Lessons

BY COLLEEN HOLLOWAY
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

Manitoba Mutts Rescue Volunteer Colleen Holloway Presents: Life Lessons from the most resilient and loveable creatures in Manitoba.  From learning to love the couch and trust others to the gut wrenching misery behind those that just never make it to their foster homes.  If this presentation doesn't tug at your heart strings - you my friend are made of ice.  

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An Ode to the 13 RRC Grads

BY TABATHA PTASHNIK
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

In this presentation, Tabatha Ptashnik reveals who is the best designer in the newly graduated class from Red River College.

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Success is a Moving Target

BY ANDI SHARMA
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 11, 2017

Although her talk begins with a small history lesson on milestones the true history lesson was that of Andi herself.  In this honest and freeing presentation Andi describes how all at once her perfect world had unravelled and left her without a sense of direction or purpose.  How she regained her footing and succeeded to find her way to the next goal line, with more of her future still ahead of her.