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Don Kratzer

Guerrilla Semiotician, Fig-lab || 国際フィギュア研究所 in Tokyo

What is Kamishibai?

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 122

Don Kratzer tells the history of Kamishibai, an art of telling story before the invention of television and manga. The lost art of Kamishibai was a legacy of story telling filled with great art and characters.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 13, 2015.

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Creating Legends

BY BRAD BEAUREGARD
@ VOL 8 ON APR 12, 2013

Fiction writer Brad Beauregard discusses the way stories, legends, and tall tales help us revive the experience of the past, even if the past itself is lost in the process. By illustrating the details of some of the personal history that went into his fiction novel he explains just how history gets lost in the maturation of legends and the like.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 16, 2013. 

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Face to Face

BY TIM SULLIVAN
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 01, 2015

One of our most precious gifts is the art of story. Tim Sullivan and Kimberly Lescelius join forces to uncover stories about the 20 (in their opinion) Most Interesting People who ever lived or worked in the Tri-Cities of Batavia, Geneva, and St. Charles. Some stories are well-known, others not so much. The people all have one thing in common: a significant role in shaping the story of our local history.

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History of Kimono

BY KANA MANIWA
IN LINCOLN, UK

Let presenter Kana Maniwa from Takayo Style take you through the history of kimono while she adds her personal touch. Thank you for bringing all that color and fun to our Japan Fest Night in Lincoln.

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Knoxville’s 225 Years: What Difference Have We Made?

BY JACK NEELY
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 11, 2016

Knoxville's beloved historian Jack Neely covers 225 years of Knoxville history to explore what created the city and what it means for the future of this Scruffy City.

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A Theatrical Life - Telling Stories

BY THIANE KHAMVONGSA
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 15, 2016

"Understanding theatre helps us to understand what it means to be human."

In A Theatrical Life - Telling Stories at PechaKucha Night Vientiane Vol. 4Thiane Khamvongsa, a Laotian playwright, director and comedian who grew up and studied in France talks about the importance of theater throughout human history and how it can positively influence our lives. 


This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, February 9th, 2017.

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The History of Telling Good Stories

BY JAIME GUTIERREZ
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 10, 2016

Storytelling is what makes us human. Jaime Gutierrez explores the methods we use to tell stories and provides examples of great storytellers throughout history.

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What Is a Book?

BY THIEN-KIEU LAM
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

Thien-Kieu Lam asks the question, "What is a book?" and entertains the audience with her answer, which includes interpretations from a variety of sources. Plus, a single definition to unite them all.

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The Story Behind a Forgotten Name on a Building

BY ADAM KNAPP
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 31, 2017

By day, Adam Knapp works at the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, but in his spare time he has had a fascination with a name, forgotten to time, on the face of a building. He’ll share part of that person’s story and, along the way, why trust is important to change.

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Create the Stories You Want To See

BY JALEA JACKSON
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 27, 2017

As she progressed and gained more knowledge on the other aspects of film, Jalea Jackson realized that if she wanted certain stories to be told, she had to tell them herself...