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T. Sher Singh

Why Yes, There is a Santa Claus

PRESENTED ON MAY 09, 2013
IN MOUNT FOREST @ VOL 1

T. Sher Singh tells the true story of Saint Nicholas, the man who inspired the myth of Santa Claus. This story takes him to a small church in Turkey, where a priest became famous for his acts of kindness, eventually becoming the patron saint of sailors.

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A Christmas Menu Story

BY MELISSA BALFOUR
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 24, 2013

Melissa Balfour displays her holiday cooking habits, and how she celebrates Christmas. She explains the history and inspiration behind her mostly vegan Christmas menu.

 

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Special People's Christmas Party

BY SCOTT MERSCHMAN
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 27, 2013

Scott Merschman loves Bemidji and this presentation proves it. He lists all the reasons why Bemidji is great. One of the main things that makes Bemidji great is his family's Christmas tradition.

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Branding Christmas

BY JUHO VIITASALO
@ VOL 120 ON DEC 16, 2014

For our festive PechaKucha Night Vol. 120 in December, industrial designer Juho Viitasalo took to the stage for a holiday branding exercise, examing just how far the branding of Christmas and Santa Claus has managed to propel these two things to worldwide popularity.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 25, 2014.

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How to Annoy Your Friends on Facebook at Christmas

BY SIMON FAIRBANKS
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Simon Fairbanks starts off PechaKucha Night Coventry's "Dear Santa" night with a rhyme but can he keep to time? 

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A Canadian's Christmas in Coventry (with apologies to Dylan Thomas)

BY WILLIAM RUPP
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Dr. William Rupp discusses a failed Christmas in Coventry and how we cope with a dusting of snow.

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Placing Children on Your Lap: the Art of Ventriloquism

BY MICHAEL MAYHEW
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Michael Mayhew believes that Santa Claus invented ventriloquism. He shows us that all our pre-conceptions about the man have been completely wrong, and that in fact he’s a frightening being capable of controlling children. 

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Santa Cruz City Council: J.M. Brown

BY J.M BROWN
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

J.M. Brown, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz City Council: Martine Watkins

BY MARTINE WATKINS
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Martine Watkins, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about her vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz City Council: Nathanael Kennedy

BY NATHANAEL KENNEDY
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Nathanael Kennedy, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.