ST JOSEPH Search Results: “Roller Derby”
ST JOSEPH PRESENTATIONS
Looking Inward, Looking Outward - Almost 94... Wow!
BY GLORIA WEBERG
@ VOL 4
ON FEB 11, 2016
Gloria Weberg has done a heck-of-a-lot in her 94 years! She takes us through her inspiring journey from the beginning, growing up in New York to today, having learned what it means to love.
Born in New York City March 2, 1922. Grew up in the depression era. Witnessed the opening of the George Washington Bridge in 1931. A breathtaking fairyland to an eleven year old and still is. Loved to roller skate on 2-wheeler roller skates on the sidewalks of New York. Graduated from from Far Rockaway High School in 1939. College in 1977 after raising 7 children, A dedicated social/political activist, an avid reader, an advocate for diversity and exercise, a frustrated artist and actor.
Flat Track Derby: From Fishnets to Finals
BY CORRIE WOLOSIN
@ VOL 9
ON MAY 19, 2017
South Bend native, Corrie Wolosin has just returned to the Midwest after more than two decades living in Northern New England on the Vermont/NH border. She is speaking about one of her many passions – roller derby! Her derby name is Apple, derived from her previous career in the Hard Cider industry.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “Roller Derby”
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Hell on Eight Wheels
BY KRISTINA ARNOLD AND RACHEL WALSTON
@ VOL 3
ON SEP 20, 2013
Kristina Arnold and Rachel Walston are Roller Derby Girls. Roller Derby is a rough sport played using roller skates. Here they tell us the history of Roller Derby, how it used to be played, and how modern Roller Derby is played today.
Getting Down and Derby
BY ALEX KROSNEY (AKA LEX GO)
@ VOL 16
ON DEC 05, 2013
Alex Krosney went to her first roller derby bout in April of 2011 – it was love at first whistle. A year of blood, sweat, tears, and track burn later Lex Go was born. A member of the Winnipeg Roller Derby League, Lex is now a skater on the All-Stars travel team and a captain of the home team that wins all of the afterparties, the Valkyries’ Wrath. She is also a trainer for the league and for the WRDL’s Junior league, which makes her Grinchy heart grow three full sizes every Sunday.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2014.
The Trail to Walter
BY MEL LANGTON
@ VOL 3
ON OCT 07, 2015
Lincoln Barons' Charter Trail was part of the 800th year Magna Carta Celebrations and artist Mel Langton takes us through a fun behind the scenes of her work on Sir Walter Style (aka William Malet a feudal baron from Somerset).
All 25 barons lined the streets of Lincoln during the summer and were later auctioned raising almost £170,000 in one night. Lincolnites will miss them but the funds raised contributed to fight hunger and poverty in the UK. Well done barons!
Where is My Mind
BY LEAH SIMMONS
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 04, 2016
Leah Simmons is a graphic designer by day and roller derby player by night! Her passion for art and graphics is something that she carries through all aspects of her life, from volunteering her talents to local charities to her most recently creation of her own freelance design business, Sugar Skull Design. Just over a year ago, Leah suffered a traumatic brain injury during a roller derby game that not only challenged her perception of the world around her, but also art as a tool of self reflection and healing.
Just Roll with It...
BY JANET VINCENT
@ VOL 7
ON JUN 07, 2016
“I think something that attracts a lot of people to roller derby is the culture of it all, like you can create a whole new persona identity.”
In Just Roll with it from PechaKucha Night Bryan Vol. 7, Roller Girl, “Jammin” Janet Vincent talks about her love of roller derby in this presentation. She was really shy when she moved from Costa Rica to US for college. Then her family members encouraged her to join the roller derby team, and she found out her passion of roller derby. Now she is attending the roller derby competitions around the world with her teammates.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, June 30th, 2016.
Hyperloop - Your Everyday Roller Coaster
BY DAVID CHEW VEE KUAN
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL X MINI @ BMW GROUP TOKYO BAY
ON JUL 20, 2016
"He said, 'Young man, just try to do it!'"
In Hyperloop - Your Everyday Roller Coaster from PechaKucha Night Special x MINI @ BMW Group Tokyo Bay, David Chew Vee Kuan shares how he and a team of students is trying to build the prototype of a futuristic transportation system called the Hyperloop. They are bringing their micro version of Hyperloop to compete with other teams from the US and Europe in Space X HQ, LA this October.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, August 12th, 2016.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Posters for PKN Derby Vol. 1 and 2
PechaKucha Night in Derby organizer Dawn Foote just sent us the posters for the first two volumes that have been held in the city (Vol. 2 was just a couple of weeks ago, see the list of presenters here), and so we've decided to share both of them in a post. We also have plenty of photos to share, so expect a separate post with a selection in the coming days.
More Human Than Human
As Toby Barnes explains in his presentation from PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 2, "More Human Than Human," a coding sequence cannot be revised once it's been established.
Poster for PKN Derby Vol. 3
PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 3 was held a few months ago, but we never got to share the poster, and so here goes. Next up will be a post with photos from the event. Below, another graphic that was produced for the PKN.
PKN Derby Vol. 3
As promised, here are a few photos from PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 3, held in October of last year -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page. There are more photos in this Flickr photoset. Also, please note that PKN Derby Vol. 4 is set for January 26.
Poster for PKN Derby Vol. 5
The next PechaKucha Night in Derby (Vol. 5) is set for April 17, and it will be held at Quad (Market Place, Cathedral Quarter). It should make for an interesting evening, as all presenters will be made up of students aged 7-8, from the Portway Junior School.
Photos from PKN Derby Vol. 7
In late October, PKN Derby held its Vol. 7 and now we present to you some fine photos from this event. For the whole shebang, stroll on over to their Flickr set. For more information, including a list of presenters, check out the PKN Derby Vol. 7 event page.
Derby vs. Kenya
This weekend, in honor of the kids workshop we are holding as part of our special "PechaKucha x Design-ah exhibition" events at the 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT in Tokyo today, for our "Presentation of the Day" we've chosen a presentation from our Kids Channel. You're never too young to do a PechaKucha presentation, and so meet Archie, aged 7, who takes the opportunity to introduce us to his friend Jeremiah, aged 6, who lives in Kenya.
Getting Down and Derby
Finding passion always seems to occur when we least expect it. Alex Krosney went to her first roller derby bout in April of 2011 –- it was love at first whistle. In "Getting Down and Derby" we see that through a year of blood, sweat, tears, and track burn later Lex Go was born. A member of the Winnipeg Roller Derby League, Alex tells us (at PKN Winnipeg Vol. 16) how he became a skater on the All-Stars travel team and the captain of the home team that wins all the afterparties, the Valkyries’ Wrath. Alex illustrates, through her roller derby exploits, the transformative power the sport can have on any one -- especially for those in a period of transition.
The Pictures in the Hall
"He was introducing the Ziggy Stardust persona. It was obvious to everybody that it was going to be absolutely massive. I remember being aware that I was witnessing something special, the emergence of a star."In The Pictures in the Hallway, from PechaKucha Night Derby Vol. 3, Doug Smith shares an absolutely amazing PechaKucha about photos taken in London 40 years ago, of rock legends of a phenomenal era of music. Photos of Bowie, Eno, Dury, and others now gracing his hallway in Derby, an ultimately cool testament of Smith's love for music. This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on November 2nd, 2013 and again on January 14th, 2015 following the passing of David Bowie.
Hyperloop - Your Everyday Roller Coaster
"He said, 'Young man, just try to do it!'" In Hyperloop - Your Everyday Roller Coaster from PechaKucha Night Special x MINI @ BMW Group Tokyo Bay, David Chew Vee Kuan shares how he and a team of students is trying to build the prototype of a futuristic transportation system called the Hyperloop. They are bringing their micro version of Hyperloop to compete with other teams from the US and Europe in Space X HQ, LA this October.