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Tulsa @ Living ArtSpace
Jan 12, 2013

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Flying high on life

BY KATHY GRUVER
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 12, 2015

Kathy Gruver is an award-winning author and the host of the national TV show based on her first book, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet (winner Beverly Hills Book Awards). She has earned her PhD in Natural Health and has authored two books on stress: Body/Mind Therapies for the Bodyworker and, Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Techniques (Winner Indie Excellence Awards, Beverly Hills Book Awards, Global E-book Awards, Irwin Awards, Finalist for the USA Best Books Award). Her latest book, Journey of Healing will be released this summer. She has studied mind/body medicine at the famed Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School and pursued further education at The National Institutes of Health. Gruver has been featured as an expert in numerous publications including Glamour, Fitness, Time, More, Women, Wall Street Journal, CNN, WebMD, Prevention, Huffington Post, Yahoo.com, Ladies Home Journal, Women, Massage and Bodywork magazine, and Massage Magazine. She has written dozens of health and wellness articles and contributing posts. Dr. Gruver has appeared as a guest expert on over 250 radio and TV shows including NPR, SkyNews London, Morning Blend in Las Vegas, CBS Radio, and Lifetime Television, and has done over 150 educational lectures around the country for everyone from nurses in the Middle East to 911 dispatchers in New Orleans, corporations around the US and teachers in her own backyard. For fun and stress relief Dr. Gruver does flying trapeze and hip hop dance.More information can be found at www.thealternativemedicinecabinet.com 

Even as children we looked into the sky and thought about the birds flying overhead and how cool it would be to be them. Join Kathy Gruver on the adventure of a lifetime as you jump off the 30 ft platform with her and fly high through the air on the trapeze. After 2 1/2 years of experience, multiple rigs around the country, dozens of catches and one emergency room visit experience the ins and outs of the art of flying trapeze and it's parallel to your life.

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Briggait Creation Centre

BY ALISON FULLERTON
@ VOL 30 ON DEC 01, 2016

Alison Fullerton has worked for Wasps for 16 years and has had a key role in all Wasps’ capital projects with hands-on involvement in their concept design through to delivery. In this talk she presents the ideas behind the £5m Briggait Creation Centre, which will build a new home for dance, physical theatre, circus, trapeze and aerial skills in Glasgow.  

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Creative Physics

BY LIS CHERE THOMAS
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

Lis Chere Thomas is a Detroit-based contemporary circus artist with a creative interpretation of the laws of physics and an above-average appreciation of physical pain. In her words, "art hurts." Lis teaches and performs on aerial fabric, lyra (aerial hoop) and trapeze. She particularly enjoys invented apparatus, multimedia collaborations and performing in unusual locations.

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PKN San Francisco Vol. 31

After Tokyo, the longest-running PechaKucha Night is in San Francisco, and that city's organizer Paul Jamtgaard sends in the following report for last week's Vol. 31. Our 31st event continued along the same upward trends we've been enjoying for 3 years!! They just keep getting better. The line outside was becoming a problem while we made the last preparations, but we were happy to welcome over 300 people, coming back to our old stomping grounds at 330 Ritch in the South of Market to see 11 fantastic presentations that included more than one first for PK-sf, among them an artistic aerial trapeze performance and a live jazz trio. While DJ Dan Senatore was jetting about Europe, DJ Joe filled-in with some excellent rolling vibes that more than filled the space when Keith Chamberlain and his jazz trio were not giving us all some seriously cool atmosphere -- we all looked sexier when they played. His presentation on the evening's theme of "CHANGE" launched with Shiva the god of destruction and creativity, and wove a line of thought right through the centerline of a stem cell's first steps of growth...he left the room wowed and awed. Not to be outdone, the aerial performance duo of Kate & Alayna AKA "Bow & Sparrow" spun the room's attention round to the middle of the space. Kate performed a sensual dance 7 feet off the ground while images of their performances flashed across the screen. Architect Jerry Griffin gave an eye-popping crash course in how far a sustainable building can go in the Synergy Center project he has been designing, and Frederick Gibson shared his practice's work from Califiornia to New Zealand. Travel writer Edward Hasbrouck challenged everyone not only to go out and see the world, but also -- because it will be increasingly difficult to do it -- to make the most of this fading opportunity to connect to this human race of ours. The next edition of PKN San Francisco is set for March 13 at UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design. The theme for the evening will be "STIMULATE."