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How YA Literature Changes Lives

BY STEPHANIE JOHNSON
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 15, 2017

Editor and writer Stephanie Johnson discusses how young adult literature can and has changed the lives of teenagers - including herself.

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Embracing the Unexpected

BY RICHARD BERGH
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 15, 2017

Richard Bergh presents Embracing the Unexpected.

 

With love's light wings did I o'er perch these walls, for stoney limits cannot hold love out. What love can do, that dares love attempt.

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Imagine the Impossible

BY BRETT MCCALL
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 15, 2017

Brett McCall explores the immersive experiences provided by modern virtual reality technology in 2017. Then the challenge for what the technology can do beyond today.

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Beating the Inner Critic

BY AMY CLIMER
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 15, 2017

“If you want to be creative, you have to be deliberate.”

Amy Climer shares her experience of overcoming her inner critic to implement a new creative project. She presents her journey of making Climer Cards and how she unexpectedly influenced others along the way.

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Kids, Creativity and Vegetables: A Puppet Show Like No Other

BY BEN BRILL
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 23, 2016

 

Ben Brill shares this story about the amusing start of a unique puppet show for kids that features actual vegetables. The creators do everything possible to create uplifting and goofy content that helps kids explore ideas about ecology, diversity, and being creative

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Universality of Ceramics

BY DEARING DAVIS
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 23, 2016

 

How does clay connect us to every culture, place, and time in the world? Travel with Dearing Davis to find out why this incredible medium transcends more than we could imagine

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Photographing Authenticity

BY CARRIE TURNER
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 23, 2016

 

Photographer Carrie Turner explores the value of creating authentic photographs by capturing the full range of human experience. She encourages us to photograph life in all it’s beautiful complexity, not just the moments that are perfect enough for Instagram

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Slowing Down to Look

BY HANNAH COLE
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 23, 2016

 

Hannah Cole believes that beauty is everywhere, in our most mundane surroundings, if only we can slow down and look.

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A Different Kind of Love

BY RICHARD HANDY
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 23, 2016

 

Richard Handy presents his discovery of what love really is with the help of an old soul and a sweet dying black lab named Willy.

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Serious Film Advice From a "Serious" Filmmaker

BY ANDREW VASCO
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 23, 2016

 

Andrew Vasco shares how he created a successful web series in Asheville, and why you should too.

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OE Inspires Poetry

BY RANDI JANELLE
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 20, 2016

The Overseas Experience might be familiar as "the gap year" or "taking a year to travel." But when the year becomes longer, the decision to stay or leave a country and redefine home can be an unforseen challenge. Poet and photographer, Randi Janelle, explains her struggles with this challenge from her time in New Zealand.

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Grandmother's Choice

BY PRISCILLA NULLET
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 20, 2016

This is the story about how I changed my life and outlook by making a quilt with a theme of Women's Suffrage.

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