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Experiences of Oman

BY RAYA AL-HASHMI
@ VOL 34 ON AUG 16, 2018

Raya will be sharing tonight about her experiences visiting her father who still lives in the Middle East in the small country of Oman.

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Petreflections Live

BY KATHY LOWE
@ VOL 34 ON AUG 16, 2018

Kathy presents a Performance Art, "Petreflections Live," where the images come alive with mask, drum, story, and song. Her music journeys alongside these earth images as she is humbled by nature's beauty. She loves sharing this "Art in Nature," and encourage others to walk the earth and find the unexpected delights.

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Being Seen

BY JENNA DION
@ VOL 34 ON AUG 16, 2018

Jenna Dion has worked in the world of dementia care for eleven years now. Her Mimi (maternal grandmother) inspired her as she watched her journey with Alzheimer's disease.

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Uncovered

BY NINA LESIGA
@ VOL 34 ON AUG 16, 2018

Join Nina Lesiga as she enters the world of the no-pants subway ride in New York City!

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Flash Fiction on IG

BY CHRIS LEDOUX
@ VOL 32 ON FEB 15, 2018

Chris Ledoux is the author of a flash fiction (fiction that is very short) novel series on Instagram called 'The Burnt Sunset.' An apocalyptic, dystopian world is depicted and accompanied by eye-catching illustration.

Follow for more at @theburntsunset. 

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Rokkferð til Iceland með Vinum

BY CLIFF LAZENBY
@ VOL 32 ON FEB 15, 2018

Cliff Lazenby has been a fan of the San Francisco-based rock band, Thee Oh Sees, for years, but was long deprived of hearing them live. So when the band announced they would be headlining a 3 day music festival in Iceland of all wonderful places, Cliff made plans with some fellow music freak friends to embark on an Icelandic adventure.

Calamity strikes one week before scheduled to leave - the festival goes bankrupt! Cliff and his friends decided to go through with their plans, and instead experienced the trip of a lifetime.

 

 

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Becoming EmPowerful

BY JAMIE FORBES
@ VOL 32 ON FEB 15, 2018

Jamie Forbes overcame his initial fear that he might be re-victimized in telling his story after considering the larger picture. Once he recognized that there was a compelling opportunity to shift the negative power from his experience into a force for good by creating awareness of the issue, reducing the stigma for victims, providing an opening for others to discuss the topic, and reducing the chance that others could be victimized, he became motivated and inspired by the potential.

Jamie used that inspiration to found Hadley Rock Advisors.

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Art as Dialogue - Not Decoration

BY RICHARD GONCI
@ VOL 32 ON FEB 15, 2018

Robert Gonci is an avid amateur art collector and explores the idea of art as dialogue, rather than decoration. He has been collecting art for more than 20 years and says that his eclectic collection talks to him every day.

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Vida Tortilla - Local Heirloom Corn Tortillas

BY DAVID VARGAS
@ VOL 32 ON FEB 15, 2018

David Vargas brings his Mexican heritage and appreciation for local seasonal New England product to every plate at Vida Cantina in Portsmouth, NH, where he is chef and owner.

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Why I tell Stories

BY JORDAN SALVATORIELLO
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

Jordan Salvatoriello tells us why she was inspired to become a filmmaker.

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Finding Home

BY NICK GIRARD
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

"Our home wasn't the house we were leaving, and it wasn't the house we were moving to, it was the family we were. And now, as an adult, I've gotta redefine home."

In "Finding Home" from PechaKucha Night Portsmouth Vol. 28Nick Girard shares his inspiring journey which took him and his girlfriend across the world. Accompanied by the stunning photography of the beautiful sights he explored, Nick presents to us that home is not a stationary place but a state of mind.

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Explore & Preserve Our Oceans

BY STEVE DE NEEF
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

Steve De Neef is a photo and video journalist based in Maine, USA who specializes in conservation photography.

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