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The Unsung Poet of WW I

BY PATRICIA DEBRUHL
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Patricia DeBruhl speaks of the Welsh poet Hedd Wyn (Blessed Peace) who died on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917. He was posthumously awarded the bard’s chair at the 1917 National Eisteddfod.

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Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change with Landscape

BY EDITH KATZ
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Edith Katz, landscape architect, discusses projects and techniques from around the globe  which demonstrate the range of functions that landscape can perform to counter the effects of climate change.

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Music and the Mountain

BY JAMES EMERY
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

James Emery presents PechaKucha with a twist. Instead of speaking, guitarist Emery has composed miniature musical works which he performs along with the images of the Rocky Mountains.

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Hurt of the Antarctic

BY ROGER DOWD
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Roger Dowd  combines storytelling with the use of traditional and new media to create fanciful images that often parody nineteenth century artistic styles. The interrelated pieces form a work of historical fiction and fantasy celebrating the exploits of an imaginary polar explorer, Edward Hurt. He will discuss the real life inspirations for his project as well as his creative processes.

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Tuvalu: Paradise or Doomed?

BY NINA LEHMAN
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Nina Lehman speaks about the country Tuvalu where she spent a month and a half on a project about climate change. Tuvalu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world and is thought to be one of the first to go underwater due to sea level rise. Her presentation will touch on what she expected to see in the country versus what it is actually like.

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The Magic of Africa

BY SARA DE MAINES KEARNS
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Sara de Maine Kearns speaks of her life as a world-wide traveler who now organizes African Safaris.  She shares her passion for Africa, its wildlife and people.

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Building Blocks of Peace: A teacher's story

BY BEVERLY BRAXTON
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 09, 2018

Come hear how the Sanfordville Peace Wall Memorial came to be. Join Beverly Braxton to learn about how her eight and nine year old students created the memorial and about the ancient symbolism that forms its design. 

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Creating a Lumber Industry in Chile

BY BOB HOWE
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 09, 2018

Bob Howe speaks of his time in Chile in the Peace Corps reforesting to create a lumber industry.

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Life of Slaves on the Kinglsey Plantation

BY PATRICIA FOXX
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 09, 2018

Patricia Foxx tells how her visit to the Kingsley Plantation informed her about the life of slaves there.

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The Struggle of the Magicians

BY TIMOTHY HULL
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 09, 2018

Timothy Hull tells of the influence of the inner circle of GI Gurdjieff on his early art work.

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Anne’s Naive 1964 Roadtrip

BY ANNE HANSON
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 09, 2018

Come along with Anne Hanson on an 822 mile trip in a little unkempt car with a driver whose luck was exceptional.  Stop at a hillbilly bar, check out a mormon dance hall and see magnificent orange cliffs, all in six minutes and forty seconds!

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Surreal Arabia

BY DIANE DEGRANDE
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 09, 2018

Diane DeGrande gives us a peek into the childhood of a typical, 1950’s American kid (hers) growing up in a community built by the oil company ARAMCO for it’s employees in Saudi Arabia.

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