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Past Asheville Event: VOL 19

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VOL 19

June 01, 2018
@ The Grove House

Join us for another lineup of Asheville's most interesting people.

For tickets, visit our local site at http://pechakuchaavl.org/attend.

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Big Subject, Great Stories: the Making of Lock & Load: Armed Fiction

BY DEIRDRA MCAFEE
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Deirdra McAfee discusses how she and co-editor BettyJoyce Nash built a literary anthology—the only book in America helping us talk about guns.

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Re-wiring the addicted brain

BY MICHAEL TRAYFORD
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Substance use and compulsive behaviors cause structural changes in the brain that can be reversed. 21st century, brain-based treatment approaches to addiction recovery hold great promise in combating this growing public health crisis.

We explore the understanding that addiction is a brain problem, not a moral failing or character flaw. That addiction and associated disorders of learning and behavior can be effectively remediated through re-wiring of neural pathways and networks.

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A Better Mousetrap

BY GREGG LEVOY
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Gregg Levoy wrestles with the price of compassion.

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Adapting to Change through a Love of Houses

BY JONATHAN GACH
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Jonathan Gach believes that improving home performance is one way to help families adapt to change.

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When You Turn Sixty, Sometimes the Trip You Take Surprises You

BY MARK MEDLIN
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Mark Medlin has been lots of places, but nothing prepared him for the trip he tells you about here.

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Color Me Crabby

BY DARCY _
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

DARCY shares some examples of human behavior that puzzle or annoy at least her and maybe even you. There are so many things that she sees all the time that simply don't make any sense.

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Way Up On Clinch Mountain

BY MATTHEW TONEY
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Matthew Toney shares about one old folk song in particular - how it was taught to him, why there are so many versions, and why he think it continues to persist today.

Gregg Levoy
in Asheville
Dawn Westmoreland
HR Consultant, Speaker, Author, Podcaster on workplace bullying and discrimination , Self in Asheville
Deirdra McAfee
Writer, Self in Richmond
Matthew Toney
Software Development Manager, Aquent in Asheville
Michael Trayford
Chiropractic Neurologist, APEX Brain Centers in ASHEVILLE
Mark Medlin
IT Project Manager, Mission Health in Asheville
Jonathan Gach
Building Science Consultant, Green Built Alliance in Saluda
DARCY _
in Asheville