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Jo Ross

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A VERY Brief History of American Belly Dance

PRESENTED ON MAY 18, 2014
IN ATLANTA @ VOL 22

Jo Ross takes us through a brief history of the origins of American Belly dance as we know it today. Little did we know the origins are many and varied!  

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Being Unsafe in a Safe Place

BY DEIRDRE TARRANT
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Deirdre Tarrant discusses her personal history and her dance school in Wellington. She discsses a bit about her dance school's history, its students, and its activities.

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A Brief History of Distilling In New York

BY CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Christopher Williams gives a brief, but detailed history of distilling in New York. He goes into depth on the Golden Age of distilleries in the state prior to prohibition and their subsequent demise. Christopher goes on to describe the contemporary reemergence of the industry--a New York distilling "renaissance".

"Presentation of the Day" on January 8, 2014.

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Why Charlie Dance?

BY MICHAEL SMITH
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Ever wondered why Michael Smith's artist identity is Charlie Dance? Listen as he talks about the origins of his artist name as well as comically describing his family members. 

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A (brief) History of US Ballparks

BY JOSH GRUNER
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

Josh Gruner gives a brief history of eastern US ballparks designs. He explores the evolution of the architecture of the American baseball stadium.

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Before Caitlyn Jenner: A Brief History of Transsexuality in the US

BY CATHERINE JACQUET
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 30, 2017

Before Caitlyn Jenner graced the cover of Vanity Fair in June 2015, transsexual and gender variant people had been fighting for decades for equality in the United States. In this brief history Cat Jacquet will explore the origins of transsexuality and ensuing movements for trans rights.

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Them Belly Full - Creating a hunger for your art that feeds you

BY JAMIE PHILBERT
@ VOL 1 ON DEC 01, 2017

She dances, teaches, sings, designs and is a motivator. Jamie Philbert is an artist and founder of Art on Purpose, which encompasses her many talents and is the conduit for chanelling this energy to the masses.

Jamie shares her journey and inspires other creatives to ditch the notion of the starving artist and instead reclaim their abundance.   

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My Body is My Instrument : The World According to a Contemporary Dance Artist

BY RACHEL MILLER
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 25, 2018

Rachel Miller gives us a glimpse of what true passion looks like through her eloquent personal history. She helps us experience the lives of professional dancers and continually embraces the thrill and joy that everyday brings.

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A Brief History of Human Intoxication and the War on People (of Color) Who Use Drugs

BY LOGAN KINAMORE
@ VOL 8 ON APR 06, 2018

"Human beings have consumed mind and mood-altering substances since the advent of our species, using drugs for medicine, magic, and recreation. From pre-historical fermentation to the modern racist war on drugs, we will explore the human experience through the lens of drug use and changing social attitudes."

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Carnivàle of Curiosity

BY JORDAN GALLIOTT
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Next is Jordan Galliott, a local dancer here to talk to you about an upcoming fusion arts and bellydance festival.