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Conor O'Driscoll

in Louisville

Damn Fine Bourbon

PRESENTED ON FEB 21, 2012
IN LOUISVILLE @ VOL 7

Conor O'Driscoll discusses the origins of bourbon and what it really is. He then moves on to talk about the common components of bourbon. Finally, he goes into excruciating detail on how to make really good bourbon.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 2, 2013.

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Design Like You Give A Damn

BY KATHERINE DARNSTADT
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 02, 2010

Katherine Darnstadt is the founder of LATENT DESIGN, and also works with Architecture for Humanity in Chicago. In this presentation, she describes some of the chapter's projects and collaborations.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 31, 2013.

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Mighty Fine Farm and Food

BY STEVEN PARADIS
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

"Eating and feeding and food is not what we do to sustain life, it is life. We make it meaningful when we make it a life moment instead of a pitstop."

In Mighty Fine Farm and Food, from PechaKucha Night LouisvilleVol. 15 Steve Paradis matter-of-factly discusses the importance of good food in all its aspects. An acute intelligence and subtle profoundness shines though his down-to-earth, no-nonsense approach to good, honest, down-home food, farming, and health.

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The Fine Art of Selling Out

BY CHAZ HAMPTON
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Chaz Hampton has been compulsively making art since early childhood. Barely graduating high school, Chaz has gone on to a 20+ year career and both a fine artist and a professional designer for brands such as Blue Fish Clothing, HGTV, and Applegate Farms. Chaz is a multi-disciplined creative and co-owner of Brick + Mortar, an art gallery and design studio in Easton, PA he co-founded in May 2015 with business partner, Tom D’Angelo. Here, Chaz shares his thoughts on balancing his practice as a fine artist with his family and his career.

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From Barrel to Bottle

BY WILL DRUCKER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!

Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.

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The Fine Art of Paper Conservation

BY RUSS MAKI
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 25, 2017

"Our world is filled with (the) conservation, restoration, and preservation of important works on paper."

In "The Fine Art of Paper Conservation" from PechaKucha Night Batavia Vol. 7, drawing upon his experience as the president of Graphic Conservation Company in Chicago, one of the top paper-conservation laboratories in North America, Russ Maki provides a beautifully illustrated overview of the conservation of works ranging from works of art to historically significant documents.

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Bourbon!

BY MAX PRIBBENO
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 22, 2017

Whisk(e)y is truly the water of life and local bourbon blogger Max Pribbeno has been writing about bourbon for years. He has spent considerable time at the local watering holes researching bourbon for his personal enrichment and has been sharing his stories for years.

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Bourbon, Crap Cigarettes and a Big Gun

BY BEN NICHOLSON
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

When Ben Nicholson became a US citizen, he went for the trifecta; Bourbon, crap cigarettes and the biggest gun he could find.

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Fine Art vs. Graphic Design

BY DUSTIN GEORGE
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Dustin George is an art director at MGM Communications. He has Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Indigenous Art from the First Nations University of Canada, and the University of Regina. He took his design education at Red River College in Winnipeg where he graduated with diplomas in graphic design and advanced graphic design. Having completed schooling in both the Fine Art and Graphic Design disciplines, Dustin explains the differences between the two, and where his journey has taken him.

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The story of Nikka Whiskey

BY MAKI IKEDA
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 13, 2018

栃木県さくら市を舞台とした「さくら市とニッカウイスキーの物語」をさくら市役所のシティープロモーション課所属の池田さんにお話いただきます。