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Marie Diebolt

in Coventry

How did I get here?

PRESENTED ON OCT 04, 2016
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 27

In How did I get here?, Outreach officer and language teacher at the University of Warwick, Marie Diebolt, traces her musical journey from France to England. Looking at research in neuroscience, sociology and Education, she explores how getting lost in music builds our memories, our inner emotional landscape and helps us grow roots and write our personal stories.

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Why and how did I become an illustrator?

BY GAVIN PRYKE
@ VOL 9 ON DEC 02, 2014

How did that sweet innocent young lad with soft blonde hair do such a horrific drawing of his own mother? and why? let me explain...
This caricature of Gavin Pryke's mother is where his love of drawing really started, he quickly learned the power of drawing a shy little boy could easily punish his own mother and make everyone laugh at the same time.  Nice.  He continued to do this throughout his adolescence painting his school teachers naked on the walls of my home town.

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I Have a Disability and I Don't Want to Get Rid of It

BY RAFAEL BONFIM
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 10, 2015

Rafael Bonfim has a disability and does not want to get rid of it. He wants to use it. (In Portuguese)

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I Can See My House from Here: The Rise of the Atlanta Airport

BY HANNAH PALMER
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Hannah Palmer grew up in the neighborhood that would one day become the world's busiest airport, Harstfield-Jackson International Airport. But where did this behemoth come from? 

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And you may ask yourself, well...how did we get here

BY MARIA VYAS
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 18, 2016

Maria Vyas set out to become a concert pianist...but life doesn't always turn out the way you expect. So, what do you do next? For Maria she turned to transportation planning. Salt Lake City is lucky to have such an energetic and passionate advocate for smart transportation planning and growth. Maria explains how thoughtful planning for all modes of transportaiton, walking, biking, driving, and mass transit contribute to the value of our built environment.

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How I Got Here

BY JILL DAVIS
IN DAYTON

Jill Davis took convincing before she fully embraced living in Dayton. Our PK Dayton founder talks about Dayton, South Park, and starting PK Night Dayton in 2009. From Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 30, recorded February 23rd, 2017.  

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A Veg Dine Reduction or How I tried to get a decent meal in Coventry

BY STELLA BACKHOUSE
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 07, 2017

Author of the Veg Diner Monologues, Stella Backhouse tells us how she tried to get a decent meal in Coventry in 'A Veg Dine Reduction'.

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How did I get here?

BY CATHY BARKER
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 31, 2017

Planned Parenthood practitioner Cathy Baker shares her path, both genealogical and physical from the Midwest to the Northwest struggling as a single mom.

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5 things I learned as a mentor (and how to get started)

BY CHRISTINE CHARNOCK
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 01, 2018

Christine Charnock will be sharing her experience as a mentor – and the challenges and surprises discovered along the way. There will also be tips on how to start mentoring and finding a mentee.

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How Did You Get Into That?

BY HUNTER LEA
@ VOL 26 ON JUN 18, 2018

Portland is home to a lot of creatives and entrepreneurs with wild origin stories. This is not one of those stories. In this presentation, Hunter Lea explores how passion and happenstance guided him--rather unexpectedly--to fulfilling work as a Portland Razor Co. razorsmith.