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Laptop Philharmonic

in Warwickshire

How Music Can Tell a Story

PRESENTED ON OCT 04, 2016
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 27

In How Music can Tell a Story, local act Laptop Philharmonic gives a whistle-stop tour of his album Craniotomy. Hear about the experiences with brain surgery that inspired the record and the musical structures and techniques he used to capture them in sound.

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Stories I Tell

BY LAURA MILLS
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 06, 2014

Laura Mills' approach to photography is that of a story teller, through 20 slides see how Laura uses her camera to tell her story and the stories of those around her. She will speak about assignments she has done, as well as discovering ancestry and exploring mental illness through photography.

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The Power of Language : Tell YOUR Story

BY ROSS FISHER
@ VOL 22 ON SEP 15, 2015

Ross Fisher provides us with an inspirational talk about how everyone should get out there and do a PK talk...or just tell their story to anyone who will listen!

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A Story of Wander

BY LILIANE RAHAL
IN BEIRUT

With a passion for collecting instruments from their travels, Sarah Kaskas writer/composer/vocalist, and Liliane Rahal percussionist/co-arranger, gave birth to Wanderland, an indie/folk duo band making homemade heart-warming music. Listen to them narrate the story of how they met and began their adventure with the song "La Terrasse", and tell us about their process and inspiration.

 

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Shoes Tell a Story

BY DR. MICHAEL MARION, JR.
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

Shoes tell stories about social change and the path one chooses in life. Dr. Michal Marion, Jr. is a shoe-aholic who perceives shoes as a symbol which can tell a lot about people and their life experiences. Changing shoe styles are a reflection of social change. 

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Why tell stories

BY NAOMI BROOK
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 07, 2017

Why tell stories? Activist Naomi Brook describes how three years of telling and hearing stories as part of her job has led to a story if its own, and how bringing people together to tell their stories can lead to some really wild ideas…

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How to Tell a True, Personal Story (According to Me)

BY SHANNON TURNER
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

Increasingly, story-telling is becoming not only a way to communicate ideas but also an actual art form. So how can you, with a possible story to tell, say what you need and want to in a more effective way? Shannon Turner guides us through why storytelling is so effective, how to be more effective, all peppered with her own experience starting life in storytelling.

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves

BY CHARLOTTE ASHLEY-ROBERTS
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 06, 2018

Charlotte Ashley-Roberts presents: Limiting beliefs - what they are, how to identify them and break the cycle so we can achieve our goals.

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Stories are Important; Let's Tell Good Stories

BY MATT WOELK
@ VOL 35 ON SEP 06, 2018

Matt Woelk is a Renaissance Man that does a variety of things: game development, podcasting, managing and producing a YouTube channel about board games, and improv. Throughout all of this, however, there is one overarching thing that is key to the success of these enterprises: good storytelling. Matt explains the importance and definition of good storytelling in this talk and how you can utilize this practice in your day-to-day to not only benefit yourself, but others in your community. Above all, remember: stories are important; let's tell good stories.

Matt's talk was recorded live at PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 35, on September 6, 2018, at the Park Theatre. 

For more information on PKN Winnipeg, follow us on Twitter (@pkn_winnipeg), Instagram (@pkn_winnipeg), or Facebook (www.facebook.com/pechakuchanightwinnipeg). PKN Winnipeg is presented by the Manitoba Chapter of the Graphic Designers of Canada.

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I’d like to tell you a story

BY KATE FLY
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 25, 2018

The magnificence in truth-telling and the healing power it offers the community. Speaking authentically can be one of the greatest gifts and challenges we face. Learn what happens when respectful listening meets acceptance in some of the toughest classrooms. Kate Fly believes that truth has the power to heal - it’s up to all of us whether we choose to make the courageous leap forward to make a change.