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Beyond The Latte Curtain
BY BRUCE MANCLARK
@ VOL 1
ON JUL 28, 2014
Just like most places, the Pacific Northwest gets divided up politically. Normally in the NW we talk about the rain curtain as the division between the westside and the eastside. More apt than either politics or climate is the Latte Curtain which marks the true cultural dividing line between east and west. More about Politics, Energy, and Coffee Drinks.
East Timor Hearts
BY JULIE KEAN
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 28, 2014
In this heartwarming speech you get to meet the people and the patients of the East Timor Hearts Fund. Julie Kean goes into telling the stories of those in the poorest counties in the world, and being saved by heart surgies. Some of the youngest members of those societies had poor health, and were able to be saved by the East Timor Hearts Clinic. Not funded by the government, and working with very low funding and supplies, this clinic makes it their job to do everything they can to save as many lives as possible.
Drinking A Place
BY FELICITY JANE POWELL
@ VOL 24
ON JUL 15, 2015
When you are drinking a wine you are experiencing a place, says Felicity Jane Powell who was a wine consultant in London. Love your place and people will live your wine! Drinking globally is killing out planet. Why do we have to drink wines from all the way the other side of the world?!
Becoming a Musician: From Mexico’s Silver Mines to the Clubs of San Antonio
Joe Reyes owes his work ethic to his family and the discipline they instilled in him. The promise of work in Mexico’s silver mines attracted his great grandfather’s family, but the Mexican Revolution sent his family fleeing north to Texas. His early exposure to music came in the form of folkloric Mexican music, but it was “Los Beatles” that struck a chord. Joe Reyes’ presentation shares his musical journey that included different acts, international tours and even a Grammy win and a Latin Grammy nomination.
East African visual art scene
BY JEPKORIR ROSE
Jepkorir Rose graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art from Kenyatta University in 2012 and has worked in Nairobi as a designer before joining Circle Art Agency in 2013. She aims at acquiring the appropriate critical and reflexive tools to help support and build artistic practice in the East African visual art scene.
Beachcombing in the South East, My Search for a Sea Bean
BY ANDY DINSDALE
@ VOL 5
ON DEC 12, 2016
Andy Dinsdale’s work beach combing and beach cleaning connects the marine debris found on the strandline with the human actions involved upstream.
Creative Placemaking - Turning a 'Space' into a 'Place'
BY KEVON FODERINGHAM
@ VOL 1
ON DEC 01, 2017
PechaKucha Night Arima, City Organiser, Kevon Foderingham speaks about his non-profit organization, Caribbean Fashion and Arts Feature Festival and corresponding creative placemaking project, EAST YARD.
Kevon speaks about the power of culture and creativity to revitalize cities and foster the spirit of community.
East Trinity : A Jewel on Our Doorstep
BY DENIS WALLS
@ VOL 22
ON OCT 11, 2017
Denis Walls is writer, teacher, environmental activist, member of the Save East Trinity environmental action group, and President of Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC). His story spans from 1989 to the present and details the experience of the Save East Trinity group's activism in arguing for, and ultimately spearheading the restoration of East Trinity, using Tidal Change technology. East Trinity is 740 acres of land, located 15 minutes across Trinity Inlet (by boat) from the Cairns CBD in Far North Queensland, Australia.