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A Centenarian Remembers

BY GRAHAM BATHGATE
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 15, 2016

Graham Bathgate lyrically describes his conversations and discoveries with centenarian Thelma McLean as part of a book he presented Thelma for her 105th birthday: about poetry she learned at school and loved, and could still recite; images of when she was growing up; and a life of reflections.  Thelma has passed on.  This delightful warm presentation enshrines her life and memories.  E nga mate, haere, haere, haere atu ra! 

 

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Tiny Tim - Tiptoeing Through a Lifetime

BY LOWELL TARLING
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Lowell Tarling shares a shortened biography of Tiny Tim, the American ukulele-playing singer. Lowell shares screen prints, drawings and old photographs capturing the many faces and voices of the musician. You can further learn about the adventures of Tiny Tim through Lowell's biography. 

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Moondog, 20th century blind viking composer

BY AMAURY CORNUT
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 04, 2014

Since 2009 Amaury Cornut works about the life and music of Louis T. Hardin aka Moondog, a singular and unrecognized 'classical' composer. He was a blind beggars, dressed like a viking, who also has conducted the prestigious New York Philharmonic Orchestra and influenced Philip Glass and Steve Reich in the same time he was jamming with Charlie 'Bird' Parker and Mingus and was a heroes for Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin or Elvis Costello. Amaury who just published few month ago the french biography and run the strings ensemble 'Minisym' which play Moondog's rare music, open with this PechaKucha a small door to discover Moondog's universe... {in French}

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STATE OF B-ING

BY ED BENAVENTE
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 02, 2015

Part drinking game, part biography, part boosterism, Ed Benavente schools us  on all things "B". 

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Rogier

BY JOYCE OVERHEUL
@ VOL 15 ON OCT 06, 2015

Een boek schrijven op basis van tweets van een ander zonder dat diegene er iets van weet. Kunstenares Joyce Overheul er een discussie mee op gang over privacy en social media.

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So, you think you’ve got a book in you?

BY DOMINIQUE LE ROUX
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 31, 2016

Dominique le Roux is a communications and publishing manager based in Laos, helping people and organizations of authenticity tell their stories. She will discuss the reasons why (and why not) to publish, and give advice on how (and how not) to do so. Whether yours is a novel, a biography, a book of visuals, or something else entirely, she’ll help you decide whether in you is where that book should stay.

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Jennifer Pan, the Golden Child, the Murderer

BY JEREMY GRIMALDI
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 24, 2017

Jeremy Grimaldi is a journalist and author based out of Markham. He brings us the curious case of Jennifer Pan, who plotted and hired others to murder her parents.

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Becoming Me

BY DAVID NUTTALL
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 30, 2018

David Nuttall is known forehand-drawn plausible fictitious maps – as Artimaps, but instead of talking about his artwork, he is delving into his past. Trying to piece together some key events that have shaped who he is, and how he got to be here. More specifically, how he became himself.