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Lockie Hunter

writer in Asheville

Signal: An Appalachian Tale of Home

PRESENTED ON MAY 20, 2016
IN ASHEVILLE @ VOL 11

Lockie Hunter, in her presentations, signal explores one grandmother's struggle as she comes to terms with growth and expansion in her once small east Tennessee hometown.

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Going Home

BY YVONNE LARKINS
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

Yvone Larkins. Going home to a place I've never been before is a talk about self discovry and a journey taken, insearch of family heritage, family values and personal growth.

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A Home Anyone Can Afford

BY JAVIER AYORA
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 07, 2015

Javier Ayora provides a refreshing outlook on housing procurement possibilties. He presents a model of adaptabilty and growth throughout the lifetime of the home owner that defies many standard development models.

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Frosted Glassware: A Cautionary Tale

BY ERIK YOUNGQUIST
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2016

Erik Youngquist is the owner of Purely Michigan, a retail store in the tourist beach town of St. Joseph, Michigan. In this PK, Frosted Glassware: A Cautionary Tale, Erik will be talking about opening that store and having no idea what to stock it with! Not until his wife found some old frosted Michigan glassware, and he knew at that point he must chase his 'whale' no matter how many good or bad memories that may entail. 

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A Family Legacy of Storytelling

BY SUSANNE SCHMIDT
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 14, 2016

Susanne Schmidt is a mental health counselor turned stand-up comedian turned comedic storyteller. On her journey from story listener to storyteller, Susanne writes:

Growing up in New York in a large Italian family, it was almost impossible to get through a day without hearing a story. Sometimes about a current misadventure but mostly about the dead relatives. Stories were as essential a part of our lives as cannoli.

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There And Back Again: A Designer's Tale

BY MELISSA KRYSTOFIAK
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

"LA was just not the place for me anymore, so I packed up my stuff and moved home to Edmonton. But I had this flashly resume, so where would I fit in?"

In "There And Back Again: A Designer's Tale", from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol.26, designer Melissa Krystofiak's career has taken her behind the scenes of some Hollywood's biggest movies. In this presentation, she shares how her experiences working in different design discliplines has shaped her ideas about work, community and creativity.

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Time Is a Relative

BY SCOTT WALSH
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 27, 2017

Listen to see why Scott Walsh believes, "We age not by years, but by stories."

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The Home Stretch: Ending Family Homelessness in Dane County

BY SARAH CEPONIS
@ VOL 25 ON FEB 15, 2018

Over 500,000 people reside in Dane County, but not all of those people actually have a place to call home. United Way and its partner agencies have made great strides over the past decade in ensuring homelessness is rare and brief, but there is still important work to be done-and if we each step up to play a part, we can end family homelessness here.

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Sometimes the Adventure is Returning Home

BY KARA MARKOVICH
@ VOL 4 ON APR 26, 2018

17 years ago, Kara moved to Oregon. 17 years later, Kara and her family have returned to Michigan. None of it was an accident but none of it was planned either.

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Asheville: First Impressions

BY TOM MCCARTER
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 30, 2018

Tom McCarter takes a satirical look at the city of Asheville through the lens of a transplanted Miamian.