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Kristy Carter

in Asheville

White People on Maney

PRESENTED ON MAR 03, 2017
IN ASHEVILLE @ VOL 14

Many of our neighborhoods have long standing privilege based on early policy decisions. See the difference (and inherent privilege) contrast of one North Asheville neighborhood to other areas of the city.

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White Spots and Doubt

BY DAVID MANEY
@ VOL 102 ON APR 24, 2013

In 2012, David Maney wrote and performed a theatre-show based on his own medical diagnosis. This show eventually became known as "White Spots," a funny trauma.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 9, 2013.

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The Connection between People and Community

BY CAI-YUAN WANG
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 11, 2015

From Taipei Vol. 25 - The Imagination of Social Housing

Cai-Yuan Wang
 Designer, shared her life history after her pregnancy as a starting point for the imagination of social housing. Child's birth has changed her perspective to see a different face of the community which she used to be familiar with. Only understanding the needs of the reality, following the context, the design can deep down to the life essence, return to the original temperature between people.

王采元 設計師 從懷孕後的生命歷程分享,作為她社會住宅想像的起點。孩子的出生改變了她的視角,看見過往熟悉社會的另一個面向。真實體察需求,貼緊脈絡的同理,設計才能深入到生活的底層,回歸人與人之間原有的溫度。

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For All White People... Most of them.

BY EMMA KRATOCHWILL
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 06, 2015


While digesting the politically-fueled noise that reignited racial disparities during the 2016 presidential election, freelance writer and public relations professional Emma Dean Kratochwill shares a positive personal perspective on white America, including first-hand experiences as a Mexican migrant worker.  Never dismissing the darkness of past and new civil atrocities, she gleans chortle and self-satire from blissfully ignorant encounters with prejudice, world-changing icons and a most unlikely interracial marriage that transplanted her to the middle of redneck rural U.S.A

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Love... Framed in Black & White

BY PAULA WRIGHT
@ VOL 29 ON MAY 22, 2016

Paula Wright's story comes to us from over 200 years in the past and through a family's photo albums, handed down through the years. This true tale sees the HIGHLY unlikely and, at the time, illegal union of two individuals and where that union lead them... Join us as Paula relates this tale, true in every regard, and learn what happens when loved is framed in black and white. 

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You can't sell...How you can sell ketchup to someone wearing white gloves, using your watch

BY MATTHEW PLETZER
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 16, 2017

"For every reaction there is an equal and opposite reaction."

In You can't sell...How you can sell ketchup to someone wearing white gloves, using your watch at PechaKucha Night Madison Vol. 21, Maththew Pletzer disproves the idea that not everyone is meant to be a salesperson. While many still believe this myth, Matthew thinks that many just don't feel comfortable with conventional sales methods. In this presentation, He shares his extensive knowledge of the psychology behind why people buy the way they do and how you can influence people by using your watch. 

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The Happy People of Asheville and Sustainable Joy

BY HAMISH ZIEGLER
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

Hamish Ziegler describes his spiritual journey towards happiness after moving to Asheville, shoutouts the happy people living in town, and how they are discovering sustainable joy in their daily lives.

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Beneath the City

BY JAY HILL
@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

Beneath our glass and concrete urban cityscapes lie subterranean landscapes, as varied and unique as their skyward counterparts. PechaKucha Night Asheville organizer Jay Hill discusses how we encounter and interact with underground spaces and communities, calling us to excavate issues in our communities through PechaKucha Night.

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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.

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Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin/Asheville 2019

BY KYM VERHOVSHEK
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 30, 2018

Kym Verhovshek has partnered with Carolina Jews for Justice and other local social justice groups to bring the unique and profoundly motivational multi-media concert-drama, Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin to Asheville in June 2019. Music often reaches the heart and soul when words can not. The arts and humanities offer hope and inspiration, and this performance will be led by 8+ weeks of educational programming created for and coordinated with area schools, colleges, and the public. The goal is to create awareness by sharing past experiences, and through education and these conversations to participate in shaping the future.