Past Easton Event: VOL 3

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VOL 3

January 22, 2016
@ State Theater

Hey everyone! Let's do it again, shall we? We are pleased to announce that Volume 3 of PechaKucha Night in Easton wil happen on January 22nd in the Easton Hospital Gallery inside Easton's very own beautiful and historic State Theater. Mark your calendars now!

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Fred's House

BY SHELLEY BROWN
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

Find out more about the beautiful and historic State Theatre in Easton ... and its supernatural resident, Fred the ghost from Shelley Brown, President and CEO.

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Innkeeping with Tradition

BY LAURA DILIELLO
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

Plenty of people imagine how blissful and rewarding it would be to leave the rat race behind and open a bed and breakfast or small inn. Innkeeper Laura DiLiello of Easton's Lafayette Inn shared her insights on why that sometimes is—and sometimes isn't—true. 

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So Long, and Thanks for All the Corn

BY STEPHEN WILSON
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

Sharing so many similarities Stephen Wilson's got nothing against squirrels. Or maybe he does. We're not sure. Alas, he has lived through his share of squirrel storries, a number of wich wich he will share. 

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Brain Fitness

BY MARK NUTTING
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

Sure, as co-owner of Jiva Fitness, Speaker Mark Nutting knows a thing or two about keeping bodies fit and healthy. But as it turns out, he knows a lot about keeping your gray matter fit and healthy too. Invest 400 seconds in watching this, and you'll be smarter. Promise.

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A Century of Dixie Cup Ads: 1908-2008

BY DIANE SHAW
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

For decades, the Dixie Cup Company was a vital part of Easton's industrial sector. Here, Lafayette College's Director of Special Collections and College Archives Diane Shaw shares the fascinating story of the Dixie Cup through the a century of the company's advertising.

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Snowflakes for Easton

BY KIM KMETZ
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

"In Just 20 Days, 27,162 snowflakes were cut and installed around the downtown. Something as simple as paper snowflakes had succeeded in uniting the entire community."

Downtown Easton was not always the vibrant place it is today. One critical element in the city's renewal as been the work of the Easton Main Street Initiative. In Snowflakes for Easton from PechaKucha Night Easton's Vol. 3, Main Street Manager Kim Kmetz recalls an initiative that captured the city's collective imagination, and sparked a new wave of civic engagement.

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Plein Air for the Planet: Landscape Art as Environmental Activism

BY STEPHEN WASHINGTON
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

Speaker Stephen Washington, an artist living in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, believes strongly in the power of art—particularly plein air painting—to  help save the landscapes it so beautifully captures. 

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Lessons From The Road

BY LARRY PORTER
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

"Experiences bring lasting happiness, especially traveling to a new place. After all, what are you going to remember 20 years from now, your new 70" flat screen TV or that week you spent in Morocco."

As the owner of two successful pubs, it's probably safe to say that Larry Porter didn't really have the time to become a travel guide. But the lessons he learned while traveling compelled him to start Porterra Travel, so he could share the joy of travel with others. In "Lessons From The Road" from PechaKucha Night Easton Vol. 3, find out how travel changed him, and how it can change you.