Past Warwick Event: VOL 7

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VOL 7

September 08, 2018

INTERESTING CREATIVE TOPICS

  • The Unsung Poet of WWI
  • Tuvalu: Paradise or Doomed
  • Music and the Rocky Mountains
  • Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change with Landscape
  • The Magic of Africa
  • Hurt of the Antarctic
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The Magic of Africa

BY SARA DE MAINES KEARNS
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Sara de Maine Kearns speaks of her life as a world-wide traveler who now organizes African Safaris.  She shares her passion for Africa, its wildlife and people.

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Tuvalu: Paradise or Doomed?

BY NINA LEHMAN
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Nina Lehman speaks about the country Tuvalu where she spent a month and a half on a project about climate change. Tuvalu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world and is thought to be one of the first to go underwater due to sea level rise. Her presentation will touch on what she expected to see in the country versus what it is actually like.

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Hurt of the Antarctic

BY ROGER DOWD
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Roger Dowd  combines storytelling with the use of traditional and new media to create fanciful images that often parody nineteenth century artistic styles. The interrelated pieces form a work of historical fiction and fantasy celebrating the exploits of an imaginary polar explorer, Edward Hurt. He will discuss the real life inspirations for his project as well as his creative processes.

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Music and the Mountain

BY JAMES EMERY
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

James Emery presents PechaKucha with a twist. Instead of speaking, guitarist Emery has composed miniature musical works which he performs along with the images of the Rocky Mountains.

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Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change with Landscape

BY EDITH KATZ
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Edith Katz, landscape architect, discusses projects and techniques from around the globe  which demonstrate the range of functions that landscape can perform to counter the effects of climate change.

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The Unsung Poet of WW I

BY PATRICIA DEBRUHL
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 08, 2018

Patricia DeBruhl speaks of the Welsh poet Hedd Wyn (Blessed Peace) who died on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917. He was posthumously awarded the bard’s chair at the 1917 National Eisteddfod.

Patricia DeBruhl
retired teacher in Warwick, NY
Roger Dowd
in Warwick, NY
Nina Lehman
in Warwick, NY
James Emery
musician in Warwick, NY
Edith Katz
landscape architect, writer and educator in Warwick, NY