Past Bowling Green Event: VOL 2

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How to Embrace Your Travels

@ VOL 2 ON APR 23, 2013

Cheryl Kirby-Stokes explains what to expect when traveling in a new country, and how to best enjoy the unique local food, transportation, and culture. She talks about how to relax and enjoy the tourist experience, without being ignorant, and while remaining culturally aware.

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Friendship Is Magic

@ VOL 2 ON APR 23, 2013

Darby Tassell talks about the My Little Pony television show, Friendship Is Magic. She goes over the characters in the show, and explains how the show has attracted such a wide audience, which spreads across many age groups, and both genders.

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Housing the Dead

@ VOL 2 ON APR 23, 2013

Jonathan Jeffrey talks about grave houses, explaining the differences between houses and other cemetery structures like crypts. He gives some examples of different types of grave houses, and talks about the variety of architectural features and styles that can be found in grave houses around Kentucky.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 11, 2013.

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Being a Mother

@ VOL 2 ON APR 23, 2013

Lacretia Dye talks about her experiences as a mother of three, and some of the questions and problems she has had to answer along the way. Between her three very different children, she has been faced with questions on everything from spirituality, to world travel. She shares some of the lessons she has learned in dealing with her children’s emotions, and gives advice on how to use these emotions to teach a child something new.

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I Love Knitting

@ VOL 2 ON APR 23, 2013

Lesley Montgomery talks about why she began knitting, looking at what drew her to the hobby, and how she learned. She shows some of her antique knitting needles, supplies, and memorabilia, and some of the pieces she has created over the years.

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From Batman to Lincoln

@ VOL 2 ON APR 23, 2013

Christy Spurlock talks about her passions, from a childhood love of Batman, to her adolescent love of Abraham Lincoln. She looks at what drew her to these various figures throughout her life, and some of the popular culture to be found on the internet and in real life dedicated to fans.

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

Christy Spurlock
Education Curator, Kentucky Museum in Bowling Green
Cheryl Kirby-Stokes
in Bowling Green
Darby Tassell
in Bowling Green
Jonathan Jeffrey
Archivist, Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky