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Walter Street

A Trip Through Jamaica

PRESENTED ON MAR 02, 2010
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 13

In this presentation Walter Street recants his trip to Jamaica. He shares with us his experiences of taking in the acrhitecture, observing and interacting with the locals, and what it means to get together and "feel alright". 

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Lake Forest

BY GARRET EAKIN
IN CHICAGO

Garret Eakin takes us on a tour of Lake Forrest and the elegant architecture that comprises that history of the town. He also outlines his spectacular restoration of a historic residence. 

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Taking the Bull by the Horns

BY MATT DUMICH
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 01, 2009

Matt Dumich went on a vacation to Spain, and spent quite a bit of time delving into the art of bull-fighting. Matt discusses the history, ins and outs, and cultural significance of bulls to the Spanish people.

[presentation contains graphic imagery, discretion advised]

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Affordable Housing

BY PETE LANDON
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 05, 2012

Pete Landon describes the role he plays in building healthy and affordable houses for the residents of Chicago. In this presentations he demonstrates that he is indeed giving the community a lot more than houses. He also walks us through his hobby of small scale recreational aviation. 

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Landscapes, From A to T

BY PETER OSLER
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 03, 2009

Peter Osler goes through as many letters of the alphabets as he can -- up to T, since he has 20 images to do so -- using words that start with these letters to describe landscapes along the way.

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Design For Recycling

BY DEBORAH KANG
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 25, 2007

Young architect Deborah Kang won a competition organized by the City of Chicago and AIA Chicago to design an eco-aware trash recepticle that was installed in Millennium Park.  Her team's design garnered interest from design and sustainability organizations around the world - and was featured at Lollapalooza!

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Born Into Fun

BY CHLOE WALTERS-WALLACE
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Filmmaker, Culturist, Wanderer, Chloe Walter-Wallace talks about being born into fun, growing up Jamaica and finding her path and love for anthropology which lead her to her true passion for documentary film and working for a non-profit on various media related projects and her constant pull back to Jamaica.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 13, 2014.

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My Recent Trip to Scotland and Ireland

BY JEN FREI
@ VOL 22 ON OCT 11, 2017

Jen Frei, residing in Cairns, Australia, shares her photographs of a recent trip through Scotland and Ireland. She was fascinated by the huge variety of art and culture that she encountered, the incredible characters that she met, the immediate connection she felt with the landscapes and people .... and oh, all the Guinness that she drank.

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Mind Over Matter

BY GWENDOLYN BELL-KAMEKA
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 30, 2018

Gwen Bell-Kameka shares her personal journey starting in Jamaica. Learn more about Jamaica and those who came from the island nation to succeed in life. Gwen discusses how the mind is used to navigate trials and obstacles.

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Why You Should Visit Jamaica at Least Once

BY RAYON BROWN
@ VOL 9 ON APR 30, 2019

Rayon Brown, a Jamaican native, explains why you must visit Jamaica at least once before you die!