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Jesse Shaw

in Bethlehem

American Epic

PRESENTED ON JUN 17, 2016
IN EASTON @ VOL 5

Jesse Shaw discusses his work in progress "American Epic," a series of 50 Lino prints that combine his inner symbolic world with the outside world of 21st Century America.

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An epic journey to find awesome tacos

BY CLIFTON ALEXANDER
@ VOL 6 ON JUL 16, 2009

Clifton set out on a journey to find the most awesome taco in Kansas. He hit 8 taco joints in 3 hours and ordered 1 taco at each place. Some of the locations were pre-planned and some were randomly selected while driving. He even tried Taco flavored Doritos at Quick Trip. www.yourreactor.com
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American Sign Language

BY HOLLY BEAN
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Holly Bean, after deciding that languages such as Spanish and French were too difficult, decided to study American Sign Language in college. This became a major turning point in her life. After learning sign language, becoming an interpreter, and experiencing the euphoria of helping deaf people communicate, she wanted to do more. She now runs outreach programs for the American Sign Language Organization.

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A VERY Brief History of American Belly Dance

BY JO ROSS
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Jo Ross takes us through a brief history of the origins of American Belly dance as we know it today. Little did we know the origins are many and varied!  

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Mistress Syndrome: A Uniquely American Story of Lies, Betrayal, & Denial

BY AMANDA GROSS
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 06, 2016

A story of the construction of white womanhood told through images. Amanda Gross uses her personal experiences, cultural, religious, and ethnic history as a case study to unpack identity at the intersection of race, gender, and class in the US context. Amanda is an artist and anti-racist community organizer living and working in Pittsburgh, PA. 

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The American Chestnut Tree

BY GARY GASTON
@ VOL 22 ON NOV 16, 2016

The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree

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Myths of America Directed by John Ford

BY JAY ELVOVE
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 20, 2016

John Ford is one of America's great film makers. Jay Elvove and Linda Keenan talk discuss Fordian mythology. John Ford defined American myths through his cinematic narratives and Jay and Linda will open your eyes to a great American artist.

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Lino Printing Life

BY HANNAH FORWARD
@ VOL 29 ON FEB 28, 2018

Originally trained in Graphic Design, lino printmaker Hannah Forward shares her inspiration and process of creating art.

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Preview of National Museum of African American Music

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 18, 2017

Beecher Hicks, III - A look at the future of the National Museum of African American Music in downtown Nashville

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An American in Douglas

BY KIM GRAZIANO
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 24, 2017

An American graphic designer moves to Douglas, Isle of Man to start a new life.  Kim Graziano explains how her career developed and how she came to move to the Island.  

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