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Mimi Williams

in Sacramento

Embracing Mindfulness for Change.

PRESENTED ON JUL 27, 2017
IN SACRAMENTO @ VOL 28

Mimi Williams sends us to New Orleans for a journey that proves how important mindfulness really is.

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The Language of New Orleans

BY EVE PEYTON
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

Mom, writer, and blogger Eve Peyton shares the joys and struggles of living in post-Katrina New Orleans, including the unique problems and delights of raising a child in such a diverse and challenging city.

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Analyzing the New Orleans Topology

BY BYRON MOUTON
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2014

 Architect Byron Mouton discusses design and architecture in New Orleans, which has a deep history and strong architectural heritage. Byron navigates between traditional architecture and new innovative design by utilizing the reciprocal relationship of practice and teaching prior to and post-Hurricane Katrina. 

 

 

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Loving and Making in New Orleans

BY LIONEL MILTON
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 08, 2014

New Orleans born and raised artist Lionel Milton draws inspiration for his vibrant work from the local sights, sounds and flavors of his hometown. Lionel talks about kicking it New Orleans style, loving life, playing and working hard to produce a body of work in a style all his own. (first 40 seconds silent due to technical issues at the event)

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Deltaworkers

BY JORIS LINDHOUT
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Founders of Deltaworkers Maaike Gouwenberg and Joris Lindhout share the history of this nomadic artistic production and residence program that began by investigating the southern United States and then focused their work in New Orleans.  The name Deltaworkers is taken from the two cities in which Maaike and Joris are base: Rotterdam (NL) and New Orleans, which are both located in a river delta.

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Making It Work in My New Orleans “New York Apartment”

BY JACOB MARTIN
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Artist and owner of Aquarium Gallery in New Orleans, Jacob "Reptile" Martin, shares with us the fun of his work which utilize all the skills, materials, and then some that he has acquired along the way.

 

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The Insatiable Lust of New Orleans

BY CHARLENE DUNAWAY
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 14, 2015

Charlene Dunway, a photographer, tells the story of her own New Orleans experience through images. From the crossroads of two streets and deciding where to wander, to the light of the street from a neon sign, Charlene recreates the magic of place.

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I'd Rather Be Printing

BY J.S. MAKKOS
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 13, 2015

"This is the first color newspaper ever printed in New Orleans!"

In I'd Rather Be Printing from Pechakucha Night New Orleans Vol. 17, J.S. Makkos shares falling in love with antique printing presses as a youth exploring in his father’s antique shop. This helped define his passion for print making. He came down to New Orleans with a purpose to salvage the detritus and material culture of this city that was being lost in dumpsters and through a sequence of events, stumbled on a treasure trove of New Orleans history.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Monday, October 5th, 2015.

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A Celebration of Life and Death

BY DENISE DAFFARA
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 10, 2016

Denise Daffara began painting and drawing in 1999 as a celebration of fun and freedom.  However in the lead up to preparing her Pecha Kucha presentation she was called home to New Zealand and had to prepare for her mother’s death. In her presentation she shares some of that journey and some of the beautiful drawings that eventuated. 

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Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?

BY CYNTHIA BECKER
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 21, 2018

Cynthia Becker is a sixth generation New Orleanian, born and raised there. When she left New Orleans to attend graduate school in the 2000s, she realized for the first time that she grew up in a unique city. New Orleans is not only Bourbon Street, spicy food, Mardi Gras beads, and jazz music...it is much more. She will talk about the city through the eyes of a local.