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Darby Tassell

in Bowling Green

Friendship Is Magic

PRESENTED ON APR 23, 2013
IN BOWLING GREEN @ VOL 2

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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History of the Pony Express

BY KATHLEEN PARRISH
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 26, 2015

As an experienced freelance journalist, Kathleen Parrish will try anything once. That's what led her to take part in a "re-riding" of the Pony Express Trail. Here, she shares her thrills, (near) spills, and chills, as well as the story of some of the dedicated folks who make this annual event possible.

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The Spirit of Magic

BY JUSTIN SIGHT
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Justin Sight is a unique magician known for performing on the streets and subways of NYC. He was diagnosed legally blind at age 10. Justin has been featured on television  and online news outlets such as The NY Post and Gothamist. He talks about Magic from a spiritual perspective drawn from his involvement with the worlds mystery schools and scientific research that point to the essence of what we Truly Are.

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My Favorites

BY NIKOLA PAVELIĆ
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 15, 2015

Where do you go to gain perspective in your city? How do the people you hang out with feed you? This presenters shares his journey in making Dubuque, Iowa home.

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How I Understand the Work I Do (and Myself) Better Because of My Little Sister

BY JESSICA CALDAS
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 21, 2016

"My sister reminds me every day why I do the work that I do, why these open, hard conversations are important, how we learn from them and how we help ourselves and others by having them"

In How I Understand the Work I Do (and Myself) Better Because of My Little Sister from PechaKucha Night Atlanta Vol. 28Jessica Caldas shares about the impact her little sister has on her and her art. Caldas is an aritist based in Atlanta and one whose work stems from challenging subject matter such as domestic abuse and sexual violence. Over the last year, Jessica's younger sister Shoshana has increasingly become an influence in Jessica's work through her openess, honesty, and challenging nautre. Jessica stood before strangers, some friends, and her sister to tell everyone of the special bond these two have and what the bond has meant for Jessica's art.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday July 19th, 2016. 

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My Little Discovery

BY VANNAPHONE SITTHIRATH
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 31, 2016

Vannaphone, known as "Kino" to most, is a Lao journalist and documentary filmmaker with a mission to develop socially responsible coverage of life in her country and region. In her presentation ‘My Little Discovery’ Kino will share some experiences and stories from her early days as a journalist.

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Sparks: The Magic of the Grid

BY ALEX HALBLEIB
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2016

"The whole idea of being connected in some way, shape, or form, through this system that people set up, is so we can actually help each other do better things." 

In Sparks: The Magic of the Grid from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 5, electrical engineer at Whirlpool Corporation, Alex Halbleib distills an explanation of the mechanics (and magic) and the ubiquitous grid that brings our homes energy every day and night. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, (that's pronounced "Loo-ih-vil", without the "S"!) Alex is currently working in the advanced engineering where he hopes to make the world's connection just a little bit stronger.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016.

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Farah, My Little Sweetheart

BY VU NGUYEN
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 09, 2016

Vu, a photographer and adventurous spirit, takes us on a visual journey of his love for his little four legged companion - Farah.

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With A Little Help From My Friends

BY RIVER YOUNG
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

River Young is a puppet from rural Mississippi who shares about his near misses with fame and how, with a little help from your friends, you can become an everyday rock star.

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Magic and Melanin

BY JEN O'LOUGHLIN
@ VOL 11 ON OCT 22, 2018

Melanin has been found in everything from outer space to dinosaurs. So what is this magical thing that is produced within our bodies and found all over? Jen O'Loughin walks us through a little science and a little history to try to make it more clear to us.