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Becca Kacanda

in Dubuque

Rock Solid Dreams

PRESENTED ON OCT 15, 2015
IN DUBUQUE @ VOL 1

Grottoes! Isn't it everyones secret desire to create one? This presenter explains what grottoes are, highlights the largers grotto in Iowa, and how she uses this art form to express herself.

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Kev Rock

BY KEVIN GIBSON
@ VOL 66 ON OCT 28, 2009

Kevin Gibson was about to turn 40 when he had a great idea: why not have a rock concert to celebrate, and ask all his favorite bands when he was growing up to play? The rest is history, welcome to Kev Rock!

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Self Expression Through Mixed Media

BY KRISTEN DAHMS
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 14, 2014

Kristen Dahms makes beautifully intricate art with layers of various media and subjects. Through this presentation we can see, step by step, how she progresses from concept to finished piece, building layer upon layer of what she referes to as chaos. So be carefull when you look into a finished piece- you might just get lost for a while.

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People living a life they love- a journey to finding a home and self-expression

BY LAUREN BLISS MERRITT
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Lauren Merritt explains that we shouldn't focus on fixing things. Through her inspiring experience in Central Africa and in her home, she learned that we should just do what we love and others will follow

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Pop Up Urbanism – Black Rock City

BY THOM WHITE
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 12, 2016

What happens when some friends start having a Summer solstice bonfire on the beach? Well, if you keep it up long enough you end up building the 3rd largest city in Nevada for 70,000 radical self-expressionists for one week a year, and then erasing all trace of it until the next solstice. Thom White has been participating for a number of years and shares his insider knowledge of Black Rock City and the Burning Man Festival.

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Iowa or Bust?

BY ERICA YSQUIERDO
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

Erica Ysquierdo talks about her journey to Iowa and the adventure that awaited her there!

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I, Art

BY RODNEYNA HART
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 03, 2017

The way Rodneyna Hart sees it, she is art. And so is our world.

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Aarhus Burns 2018

BY CHRISTIAN DIETRICHSEN
@ VOL 35 ON NOV 21, 2017

Although 2017 has been a great year for Aarhus as European Capital of Culture, Christian Dietrichsen will not kick back and relax. He outlines his dreams and hopes and plans for an Aarhus spin-off of Burning Man, called Aarhus Burns - coming to town in 2018!

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Bonded Together

BY JIM BAUGH
@ VOL 12 ON JAN 18, 2018

Jim Baugh believes that art bonds us together and helps to express who we are as people. He sees art as a means not only of expression, but of self-confidence and community.

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Hold To Your Dreams

BY MATT BUSH
@ VOL 48 ON MAY 08, 2018

Matt shares how he achieved his dream of free solo rock climbing, including the inner journey and battle to overcome his personal fears. In the process, he has achieved South Africa's most challenging rock climbs... without ropes and safety gear. Visually stunning (and a bit scary), his message: hold to your dreams because it's possible and it will lead you to amazing places.