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Bailey Sisoy Isgro

Owner of Detroit History Tours and The Detroit History Club in Detroit, MI

Rosie the Riveter

PRESENTED ON OCT 17, 2018
IN DETROIT @ VOL 36

Bailey Sisoy Isgro is the owner of Detroit History Tours and the Detroit History Club. Since Bailey has been with us last, she published her first children's book "Rosie: A Detroit Herstory" with Wayne State University Press, which is due out summer of 2019.

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Forms of Escapism

BY ROSIE LYNCH AND HOLLIE KEARNS
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 22, 2015

Rosie Lynch and Hollie Kearns, investigate forms of escapism - summer, politics, community and theatre.

Independent curators Rosie Lynch and Hollie Kearns are based at Callan Workhouse Union, Co. Kilkenny where along with curator Etaoin Holahan and others they are involved in transforming a semi-derelict wing of Callan Workhouse into a shared space for art, design, research and community facilities and activity. For the last two years they have been working with Camphill Community Callan on Nimble Spaces, an innovative housing project developing long term collaborations between artists, architects and adults with a disability, considering ‘home’ and shared living. Other recent curatorial projects further afield include Time Machine, a research event exploring temporality as part of Im/Plants residency at National Sculpture Factory, Cork and The Pattern Exchange a group show at TBG+S, Dublin.

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Talking Books

BY ROSIE
@ VOL 22 ON SEP 15, 2015

Bookbinder Rosie talks about how the how the human urge to record information led to writing and then to invention of books. How they were improved - and then stayed the same for 1000s of years...because they are perfect!

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New York: A City of the Living and the Dead

BY ALLISON MEIER
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Allison C. Meier is a Brooklyn-based writer focusing on the arts and overlooked history. Currently, she is staff writer atHyperallergic, and moonlights as a cemetery tour guide at New York burial grounds. These tours are focused on cemeteries as places of history, art, and architecture, as well as concerned in keeping our memorial sites visible for preservation and remembrance. At PechaKucha Night NYC Vol 16, Allison discusses these often abandoned and forgotten spaces right in the middle of our bustling city - reminding us the importance of slowing down.

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Knox Brew Tours

BY ZACK ROSKOP
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 18, 2016

Knox Brew Tours was established to share a love of beer with the Knoxville community. Owner Zack Roskop shares his story.

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Detroit History Club

BY BAILEY SISOY ISGRO
@ VOL 30 ON DEC 08, 2016

Bailey Sisoy-Isgro is the owner of Detroit History Tours and the proprietress of the newly founded Detroit History Club.  She is an author, humorist, workaholic, and Faygo-loving tour guide from the great City of Detroit.

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Civil Bikes

BY NEDRA DEADWYLER
@ VOL 30 ON AUG 21, 2016

Nedra Deadwyler shares how her search of local history led to the creation of Civil Bikes, her bicycle tour group in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Providing tours of Atlanta with accompanying historical information, this is a tour group you wouldn't want to miss! 

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Basket and Bike Tours

BY ANNE POARCH
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 01, 2017

With the recent completion of the Cap to Cap bike trail from Richmond to Williamsburg, new ventures of opportunity are springing up to support and enhance this regional amenity. Anne Poarch shares one of those.

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Being a tourist in your own city

BY PAUL MONTAGUE
@ VOL 24 ON MAY 16, 2019

Paul Montague, Experience Creator

Up Close & Local Tours

 

Paul from Up Close & Local Tours talks about how he creates experiences for fellow locals to rediscover their own City, introducing them to the craft producers that are putting Perth on the map for a farm to glass experience.

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Marsden Perry: The Providence Gatsby

BY BRADLY VANDERSTAD
@ VOL 123 ON JUL 31, 2019

Bradly VanDerStad is a busy guy. He is a full time Master's student at Roger Williams University, he just landed a sweet gig at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce where he works coordinating the member experience, and on the weekends he started his own business giving free walking tours of Providence. While he is originally from New Jersey, Providence is his home- he has the city proudly tattooed on his arm.