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Sounds Front the Other Side of the World

PRESENTED ON MAY 13, 2016
IN NAGOYA @ VOL 26

Associate professor of graduate school of Nagoya Univ, Hideto Nishimura, invites the audience on a journey to the world of South American music.

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...on the side

BY THONG VAN
@ VOL 53 ON JUN 25, 2008

Graphic Designer Thong Van, based in Tokyo shows us his other passion.

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The Truth About Chicago's South Side

BY KELLY FAIR
@ VOL 28 ON DEC 03, 2013

The media has the power to brand a city either good, bad, or ugly, and with Chicago's increasing youth violence, only the bad and ugly are seem to be reported. Kelly Fair, an educator who grew up on the South side, does not share their view. She believes in the goodness of the city. Through her Polished Pebbles project, she shows how girls in Chicago can be inspired to achieve success when given love and opportunity. 

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Tales and Images from the Other Side

BY JEAN LUC DUSHIME
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 24, 2015

"If there is something I have learned through this journey as an artist and through this journey as someone who has been uprooted, its that the only way to survive is to learn to let it go."

In "Tales and Images from the Other Side" from PechaKucha Night Burlington Vol. 17, Storyteller Jean Luc Dushime shares his life-changing experiences from his recent journey to Africa and India to discover his roots. 

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Making Boys Cry, and Other Ways to Change the World

BY KYLIE HELTERBRAND
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 01, 2015

"I sat on the steps of the supreme court step while the justices were deciding on same-sex marriage. As we looked around to see people discovering the news, the joy was overwhelming. It was such a cool moment to know that my generation was seeing the love and acceptance that could come from the human experience."

In Making Boys Cry, and Other Ways to Change the World from PechaKuhca Night San Antonio Vol. 20, Kylie Helterbrand, an eighth-grade student graduating high school in 2020, isn’t waiting until commencement to start changing the world. Already, global issues like climate change, terrorism, the wage gap and marriage equality are front-and-center in her world. Despite how daunting these challenges appear, she also knows they’re not insurmountable. She challenges audiences and her peers alike to get started making positive change today.
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The Other Side of The Bread

BY ABDUL ZAINIDI
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

Young director, Abdul Zainidi of @brurealismpictures, shows slices of life through art. In his works, he assumes the lens of the spider, spinning webs and leaving a trail of intrigue. In this presentation, there are layers upon layers of stories.

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The other side of the city

BY MOUSTAFA FAHS
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 25, 2016

Moustafa Fahs takes locals and tourists into the hidden alleys of Beirut. A fan and advocate of walking in the city, his engaging Alternative Tours promise to reveal the other side of Beirut with its forgotten charm and idiosyncrasies.

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Third Sundays on Front Street Outdoor Market

BY DOT SCHNERING
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Dot Schnering presents Third Sundays on Front Street Outdoor Market, a street market highlighting the creative and innovative side of Dayton. She also helps vendors make the leap from temporary to permanent business locations while rejuvenating the area. 

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A collector of sounds

BY WALTER KELLY
@ VOL 3 ON APR 02, 2019

Nature, music, art, literature, architecture, and technology all serve as inspirations, setting craft into motion. Guitar is the principal medium of composition and expression. Learning begins and continues with listening and communing in a vocational manner. Formal studies establish the language and practical application. My name is Walter Kelly. I am a collector of sounds.

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About Listening

BY JAY SCHWEIG
@ VOL 4 ON AUG 08, 2019

We're constantly bombarded by sounds, musical and otherwise. Jay Schweig will share some techniques for listening to and appreciating these sounds.