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Justyn Denney

in Lyttelton

The Supper Club Project

PRESENTED ON FEB 11, 2015
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 22

“Open up the doors, cook, let strangers come — this is the only way we can ward off ruin.”

Justin Strother tells a story of moving to the bottom of the world. She speaks about her journey to find a place to live in the little town of Lyttleton, New Zealand and her food and warmth-filled path to finding a cure to loneliness.

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Getting Back into the Players Club

BY WARWICK MIHALY
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 04, 2014

Architect Warwick Mihaly wants to reconstruct Melbourne as a shared space so that it can be better enjoyed by everyone who lives there. He emphasizes the importance of creating activity centers that will encourage community engagement and improve the quality of life. 

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Lebanese Architecture Club

BY ABBAS SBEITY
@ VOL 24 ON JAN 20, 2016

Architects build communities, not (only) buildings. That is the belief at the core of the Lebanese Architecture Club. Abbas Sbeity introduces the values, achievements and goals of the LAC, a great community of active young architects and designers.

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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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The 125th Anniversary of the Batavia Woman's Club

BY SUE LUSTED
@ VOL 8 ON AUG 17, 2017

Batavia Woman’s Club is the oldest civic organization in Batavia, Illinois, and celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2017. Sue Lusted and Nan Phillips explore the club’s origins by revisiting the founders and their goals. They describe how the club has maintained this vision and continues to successfully serve Batavia and the surrounding community through volunteer service and fundraising efforts.

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Geneva Classic Car Club

BY CAREL REINHARDUS
@ VOL 3 ON APR 12, 2018

Come and dive into the world of Classic cars with the Geneva Classic Car Club ! The club offers carefree pleasure of classic cars for its members. Carel Reinhardus shows some of the cars of the club and their interesting and absurd engineering features.

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Laughing and Crying with the Fort Collins Cycling Club

BY STEPHEN BECKLEY
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 08, 2018

Stephen's participation in the Fort Collins Cycling Club has earned him the nickname "Soft and Silky." Through the Club, there are amazing stories of resiliency and support for Club members. Stephen's own story is how the club helped him to deal with his 20 year old daughter having traumatic brain injury in 2010. Over the past few years, the club has become more diverse by emphasizing opportunities providing riding opportunities for folks new to group cycling. 

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Founders Club - Old School Solution

BY DANE CHECOLINSKI
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 07, 2018

Learn from Dane Checolinski how an old dorm was turned into a new place to live.

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Fresno's Underground Supper Series

BY AMY JAYE
@ VOL 34 ON NOV 28, 2018

Amy Jaye talks about her passion to bring people together thru food events.

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The Scientific Narrative of Leonardo’s Last Supper

BY AMANDA GRIEVE
@ VOL 38 ON FEB 07, 2019

Amanda Grieve is a graduate of Wright State University, recently earning her BFA with a focus in studio painting. She is the new Gallery Director at the Dayton Society of Artists and is thrilled to be part of the great art scene in Dayton. Amanda hopes you’ll be as enthralled with art history as she is. The Scientific Narrative of Leonardo’s Last Supper is an introduction to Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper. It delves into how and why Leonardo created it, looking at conventions during the Renaissance and Leonardo’s desire to elevate the status of painting. It argues that Leonardo was using every ounce of his intellect in the creation of this wonderful painting.