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Mahshed Hooshmand

Designer & Calligrapher, PaperOcelot Studios in Saskatoon

'The year I learned how to write good n' stuff'

PRESENTED ON NOV 28, 2017
IN SASKATOON @ VOL 1

Mahshed Hooshmand is the designer, calligrapher and owner of Paper Ocelot Studios in Saskatoon. Mahshed shares about her journey to better penmanship through the rigors of calligraphy. 

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What I Learned from Doctor Who

BY JONATHAN BALDWIN
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 26, 2013

Jonathan Baldwin talks about growing up in the 1970s, and the important role Doctor Who played in his life. He relates some of the lessons he learned, and how the Doctor aided his imagination and creativity, and led him to become the man he is today.

 "Presentation of the Day" on May 27, 2013.
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How I Learned to Make a Hookah

BY ANATOLYL FEDORENKO
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 01, 2013

Anatolyi Fedorenko tells about his experience of making a hookah in relation to his life and some advice from friends, including how to make a hookah with a bowl of fruits. (In Russian) 

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Modernism

BY JASON NEISES
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

"Is beauty definable?"

Modern design can sometimes be difficult to understand, but  In How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Modernism at PechaKucha Night Dubuque Vol. 7 Jason Neises challenges us to find the beauty and meaning in Modern architecture and think about how we can preserve our precious "Modern" heritage.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 4th, 2017.

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How to Write a Memoir

BY TERI METCALF
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 26, 2017

Based on her own writing experiences, Teri Metcalf provides some basic tips on how you can write your memoir.

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How to Write

BY JONAS FREDÉN
@ VOL 62 ON MAR 07, 2018

Jonas Fredén, journalist, teaches us how to write. To summarize his PK: keep it simple!

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5 things I learned as a mentor (and how to get started)

BY CHRISTINE CHARNOCK
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 01, 2018

Christine Charnock will be sharing her experience as a mentor – and the challenges and surprises discovered along the way. There will also be tips on how to start mentoring and finding a mentee.

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What I've learned as a first year that I hope I don't forget by the time I'm 40

BY FARSHAD MURTADA
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

Life is like a book with stories. Stories with many chapters and it’s important to revisit past chapters to be reminded of different lessons, morals, and ideas. Farshad shares a chapter that he just finished which is the first year of university. The best stories are the unpredictable and he shares this chapter that is full of surprises, fun and humour filled personal stories, from first-year, that all turned into life lessons

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The Obi Project: Lessons about being an artist I learned from my dog

BY TARA HOUSTON
@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

Over their 6 year relationship, Tara Houston and her dog have taught each other quite a bit. He knows how to sit, shake, and say 'Hi,' and she knows how to avoid some pitfalls that plagued her prior to her dog-induced lifestyle changes. She's helped him become a snuggly loving dog and he’s helped make her a better artist and educator.

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All I Need To Know, I Learned By Breaking Stuff As A Child

BY GEOFF ROGERS
@ VOL 28 ON DEC 11, 2018

Much time is spent in webinars and TED talks trying to dissect the nature of collaboration. But we understand it at a very early age. The roots of it run all the way back to our first collaborations, when we were kids, and when being ridiculous was normal.