DAYTON Posts




"Every week there are new items, objects, things, stuff that people abandon that people put out, leave out, the flotsam and jetsam of the modern age. It's just back there, new stuff all the time.

In The View Behind the Cafe from PechaKucha Night Dayton Vol. 32James Luckett observes the parking lot behind his workplace.  His photos transform the invisible into new compositions, from abandoned dolls to shadows on concrete.

The Art and Science of Craft Confectionery


"This is really where it started for me, in the land of pure imagination."

Creativity can be found everywhere! Even in candy! In "The Art and Science of Craft Confectionery" for PechaKucha Night Dayton Vol. 30Pat Santucci dives into the little known art and science of craft Confectionery showing us that beautifully-crafted candies are possible even from a home kitchen. From hard candy to buttered fudge, Pat gets us right in our sweet tooth. 

Poster for PKN Dayton Vol. 20

The latest PechaKucha Night series to hit that oh-so-special Vol. 20 is the city of Dayton, Ohio -- the event is taking place on October 9. We love the poster that was produced for the event, "Twenty by Twenty turns Twenty" indeed.

The PKN Dayton series gets coverage in the Middletown Journal.

Don’t be intimidated by the name — or the fact that you can’t pronounce it. A PechaKucha night offers an unusual opportunity to learn a little bit about a variety of intriguing subjects in a relaxed environment — all presented by everyday people who are passionate about the topics they’ve chosen.

Read the full article here.

PKN Dayton Vol. 10 Presentations Duante Beddingfield is a local writer whose work can be found in the Dayton Daily News and on the Welcome Dayton website. With his presentation (from PKN Dayton Vol. 10), Duante hopes to help guide us towards a post-racial America, by going through the "dos" and "don'ts" of having a black friend. Beatrice Moretti and Paola Sabbion are architects from URBAN LAB. In this presentation (in Italian, from PKN Genoa Vol. 1), they cover a project called the new City Urban Planning.
 The project involved the announcement of the Genoa Urban Plan 2010 through the publication of the Urban Lab Notebooks, and the staging of the exhibition "Genoa Today, Genoa Tomorrow" in December 2011, an extraordinary instrument of participation and opportunity for discussion. PKN San Juan Vol. 7 Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is the poster you see above, for PKN San Juan (in Argentina) Vol. 7. It was designed by Francisco Riveros of Mundo Estudio. PKN Innsbruck Vol. 1 Photos We'll hopefully have more to share in the coming days, but for now here's a peek (above) at what the recent PKN Innsbruck Vol. 1 looked like -- and the event poster was posted to our Tumblr blog prior to the event. Calendar Tonight (July 19) we have St. Albert's first PKN, and there's a special edition PKN in Chicago. Tomorrow, it's Tijuana's turn to host its very first PKN, while Waterville has its Vol. 8.