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NEXT EVENT VOL 23

Pechakucha Night Markham

Linking our community 20 seconds at a time. 

The Markham Public Library and the Varley Art Gallery have collaborated to host PechaKucha Nights in the City of Markham.

Engage with artists and innovators, passionate students and entrepreneurs from across York Region to hear about their projects, experiences, struggles and successes to get where they are today.

Enjoy complimentary appetizers and a cash bar; Beer and wine served during our break.

(Must be 19+. Please drink responsibly.)

Pay-What-You-Want to get in on the action. You will have time to network, drink, eat and dance, but please remember to GIVE GENEROUSLY! $1 from each attendee's contribution is donated to the Global PechaKucha Night fund to support over 900 cities world-wide who host these events.

Get your tickets for Vol.23 on September 1, 2019 at Eventbrite.ca

Special thanks goes to

My Little Pizzaria and Deli for providing us with fuel

Coffee Culture Markham for bringing on the caffeine!

 

Contributing Sponsors:

Treefrog – supporting us from day 1

Community Partners: 

Business & Office Centro - for providing us with all the beautiful marketing materials

Platform for Youth Creativity –for keeping us cool with great entertainment throughout the night!

 

VIEW EVENT
 
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Tuesdays with Elsie

BY ANGELA ARSENIO
@ VOL 20 ON SEP 28, 2018

Angela Arsenio is a student counsellor and registered social worker at Niagara College.  She recently conducted a series of interviews with her 96 year-old grandmother in order to better understand the complexities of a life well-lived.

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Wander Often, Wonder Always

BY JULIA SUN
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

Life is filled with new beginnings, filled with uncertainty. That’s why you need to be curious, and why you need to wonder and wander. Use curiosity to taste new experience, meet different people, and use it to find out what you are passionate about. It’s never too late to experiment and don’t let the fear of unknown stop you from it. 

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ENIA-type Drawings

BY RONAK GANDHI
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

ENIA-type drawing was developed by a UK architect, Shaun Murray. Ron explains ENIA-type drawings as he walks us through his architectural practices involving ENIA-type drawing. 

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Wayne's Cup

BY MARK PARKER
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

If you are looking for a cup of coffee near downtown Markham, I’ve got a place for you! There are many things that makes this café special. Wayne’s Cup is fully operational café and life skill centre that provides supportive training. It is a not-for-profit organization dedicated for adults with developmental needs. 

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Diversity & Literacy: The importance of drag performers reading to children

BY KALEB ROBERTSON
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

While you may have already heard about drag queen story times, it's important to hear about the impact it has had on families. Fay & Fluffy’s Storytime is an event that focuses around literacy and diversity that celebrates the differences. Listen to Fluffy’s talk to find out what impact it’s been made to the community.

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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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Dear Philomena

BY MUGABI BYENKYA
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

“Mama how much trauma can I contain?”  - Mugabi Byenkya

A stroke survivor who was once facing his own mortality shares his journey of searching, surviving, and coping. 

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Dismantling Loneliness through Collaborative Spaces

BY CHARLOTTE KIRBY
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 08, 2018

There is epidemic of loneliness in the world right now. In a world characterized by an abundance of virtual connections and weak ties, we are yearning for genuine interaction and connectedness. Charlotte, an entrepreneur who owns a coworking space at Markham talks about how important it is to build relationships and make genuine connections both personally and in business in this tech lonely world.

 

MARKHAM Blog

Painting, Sculpting, and Singing in Code


"Technology is so woven into the fabric of society that we cant't imagine a world without it."
In 
Painting, Sculpting, and Singing in Code from PechaKucha Night Markham Vol. 8, David Guida and Sarah Naqvi passionately share their experiences in coding and the direction they see it heading in the future.
David and Sarah are thinkers, creators, and leaders in a medley of grassroots organizations that promote tech awareness for the youth of their community.

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