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We haven't scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there's one you can attend!

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Opera and Perseverance

BY MAY ARDEN
@ VOL 30 ON JUL 24, 2019

May Arden explains her perspective on perseverance through her extensive background and love for the art of opera.

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Showing up for Death

BY BETH CAVENAUGH
@ VOL 30 ON JUL 24, 2019

If you know someone who may die someday - you may benefit from this presentation. Losing someone you love is the worst. No doubt about it. Beth Cavenaugh offers some practical guidance about how to show up when someone is dying.

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The Road to Finding Yourself

BY ASHLEY LANCE
@ VOL 30 ON JUL 24, 2019

When life gives you lemons, make lemon Gatorade and ride your bike for 3 months until you find yourself. This is Ashley Lance's brief story of overcoming an eating disorder, living homeless on a bike, and discovering your real self-worth through losing your job. 

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Perseverance

BY ERSILIA ANGHEL
@ VOL 30 ON JUL 24, 2019

Ersilia Anghel uses her experience as a plastic surgery resident to speak on the topic of Perseverance.

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Belancila's Story

BY AMY FAUST
@ VOL 30 ON JUL 24, 2019

Belancila was living in a huge refugee camp in Tanzania when she essentially won the lottery: she was randomly selected for US refugee status, which only happens for a tiny fraction of the population each year. But coming to America is never the end of a refugee's story. The struggle to adjust to a radically different life --  and to process what you have survived --  is profound and ongoing. Her friend Amy Faust is here to share her story.

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Perseverance for Perseverance's Sake

BY JAMES VOS
@ VOL 30 ON JUL 24, 2019

James Vos tells a hero's journey complete with metaphors for Perseverance and his own personal perspective.

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Thanks Be to the Sea

BY DUNCAN BERRY
@ VOL 29 ON APR 22, 2019

This is a declaration of interdependence. Through a group of 20 images and a single "poetic science" poem, Duncan Berry will reveal that whatever you do, wherever you live, each of us is deeply connected and dependent on the waters of the sea...With every breath we take, every thought we think and with every beat of our heart. Really. 

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ASUW Shell Hours: The Next 100 Years

BY NICOLE KLEIN
@ VOL 29 ON APR 22, 2019

Understanding the importance of the 100 year old Navy-built hangar, turned boat house - and how its many unique layers of history can be an inspiring setting for future learning, growth, and community building. Nicole Klein's presentation covers the many stakeholders who care about the project, and how their perspectives will be woven into the building's program, exhibits, and uses in creative and exciting ways.

 

PORTLAND OR Blog

City Focus: Portland, OR


 
Presenting their
23rd Volume at the Holocene, our wonderful friends in Portland, OR take this week's City Focus! With their stimulating presentations, they will undoubtedly capture the intellectual minds of Portland, so be sure to not miss out on PechaKucha Night Portland OR Vol. 23! Hope to see you all there and as always, Keep Portland Weird!

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About the City's Organizers

  • Chris Wojda

    Dog Trainer / Brand Strategist / Organizer of Public Events and Activities

  • Jamie Mustard

    I TEACH THE SCIENCE OF WHAT CAUSES ANY PRODUCT, SERVICE, ART, MESSAGE OR IDEA TO STAND OUT BASED ON PRIMAL NATURAL LAWS - THAT ANYONE CAN USE.

  • Stephanie Ward

    Stephanie is a designer, writer, and illustrator living in Portland, Oregon. She helps to organize the local events for PK: Portland and is active in the local AIGA community.