Past Portland OR Event: VOL 30

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VOL 30

July 24, 2019
@ Holocene
Join us on July 24th at Holocene for PechaKucha Night Portland :: Vol 30 :: Perseverance 
Perseverance is defined as persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay; it has been described as the antonym of obstinance and virtue that can’t be understated.
As the defining element to any story following the hero’s journey format, it has consistently inspired people for literally thousands of years.
Along with passion, positivity, patience and likely other optimistic-sounding p–words, it’s often considered a cornerstone for long-term success.
For this, please join us for another inspiring night of thinking, drinking, community, and conversations, as we delve into stories of perseverance from across the Portland area and beyond.
PechaKucha Night Portland :: Volume 30 :: Perseverance
July 24, 2019 :: Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison
Doors at 6:45pm | Show at 7:30pm
Tickets: $5 
Holocene is a 21+ Venue
What is PechaKucha?  PechaKucha is an event series that takes place in 1,000+ cities around the world where creative people get together and share their thoughts, ideas, works, and experiences around a central theme in the PechaKucha 20x20 format. Each city’s event is locally produced, curated and directed by an all-volunteer team. 
About PechaKucha Night Portland: https://www.pechakucha.org/cities/portland-or
About PechaKucha Global: https://www.pechakucha.org
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Perseverance for Perseverance's Sake

@ 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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Belancila's Story

@ 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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@ 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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The Road to Finding Yourself

@ 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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Showing up for Death

@ 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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Opera and Perseverance

@ VOL 30 ON JUL 24, 2019

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

May Arden
singer in Portland
Falconer, Integrated Avian Solutions in PORTLAND
James Vos
Copywriter, Sockeye Agency in Portland, OR
Kathleen Lane
Writer & founder of Create More, Fear Less in Portland, OR
Ashley Lance
Owner & Founder, Fernweh Food Company in Portland, OR
Ersilia Anghel
in Portland, OR
Amy Faust
in Portland, OR