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Conquering the First Marathon
BY SARAH MICHAEL
@ VOL 3
ON JUL 27, 2013
Sarah Michael talks about how following the lead of a younger sibling who encouraged her to complete her first marathon lead her down a challenging - albeit, rewarding path while training on assignment in the small, but hilly nation of Burundi.
Family World-Schooling Adventures
BY ED GILLIS & JOCELYN LAND-MURPHY
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 03, 2017
Ed Gillis and Jocelyn Land-Murphy have spent much of their first nine years as parents adventuring in the wild with their sons Heron and Sitka - including hiking 3,000 km through Europe and Patagonia, and cycling 6,000 km through Oceania. In this presentation, they share what led them to world-schooling, what life on the road with kids looks and feels like, and what they have learned along the way.
Home Exchanges: Birth of the Sharing Economy
BY RICH PATTERSON
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 03, 2017
What if you could travel for free or significantly reduced cost and deepen your connections with your destination, yourself, and your family? With his presentation, Rich Patterson explains how home exchanging allows this.
Survival Tips for the Modern Dad
BY PETER FOREMAN AND MARTIN LOWE
@ VOL 20
ON AUG 04, 2018
Being a father has changed over the years, and what worked for our dads might not work for fathers these days. In their presentation, presenters Peter Foreman and Martin Lowe list out some lessons they've learned over the years about being a good "modern" father. Or trying to.
A Global Family: What the working for the Olympics Meant to Me
BY CARLY FRYER
@ VOL 21
ON NOV 17, 2018
For our speaker, Carly Fryer, it all started with the 1993 Disney movie Cool Runnings. She goes on to give us a behind-the-scenes look at what working for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2010 and 2012 was like, including special guests and royalty.
Failures and F*ck Ups
BY NICOLE PARMAR
@ VOL 22
ON MAR 02, 2019
Making a Difference
BY JANINE REID
@ VOL 22
ON MAR 02, 2019
Janine speaks about coming out of university in 1968 believing she was supposed to make a difference in the world. She taught in rural BC in a two-room school. Then as a CUSO cooperant in rural Jamaica, and she returned to Vancouver to teach for 30 years. Upon retirement she joined the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign in support of African grandmothers caring for children orphaned by AIDS. Janine spoke about the heroic work of African grandmothers and how the funds raised by the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign are used to rebuild communities and restore hope to those devastated by AIDS. Her central theme is each of us can take action and work together to make a difference in the world.
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The Hepworth Wakefield
Sep 19, 2013
State Library of Queensland
Jul 11, 2013
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Seattle Central Library
Sep 14, 2014
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Sep 28, 2014
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Mar 12, 2015
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The Park Theater and Movie Cafe
Sep 23, 2015
Aug 31, 2016
Youth Resource Center
Oct 21, 2017
Dogs Dogs Dogs
BY STEVEN PETERMAN
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 14, 2015
Steven Peterman loves dogs! He takes us through some of his most memorable foster dog experiences, the good, the bad, the gross!
Steven is the founder and director of the world famous Sketchbook Project. He currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife of five years, Sara, and their very tolerant cat, Thrifty.
If interested in fostering dogs in the NYC area, check out the following website. Steven insists it will change your life:
Hustle, Sex, $$$
BY ALEXANDRA FINE
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Alexandra Fine is devoted to proving that sex can be equally as pleasurable for both men and women and aiding that assertion with creative, well-designed and flawlessly-executed sexual innovations. Eva, the first of these inventions, quickly became the #1 crowdfunded sex toy — catapulting Alex and her business partner, Janet, into the spotlight for their uniquely engineered couples’ vibrator aimed at closing the pleasure gap. She is also generally into fun and happiness.
Three Cups of Tea
BY EMMA EXLEY
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 04, 2015
Emma Exley traces the history of Africa's last colony, the Western Sahara, located on the continent's northern coast. Through images of traditional Sahrawi architecture and culture, we learn about the challenges of desert living, and how something as small as a cup of tea has massive significance in the every day life of the Sahrawi people.
Emma Exley is a creative designer, former art educator, and diving enthusiast. After first discovering PechaKucha Night in Chicago in 2007, it was only a matter of time before she founded the Brooklyn chapter in 2014.
A Journey in Hats
BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!
The Power of Radio
BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.
Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab.
Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley
BY LAUREN MAPLES
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
"Teaching kids about food is a way to teach them about everything."
In Educating with Food in the Hudson Valley at PechaKucha Night New York Vol.16, Lauren Maples walks us through the importance and strength of a sustainable, natural, and health-conscious education. While teaching yoga and dance in public schools, she developed the Bija approach - which strives to create a fulfilling and engaging educational experience.
Lauren has danced with internationally acclaimed ballet companies including San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet, and holds a BA from New School.
Spirit Fairies and Fish Skins
BY BRYNNE RINDERKNECHT
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
When a psychic tells you to take a trip to Scotland do you go? Design Principal Brynne Rinderknecht did! Find out what happens in her presentation from PK NY Vol 17..
Brynne Rinderknecht of From the Inside creates residential, commercial and hospitality interiors with a focus on connecting spirits to surroundings. Originally from ST. Louis and a graduate of SAIC in Chicago, Brynne has made New York City home: collaborating with people to make functional and sustainable concepts—conscious.
A Printmaking Dreamatorium
BY MARY ALICE MILLER
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Mary Allice Miller is an editor, writer, and story-telling enthusiast! As a kid, she spent most of her time at her family’s letterpress shop—an ancient dusty dreamatorium where an imagination can wild. She is currently on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair magazine and is hard at word on a short film.
Eggtooth - Hatching Potential
BY SALLY GREIG
@ VOL 11
ON SEP 06, 2018
Events throughout Sally Greig's life have shaped her to become a truly inspirational creative mentor and leader in the creative education sector. In this moving presentation, she describes the origins and objectives of The Eggtooth Project - a creative education organization which offers life-changing courses for children, young people, and adults.
Our Relationship with Photography
BY SAMMI SPARKE
@ VOL 12
ON APR 25, 2019
"When I see photographs of myself as a child I want to go back and meet that child and find out what I was like."
Photographer Sammi Sparke walks us through some images from her family album and goes beyond nostalgia and instead digs deeper and explores the memories that define us as individuals and how that affects our future.
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Flyer for PKN Cardiff Vol. 3
Another PechaKucha Night set for October 7, this time it's Cardiff's Vol. 3, which will be held at Chapter. The list of presenters with links appears on the official event page, but we also include in this post the names of the presentations. The flyer was designed by Adam Bourne of Brain Multi Media. The line-up for PKN Cardiff Vol. 3: Prof. Richard Weston, "Ammonites to digital delight." Richard Huw Morgan, "Croeso i Gymry/u Fwyaf!" Ric Bower, "Did you ever Start Something." Guto Evans, "Brand shit." Corinne Thompson, "Flutterbugs - My creative journey." Theo Humphries, "Crapestry." Dr. Ben Evans, "Bloodhound, 1,000mph car." Orkid Studio, "Orkid Studio: Shelter for the Soul." Huw James, "Science and sport - A relationship of two halves." Jon Chase, "Life - An autobiography."
Photos of Life and Family, Imagination Within the Human Rights World, and Posters Galore
Presentations Jozef Rabara shares the striking photographic work he's produced at school. As you'll see in his presentation (in Czech, from PKN Usti nad Labem Vol. 2), he offers up a distinctive view of his family, transsexuality, and the world around him. Grace Wu is a human rights activist who works for Amnesty International, and through her presentation (from PKN Toronto Vol. 14) she shares her journey of working in the human rights field, and shares some of the things she's learned through that work and experience. Posters Since we have so many additions to the Tumblr blog today, we've decided to highlight a few of them in our post, to make sure get to see them. Added today are the following posters: PKN Guatemala City Vol. 2, PKN Sarajevo Vol. 3 (poster and web flyer), PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 27, PKN Jakarta Vol. 12, and PKN Springfield, MO Vol. 8. Calendar As we mentioned yesterday, there's only one event tonight (October 24), PKN Providence Vol. 43, but tomorrow is another big Thursday, with the following: PKN Guatelmala City Vol. 2, PKN Lille Vol. 2, PKN Knoxville Vol. 5, PKN Chillicothe Vol. 1, and PKN Vladimir Vol. 9.
Pecha Kucha 18: Mosquito-Free Family Fun
Join us at 6:30, Thursday June 27th for Pecha Kucha in Bemidji! Doors open at 6pm at the Sanford Center, Gate 4. Come early to check out the artist showcase! Pecha Kucha is, as always, free and family-friendly. Speakers: Jill Bitker John Centko, MC Tove Dahl Kirby Harmon Scott Merschman Jennifer Sanford Lauralee Tupa The artist showcase will feature Christina Thorne and more! Drinks are available for purchase. Pecha Kucha is a free, family-friendly community event. We're excited to see you there!
I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive
Are you willing to be caught in the middle of making something you care about? (even if it's awful?) Matt Candler discusses what he does for fun: building electric motorcycles. In "I Suck, I Fail, I'm Alive" from PKN New Orleans Vol. 13 he speaks about justifying his hobby to his wife and loved ones, learning to love the process of failing 20 times, and the inexplicable pleasure of finally getting it right.
The Night I Saw a Sloth Explode
"We are 'Travel Collectors'. We don't collet things so much as ideas and knowledge of the places we go." In "The Night I Saw a Sloth Explode" from PechaKucha Night Westport Vol. 1, self-proclaimed tech geek and globetrotting mom, Mary Luvera shares the story that she collected with her family on a recent trip to Costa Rica. While researching Costa Rica and plans for what to do there, the family became captivated by sloths which would become one of the trip's main focus ...and eventual highlight (no pun intended.) Mary shares some fascinating facts and mysteries the discovered along the way about sloths, and the story of the night in Costa Rica when she and her family saw one exploded.
Volume #18 Presenters Announced
The science of ski design and the precarious future of Funafuti highlight February PK NIght Bozeman ski-maker Eric Newman will talk about the fascinating science of ski design and Marjorie Smith will inform us of the precarious future of Funafuti, the capital of the world’s fourth smallest nation Wednesday, Feb. 10 and Thursday, Feb. 11 at the next PechaKucha Night at the Ellen Theatre. Actor, director and Bozeman personality Cara Wilder will emcee. The always-eclectic group of presenters also includes Michael Koster who will dispel the notion that you can’t teach old dogs new tricks in his presentation about advances in neuroplasticity, and Randy Carpenter who will present on “Gallatin Valley’s Future: How We Grow Will Make All the Difference.” Ryan Cassavaugh and Keith Suta will offer complementary presentations on the history of radio drama and real, live radio drama here in Bozeman. Renn Meuwissen will offer a very humorous look at “Monte Python and the Holy Coconut” and Tom Hayes will give us an inside look at the Big Sky Wind Drinkers. On a more serious, but also inspiring topic, Becky Franks, who runs a local cancer support group and Linda Wortman, a former flight attendant, lung cancer survivor and early advocate against smoking on airlines, will talk about what keeps them going in the face of great challenges. Finally, filmmaker Daniel Glick will talk about he risked everything to make a documentary that changed his life. All presentations will be featured both nights. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the first presentation starting at 7:20 p.m. Pecha Kucha (peh-chak-cha) offers anyone with a passion or a vision--designers, artists, inventors, architects, adventurers, entrepreneurs—an opportunity to share their ideas with the community during a fast-paced, friendly social get-together. There's just one catch—presenters have only 20 slides x 20 seconds each, a total of 6 minutes, 40 seconds! Pecha Kucha (sounds like chit-chat in Japanese) was created 12 years ago by a Tokyo architectural firm. Events are now held in more than 800 cities around the world. More information is available on Facebook at pecha-kucha-bozeman or by emailing email@example.com You are encouraged to come early to socialize. There will be a 20-minute intermission Advance tickets ($7 plus $1 restoration fee) are available online at theellentheatre.com Tickets also are available at the box office and at the door for $8 ($5 for students) space permitting.
PKN People: The Vogel Family
The PechaKucha People Spotlight stays 'All in the Family' this week as we turn to the Vogels, Holger, Melanie, and their son Julian, whose PechaKucha Nights inspire the City of Bonn, just as they inspired the global community at last month's Pow Wow Organizer Meetup in Tokyo. While mom and dad stay focused on organizing one of Germany's top PKN, (in addition to its biggest career fair for women), Julian stays busy as the house DJ and the team treasurer. Way to go Family!
PKN 4 in Vientiane!
Vientiane's fourth PechaKucha Night took place on September 15, 2016, with a packed house of OVER 200 people at TimeLine Cafe! This well and truly exceeded our past attendance record - we are overwhelmed with gratitude to our always awesome audiences for their support! The event brought together 10 of the Capital's creative, innovative and talented minds: claymation artist Souliya Phoumivong of Clay House studio, tea sommelier Anna Maria of Kinnari - Tea of Laos, lacquer artist Marie Do Hyman-Boneu of MDO Art Studio and Lacquer Vientiane Laos, writer and Eat Drink Laos blogger Lilani Gonnesena, disability and rehabilitation sector worker Bernard Franck, theatre director Thiane Khamvongsa of A Midmonsoon Night's Dream, artist Bruno le Matelot, teacher Teresa Foard, renewable enery and acroyoga enthusiast Ga Rick Lee, and Emily Koo of Vientiane Green Drinks. Presentations spanned the tea-scapes of Laos, powerful female figures, exploring the stories of persons living with impairment, a life in the theatre, a family's extrodinary battle with a terminal cancer diagnosis, stories from the Mekong riverside, and digging deeper into the oft-asked question "Where are you from?". Many thanks to TimeLine Cafe for hosting us, TOH LAO Coworking Space & Services for technical support, and designer Manilla Chounlamountri for our totally awesome Vol. 4 poster! Photos by Kate Antonas and where noted, My Vientiane. Photo by My Vientiane Photo by My Vientiane Some of the PechaKucha Vientiane Vol. 4 speakers (L-R): Bernard Franck, Emily Koo, Ga Rick Lee, Teresa Foard, Thiane Khamvongsa, Souliya Phoumivong, organiser Kate Antonas, organiser Nami Ishihara, Anna Maria and organiser Catherine O'Brien. Photo by My Vientiane.
PechaKucha at Allpress Roastery .... Something's Brewing
Get your by donation tickets here. PechaKucha are proud to be hosting the next London PechaKucha Night Vol. 17 “Something’s Brewing” . This one is in collaboration with Allpress which is a business that not only employs a great bunch of people, but which also produces something that Londoners hold close to their hearts (quite literally if it is a chilly London morning as you speed your way to the Tube station to get amongst that warm tube air) – delicious coffee! Allpress was established in New Zealand in 1986 and has taken over the world, with their coffee now stocked in over 1,400 cafes globally. Allpress are kindly opening the doors of their Dalston E8 Allpress Roastery and Café after-hours in order to host Vol. 17 on Thursday 9 November 2017.We are inviting guests to come join in the fun on Thursday 9 November (1830 - 2100) to hear a great line up of speakers give their version of a PechaKucha (short 6.5 minutes long talks) on the theme “Something’s Brewing”.Tickets for this event are by donation and that donation will be given to the PechaKucha Global fund, which supports the team in Tokyo to ensure the wonderful world of PechaKucha can continue. The wonderful line up of speakers includes... Peter Harris / Professor, Designer, Journalist, Creator of the Steam Punk Coffee Machine / https://www.facebook.com/steampunkcoffeemachine / Kitty Lam / Designer, producing a book of stories about the Great British ice cream industry / /fb.me/icecreamempirebook / Paul Jenkins / Designer, Founder & Creative Director of Triple Double Studio / tripledoublestudio.com Vytautas Jankauskas / Designer and researcher, Superflux in London United Kingdom / Twitter: @veetautas / http://superflux.in/ Liza Fior / Director at muf architecture art / www.muf.co.uk / Hew Leith /Creator of A.I Beer (Artificially intelligent Beer) / http://www.weare10x.com / Rob McInerney / Intelligent Layer Founder / http://intelligentlayer.com / Gaye Soykok / Innovation & Technology Specialist / Maitre D' in House of Dadabit / www.houseofdadabit.com /