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BY PIERS MANSFIELD SCADDAN
@ VOL 51 ON APR 24, 2008

Piers has been working as freelance furniture and interior designer collaborating under the name Fly-Pitcher with Nicola Polmans opening a design studio in Cape Town, South Africa at the beginning of 2008. They designed the fly-bar at the venue where PechaKucha was held last month in Cape Town fly-pitcher blog
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Extreme Ice Fishing

BY JOHN EGGERS
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 21, 2013

John Eggers pleads the case for ice fishing to become an extreme sport. He details all the reasons as to why ice fishing is more extreme than people may give it credit for. 

"Presentation of the Day" on September 2, 2013.

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Fly Fishing: More Than Fish

BY RAYMOND POFF
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Raymon Poff knows that there is more to fishing than just catching fish. It is also about the experiences, the gear, and the people you are with. 

"Presentation of the Day" on August 16, 2014. 

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I Believe I Can Fly

BY JAMES PHARAOH
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

James Pharaoh tells us about the joys of real flight and flight simulation and being inspired by the loss of a loved one.

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Music, Fishing & Fun, Famous People

BY MICHAEL PATRICK WELCH
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Michael Patrick Welch talks about fun times with people around town, fishing, Chauncey Gardner, his pygmy goat, and a fishing cat!?! Welch has a daughter named Cleopatra and another one on the way! He blogs at michaelpatrickwelch.org

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Nymphs, Duns, and Spinners: the Making of a Hatch Guide

BY ANN MILLER
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 11, 2016

Ann Miller has a love for bugs & fishing, who knew! And she tells us all about it in 6.6 minutes.

Ann’s most recent project stemmed from her love of fly fishing and teaching. While teaching beginning and intermediate fly fishing schools, she became frustrated with the lack of comprehensive Midwest information on insect hatches, taxonomy, behavior, and flies to match them. An aquatic biologist, she decided to tackle the world of bugs head on, and the result is the Hatch Guide for Upper Midwest Streams. The field guide was published in January, 2012 (Frank Amato Publications).

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"Tajikistan People Fly to Space!"

BY SITORA YUSUFBEKOVA
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 27, 2017

Imagine if Tajikistan might fly to space! What kind of spaceship it will require? Who will be on that shaceship? Sitora Yusufbekova explains.

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Trout Fishing - where it all began, a rite of passage

BY HARVEY GREENWALD
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 25, 2017

Harvey Greenwald has been a professional artisan, designer, craftsman for 50 years. He is also a poet, story teller and writer of stories. He has had a love of rivers and trout fishing since he got his first grown-up haircut.  Paying attention to everything about this rite becomes his initiation into trout fishing.

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Adversity, Adventure and the Outdoors

BY ROB CONTE
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 01, 2018

"Adding insult to injury" is thankfully a phrase Rob Conte is unfamiliar with. Oh, he's had injuries: between his work life as a wildland firefighter and river guide, and his pastimes of mountian biking and snowboarding, injuries pretty much come with the territory. But Rob usually does not have to deal with the "insults", as his close network of family and friends supported him every step of the way as they "played through the pain" together. 

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Drawn From the Present

BY COLLIN HAMMAN
@ VOL 7 ON APR 05, 2019

Collin Hamman never takes his time for granted and makes a point of using each moment as a possibility for inspration. His graphic design and illustrations are heavily influenced by his time spent in the wilderness of Montana where he sees constant opportunity for the next t-shirt, logo, or printed design work that may come his way. Being self-employed as an artist is never easy, but when you mix pleasure with work the way Collin does, you will always come away fulfilled.

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PKN Sacramento Vol. 8

Last month's PechaKucha Night in Sacramento Vol. 8 was again held at the Level Up Lounge -- here's hoping plenty of glasses of "The Pecha Kucha" got served -- and organizer Claire Obenson sends in this report. The last PK Night went very well. We had seven presenters (including me) at Level Up Lounge in Sacramento: fashion designer Pamela Desrochers (special guest presenter), designer extraordinaire and Romp Creative co-founder Jake Favour, 19-year-old artist Stephanie Karapinar (our youngest ever presenter), moi, architect and artist Merle Serlin, designer and fisherman Scott Vaughn, and virtual designers Justin & Laura Wood. The lounge typically features the work of a different artist each month. This month, the featured artist was Merle Serlin whose work is beyond description. Her landscapes are sown on fabric. I think most of the presentations were quite original, yet quintessentially Sacramento. Some examples include Scott Vaughn's presentation on Fly Fishing and Pamela Desrochers' highly accessible fashion designs. Justin and Laura Woods virtual design work was unlike anything we've ever seen. Jake Favour was bursting with design ideas he would like to implement or see implemented -- his "Balloon-Enabled Pizza Picnic Delivery" was a fan favourite. Stephanie Karapinar had some fabulous charcoal sketches and futuristic photoshop creations. My presentation was on Hip Hop Architecture, whom some compared to late artist, Keith Haring. Honestly, I "sampled" from "The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt -- I call it Klimting! The March flyer is a hip, superfly version of American Gothic. Our next PKN will be in August, themed "Hot August Nights." We have announced a competition to design a poster to advertise the event.

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Piers Mansfield Scaddan

We end this week's round of presentation highlights with this one from Cape Town-based furniture and interior designer Piers Mansfield Scaddan. Piers has been working as a freelance furniture and interior designer collaborating under the name Fly-Pitcher with Nicola Polmans, opening a design studio in Cape Town, South Africa at the beginning of 2008. They designed the fly-bar at the venue where PechaKucha was held last month in Cape Town.

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PKn Lakeland vol 6

PKN Lakeland volume 6 The creative industries united once again to bring internationally recognized Pecha Kucha to Lakeland for our 6th event.  The event was held at Lakeland TV  (LKLD TV) on the corner of Cedar St and Massachusetts Ave. Thank you, Randy Borden. This gave us a chance to preview the new LKLD TV facilities. What a great opportunity for promotion of the Lakeland community.  Our Presenters were once again entertaining and creative. Presenters for the night included: Adam Spafford – "Economics of Liberty" This was another informative presentation on the cost of Freedom. Chrissanne Long – "Buy Local".  Chrissanne is a local small business advocate who has hit the digital media and consumer world with a storm. Her Cash Mob events have generated a large following of buy local supporters. Bruce Lyon – "Fly fishing in Alaska" was a fun and entertaining view of the fly fishing in that state to the far far north. Tammy Wright – "Trying to Be a Locavore in Central Florida" Another Buy local enthusiast, tammy documents her attempts to buy local and he need to broaden the definition of local. Larry Rankin – "Trip to Havana, Cuba 1899". This presentation was based on a vacation photo album compiled in 1899 long before instamatic cameras. Dr. Michael Stratton – "sugar" This was an informative and entertaining presentation of the effects of sugar and unexpected sources of dietary sugar. Paul Singer – '20 Powerful Words'       Finally, someone finally did it - a presentation with nothing but 20 words. Creative, energetic and informative. And Randy Borden, LKLD TV ,our host for the evening.   The evening ended with a lot of smiles, laughter and good chatter. That’s what PKN this is all about.

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PKN Posters: Bemidji Vol. 16

What makes Bemidji so great? Well, for starters, this poster designed by artist/graphic designer Cody Bartz. PKN Bemidji, Minnesota will be holding their Volume 16 on February 21st and will feature presentation topics such as ice-fishing, world travel, and marathons to name a few. Personally, we're curious to uncover the mysteries of ice-fishing. To see more great posters from PechaKucha Nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.

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Sarmite Polakova

Presenting at tomorrow's PechaKucha Night Vol. 105 is Sarmite Polakova, a design student who will talk about her graduation project, "My Mother." Graduation project 'My mother' presents a different vision on imprints that fishing nets and fishing itself leaves to people who work with them on a daily basis. How to turn this cold, rough and heavy material into something that makes you want to cuddle in it? Lean in and imagine yourself in the shoes of fisherman and its creators. This is a personal story about my mother - fishing net master, imprints and a search for identity. 7月31日(水曜日)のPechaKucha Night 東京105で、デザインを学んでいらっしゃるSarmite Polakovaさんが卒業制作作品について発表して下さいます。

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Extreme Ice Fishing

What's not extreme about freezing temperatures and hours of focus on a little red bobber? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Extreme Ice Fishing" from PKN Bemidji Vol. 16, John Eggers makes a pretty convincing case for the idea that ice fishing really ought to be considered an extreme sport. In a very humorous telling, John gives us the inside angle on the gear, technology, and gruff, rugged, manly demeanor necessary to endure this cold, unforgiving lifestyle.

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Fly Fishing: More Than Fish

You don't have to be in Montana fishing trout to go fly fishing! Raymond Poff knows that there is more to fishing than just catching fish. It is also about the experiences, the gear, and the people you are with. In "Fly Fishing: More Than Fish" from PKN Bowling Green Vol. 4, Raymond speaks on tying flies, netting catches, and teaching members of the community how to catch a fish.

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Reciente visita a #Cuencadeatitlan

Recientemente estuvimos en Atitlan, Solola preparando a los presentadores de nuestro proximo evento de Pechakucha #Cuencadeatitlan el 26 de noviembre.  Mas noticias pronto!

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Artistic Encounters with Plastiglomerate, Derelict Fishing Gear, and other Pacific Plastic Flotsam

“He mimes geological compression, squeezing all of the detritus together to make a post-consumerist stone.” In Artistic Encounters with Plastiglomerate, Derelict Fishing Gear, and other Pacific Plastic Flotsam from PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol. 27, Jan Dickey, UHM MFA candidate, and Jaimey Hamilton Faris, UHM Associate Professor of Contemporary Art and Critical Theory, will talk about how art engages with the environmental impact of plastic trash in the Pacific Ocean. They will introduce the work of three artists: Kelly Jazvac’s “readymade” plastiglomerate (a newly designated geologic formation of sand, coral, and plastic); Maika’i Tubbs’ attempts to replicate platiglomerate’s geology; and Mary Babcock’s weavings of plastic fishing line found on the shores of the Hawaiian Islands.

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First Pechakucha in Warwick

Our first Pechakucha evening will feature a variety of subjects, ranging from trout fishing to sloths.