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Michelle van Mill
vj, VeeMee Visuals in Tilburg
Noris Mill
Student in Toronto
Sophie Mill
Artist Author and Public Speaker in Newcastle
Grant Mill
in New York
Joost Stokkermans
School in Tilburg

PAST VOL 13

Los Angeles @ A+D Museum
Aug 08, 2008

PAST VOL 12

Dunedin @ St Martins Hall
Nov 17, 2011

PAST VOL 2

Hamptons @ Parrish Art Museum
Nov 16, 2012

PAST VOL 1

Comox Valley @ Vancouver Island Visitor Centre
Nov 06, 2013

PAST VOL 2

Comox Valley @ Comox Valley Art Gallery
Apr 22, 2014

PAST VOL 3

Comox Valley @ Comox Valley Art Gallery
Jun 04, 2014

PAST VOL 4

Comox Valley @ Comox Valley Art Gallery
Jun 03, 2015

PAST VOL 2

Kalispell @ Kalispell Brewing Company
Jul 19, 2017

PAST VOL 23

Taos @ Martini Tree
Jul 28, 2017

PAST VOL 3

Kalispell @ Highline Design Company
Nov 09, 2017

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Puppy Mills in Iowa

BY MARY LAHAY
@ VOL 14 ON JUN 13, 2013

When Mary LaHay went shopping for a new puppy, she uncovered a shocking practice. Watch this presentation to learn what puppy mills are and why we should be more careful about where we buy our puppies from.

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Creating a Math Enrichment Culture in the Hudson Valley

BY JAPHETH WOOD
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 05, 2014

Japheth Wood speaks about the importance of math education for children of all ages. He wants to change the image of math as difficult and scary. He shows how games and projects can make math an enjoyable and useful topic. 

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Growing Healthy Kids in Hudson Valley Schools

BY AVA BYNUM
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 16, 2015

Ava Bynum, director of Hudson Valley Seed, talks about the work her organization is doing to get kids growing healthy fruits and vegetables as part of the school curriculum.

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Making a Community of Makers

BY MATTHEW MICHALKA
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 29, 2015

Doing It Yourself (DIY) is fun, but Doing It Together (DIT) is better. Matt Michalka talks about Brazos Valley Makers, a local organization that provides opportunities to learn, make, and grow as a community.

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Hudson Valley Brewery

BY JOHN ANTHONY GARGIULO
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 02, 2015

John Anthony Gargiulo takes a 180 from his journey through Hollywood to hit the reset button and drive cross country to build a local brewey. Thrills and spills, but it's getting done!

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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.16Lauren 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. 

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A Brief Memoir of Architectural Space

BY JOANNA GILLESPIE
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 15, 2016

"This is my 6-minute memoir. A mediation on impermanence."

In A Brief Memoir of Architecural Space from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, independent arts consultant and co-organizer of PechaKucha Buffalo, Joanna Gillespie, delivers a meditation on twenty of the fifty places she has lived since birth. From Victorian-era structures in Buffalo, NY and San Francisco, CA, to the wilds of the 1970's California coast, to modern and efficient rural Japan, to a Postmodern art utopia in Maine, and beyond, Gillespie recounts a particular memory from each space. Through all of the temporal landscapes we find ourselves in, Gillespie concludes, "We forge on, either clumsily or assuredly. We keep on keeping on." Even if we move fifty times.

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Fertile Valley of Design

BY MATTHEW KENNEDY
@ VOL 32 ON JUN 29, 2017

Matthew Kennedy is a healthcare planner and architect. He has worked on more than 80 projects across North America including the DMC Imaging Center restoration, University of Montreal Hospital Center, and the Grand Rapids Spectrum Health Heart Center.

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Remembering the Lost Towns Of Flathead

BY JONATHAN FETTER-VORM
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 19, 2017

Author and Illustrator Jonathan Fetter-Vorm takes a journey through time, exploring the old and forgotten towns near Kalispell, Montana. This rich, boom and bust history shaped much of what we see around present day Flathead Valley.

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Cabbagetown: Changing Atlanta by Preserving History

BY JACOB ELSAS
@ VOL 38 ON DEC 09, 2018

Jacob Elsas, founder of The Patch Works History Center, describes the origins and gentrification of Cabbagetown, an old mill village in the heart of Atlanta. 

Glasgow

Mr Solo

For today's presentation we try something a bit different, as we hand over the mic to Mr Solo for a musical art tour -- and if you find yourself falling in love with that Chad Valley projector, here's THE site on the subjet. Mr Solo sings in 20x20 to his original paintings and his Chad Valley "give a show" projector! ''It’s certainly close to what I aspire to such is the jarring dislocation of a live sound and pristine graphics. Loving it.'' - Mr Solo Look for Mr Solo on iTunes, and more Mikey Georgeson AKA Mr Solo art works can be found here.

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PKN Norwich Vol. 1

The city of Norwich recently held it very first PechaKucha Night -- that's the poster for the event you see above -- and it sounds like it was an amazing launch. We'll soon have photos to share, but in the meantime, here's a report from organizer Jason Bill (and you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page).[PKN Norwich Vol. 1] was a success. Lots of positive feedback, and well received. Whilst the Norfolk Association of Architects kindly funded renting the cinema screen, the director of the small arts cinema thought the event was great and has offered their bar to host future PechaKucha nights. Speakers for the event included Russell Brown of Hawkins\Brown [who recently completed a study for the Norwich School], Stefano Dal Piva of Acme architects [recently completed Hunset Mill], Hugo Keene of Mole Architects [and their involvement in this region with the living-architecture.co.uk projects], and John Winter, who designed a beautiful little Beach House in Norfolk. I know in principal that PechaKucha is an event for 'young designers' to meet, and I feel I have maintained true to that spirit with John Winter's youthful mind, but I wonder if last night we hosted the most senior PecahKucha presenter? I understand John is 84...! Also adding a little interest, as we switched from digital media to analogue...

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Wild About Art, Performance Art for Bookstore Awareness, and Photos from Toronto

Presentations Selena Seifert is a practicing artist as well as being a trained arts educationalist. As we find out in her presentation (from PKN Blue Mountains Vol. 2), she is currently the director of Wild Valley Art Park, based in Blue Mountains. Jian Guo Xiong Di is an independent curator, and in his presentation (in Chinese, from PKN Shenzhen Vol. 11) he covers the well-received “30 days of bookstore closings” project he produced last year. Why 30 days? Jian Guo explains that he would like to use this art performance to let people realize that these days so many bookstores are disappearing. Posters Today's addition to the Tumblr blog is our flyer for tomorrow night's PKN Tokyo Vol. 95 -- it was designed by Luis Mendo, from a photo by Michael Holmes. You'll find the list of presenters on the official event page. Photos Today we share a photo gallery [Flickr] for Toronto's recent Vol. 17, and the PK site will soon be hosting plenty of presentations from that evening. Above, a look at the crowd, and the participants in that night's "PechaKucha Mix" improv presentation.  Calendar Here's what's on the schedule for tonight (September 25):  PKN Bowling Green Vol. 1, PKN Birmingham Vol. 6, PKN Huddersfield Vol. 6, PKN Lyon Vol. 4, and PKN Nantes Vol. 4. Tomorrow, on top of the aforementioned PKN Tokyo Vol. 95, you'll find the following events: PKN Glasgow Vol. 10, PKN Skovde Vol. 9, PKN Lille Vol. 1, PKN Coventry Vol. 10, and PKN Providence Vol. 42.

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Photos from PKN Sacramento Vol. 19

Today we have another gallery from the exciting PKN Sacramento Vol. 19 event. PKN Sacramento organizer extraordinaire Claire Obenson had this to say about the evening: As always, Pecha Kucha Night was fantastic, probably the best we have had in years. [It] took place during Sacramento's first ever Architecture Festival. The event was sponsored by the AIA and the theme for the evening was "Sacramento Residential Architecture". The outdoor event began with some techno/hip-hop tunes by our DJ, Will Rodriguez (who also happens to be Creative Director for Sacramento Fashion Week). Photographer Sonia Hidalgo, proved to be a natural when she brought the audience to life with her jokes as she introduced each of the presenters. There were 7 presenters, all of them architects. It began with Poet Shawn Pitard who eloquently presented for Joel Swift. Next, we had the fantastic Kiel Schmidt, Fresno's PK Night City Organizer. He was followed by the lovely husband and wife team of Pam Whitehead and Paul of Sage Architecture. Then Maria Ogrydziak (AIA Central Valley President) showed her sophisticated houses. Virtual Design Experts Laura and Justin Wood brought down the house with their astonishingly creative works and finally, Design Principal of Dreyfuss and Blackford Architects -- AIA Central Valley's 2013 Firm of the Year -- Jason Silva closed the show with a really cool residential project. The evening ended with a Meet and Greet held in the offices of The HLA Group, a Landscape Architecture Firm inside  the adjacent building. Overall, it was stupendous!

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PKN Posters: Kathmandu Vol. 8

This poster flew to us all the way from the remote valley-city of Kathmandu, Nepal. PKN Kathmandu hosted their Vol. 8 at the "cozy" Attic Bar about a day ago; with presenters including young entrepreneurs, writers, artists, a visual storyteller, and more! Well, okay it was transmitted electronically but, isn't it more fun to think of a poster traveling by wind from country to country? To see more great posters from PechaKucha nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.

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City Focus: Dornbirn

This week's "City Focus" heads to the Rhine Valley and the beautiful Austiran city of Dornbirn, which is always working hard to bring the PechaKucha spirit to their lovely city. Check out presentations from their recent Vol. 8  or dig a little deeper into their presentation archive!

Glasgow

Line-up for PechaKucha Night Manchester Vol. 14

PechaKucha Night Manchester is back for Vol. 14 Ticket Link: HERE Join us for an evening of fun, fast and inspiring talks from a host of Manchester's most vibrant creative minds, who will each be taking on the PechaKucha challenge: 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide, no stopping. In one night, we will learn about the pioneering women of Manchester, hear about the latest theatre in Manchester and be intrigued by a new community pub. We'll also listen to the story of the photographer who takes pictures of musicians and wrestlers, and from the man who organises live painting battles between artists in unique venues across the city. We'll be setting up for the evening at SpacePortX. A creative hub in central Manchester. Everything will kick off at 7pm with a 9:30pm finish. Tickets are £6 for early bird and £7 standard. We promise you will leave invigorated and hungry for more. Line-up John Macaulay - Founder of Art Battle Manchester. Jess Higham - Head of Communications at OH OK Ltd. Founders of the Pilcrow Pub project at Sadler's Yard. Jane Bowyer - Independent graphic designer and illustrator. Curator and creator of the Women in Print exhibition. Joseph Houston and William Whelton - Founders of the Hope Mill Theatre, Ancoats. Emma Gibbs - Photographer of musicians and wrestlers at Futureshock Underground Plus more to be announced! See you there! PKN_MCR    

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The Roster

Host/organizer: David L. Stanley- teacher/science guy, author, voice-over artist, and a quiet rabble-rouser.   Roster: Willie Buford – Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest director Gary Fiedler – Director of Greater Flint Arts Council Greg Flowers – Founder of Boneheadx  Snowboard, Director of USASA Snowboard series, and breakthrough design/engineering guy Joel Rash – Red Ink and community booster par excellence Joel may be out of town, if so, then see no. 5 Jon Hardman and Mike Wright, Founders of Factory Two, Flint’s Maker Space Chene Koppitz – Communications director, FIA Luke Lloyd – Flint basketball legend, Women’s BB coach at SVSU, and inventor of the Dribblestick Linda Samarah – Community activist and Muslim thought leader Wes Stoody – Powers graduate, EMU X-C star, and co-founder of Article One Eyewear Lee Thompson – Flint’s Indie film maker and author Ted Valley – Founder of Vertigo Theatrics, Flint Comix, and all the great stuff at Masonic Temple Deanna Ziots – actress, singer, alternative health care expert  

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City Focus: Kalispell

This weeks city focus is on Kalispell, Montana, the gorgeous valley with a secret key to Glacier National Park. Rich with Native American influence, Kalispell is directly translated in Salish to “flat land above the lake.” Kalispell is the home to beautiful wildlife, trails, and mountain ranges, all interwoven by strikingly blue lakes nestled between. The vast space of Kalispell is reflected among the open minds that are coming to speak at PechaKucha Night Kalispell Vol. 5. Hope to see you there! 

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Let new adventures begin!

  We have our first confirmed speakers for 17th October!  Andy Boothman will talk about how he created a unique set of designs for Dress Code Shirts, based on tech images.  Carri Pavitt will talk about the rise of the independent. Simon Hall will talk about life's swerves and soothing the soul.  Lucy Tucker will talk about the unintended consequences, funny and otherwise, of travel.  Pamela Wesson will talk about life as a pop-up shop prop on Mill Road. If you'd like to join the line-up for this or future events, let us know!