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PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Relix Variety Theater
Nov 12, 2014

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ DIOD
Oct 27, 2017

PAST VOL 35

Coventry @ The Tin Music & Arts, Canal Basin Vaults
Jun 07, 2018

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Spreading Spoken Word

BY FARAH AND YAZEN MC
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 22, 2014

Farah Chamma and MC Yazen, an Abu Dhabi-based Syrian rapper and producer, focus on spreading spoken word in unexpected places around the world. Being part of the spoken word scene in the United Arab Emirates, they are now trying to explore new scenes and collaborate with new artists to promote Arabic spoken word, be it through poetry or rap. 

Morocco will be their first destination. They will be organizing poetry events and workshops in different cities including Casablanca, Fez, and Rabat, and collaborating with different artists including Mohammed Hamza Hachlaf. 

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/to-north-africa

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Storytelling through Moroccan Rugs

BY ALIA KATE
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Alia Kate, of Kantara, explains her preoccupation with Moroccan rugs, the stories woven into their fibers, and the women weavers who create them. 

Through her travels and conversations with the many women she spent with in Morocco, and learning their language, Kate expresses her love for their culture. Which then allowed her to start her own stories with making rugs and pillows in her online store. 

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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.

 

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Lessons From The Road

BY LARRY PORTER
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

"Experiences bring lasting happiness, especially traveling to a new place. After all, what are you going to remember 20 years from now, your new 70" flat screen TV or that week you spent in Morocco."

As the owner of two successful pubs, it's probably safe to say that Larry Porter didn't really have the time to become a travel guide. But the lessons he learned while traveling compelled him to start Porterra Travel, so he could share the joy of travel with others. In "Lessons From The Road" from PechaKucha Night Easton Vol. 3, find out how travel changed him, and how it can change you.

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Coventry's Other Synth Maker

BY DAVE FIELD
@ VOL 35 ON JUN 07, 2018

Morocco Dave will be doing a talk about how he wanted to buy a cheap gadget 'cos he's tight and then accidentally ended up as Coventry's Other Synth Maker, plus skills acquired along the way. A cautionary tale of the unexpected paths that DIY can take us down.

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Lessons from the Road

"Experiences bring lasting happiness, especially traveling to a new place. After all, what are you going to remember 20 years from now, your new 70" flatscreen TV or that week you spent in Morocco."As the owner of two successful pubs, it's probably safe to say that Larry Porter didn't really have the time to become a travel guide. But the lessons he learned while traveling compelled him to start Porterra Travel, so he could share the joy of travel with others. In Lesson's from the Road, from PechaKucha Night Easton Vol. 3, find out how travel changed him, and how it can change you.