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Ayumi Sakata
Student, Konan University, Faculty of Letters in Nishinomiya

PAST VOL 1

Samara @ Bar Skvoznyak (Draught)
Sep 04, 2010

PAST VOL 3

Samara @ Tourist House Hotel
Jan 13, 2011

PAST VOL 4

Samara @ Art-cafe Paper Moon
May 20, 2011

PAST VOL 5

Samara @ Rhetoric Centre Logos
Aug 20, 2011

PAST VOL 6

Samara @ Art-cafe Paper Moon
Sep 23, 2011

PAST VOL 7

Samara @ Rhetoric Centre Logos
Nov 18, 2011

PAST VOL 9

Samara @ Rhetoric Centre Logos
Mar 22, 2012

PAST VOL 1

Sana'a @ Aroma Caffe
Feb 22, 2014

PAST VOL 5

Sana'a @ Shahran Hotel
Nov 22, 2014

PAST VOL 7

Sana'a @ Culture House
Mar 14, 2015

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Why Yes, There is a Santa Claus

BY T. SHER SINGH
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 09, 2013

T. Sher Singh tells the true story of Saint Nicholas, the man who inspired the myth of Santa Claus. This story takes him to a small church in Turkey, where a priest became famous for his acts of kindness, eventually becoming the patron saint of sailors.

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An Ode to Santa Barbara

BY STEF MILLER
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Santa Barbara to Stef Miller is a place to treasure and relish in becasue of its natural beatuy, great community, and sense of movement. Listen as she talks about how Santa Barbara has added beauty into her life and why it should be relished by others. 

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Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County

BY MIREYA GOMEZ-CONTRERAS
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 19, 2014

Mireya talks about making the Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County. The Day Worker Center helps both people who seek workers, and workers seeking work, find each other. 

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Hoja Santa, apetito por la vida

BY HOJA SANTA
@ VOL 42 ON JUN 25, 2015

No sabemos si amar la comida es suficiente para justificar nuestro proyecto, sin embargo, nos queda claro que ese amor nos obliga a considerar el acto de comer como algo que rebasa al simple y mecánico proceso de deglutir alimentos. Creamos HojaSanta para darle un giro más interesante e integral al tema de la comida: abordarlo desde distintos puntos de vista antropológicos, culturales y sociales para entender cómo nos relacionamos con la comida, como individuos y como sociedades.

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Sana’a: From the Ashes

BY AYMAN AMER
@ VOL 134 ON MAR 18, 2016

“In March 2015, the war started in Yemen and almost everything got destroyed. A lot of people got displaced… this is the beautiful – used to be the beautiful – old Sana’a city but now a big part of the city is destroyed.”

In Sana’a: From the Ashes from PechaKucha Night Tokyo’s 134th volume, speaker Ayman Amer discusses his home city of Sana’a. From it’s history to recent tragedy, the people of the city have been through a lot. In need of inspiration, Ayman discusses how despite the current conflict, Sana’a’s PechaKucha is still alive to give a voice to the people.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, April 15th, 2016.

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Santa Cruz City Council: Chris Krohn

BY CHRIS KROHN
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Chris Krohn, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz City Council: Cynthia Mathews

BY CYNTHIA MATHEWS
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Cynthia Mathews, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about her vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz City Council: Drew Glover

BY DREW GLOVER
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Drew Glover, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Escuela Integral La Coromoto. La luz de la Sabana

BY MANUEL REYNA
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 02, 2017

El abogado, Manuel Reyna, nos cuenta sobre su proyecto Asopica, y la Escuela Integral La Coromoto en el estado Apure. Atienden a 35 niños, prestando un servicio gratuito de alimentación, salud, recreación, formación en valores cívicos, desarrollo agrícola y educación de calidad. Expone el proyecto, sus logros y visiones a futuro. 

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Pěšky světem

BY LADISLAV ZIBURA
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 31, 2017

Ladislav Zibura má neobvyklý koníček – rád chodí pěšky světem. Na svých poutích v Evropě a Asii nachodil tisíce kilometrů a napsal o nich dvě knihy. K pěším cestám inspiruje i ostatní díky přednáškám, se kterými objíždí republiku. Jeho poselství je jednoduché – pokud chcete poznat obyčejné a opravdové lidi, vydejte se za nimi pěšky.

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Frank Salama

At last month's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo (Vol. 59), architect Frank Salama took us on a tour of his projects. Below, a selection of images from the presentation -- visit Frank's website to see more.

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Jesse Savath

PechaKucha Night in Vancouver Vol. 6 was held this past Thursday, and from the tweets we've seen, it was a terrific showing. As with previous PKN Vancouver volumes, videos of presentations are starting to pop up, and here's the first one from Vol. 6. In it, photographer and filmmaker Jesse Savath talks about how an invitation from his cousin Ben Harper to follow him on tour led to his current career trajectory.

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Flyer for PKN Samara Vol. 3

Even though no events yet appear on the official Samara page -- organizers were having issues it seems, but it will soon be updated -- we were happy to learn that the Russian city has already held three successful PechaKucha Nights. Here's a peek at the festive flyer that was produced for last month's Vol. 3.

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Grids and Circles in Our World, Student Life at a Technical University, and Photos from Samara and Toledo

Presentations Fran Ward sees grids and circles in the world around her. As she explains in her presentation (from PKN Williamsburg Vol. 2), she uses those references to make sense of that world and her place in it. In their shared presentation (in Czech, from PKN Usti nad Labem Vol. 2), Marek Hudáč and Matyáš Fialka talk about what it's like being a 1st grade architecture student at the Technical University of Liberec, and describe the atmosphere of the school's huge studio. Posters We really love all of the posters and flyers that Guatemala City has produced for tonight's Vol. 2, and pictured above we have yet another great promotional item to share. The rest of today's Tumblr blog additions include posters for PKN Dundee Vol. 4 (below), PKN Dunsborough Vol. 6, PKN Wellington Vol. 17, and PKN Waterville Vol. 9.  Photos Samara has had a few events now, but here's a photo gallery [Flickr] that shows off that city's very first PKN -- pictured above, an attentive crowd, and one of that night's presenters. Below, a photo from the recent PKN Toledo Vol. 3, taken by Kathie VanNess. Calendar As we mentioned yesterday, the following five events are happening tonight (October 25), but we have one addition (PKN Lausanne Vol. 12): PKN Guatelmala City Vol. 2, PKN Lille Vol. 2, PKN Knoxville Vol. 5, PKN Chillicothe Vol. 1, and PKN Vladimir Vol. 9. Friday has the following seven events: PKN Orlando Vol. 7, PKN Bern Vol. 19, PKN Waterville Vol. 9, PKN Koszalin Vol. 10, PKN Wellington Vol. 17, PKN Cagliari Vol. 4, and PKN Castellon de la Plana Vol. 2.

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PKN Santa Cruz in the News

A nice bit of press coverage for PKN Santa Cruz from the Santa Cruz Sentinel. Chip, director of the Santa Cruz Downtown Association, first became aware of Pecha Kucha several years ago and began the application process to launch "Pecha Kucha Nights" in Santa Cruz. Concurrently, Crystal Birns, coordinator for the City Arts Program, had been discussing a similar idea with the Museum of Art & History. Two months ago, the first Pecha Kucha Night launched at club Motiv in downtown Santa Cruz to a packed house. On Friday, the second "Pecha Kucha Night" will be hosted by MAH, under the leadership of Emily Hope Dobkin, with nine presenters presenting their "works in progress." Read the full story here. The city's Vol. 2 happens tonight.

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PKN Santa Fe in the News

Santa Fe just recently launched its own PechaKucha Night series, and here's a great report from the Santa Fe New Mexican. Rubart recruited Wednesday’s eight presenters through cold-calling and word of mouth. The presentations were mostly arts-oriented, with a bit of technology and economic development thrown into the mix. Wednesday’s speakers were Marina de Palma, a poet and book designer; Zane Fischer, co-coordinator of MIXSantaFe; Tori Hughes, an artist and creative coach; Joanne Lefrak, director of outreach and education at SITE Santa Fe; Dienke Nauta, a visual artist; Gail Snowdon, a photographer; Katelyn Peer, a project coordinator at the nonprofit Creative Santa Fe; and Pete Kelsey, the founder of Adventures in Rediscovery, a company that does 3-D mapping of natural environments and historic sites. Read the full article here.

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A Yemeni Female Rapper

Emerging artists are rapping “about the struggles of women in Yemen.” In her native Arabic and English, female Yemeni rapper Amani Yahya shares the trials and triumphs of pursuing her art against all odds. In “A Yemeni Female Rapper” from PKN Sana’a Vol. 1 she speaks about the support and encouragement she’s received from her friends and community, her rap style, and how she’s challenged cultural norms to do what she loves.

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Only Memory

“I traveled the world, made friends - but lost 5 years of it in an instant.” Tamim Al-Kadasi is a traveler, teacher, and friend to many in countries from all over. In “Only Memory” from PKN Sana’a Vol. 4, he speaks of an accident that altered his life, had him lose 5 years of memory, and how it has strengthened and empowered him to create new ones.

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Finding Home

“Home is not the place you’re born, home is the place you become yourself.” Tamim Al-Kadasi speaks on his conceptual definition of home. In “HOME” from PKN Sana’a Vol. 3 he shows us that where you come from is less important than where you’re going. Tamim discusses feeling homesick in his homeland after living abroad, and the realizations he's come to along the way.

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Sana’a: From the Ashes

“In March 2015, the war started in Yemen and almost everything got destroyed. A lot of people got displaced… this is the beautiful – used to be the beautiful – old Sana’a city but now a big part of the city is destroyed. ” In Sana’a: From the Ashes from PechaKucha Night Tokyo’s 134th volume, speaker Ayman Amer discusses his home city of Sana’a. From it’s history to recent tragedy, the people of the city have been through a lot. In need of inspiration, Ayman discusses how despite the current conflict, Sana’a’s PechaKucha is still alive to give a voice to the people.