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Landscapes of Canada

@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Thanks to a travel grant from Arts NB, artist Julie Forgue comes to Tokyo and shares her photographic documentation of the land, landscapes, and cultures of Canada.
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Our Treasured Non-Moments

@ VOL 121 ON JAN 28, 2015

In Our Treasured Non-Moments from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 121, photographer Connie Tsang returns to her hometown on a yearly basis to see her parents. She speaks about the seemingly dull yet vibrant moments she captures of her parents as they transition from busily running their family restaurant, to easing into retirement, to slowly ageing before her eyes. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 6, 2015.

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Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas

@ VOL 128 ON SEP 30, 2015

"One of the things I really wanted to make Canvas for was because I wanted to see and know about more stuff that was happening in Tokyo."

In "Tokyo Creatives' Shared Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 128, Tacchi Studio's director Mark McFarlane discusses the motivation behind wanting to make Canvas, a directory and community for Tokyo creatives to gather on and offline. 

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Harnessing My Inner Child’s Imagination

@ VOL 128 ON SEP 30, 2015

“I’m always living in the imaginary world of a child, even more so now because of my kids.”

In "Harnessing My Inner Child’s Imagination" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 128Roy Husada, co-founder of Rival Schools, a design studio in Vancouver Canada providing UX consulting services for start-ups, shares the story behind making the award-winning Brambleberry Tales, a series of original stories in the form of interactive apps. Blending inspiration from his own children along with the oral stories of the Indigenous People of Pacific Northwest, his team’s goal was to preserve a disappearing oral tradition while making a book both little kids and big kids (like himself) would appreciate.

Bound to catch the imagination of your children, or spark your own inner child, Brambleberry Tales takes interactive story-telling to a whole other level.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Friday, October 16th, 2015. 

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Canada Goose × EEPMON: Start to Finish

@ VOL 147 ON MAY 31, 2017

Digital Artisan Eric Chan a.k.a. EEPMON will talk about his exclusive collaboration with outerwear fashion brand Canada Goose. From concept to worldwide distribution of the rare yet iconic Synthesis Parka will provide invaluable insight into the process bridging analog/digital, heritage/modernity and the handmade with digital design.

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A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto

@ VOL 152 ON NOV 22, 2017

"Being able to just close your eyes and listen to the wind and the leaves blow... it really changes it completely for me and made my life a lot better."

In A Freelancer's Journey in Kyoto from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 152, Sagar Patel shares his captivating journey as a foreigner in Japan and how he overcame life's struggles to become a successful freelancer in Kyoto while traveling the world and exploring nature.

VJ・プログラマーのSagar Patelさんは京都を拠点にしながらも、オフィスは地球!と日々東奔西走しています。デジタルメディアアートの視点から、京都そして各地のクリエイティブシーンについて語ります!


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The Chinese Connection

@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Joanna Wong speaks of the deep connections present between China and Vancouver; known as 'the most Asian city outside of Asia.' She expounds upon her personal family history, the history of Vancouver's Chinese population, and how the digital networks between this Canadian city and China can serve as important links to the future.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 6, 2013.

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Bringing a Big Boat Back to Life

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Liz McEnaney is an urban historian and preservatioist who has worked in exotic locales such as Maputo, New Delhi, and even New York City! She co-founded BldgBlok - an app that provides tourists with location-based historic content.

Liz's latest restoration project is a big one! The SS Columbia - America's oldest excursion steamship - is making its way back to the Hudson River - listen to her tale of bringing the ship back to life!

Learn more about the SS Columbia project here

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New York via Bike Share

@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

"It's a straightforward and exciting way of getting around...There's not too many drawbacks with a Citi Bike."

In New York via Bike Share at PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 16Siobhan Brett talks about her love-hate relationship with bicycling via Citi bike, a bike-share program in New York City. Siobhan reviews the different generations of Citi-Bike, and shares stories about the social connections she's made while riding.

Siobhan is a reporter/writer and editor, living and working in New York City. She was born in Alabama, and grew up in Connecticut and the west of Ireland. 

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Building Hope: Why I Chose to Support the Case for At-Risk Mothers

@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

A look at the life of Sarah Ashfield: raised in an adopted family and what led to her decision to spearhead The New Addition Campaign.

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Value of Water: Perspectives from India

@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

Kenny Khoo presents about how in order to enable sustainable access to water in rural India, creating economic value in water is critical. 

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Living Your Life With Passion: How I Got Paid to Travel The World

@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

"You can do what you dream of."

In Living Your Life With Passion: How I Got Paid to Travel The World at PechaKucha Night London, Ontario Vol. 1, Andrew Kaszowski shares how he lived out his dream of traveling the world. He took his writing and design experience to sea, setting sail as Publications Editor aboard Crystal Cruises’ four-month World Cruise. He has been to 38 countries. Learn how Andrew did exactly what he dreamed of doing: and got paid to do it!

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Sir William MacGregor: doctor, governor, explorer and collector

@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Neil Curtis is Head of Museums in the University of Aberdeen, with a background in archaeology and anthropology, and directs the Museum Studies Masters programme. His presentation is about Sir William MacGregor, one of the most important donors of ethnographic material to the University (from Fiji, New Guinea, Nigeria, Newfoundland and Australia). For Neil, he is particularly interesting because he did not simply plunder, but collected items for many different reasons, including: for scientific research; to create a records of disappearing cultures; and to inspire the people of Aberdeenshire to work elsewhere in the world.

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Dog Rescue - Fostering Adventure

@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Jamie Kruspel shares his journey rescuing and fostering dogs. The fun, the chaos, the they become part of my family then their own as they find their forger homes.

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Empowering Communities

@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

To bring sustainable change, we must empower others to reach their full potential. Based on working with Ugandan and Bolivian youth and her local work, Julie Forrester shares her philosophy on community development. Because when people are given the opportunity to succeed, they will surprise you.

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Meditative Doodling

@ VOL 1 ON DEC 06, 2018

Raven Blackberry is the creative artistic alter ego of Stefanie McManus.

Raven Blackberry is passionate about spending time in meditation, creative pursuits, and intuitive doodles to release pent-up energy. She believes that the practice of art in our own creative forms and outlets is one of many tools in personal development and mindfulness. Raven Blackberry is creating these line drawings specifically for an adult colouring book, which she looks forward to publishing in the near future.


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PKN Caracas + Haiti

Caracas will not only be joining the "Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti" on the 20th, the event will also act as the city's Vol. 1! It will take place at Bar 205, starting at 19:00.

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Landscapes of Canada

In this presentation recorded at last month's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 83, Canadian artist Julie Forgue shares her photographic documentation of the land, landscapes, and cultures of Canada.


Happy (belated) Canada Day!

We're a bit late on this one, but wanted to highlight the fact that one of our presenters - Patrick Johnstone's, presentation was featured as the presentation of the day on July 1st! We're proud and excited about all of our presenters and it is great to see more and more of them getting recognition beyond our community and borders. 

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Canada's Pastime: Road Hockey

"Car! ... Game on!" Nostalgia, esprit de corps, bloody smiles, fraternal nicknames, intrepid rivalries, asphalt and hockey sticks -- this is the stuff of pastimes. Longtime photographer, would-be historian, and road hockey habitué Mario Bartel speaks of his lifetime relationship with what he has dubbed Canada's national pastime. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Canada's Pastime: Road Hockey" from PKN New Westminster Vol. 2, Mario talks about his unofficial local league (made up of various members of the community), which plays from October to May in any weather. He shares how, over the years, various traditions have sprung up around the games, and naturally -- as a photographer -- Bartel has covered them all.

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It’s All a Blank Canvas

"How do I keep the creative fires burning as a grown-ass man, with taxes due and a bum knee."In "It’s All a Blank Canvas" from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 18, Chris McAdoo shares his creative journey to today, both personally and professionally…and what keeps the creative fires burning as age, responsibilities, and (at least to an extent) maturity, sneak up on a "grown-ass man." 

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City Focus: Caracas

PechaKucha Night Caracas deserves this week’s City Focus for writing us saying that each presentation at their recent Vol. 4 has "become a shot of inspiration for a community that is overwhelmed with the difficult time that we are living ... after each event is a halo of hope, you can hear people saying to us 'yes we can'".


Some amazing PechaKucha news - and some news about #pkldnont

Hi folks! There's some exciting news we wanted to share with you from PechaKucha HQ in Tokyo: PechaKucha will very soon reach a stunning achievement of 1000 cities who have hosted an amazing 10,000 PK nights and uploaded 10,000 presentations to the global website. #pkldnont is so proud to be a new part of this worldwide network of inspiring, concise talks... and we have had two of our talks featured as PK Talk of the Day: Paul Grech and Katy Boychuck's talks! We are putting #ldnont on the map by being a part of this global phenomenon! Thank you for contributing to this success! More excitement from #pkldnont: 1) Save the date for vol. 3 at Innovation Works on Wednesday, July 26th! More details to come.  2) We have a video news segment about #pkldnont! Western journalism students Arash Randjbar and Jayn Villetard created this excellent news segment about our inaugural PechaKucha Night vol. 1 on Jan. 25, 2017. Check it out and relive the memories of this amazing evening of inspiration!   See you all for vol. 3 on July 26th! High-five! ~Andrew & Janic

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Photos and Presentations are LIVE from vol. 3

A REALLY BIG thank you to everyone who made PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 3 on July 26 at Innovation Works a wonderful evening full of inspiration, learning and community. The presentations are now posted here for you to watch and applaud. Click on the names below to bring up their presentation: −     Andrew Kaszowski −     Karen Gair −     Scott Davis −     Deepa Butoliya −     Chris Asper A big thanks to our wonderful sponsors: −      Ripple Effect Leadership Consulting & Events who sponsored the cost of the space at Innovation Works, coffee and tea −      AtPrint who provided us 50 posters to post around the city −      Melrose Bakery who provided us with two trays of yummy goodies −      MC Spirit Studios who did the audio recordings and took some photos As well, thank you to the attendees who contributed items for the London Food Bank and donated to the PechaKucha Global Fund.   Get your FREE ticket now for PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 4 which will be happening on Wednesday, October 25th at Innovation Works from 6:20pm – 8:20pm. High-fives and fist-bumps!Janic and Andrew

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PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 4 photos and talks are online now

A REALLY BIG thank you to everyone who made PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 4 on October 25 at Innovation Works an incredible event. We can hardly believe that we succeeded in staging FOUR #pkldnont nights this year - what an amazing dream come true! The presentations are now posted here for you to watch and applaud. Click on the names below to bring up their presentation: −     Janic Gorayeb −     Michelle Kanter −     Tania Thomas −     Michael Doyle −     Glendalynn Dixon   You can also view all the PHOTOS from the night on our Facebook page!   A big thanks to our wonderful sponsors: −      TechAlliance who sponsored the cost of the space at Innovation Works, coffee and tea −      AtPrint who provided us 50 posters to post around the city −      Melrose Bakery who provided us with two trays of yummy goodies −      MC Spirit Studios who did the audio recordings and took some photos As well, thank you to the attendees who contributed items for the London Food Bank and donated to the PechaKucha Global Fund.   We have exciting news: PechaKucha Night #ldnont will be returning for 2018. Stay tuned for the dates which will be announced soon High-fives and fist-bumps!Janic and Andrew

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Announcing our TITLE SPONSOR for PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 7: sagecomm

BEST FRIDAY EVER for #pkldnont! The fine folks at sagecomm are our *title sponsor* for PechaKucha Night ldnont vol. 7 on Sept. 20 at @innoworksldn! sagecomm is a London-based marketing and communications provider that helps brands "matter more." Thanks for believing in what we do: helping London share and hear concise stories that inspire!