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Ugly Into Art

@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

When her adventures in online dating revealed the ugly side of humanity, Sarey Rudin decided to turn it into an art project.

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Introverts Guide to Flirting

@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Laura Khalil refers to herself as a "technology consultant turned comedian." Her podcast Sexistential Crisis touches on her personal intimate experiences and she interviews kickass experts on the topics of sex, dating and relationships - think Cosmo but way cooler and more in touch with the modern woman. Laura is also a community and woman's rights activist; just this past summer she spoke and mentored Operation HOPE, Inc.'s S.T.E.M. summer program for business minded girls.

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Ugly Into Art

@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

As a modern woman, Sarey Ruden documents the struggle to find love in an age of Tinder and Bumble. As a graphic designer, she takes the worst of modern dating and turns into digital gold.


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PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Paris Room (Petit Robert Central)
Apr 30, 2014


Champaign-Urbana @ Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Aug 08, 2014


Shenzhen @ Les Duos
Sep 06, 2014


Dumaguete @ Byblos at Oriental Hall
Aug 21, 2015


Orlando @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Jul 08, 2016


St Joseph @ The Livery Microbrewery
Sep 16, 2017


Bozeman @ The Ellen Theatre
Feb 21, 2019


Liège @ Step Services
Feb 13, 2019


Bozeman @ The Ellen Theatre
Feb 20, 2019

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Design + Second Lines

@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Bryan C. Lee Jr. is an architectural designer, artist, writer and devoted advocate for social justice through design. He is dedicated to promoting diversity within the profession and relentless in his efforts to elevate the design process as an effective means of change for underserved communities. He currently an architectural designer for the nationally recognized architecture firm, Eskew + Dumez + Ripple, based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Along with his professional endeavors, Bryan has had the opportunity to serve his community through the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA).

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Breaking Good

@ VOL 6 ON DEC 17, 2014

Marie Laperriere is an extremely unlikely candidate for the life she's living. After living through unbelievable love, loss and transition, this is a story about what sometimes finds us, when we're feeling most broken.  

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A Glimpse of Armenian Culture

@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

"When God was giving out the land to people, the Armenians were partying and got there late, and all that was left was the land of stones."

In A Glimpse of Armenian Culture from PechaKucha night Townsville Vol. 10Philippa Johnson shares her great love for international folk dancing, of which she is both a student and a teacher in Townsville. She tells some tales of her latest overseas dance workshop which took her to the strikingly beautiful South Caucasus region and heritage-rich nation of Armenia.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015. 

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Ben's Road Trip

@ VOL 36 ON DEC 01, 2015

As a younger man in 1980, Ben Hollis took a road trip from Los Angeles to Chciago which he immortalized on cassette tapes.  That tape accompanies his presetnation from Chicago's Volume 36. Divine intervention is involved.

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Dance is the BEST

@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Eric Thurmond is often asked what it means to be a which he wonders if people understand what dance actually is. At PechaKucha Night NYC, he explains the four elements of dance, with some live demonstrations! 

Erik is a performer from Snellville, Georgia. He has danced all over the world and shown his work in Atlanta, New Orleans, Birmingham, Houston, Detroit and New York City. His work centers around ideas of obsession, control and desire.

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I Swiped Right For Your Dog: Adventures In Dating Apps

@ VOL 10 ON SEP 16, 2017

Meagan Francis is Senior Copywriter at JohnsonRauhoff, creator of The Mom Hour podcast, and one half of "Jonny and Meagan Mornings" on 98.3 The Coast. She's also a local performer and mother to a large and entertaining crew of kids.

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Dating in your Forties

@ VOL 5 ON JUL 26, 2018

Brad Whittle crafted this PK on the spot - as he had not previously seen the slides! Listen to him talk his way through his current endeavors of dating, as he keeps pace with the images on the screen! Enjoy!

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@ VOL 3 ON SEP 28, 2018

Have you ever wondered about those guys with baggy jeans and their weird, yet fascinating, street dance? Sebastian "TimeOn" Borowiec will tell us, not only about the origins of this dance and its most popular moves, but also about how dancing became his way of life. Get comfortable and let's dance!

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@ VOL 39 ON MAR 21, 2019

Felicia Jafari is part of the Aarhus organization known as "Cabaresque" (Cabaret + Burlesque). Alongside 20 very different - yet all beautiful - pictures, she talks about the group spirit and positivity of Cabaresque, where you can learn to be brave and happy with the body you live in.

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Hiring is Broken Like Dating

@ VOL 20 ON MAY 15, 2019

In this Pechakucha given by Michelle Levesley at London - Vol. 20 - PKNLDN 20 - WeWork, Michelle put forwards a very convincing argument for why the process of hiring staff is broken just like dating is. Her argument puts forward a case for why hiring is broken for both employees and employers.

Using tales from her personal life Michelle got the lucky listeners in the Vol. 20 audience rethinking their approach to work-life and most importantly to how their attributes are portrayed in a modern world.

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The Al-Shibani Building in Aleppo

In that last post about Aleppo's recent PechaKucha Night Vol. 1 we mentioned that the next event (to be held on February 27) will be held at the Al-Shibani Building -- also known as the Al-Shibani School and Church -- and here then is a look at said building, taken from the a Wikipedia entry. Dating back to the 12 century, it should make for an amazing PKN venue.

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Dating by Design

Ayla Newhouse blends humour with practical advice and wisdom in "Dating by Design" today's edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Toronto Vol. 18); she applies the tools, strategies, methods, and ideas of some of history’s greatest designers to the often-challenging realm of human relationships. Dating by Design is her first self-published book that aims to help the reader navigate the complexities of modern love to improve the quality, health, and durability of their relationships. 

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The theme for next week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 106 -- our PechaKucha Global Night edition -- is "hidden heroes," and what better hidden heroes than superheroes! We even do one better by having dancing superheroes in the lineup, in the form of B-BOYGER. 「隠れたヒーロー」をテーマにした9月20日のPechaKucha Night 東京106にぜひお越し下さい。特撮ヒーロの衣装でダンスパフォーマンスをされるB-BOYGERさんが登場します。

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The LongStory: an Online Dating Game for Youth

  "There's the question of whether young people want to learn from their teachers ... the answer is probably, 'No.'" Miriam Verburg is the producer of LongStory, one of the first LGBTQ friendly dating games made specifically for young people. In "The LongStory: an Online Dating Game for Youth" from PKN Toronto Vol. 29, she discusses why she decided to devote two years of her life to producing a dating game for kids and shows some of the interesting things she learned along the way about creating games about feelings. 

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A Few Things I've Learned About Online Dating

"I was talking to my friend and I said 'I went on another bad first date.' She said, 'Have you ever considered that you are the common denominator in all these bad first dates?'" In A Few Things I've Learned About Online Dating from PechaKucha Night Atlanta Vol. 25, Shannon Turner takes the mic with some advice for the fellas out there who might be prowling the interwebs looking for love. Profile photos, balancing weird against honest, what not to do's, etc. Listen as Shannon brings her wisdom to this sometime murky place called "online love" and perhaps come away with some dropped knowledge, like this nugget: "Gentlemen, learn how to have a good conversations...[It's] like a tennis match. It's back and forth."

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"I start to fall for the work, the possibility and wonder, of creating something so special to someone else but so much part of who I am." In Ladysmith from PechaKucha Night Cleveland Vol. 27, Jewelry maker Liza Michelle Rifkin asks why anyone chooses anyone else for a life of love?  Why does anyone need an engagement ring?  The process of designing and creating an engagement ring is a lot like dating she says.  Think - combined feelings of uncomfortableness and excitement, self-reflection and heart wrenching separation anxiety. Here she dives into the interesting process of make custom engagement rings for her clients. 

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  "I start to fall for the work and the possibility and wonder of creating something so special to someone else and so much part of who I am." In Ladysmith from PechaKucha Night Cleveland Vol. 27, Jewelry maker Liza Michelle Rifkin asks why anyone chooses anyone else for a life of love? Why does anyone need an engagement ring? The process of designing and creating an engagement ring is a lot like dating she says. Here she dives into the interesting process of making custom engagement rings for her clients.

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City Focus: Nagano

This week's City Focus highlights the famous temple town nestled in the Chubu region of Japan, Nagano. This picturesque city is teeming with charming temples dating back to the Nara period that complement the breathtaking landscapes. Living up to its expectation as a temple town, Nagano recently hosted PechaKucha Night Nagano Vol. 40 at the historic Choukokuji Temple. Be sure to look out for enthralling presentations (in Japanese) from Nagano real soon! 

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City Focus: St. John's

Take a trip with us to the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, for our City Focus. St. John’s is located on the eastern tip of the Avalon Peninsula and is rich with both history and captivating beauty. It is one of the oldest european settlements in North America, dating back to 1519. As for the cityscape, the homes and buildings in St. John’s are radiant with color and have tremendous character. Participating in their first ever PechaKucha Night, St. John’s is going to be packed with creatives to the brim! We are so looking forward to seeing your colorful minds at St. John’s PechaKucha Night Vol. 1 at the end of this month! Follow them on intstagram for updates and fun facts about PechaKucha @pechakuchastjohns!  

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City Focus: Christchurch

This week, we find ourselves heading to the southern hemisphere for our City Focus, landing in the beautiful destination of Christchurch, New Zealand. Dating back more than 150 years, Christchurch was the first official city in New Zealand and is the largest on the southern island, home to approximately 400,000 residents. Known as the "City of Gardens", it is host to over 700 parks and gardens, including the wonderfully grand Hagley Park, one of the larger city parks in the world. Close by, the famous Christchurch Botanic Gardens can provide a shady, peaceful environment filled with stunning plant life. For a little more excitement, the city and the surrounding suburbs also feature exciting attractions like Sumner Beach and the Adrenalin Forest.  It is safe to say that there is plenty to do if you live in the city or are just visiting, but if you want more, swing by Christchurch's Vol. 40 event on August 1st! Through the face of many adversaries, Christchurch continues to stand tall and rebuild that which has been knocked down, persevering and acting as an inspiration to all of us around the globe. We stand with you, Christchurch!