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Destination: Kyoto

BY JAKE KAZDAL
@ BITSUMMIT MMXIV ON MAR 07, 2014

Longtime game development veteran Jake Kazdal walks us through some of the highlights of his career (including work on seminal Sega games Rez and Space Channel 5), all the way to the formation of his own studio, 17-bit (Skulls of the Shogun, Galak-Z), and reveals how this journey is now leading to Kyoto, Japan.

This presentation was recorded live at BitSummit MMXIV, the 2nd edition of the Kyoto-based indie game festival. 

"Presentation of the Day" on March 21, 2014.

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Arts Month Sampler

BY TERRY BUNTROCK
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 04, 2012

Williamsburg is a famous tourist destination, especially through the Summer season and some major holidays. The city was looking for ways to extend that draw to what they call the shoulder seasons. They then hired Terry Buntrock to create and orchestrate Arts Month. Terry has managed to fill the month with dozens of art related events, and this presentation gives us just a sampling of some of those events. 

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Williamsburg Arts District

BY MICHELLE DEWITT
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

The City of Williamsburg is quickly emerging as an arts destination, along with its two major draws of history and education (not to mention a nearby theme park). The economic development director for the city, Michele DeWitt, gives us all the W's of Williamsburg's newly created Arts District (except perhaps for who is NinjArt?).

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Repurposing an Architectural Dinosaur

BY MACIO MISZEWSKI
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

Macio Miszewski presentes the 1920s docklands Grain Silo, one of the City’s most significant surviving Heritage Resources, and how it is undergoing a dramatic re-purposing - designed by Thomas Heatherwick and implemented by local Architects - to become the most unique art destination in Africa set in Cape Town’s newest mixed use urban precinct at the V&A Waterfront. Co-Presenters: Lloyd Rubidge & Karien Trengove

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Lonely Planet Guide to Japan

BY LAURA CRAWFORD
@ INSPIRED BY JAPAN – POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 23, 2016

Laura Crawford is a Destination Editor for Lonely Planet, covering Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines. Sounds like an amazing dream job right?! Well, as Laura explains in her PehcaKucha talk in reality not always. 

Watch and listen to hear about her amazing (and no so amazing) adventures!  :)

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Healing From Within: A Look at the Body's Switchboard

BY BRANDON BUTTRY
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 27, 2017

Health is not a destination.  Health is an ongoing, individually unique process of earning and maintaining natural well-being. Dr. Brandon Buttry  explains how the greatest expression of life is achieved through consistent investments in yourself. 

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Success Is Not a Climb to the Mountaintop

BY MERCEDES WILSON
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2018

Listen as Mercedes Wilson describes why she believes success isn't the destination, but the journey.

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Cycling Up North

BY MOIN KHAN
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 17, 2018

Travel for Moin Khan is not limited to the destination, but includes meeting the people along the journey and listening to their stories while pushing through the elements of nature to test himself physically and mentally. He believes in mind over matter and enjoys pushing his own boundaries to overcome the limits he thought he had.

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Art of the Reef

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 20, 2018

The marine world has served as a source of inspiration, a destination and even material debris from which to create art. Join Michael as he explores some of the big names as well as local ones whose work reflects the reef and the ocean around us.

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We’ve Got Space: Promoting Huntsville as an ‘out of this world’ travel destination

BY KRISTEN PEPPER
@ VOL 7 ON AUG 30, 2018

Kristen Pepper is an Athens, Alabama, native who grew up “on the outside looking in” at all the hustle and bustle of the Rocket City. As marketing manager for the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Kristen supports the marketing, advertising, and public relations efforts of the CVB.

She serves on the board of the North Alabama chapter of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, is a graduate of Leadership Huntsville/Madison County, and in 2018 she was recognized as a “30 Under 30” by Destinations International.

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Poster for PKN Honolulu Vol. 6

Things are really heating up for PechaKucha Night in Honolulu, and organizer Mark Hakoda fills us in on what to expect from next week's Vol. 6 (September 18). We have the largest number of presenters we have ever had -- 11 presenters will be presenting a wide range of topics, from fashion design to landscape architecture. We are also becoming a destination for visiting artists and PKN faithful. For Vol. 6, we are showcasing two visiting presenters: Michel Tuffery, award winning native artist from New Zealand, and Travis Warren, a landscape architect from Vancouver, Canada. Travis will be presenting a project that is being completed now for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Design Conspiracy

They lurk near cracks on the sidewalk. You duck under them while passing under a low doorway. They keep you from your destination. They're everywhere. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Design Conspiracy" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 93, graphic designer Joachim Müller Lancé takes us down the rabbit hole in exposing a cabal so covert that it hides in plain sight: this is the caution stripe conspiracy.

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Destination: Kyoto

Longtime game development veteran Jake Kazdal walks us through some of the highlights of his career (including work on seminal Sega games Rez and Space Channel 5), all the way to the formation of his own studio, 17-bit (Skulls of the Shogun, Galak-Z), and reveals how this journey is now leading to Kyoto, Japan. In "Destination: Kyoto", recorded live at the Kyoto-based indie-game festival BitSummit MMXIV, Jake discusses the magnetic pull of Kyoto, and how he plans to contribute to the burgeoning indepedent game development community.  

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We are OFFICIAL Pecha Kucha Harrisburg!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! April 09, 2015 (Harrisburg, PA) We are pleased to announce that Harrisburg is officially a Pecha Kucha Nights city. Harrisburg is filled with creative visionaries who are eager to see the city evolve into a major destination, and the Harrisburg Pecha Kucha chapter seeks to provide a forum to encourage creative conversations and serve as a catalyst for change. Our first Pecha Kucha Nights event will take place on April 14, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Midtown Cinema. Zeroday Brewing Co and the MAD DASH Food Truck will host our pre-event networking session from 5:00 – 7:00pm on location. The theme for this event is ‘Creating A Healthy City’ where presenters will share ideas on how to improve Harrisburg through various forms of engagement bringing to light current, and future projects and initiatives. We have a great list of presenters on a variety of topics ranging from ‘Buzzing City Life’ to ‘Making the City Better in Two Minutes. The event’s format is rapid fire presentations that use 20 slides, with each slide only lasting 20 seconds (20X20) This event would not have been possible without the help of our sponsors: the Harrisburg Young Professionals (HYP), American Institute of Architects (AIA Central PA), US Green Building Council (USGBC) & Women in Housing & Finance PA (WHF-PA),Come join us for Creative Conversation! Subscribe to learn about future events at https://www.pechakucha.org/cities/harrisburg For additional information contact us at pknharrisburg@gmail.com Media Contacts: Linda Plesic Jonathan OrtizShelly-Anne Tulia Scott pknharrisburg@gmail.com Twitter Hashtag: #PKNHarrisburg####  

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St. Joseph - Small Town, Big Heart

"The only way to shed light on ignorance and resentment is to talk about it."In St. Joseph - Small Town, Big Heart, from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 134, Lana Rappette, Assistant and Communications Lead for the Whirlpool Creatives Association reveals that St Joseph, MI is far more than just a sleepy summer tourist destination on the shore of Lake Michigan. Sure, St Joseph has its sandy beaches and an agricultural  industry fit for making apple pies, but it also has a thriving, respected and close knit arts community. One that is immune to city borders and has helped heal relationships and restore the beauty in the neighboring city of Benton Harbor. PechaKucha St Joseph was started just one year ago in early 2015. Now all people, everyday people, have a chance to share ideas and fun doing it! The city hopes to fuel a positive and creative culture through its PechaKucha platform.

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Presenter Bio: Johnnie

Johnnie Mwanavuri loves nature and owns and operates a tourism company called Misuku Expeditions. He began Misuku Expeditions in 2013 from his bedroom and under mango trees and in mall car parks.  With hard work and perseverance he now has 4 permanent staff and 3 part-time staff.  Johnnie has traveled in most of the beautiful places in Malawi but still wishes to visit Likoma and Livingstonia.  He is interested in promoting Malawi as a tourism destination and not as a country whose people need aid. Johnnie preaches anti-poaching messages on social media and loves having conversations. We're looking forward to Johnnie's presentation!

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City Focus: Truckee

Situated near the border of Nevada state and gorgeous Lake Tahoe, we visit Truckee, CA in this week's City Focus. Known for its bountiful nature and scenic snowy views, Truckee is not only a wonderful destination for nature lovers, but it also has a budding and enthusiastic creative community to boot. After successfully running their very first event in May 2018, they are now hosting their 2nd event this December 7th. We wish the PechaKucha Night Truckee team the absolute best and hope to hear amazing things about this year end event! 

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City Focus: Ensenada

Resting comfortably on the Baja California Penninsula in Mexico, Ensenada shines bright in this week's City Focus. With a population of around 700,000 people, the city is the third largest in Baja California and is home to an ethnically diverse community that fosters a unique culture, including being the birthplace of the modern fish taco! Maybe that is why its local nickname is "La Cenicienta del Pacífico" - The Cinderella of the Pacific. Hosting Mediterranean climates, Ensenada also finds itself at the heart of the Mexican wine country, as well as being a popular destination for tourists and cruise ships. With good wine and a fun culture, it truly sounds like the perfect place for a PechaKucha; and as luck would have it, our friends down in Ensenada have arranged their Vol. 3 event, which will take place on July 11th. If you are in the area, you won't want to miss it! Viva Ensenada y viva PechKucha!

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City Focus: Kunming

For this week's City Focus, we lend our gaze to "The City of Eternal Spring", Kunming, located in the Yunnan Province in southwest China. Home to over 6.5 million people and a melting pot of 26 indigenous nationalities, the city has established itself as the largest in the province and has flourished as the political, economic and cultural hub of the area. The nickname of the city comes from the year-round moderate climate that stays roughly between 8.9-20.3 degrees Celcius. However, the weather is far from the only thing that makes Kunming such an attractive destination. Spectacles such as the Stone Forrest, Dianchi Lake, Jiuxiang Scenic Area, and Western Hill can all be found within the folds of the city, and provide beautiful sights to anyone experiencing them. Beyond the sights, the intermingling but unchanging cultures of the different nationalities bring to fruition very unique customs and fun traditions like the Torch Festival or the Huashan Festival, where these groups can showcase their contrasting yet similar styles. Adding to those opportunities, the city is hosting their Vol. 1 event on the 26th of July, it is surely not something anyone should want to miss! Best of luck to all of our friends in Kunming!

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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!