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AIA Channel

The American Institute of Architects is the voice of the architectural profession in the US and the resource for its members in service to society. Through a culture of innovation, AIA empowers its members and inspires creation for a better built environment.

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EU-Japan Fest Channel

EU-Japan Fest supports artists and communists in culture and the arts, arranging exchanges between Europe and Japan in this fields. Most of these activities revolve around the European Capital of Culture initiative. Funding is provided through members of the business community and EU member country ambassadors to Japan.

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Kelowna @ heART school
Nov 30, 2013

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Kumamoto @ Kawashiri Kokaido
Nov 08, 2013

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Nottingham @ One BC Clothing
Nov 28, 2014

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Richmond, BC @ Richmond Cultural Centre
Aug 05, 2015

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Ufa @ VDNH
Nov 21, 2015

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Yogyakarta @ GREEN HOST
Feb 20, 2016

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Davenport @ Figge Art Museum
Nov 19, 2015

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Solo (Surakarta) @ PASAR CANGWIT
Apr 06, 2016

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Louisville @ Muhammad Ali Center
Oct 25, 2016

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Medicine Hat @ Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre

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I Do Want Ugliness in My Landscape

BY ERGOSFERA
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 28, 2011

The quality of territories which, after being insulted (first by the
Market, as unproductive, and now by the State, as ugly), need new stories and arguments to keep development open. This presentation is in Spanish.

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Free the Diamond

BY MASON WEST
@ VOL 10 ON APR 16, 2012

In his presentation, Mason West hopes to inspire others -- like he does his students -- to find their inner potential, and break free of the limits that society appears to impose on them. (in English)

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Free Spaces for All

BY MARTIN HARTMANN
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2013

Free land is getting rare, and so Martin Hartmann and the association of Bodenfreiheit buy free spaces and make them accessible for the public. (in German)

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Free Painting

BY ELIZABETH JOSE
@ VOL 9 ON APR 04, 2013

"What if painting was easy, right?"

In Free Painting from PechaKucha Night Taos Vol.9, Elizabeth Jose presents a series of her paintings while sharing how she creates these beautiful works of art. Elizabeth talks about her mindset while painting, preparation, and what motivates her to paint.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 28th, 2017. 

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The Cruelty-Free Feather Movement

BY ROSEMARY KIMBLE
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 18, 2014

Rosemary Kimble brought the cruelty-free feather movment to light by sharing her work to increase public awareness. She once created feathered costumes using any feathers, but now creates works of art using only cruelty-free sources.  

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Ритмы и рифмы как основы бытия

BY ARSENY PETROV
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 27, 2014

How often we feel the lack of rhythms and rhymes in our lives. Therefore, Arseny Petrov did a great job bringing some musics in our mood.


Как мало в нашей жизни рифм и ритмов. Поэтому внести немного музыки в наше настроение Петрову Арсению, несомненно, удалось. 

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Beacon Free Media

BY MIKE BURDGE
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 16, 2015

Mike Burdge talks about plans to create Beacon Free Media, a skill sharing collective to pool local resources among artists, musicians and film makers to barter services and share expertise. A rising tide lifts all boats, so get aboard.

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Breaking Into Atlanta Communities: Free Art 4 U

BY NICOLE POWELL
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 15, 2015

Nicole Powell needed a project for film school and so went out and got in touch with four artists providing free art for ATL-iens. Everman, Catlanta, Sppoky Toons, and Blockhead! Listen as Nicole speaks about what it took to make a film about the free art movemnt and where things stand now.

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Cultura Libre - Culturatorium

BY VIRGINIA DÍEZ
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 29, 2014

La cultura libre es una corriente de pensamiento que se populariza a principios del siglo XXI y reivindica el derecho humano a participar en la vida cultural y a tener un rol activo en ella. 

Desde Culturatorium, Virginia Díez impulsa proyectos para dar a conocer estas licencias y fomentar su uso. 

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The Importance of Free Play

BY KAREN KATZ
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 24, 2016

Karen Katz has 18 years of experience developing and designing exhibits. Her BA in Anthropology and MFA in Museum Exhibition Planning and Design earned her the position as the Director of Exhibits for the Cleveland Children's Museum. But it was her experience as a parent that taught her the importance of free play which amplified her ability to design truly impactful exhibits for children. 

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PKN in Culture Magazine

PechaKucha Night gets some nice coverage in the June issue of Culture Magazine -- love that 2-page spread! The magazine can be viewed online, with the article appearing on pages 54-55 (108-109 in the viewer).

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Pecha Kucha 18: Mosquito-Free Family Fun

Join us at 6:30, Thursday June 27th for Pecha Kucha in Bemidji! Doors open at 6pm at the Sanford Center, Gate 4. Come early to check out the artist showcase! Pecha Kucha is, as always, free and family-friendly.  Speakers: Jill Bitker John Centko, MC Tove Dahl Kirby Harmon Scott Merschman Jennifer Sanford Lauralee Tupa The artist showcase will feature Christina Thorne and more! Drinks are available for purchase. Pecha Kucha is a free, family-friendly community event. We're excited to see you there!

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Free Energy: Shifting from Scarcity to Abundance

Is there such thing as your own personal freedom from big energy corporations? Can we truly get rid ourselves from expensive electricity and fuel bills? Frederik Stimmel thinks so. For the past decade, Frederik has been focusing his works on clean, renewable energy solutions, and he believes that this is the time to free ourselves from the shackles of energy dependency and move into a golden age of abundance. He will be sharing his experience and vision at PechaKucha Night Ubud #20 this Tuesday, August 26th. Frederik is the exemplar-zero chief of science and technology at Humanitad. He is an electric engineer, free energy researcher and entrepreneur. He has been developing an open source technology, which will make Free Energy available for everybody very soon at very little cost. He believes that free energy is the key to true freedom of humanity.

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Custom Character Culture for Causes

“I’ve really become interested in doing custom toy shows and donating the money to good causes.” Figure and toy expert Don Kratzer speaks on Indie Toy Custom Culture. In “Custom Character Culture for Causes” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 117, Don discusses the discrepancies and crossovers between creators, characters, and figures, as well as goes into depth on the custom figure culture.

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Rockin' in the Free World

"We learned so many lessons, not just about playing on the stage but also about each other. We learned how very strong our friendship is compared to others." In Rockin' in the Free World from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 127, local rocker and bassist for the independent Tokyo-based 3-piece band "Tits, Tats, and Whiskers", Astrid Sison shares some of the trials, tribulations, wonders, and joys of fearlessly rocking the stage, self-recording and releasing, touring the world, and being a part of a band of friends with a shared musical vision. Sison's charisma comes through as she touches on the hard work and passion that she and her bandmates pour into their musical aspirations. No doubt, these rockers are living the dream!

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Tainan's Design Culture

"This is one of the most dangerous festivals in the world! You must join!"In Tainan's Design Culture from Pechakucha Night Tokyo Vol. 123, Leslie Tsai talks about the wonderful culture of Taiwan. He encourages many people to visit this great country with its many different customs and art.

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A Glimpse of Armenian Culture

"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. 10, Philippa 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.

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Coffee Culture

  Coffee is "the third most traded thing on the planet, and it's nearly all hand-picked." In Coffee Culture from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 24, Founder and Head Roaster of independent coffee company Small Batch, Alan Tomlins takes us on journey around the world tracking how coffee is grown and produced. With stunning photograhs from Africa, Asia and the Americas, this PechaKucha is full of facts that all coffee lovers should know. Alan also gives insight in to how coffee is crucial to different cultures and communities. A champion of ethical production, he shows off the people behind your morning coffee.

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Dynamic Styles: Change and Continuity in Pacific Visual Culture

"The visual cultures styles... are responsive to change yet they retain the thread of continuity of the past." In Dynamic Styles: Change and Continuity in Pacific Visual Culture at PechaKucha Night Honolulu Vol.28, Dr. Mārata Ketekiri Tamaira introduces a selection of Pacific visual culture styles from across the region, emphasizing the way they express the dynamic relationship between change and continuity over time and space. To narrow her focus, she considers three key sites of aesthetic production, including architecture, textiles, and sculpture.  Dr. Mārata Ketekiri Tamaira hails from Aotearoa New Zealand and has genealogical ties with  the central North Island tribe of Ngāti Tūwharetoa. She is a Honolulu-based Māori scholar and university instructor whose research focuses on contemporary Hawaiian and Pacific art. 

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Free Painting

  "What if painting was easy, right?" In Free Painting from PechaKucha Night Taos Vol.9, Elizabeth Jose presents a series of her paintings while sharing how she creates these beautiful works of art. Elizabeth talks about her mindset while painting, preparation, and what motivates her to paint.