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PAST VOL 14

Dayton @ 798 Union Hall
Feb 21, 2013

PAST VOL 34

Chicago @ Martyrs'
Jun 02, 2015

PAST VOL 8

Tijuana @ INDEX Open Studio
Jun 18, 2015

PAST VOL 26

Nishinomiya @ Konan CUBE (Hirao School of Management)
Oct 03, 2015

PAST VOL 10

Milan @ Seat of the Board of Architects of Milan
Feb 24, 2016

PAST VOL 12

Milan @ Seat of the Board of Architects of Milan
Jun 21, 2016

PAST VOL 73

Seattle @ Seattle Central Library
Apr 05, 2018

PAST VOL 29

Yerevan @ AGBU Armenia
Mar 19, 2019

PAST PechaKucha Rooftop Edition #5

Amsterdam @ Spaces
Jun 27, 2019

PAST VOL 4

Dongguan @ BIG+Apartment
Aug 30, 2019

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No Pain, No Brain: Zombie Survival

BY AARON JOHNSON
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 18, 2014

Aaron Johnson loves all kinds of movies but his favored ones are good zombie movies.  He gives hilarious preparation advice of how to handle zombie encounter and increase survival capabilities both in zombie and everyday life worlds.

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Cultivating Passion

BY SPENCER HOOKER
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 30, 2015

Business owner Spencer Hooker reflects on what it means to cultivate passion.

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The Odyssy of Education

BY ROB WILLIAMS
@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Speaker Rob Williams asks us to reflect on our story. What is yours? In his presentation Rob shares key milestones in his life which have shaped his story and through his 6 minutes and 40 seconds we discover a lot of fun facts about Rob.

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PechaKucha Plzeň

BY JAKUB MAREŠ
@ VOL 1 ON DEC 04, 2015

Jakub Mareš & Alice Slavíčková

Mají za sebou spoustu let PechaKucha akcí na profesionální úrovni a spolek ksvětu pro Plzeň. Držíme si palce!

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Stay Up Late

BY PAUL RICHARDS
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

'Keep it punk' says the director of charity Stay Up Late.  Paul Richards is on a mission: to enable people with learning disabilities and autism to lead full and active social lives.  Paul shares the charity's brilliantly simple yet highly effective initiatives like Gig Buddies.  

 

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Keiki Club

BY AVIVA ROWLEY
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Aviva Rowley and friends founded Keiki Club - an open social community for friends and flora fanatics to come together and grow plants, share knowledge, and trade collections. Attend a Keiki Club meeting in NY or California - more info here.

Aviva is a ceramicist / artist / florist from Brooklyn, New York.  She graduated from Cooper Union in 2011 with a BFA.  She has been finding nature in Brooklyn her whole life and stubbornly refuses to leave NY - thus forcing her to create an indoor jungle.  

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Creativity of Tainan

BY SONIA SELAVY
@ VOL 156 ON APR 13, 2018

Tainan’s Creative Collective “氣口” pronounced “Kwee Kau” was founded in 2016 by Leslie Tsai, Kang, Henry Huang, Sonia Selavy and Masahiro Han on the concept of creative expression and community networking. The group curates PechaKucha Night Tainan, with every event taking new form based on the immediate needs of the community. They’ll be sharing about their special city and the creativity that abounds there.  

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How to Leave Fear Behind on the Journey of Self-Discovery

BY JAY-RAM RAJENDRA
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 31, 2018

Jay-Ram Rajendra, Industrial Chemist
“How to Leave Fear Behind on the Journey of Self-Discovery”
As Bruce Lee once said, "All knowledge is self-knowledge." In our quest to understand ourselves, we tend to experience many emotions throughout our life, but none is as self-limiting as the feeling of fear. Join Jay-Ram in a moment of letting go of the illusion of fear so that we may discover our reality, and ultimately ourselves.

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What happens when we change our circles of safety ?

BY RICHARD FREEMAN
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 21, 2018

In Richard Freemans talk he explains the science behind relationships by using the Dunbar theory, it makes you think about you relationships with the people you Know.

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The Culture of Natural Wine

BY TOM VAN BEEM
@ VOL 23 ON FEB 26, 2019

Tom Van Beem:

Professional Wine Pourer, Wines of While in Perth Australia

On a journey to share the world of natural wine in bars and living rooms near you

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PKN Chicago Vol. 15 Goes Veggie Friendly

It looks like things are getting quite veggie-friendly for PechaKucha Night in Chicago Vol. 15 -- set for September 7 at Martyrs' -- and although we're not quite sure if that goes for all the presentations or just the menu, organizer Peter Exley sent the following message: For all of the vegetarians out there, PechaKucha Night Chicago Volume 15 is fat and gluten free. It even works for the lactose intolerant. He does add: "There will be beer and bean burgers though." The poster design is by School of the Art Institute graduate Rachel Yas. You'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.

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PKNBadajoz vol.2

Hello, friends!   Did you go to the first PechaKucha Night in Badajoz last January? If you don't you can do it the next time. We are planning a new edition and if you tell us about your passion maybe your project can have a placer in this event. Let us know in pechakuchabadajoz@gmail.com and participate! :)   

Glasgow

Pecha Kucha Manchester vol 5

Hi there, Well what a night. It was our first event at hosts in Manchester and we had a great turnout. 60 people came to listen to a diverse range of presentations from musicians to art lecterers. Bird watchers to science students. One of the best things about the night was that many people have never heard of the concept before. They had no idea what to expect and went away with a great feeling and promised to tell their friends about it. we're already working on the next night which will be at the end of Summer so keep coming back and details will be up soon.

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PECHAKUCHA!

  On June 2 for PK3, we heard fascinating presentations from dynamic local people: Geneticist Giri Athrey of Texas A&M; Dan DeLeon, pastor of Friends UCC; Ronin Cooking owners Brian and Amanda Light; high school teacher and seasoned European "couch-surfer" Barbara Klein; and Shannon Van Zandt, Director of Texas A&M's Center for Housing and Urban Development. Thanks for all your love and support! Please consider nominating people for PK4, in the fall. See you soon!

Glasgow

Pecha Kucha Night Inspire Nepal, 3rd July 2015

By Yajyu Manandhar Inspiration. Fun night. People. Drinks. Art. Music. Truth be told, this is how we recall Pecha Kucha Nights (PKN). As an event, it is owned by storytellers and their listeners. To begin with, it was PKN vol. 13 and the general idea of the event continues to be a simple presentation where one shows 20 images, each for 20 seconds. “The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images.” I believe these sums up the jest of the event. Just a night earlier I had the glimpse of PKN’s poster on Facebook with an invite and next morning my friends dropped all my plans and got me in for PKN vol. 13 Inspire Nepal. One got me in, in the name of social interaction and rest seem to not get enough of PKN every single time. They were true in their own stance. Later that day, I spent the evening in Club 25 hours, Tangalwood with artists, friends and creative people. Following that, I walked in the club and stood in the crowd eying the stage, waiting for the show to begin. In short the event went on with actual rock stars singing heard and unheard songs to the rock stars that rocked the stage with their stories. I dissolved in the crowd that cheered, whistled and related to the stories that were told. As time passed by I canceled my plan to leave early and went with the flow of the night. Perhaps the earthquake stories overlapped everybody’s experience in the room and related accordingly. People clapped raising eyebrows every time good ideas and acts were projected in front of them. However they clapped harder and whistled louder when slides mocked politicians and foreign media (not that foreign in fact but I believe “what’s understood, need not be explained). Supporting the storytellers and their stories we spent the night. In their stories we sang, prayed, chanted holy mantras, and in their tales - we drank. But it did not end there; the event had lot to offer with performance artists who staged in between the event. No stranger to the disaster, we sipped their performance all in silence followed by applauds. I had my own moments at times, I got the jest of the show every once and while someone walked in the stage and shared. Also few ideas clicked me and few people inspired me. To mention, poster of the show read “Share-Inspire-Get Inspired”. To be specific on it, slides of performance artist Salil Subedi included folk songs, it reflected the whole idea of singing Nepali folk song. I grew a bit more realizing the idea. Also enthusiasm and views of presenters on the disaster we explored opened me up with brilliant interpretations. The event ended late night with a performance art, but my night did not end there. The show had me in a special mood with friends and fun. As it was a fun night, I with my friends went for another round and took a road to a café nearby to acknowledge the night before we got our homes. As I just said, we were in mood.

Glasgow

Welcome to Cheboksary!

Friends!We started PKN project at Cheboksary Russia!Join us at facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/PechaKucha21/and get ready for the night!)Andrey and the Team)

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Friend Crisis

"Refugees are coming to Maastricht ... we want to make them feel welcome."In "Friend Crisis" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht, Vol 27, progressive chaplain Petra Kai Kormendy explains that there is no such thing as a "refugee crisis" but rather a crisis of friendship. At Refugee Project Maastricht, refugees are called friends, and from that idea a new dialogue can open up about our relationships to the situation and to each other as humans.

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Child Friendly in the City

"Children are part of our cities. If our cities aren't designed for children, then they're not meant for citizens. If they're not meant for citizens, they're not cities." In Child Friendly in the City from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol.25, Ian Smith speaks to a demographic whose voices often go unheard in urban decision-making: children. Though this talk, he challenges us to view our spaces through youthful eyes, while acknowledging that we all have a part to play in building child friendly cities.

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Child-Friendly in the City

"Children are part of our cities. If our cities aren't designed for children, then they're not meant for citizens. If they're not meant for citizens, they're not cities." In "Child-Friendly in the City" from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol.25, Ian Smith speaks to a demographic whose voices often go unheard in urban decision-making: children. In Ian's presentation, he challenges us to view our spaces through the eyes of the younger generation while acknowledging that we all have a part to play in building child-friendly cities.