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String Musicians
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PAST VOL 6

Bangalore
Feb 25, 2011

PAST VOL 8

Glasgow @ The Lighthouse
Jun 20, 2012

PAST VOL 5

Gainesville, FL @ Volta Coffee, Tea & Chocolate
Sep 28, 2012

PAST VOL 15

Austin @ Delta Lumber & Millworks
Nov 07, 2012

PAST UK/Chicago

Chicago @ The Residence of the British Consul General
Jan 18, 2013

PAST VOL 7

Gainesville, FL @ Volta Coffee, Tea & Chocolate
Apr 19, 2013

PAST VOL 2

Tegucigalpa @ Museo para la Identidad Nacional
Sep 04, 2013

PAST VOL 2

Cairo @ The District
Nov 23, 2013

PAST VOL 14

Burlington, VT @ Shelburne Museum
Nov 13, 2014

PAST VOL 11

Hamptons @ Parrish Art Museum
Mar 06, 2015

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The Pictures in the Hall

BY DOUG SMITH
@ VOL 3 ON OCT 26, 2011

"He was introducing the Ziggy Stardust persona. It was obvious to everybody that it was going to be absolutely massive. I remember being aware that I was witnessing something special, the emergence of a star."

In The Pictures in the Hallway, from PechaKucha Night Derby Vol. 3, Doug Smith shares an absolutely amazing PechaKucha about photos taken in London 40 years ago, of rock legends of a phenomenal era of music. Photos of Bowie, Eno, Dury, and others now gracing his hallway in Derby, an ultimately cool testament of Smith's love for music. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on November 2nd, 2013 and again on January 14th, 2015 following the passing of David Bowie.

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Inspirational Coincidences

BY RACHEL MASON
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Rachel Mason talks, sings, and strums about the place where art and life, or fiction and reality meet... While doing research for a musical performance and rock opera to get inside the mind of a child killer from the 1930's, she made contact with a man who killed and dismembered a boy in Borough Park. The experience profoundly effected her, and inspired her to write an opera incidentally about a coincidence - two men with the same name Hamilton Fish, died a day apart and their deaths were announced on a single front page. One man was a child-killing sadist, the other a politician from a distinguished political family.

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Heavy Metal Crossing Borders

BY MARWAN AL-SAMARA'E
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

Marwan Al-Samara'e, who grew up in war-torn Iraq, has survived death threats - all in the name of heavy metal! Featured in a documentary called Heavy Metal in Baghdad, his band Acrassicauda was forced to leave Iraq and became refugees. He now believes dreams can come true (even if that isn't very metal) and lives in New York - preaching the power of music to cross borders.  

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 2, 2015.

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Architecture and Seeing People Part 3

BY TAKUMI HASEGAWA
@ VOL 127 ON JUL 29, 2015

長谷川匠さんが昨年パリで出会った数々の世界的著名人。 建築家、ファッションデザイナー、ミュージシャン、フォトグラファーなど、彼らとのセルフィーで綴る飽くなきシリーズ第三弾。 思わず笑ってしまう中にも、クリエイターとして必要な「攻め」とは何か、に気づくことができるかもしれません。

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The Architecture of Sound

BY STEREOTANK !
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Stereotank, founded by Venezuelan NY-based architects Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente, is dedicated to exploring the common territories between space and sound through the design and construction of sound instruments, urban artifacts, and public installations. At PK Night Brooklyn Volume 6, they share some of their sound recordings from installations around the world!

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The Power of Radio

BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.

Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab

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I Love You Because: Musicals I could talk about for hours but I won't because this thing has rules

BY MEGAN BARHAM
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

A heartfelt, high-speed speech full of passion. The part-time actress and full-time fanatic of musical theatre Megan Barham frequently belts out a song while working as De La Warr Pavilion Duty Operations Officer. This is a breakneck introduction to the world of Musicals by someone who eats, sleeps and breathes them! Be warned - she could talk for hours … 

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My Life in Music

BY DANIEL GRABOIS
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 09, 2017

Daniel Grabois has been a professional horn player since 1989. What is that all about?

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I know a Woman: The inspiring connections between the women who have shaped our world

BY KATE HODGES
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 08, 2018

Journalist and author Kate Hodges maps the associations between Patti Smith, Mae Jemison, Leonora Carrington, and many more amazing women in her beautiful new book.

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I'm Not A 15yr Old Boy

BY MARIE WHITE
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 11, 2019

Marie White shares her experiences as a young musician, and teacher and mentor with The Eggtooth Project. Don't be confused by her appearance, she is not a 15yr old boy! Marie's talent, sense of humour and fearlessness have taken her from gung-ho wedding singer to major record label deal.

“I’m now proud to say, people are singing my lyrics back to me”

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PKN Charleston Vol. 4 in the News

The Charleston City Paper takes a look at last week's PechaKucha Night in Charleston Vol. 4, and finds a lot to like. Looks like the night turned into a lovefest for the city: There was also the embracing of our fair city and the celebration of the artists, authors, musicians, and doggone talent Charleston has been known to encompass. I’d say the centerpiece of this event was, in fact, the city itself, while the presenters formed a talented worship circle, idolizing The Holy City and all her historic glory.

Glasgow

Minxy NcNaughty

How could you not want to watch a presentation by someone called Minxy McNaughty? Here then is "Made in Deptford," presented at last week's PechaKucha Night in London Vol. 2. Deptford is not just gritty, it's is pretty too, in fact just like Cuba! This rocking presentation by Minxy aka Caffy St Luce, previously a high flying press officer to musicians (Manic Street Preachers, Radiohead, James, Kylie, the Reading Festival, to name a few) who is now heralding new musicians and art projects in South East London.

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The Pictures in the Hall

In today's presentation, "The Pictures in the Hall," Doug Smith shares a fantastic collection of portraits of various musicians. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 3.

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PKN Posters: San Antonio Vol. 9

San Antonio is being a bit more forward with their attempts to remind us it's Valentine's Day now, though their Volume 9 won't be until Tuesday, the 19th. They have quite the diverse line-up for this evening; presenters include musicians, artists, cinephiles, glass-blowers, even chef entrepreneurs! It just goes to show, everything isn't just big in Texas -- it's also intriguing.  To see more great posters from PechaKucha Nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.

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Tohoku Artist Caravan

The Tohoku Artist Caravan is an outreach program that brings artists and musicians to disaster-torn regions of Japan.   In this edition of Presentation of the Day, (from PKN Tokyo, Vol. 101) D.H. Rosen explains that this project -- produced by his company, TokyoDex -- will involve art installations, performances by musicians, and will bring volunteers out to encourage the youth of the Tohoku region to participate.  To contribute to the 2013 Tohoku Artist Caravan, check out their IndieGogo donation page.

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PKN Kuala Lumpur Vol. 18 x Heineken Green Room 2013

Coming this Saturday to Kuala Lumpur's Heineken Green Room 2013 is a special PKN Kuala Lumpur Vol. 18 event which brings together DJs, musicians, visual artists, and designers for one fun-filled night of creativity and excitement. New Straits Times has an article giving a list of the presenters expected at the event: Among the presenters are DJ Blink, photographer Vincent Paul Young, Hitz FM’s Mmmeng, Irman Himi, visual artist Melor Hidayah and writer, poet and lecturer Bernice Chauly. Check out the full write-up here.

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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#Pechakuchagt Vol. 5 #CampusTec

Our event today:  https://www.pechakucha.org/cities/guatemala-city/events/562a44eebfb6ff2f4f00000b Our stroy and photos: https://storify.com/MariaZaghi/pechakuchagt-vol-5-campustec-noviembre-2015 Our stats:  we had 100,000 impressions and we reached over 3600 persons via our straming and social networks! Our presenters:

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Why I Photograph Musicians

"When you're a photographer, you have this tremendous responsibility, to show this person the best way you can, in a way that's authentic."In Why I Photograph Musicians, from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 27, Rob Bridge explains why he spend hours, days, weeks and years traipsing from one end of the United Kingdom to the other to photograph musicians that you’ve probably never heard of…

Glasgow

Anna van Riel - speaker

The seventh speaker we would like to announce is Anna Maria van Riel (http://www.annavanriel.com). Anna is a musician. Lets learn more about Anna's journey on ways to tour your art when you don't fit in the average box.Make sure to get your tickets to hear Anna and all our other speakers before they're all gone!http://www.dashtickets.co.nz/event/qfknh34x5