City Focus: Penticton

This week's City Focus heads to the charming town of Penticton who embraces their funkiness by putting a giant cafe peach lakeside.  The town takes their eclecticism even further by hosting sweet PechaKucha Nights, ripe full of juicy creative nectar. Check their always inspiring presentations and don't forget to dig into their always imaginative posters by organizer, Skyler Punnett.

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PK People: Paco Ojeda

One of the newest members of the PechaKucha global family is Puerto Vallarta organizer, Paco Ojeda, who steals this week's PK People Spotlight for stepping up to the challenge of cultivating PechaKucha Nights on Mexico's Bahía de Banderas, Pacific Coast. With loads of experience in overseeing editorial content, and with presentations now online from his recently Vol. 1, we're confident PechaKucha is in good hands in Puerto Vallarta. Keep your eyes on this one for more good things to come!

Presentation of the Day

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Jackson Boyd

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Light Lite

PRESENTED ON SEP 27, 2015
IN TAOS @ VOL 18

"It makes sense to me that we would be getting our power from the most powerful force we know of and if it gives us life and everything around us life, Why can't it give our cartoon characters life too?"

In "Light Lite" From PechaKucha Night Taos Vol. 18, PechaKucha Night Taos' youngest presenter to date, Jackson Boyd, explains his experience of living off the grid and the future of solar energy. 

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Past Presentations of the Day

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What is a Weir

BY TODD LYNCH
@ VOL 18 ON SEP 27, 2015

"As an artist, and a landscape designer and an herbalist, contact is incredibly important to me."

In What is a Weir From PechaKucha Night Taos Vol. 18, Todd Lynch explores Weirs and art and the power of community.

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Upcycling

BY CHRISSY BROWN
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 28, 2016

"It's not only a way of life, but it's a necessity for some to survive."

In "Upcycling" from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 6, Traveller, blogger, and upcycler Chrissy Brown tells us why her passion for saving, collecting and reusing objects and materials has transformed the way she sees the world and helped her win Shed of the Year 2015.

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Oh for Duck's Sake!

BY JAN LITTLE
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 09, 2017

"We discovered a lone egg had hatched...but it was not a chicken..."

In Oh for Duck's Sake! from PechaKucha Night Penticton Vol. 7, Jan Little shares the life of Rita Bumby, a duck, and their adventures on her farm. Jan talks about their inseparable relationship and how Rita not only showed up everywhere in her life, but also in her paintings.

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An Illustrator's Story

BY JO FALLON
@ VOL 27 ON SEP 07, 2012

"I'm fortunate enough to do what I do and share what I love in a meaningful way."

In An Illustrator's Story from PechaKucha Night Brisbane Vol. 27, Illustrator and designer, Jo Fallon talks about how her English and Japanese backgrounds have influenced her work by sharing some of her personal illustrations and experiences. She also explains why it's important to choose your business card designs carefully.