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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Climbing for a Cause

BY AVIVA PRAGER
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 28, 2013

In order to help raise funds and awareness in the battle against cancer, Aviva Prager and many others attempt to climb Mt. Shasta. She outlines the difficulties of the climb and shows off some breathtaking vistas from the peak.

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Nature in Albany

BY SUSAN SCHWARTZ
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 28, 2013

Susan Schwartz celebrates nature in Albany, and highlights the hours of hard work done by volunteers in order to keep the natural habitats and inhabitants of Albany and other areas alive for future generations. 

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Wellness by Design

BY MATTHEW RIDGWAY
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 28, 2013

Matthew Ridgway traces the many trends influencing new transportation development, and how increased population density, declining car use, and a return to full service neighborhoods ultimately signals good things for our jobs, health, and the American middle class.

 

ALBANY, CA Blog

Albany, Vol 2. Work

Work it out, whistle while you work, putting in a good days work, working on it, that works… Work is such an important aspect of our daily lives and our common interactions.  We all work in different ways; we all perceive work as something different.  The line cook that opens their knife bag at 5:00pm is working just as the contactor that straps on their steel toed boots at 5:00am.
We would like to welcome residents of Albany as well as people from all around the Bay Area to ‘Pecha Kucha in Albany, Volume 2’ and as you may have already deciphered, the theme is ‘Work’.  This event is free and will take place at the Albany Community Center on October 25th at 6:30pm.  We have very interesting presenters that range from Correctional officers to Urban Framers all centered around the theme of ‘Work’.
The theme of work is one that is so broad we will never be able to cover its entirety in a month much less a few short hours.  That being said, this will be an opportunity for people to see the world through a lens that isn’t always considered, an opportunity to wear different hats for 6 minutes at a time.  If you are unfamiliar with the Pecha Kucha format here is a quick explanation; a presenter uses slides that change every 20 seconds, a total of 20 slides will make up the entire presentation.  Ideally the presenter will seamlessly transition between slides and take the audience along for an informative and intriguing journey of exploration. 
To work is to be; we don’t mean that everyone has to have a job but we mean to state that everyone should have something that motivates them.  This definition is not set in stone but rather malleable and ever-changing.  The evolution of tasks and dedication may not always define you but most certainly an individual must define what they consider work.
“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do” -Rumi

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About the City's Organizers

  • Chelle Putzer

    I am the Community Service Manager for the City of Albany Recreation & Community Services Department.

  • Liam Kelly

    I am origianlly from Washington State and moved to the Bay Area in 2011, after finishing my education at Portland State University. I have always been fascinated with cities and the residents who dwell within, especially civic engagement and how relationships are developed and fostered within communities of people.

  • Casey Osborn

    As a member of the Albany Rec department's projects team I help put on the many community events that we host, including our first ever PKN series! Outside of work I enjoy swimming (in pools and in the bay), running (on road and trail), and planning my next adventure to the sierras (on skis and on foot).

  • Emmanuel Tecuatl-Balderas

    I work for the Recreation and Community Services Department in the City of Albany, CA as a Projects Team assistant. Although I hail from Southern California, I am proud to call the Bay Area my new home. Interested in art, art history, literature, and languages.

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