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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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Makers for a Space

BY VINNY VU
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Vinnie Vu talks about Makerspace and their involvement in the community, assisting with local groups and events, opening the doors to a creative collective, and their ever-growing repertoire of skills and ideas.

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The A Word

BY JAMES GILLHAM
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 07, 2013

Coming from California, James Gillham had a shock when he moved to Southwest Georgia and started a group for local atheists. Moving from an open and tolerant society to the heart of the bible belt, James details the struggles he's overcome to build a thriving social group and debunks many misconceptions surrounding atheism.

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The Conundrum, Misnomer, and Mix

BY JAMES MALPHRUS
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

As an organizer, James Malphrus has plenty of opportunity to think about potential talks he would like to do. In this talk, he samples five of his unfinished presentations, giving us a unique look into his train of thought and the railway upon which it rides.

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Metal Musings

BY JAMES GILLHAM
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

James Gillham returns to Albany to discuss the music that defines a large part of his life: metal. Through controversy and camaraderie, metal has been an impossible-to-ignore movement that changes lives. Showing us the difference that metal has made for him, James promotes the idea that metal isn't the violent entity that the news has made it out to be.

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Wildflowers in Wasted Spaces

BY MELISSA SIMMONS
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 07, 2013

Melissa Simmons takes us on a journey through the beauty we pass by every day without noticing. She has discovered that there are no wasted areas, only wasted opportunities to cherish and appreciate beauty in its many forms.

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Rain Gardens for Everyone

BY VICKI CHURCHMAN
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 07, 2014

Vicki Churchman teaches us how to efficiently utilize our rainwater to beautify our yards. From butterflies to Begonias, rain gardens bring in wildlife and return more water to the ground than the concrete surfaces in cities and on roadways.

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Contesting the Brand

BY VICKI CHURCHMAN
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Vicki Churchman shares the entries from the 2013 River Zombies Logo Contest. The contestants created a graphic logo for the annual River Zombies 5K that takes place in Downtown Albany.

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Uncommonly Good Herbs

BY DEBBY SAPP
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 07, 2014

Debby Sapp is an herbalist and has a passion for making others well. Here she shares her insight on the sometimes misunderstood world of natural medicine and how it can make our lives better.

 

ALBANY, GA Blog

Words from an Aquarist

"Is this is your typical image of a shark, you can thank Steven Spielberg."
Saltwater aquarist Daniel Churchman takes care of fish for a living, and he has raised over twenty sharks, skates, and rays.
In "Words from an Aquarist" from PKN Albany, GA Vol. 3, Daniel states that many people view sharks as dangerous and scary, but he is here to debunk these common misconceptions and reveal the truth behind these myterious, curious creatures. 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Robert Wright

    I am the Vice President of the Kattalistt Creative Group, a small not for profit entity in Albany, GA. Our mission is to promote the cultural growth of not just our town, but any town who wishes to work alongside us. I am a Disabled US Army Veteran, I have a baby boy--Rhazes--who takes most of my free time and I wouldn't have it any other way. I am a former programmer and Assistant Chief Engineer for a 100kw FM radio station in Atlanta. I enjoy reading non-fiction, watching silent films and am a connoisseur of Fine Wine and Scotch.