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15 SEP

NEXT EVENT VOL 16

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the first presentation starting at 7:20 p.m. Pecha Kucha (peh-chak-cha) offers anyone with a passion or a vision--designers, artists, inventors, architects, adventurers, entrepreneurs—an opportunity to share their ideas with the community during a fast-paced, friendly social get-together. There's just one catch—presenters have only 20 slides x 20 seconds each, a total of 6 minutes, 40 seconds!

More information is available on Facebook at pecha-kucha-bozeman or by emailing pechakuchabozeman@gmail.com.   You are encouraged to come early to socialize.  There will be a 20-minute intermission.
 
Advance tickets ($7 plus $1 restoration fee) are available online at theellentheatre.com.

Tickets also are available at the box office and at the door for $8 ($5 for students) space permitting.

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A Geographer's Crazy Journey to Afghanistan

BY HENRY SHOVIC
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 10, 2014

Montana State University researcher Henry Shovic shares his 10-years of experiences in Afghanistan helping build dams, finding pistachio trees, improving Afghan water resources and restoring woodlands.

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The Physics-Poetry Duality

BY NICHOLAS YUNES
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 10, 2014

Assistant Professor of Physics at Montana State Univeristy, Nicholas Yunes says that physics and poetry are different branches of the same tree. That Einstein and Whitman are both explorers, one with math, the other with words. Nicholas says that creation is passion, that knowledge feeds progress.

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Magenta Lamb's Quarters: A Gardener's Emissary

BY JESSICA SOZA
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

Jessica Soza talks about her favorite plant, Magenta Lamb's Quarters, a relative of the beet and quinoa family. Jessica poetically describes using this plant as a harbinger of spring, as ground cover, as greens in salads, as seeds for birds. She also shares how gardening is about cultivation, connection between soil, plants, bugs and people - and the awe she has found by working in small scale gardens.

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Spying on the Wild

BY PHIL KNIGHT
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

Conservationist Phil Knight talks about using photography and camera traps to capture photos of elusive wildlife in nature, including bobcat, bear, elk moose. Using cameras in the wild as a type of 'Candid Camera for wildlife' also helps conservations learn by tracking animals at night, such as discovering a mule deer migration no one knew about before.

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How We Are Going to Change the World Together

BY JUSTIN AILPORT
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

Justin Ailport, Montana State University student, talks about lessons learned growing up in a small town, and what he learned about human relationships while volunteering to help a 24-year old get elected to office in Montana. Dreams change the world and they can be achieved with others.

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Opera in Bozeman? You Must Be Joking

BY RICHARD WOLFF
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

Years ago Richard Wolff began his work with Intermountain Opera with a walk-on part that he had to be talked in to. Since then he has performed three additional walk-on parts, a speaking role and now serves on the Board. He describes the history of opera in Bozeman, and their current community involvement.

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How to Replace the Toilet Paper

BY DAVID O'CONNOR
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

David O'Connor grew up in a family of seven in a three-bedroom, one-bath home (his first introduction to the challenges of shared living space). He later learned that there are rules, the right way to reseal a bag of bread, which way the silverware goes in the dishwasher, among others. Here David shares with us authoritative answers on all the household topics that drive people crazy.

 

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My Love Affair With Main Street

BY LARRY STERNE
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

PechaKucha Night Bozeman organizer Larry Sterne shares with us numerous reasons he's fallen in love with his town. Find out why he plans to live his last days in Bozeman, and why the citizens of this fantastic town have made it their conscious choice to reside there.

 

BOZEMAN Blog

Taking September Proposals!

It's never too soon to think about creating a PechaKucha presentation to share with your closest 500 friends at the Ellen Theater!
We are taking submissions now -- just email us (pechakuchabozeman@gmail.com) 1-2 paragraphs and 3-5 images that give us a sense of what you'd like to present. 
Pecha Kucha Bozeman #17 will be held September 15 and 16, 2015. And we welcome all of your mind-blowing, inspiring, informative, creative presentation ideas. We love learning about who is in our community!
As always, let us know if you have any questions, feedback, ideas - we love to hear from our amazing Bozeman audience.
 
 

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