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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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FRANK

BY TAMARA WENSING
@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

Tamara Wensing created her life by following her feelings and believing in herself. She wants to create FRANK as a community in Cape Town by broadcasting inspiring movies. People today get ill & depression, Tamara knows this and feels she can change this. We must dream big.

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Neuroscience

BY CHRIS CURRIN
@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

Computational Neuroscience is a rapidly emerging discipline whose methods and techniques are critical for analysing and understanding the brain: one of the most challenging scientific problems faced by mankind. The payoffs are huge, not only for mental health but many scientific spinoffs, like artificial intelligence and brain-computer interfaces. Join Chris Currin as he discusses the intricacies and rewards of his field of expertise. 

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Living on a farm in Washington state

BY ANNIKA THERON
@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

Annika Theron will share the story of how she was living in a tent on a farm for about five months with no water or electricity being faced with solving daily farming-related challenges. Becoming removed from conventional society, allowed her to appreciate time to truly LIVE on a day-to-day basis.

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The grandaddy of swing dances has taken root in Cape Town

BY MURIEL ARGENT
@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

Lindy hop, granddaddy of swing dances has taken root in Cape Town with all the joy, energy, and community that made it. Originating as a cultural movement almost a century ago this exhilarating dance is once again an international phenomenon. Muriel Argent takes us on a dance journey through the ages.

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Plant biotechnology and the wonders of GMO's

BY TAPIWA GUZHA
@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

Tapiwa Guzha a plant bio-technologist making & studying GMOs for the academic and socio-economic benefit of South Africa. African solutions to African issues of drought, poverty and public health. Tapiwa will explore an alternative to the often negative public perception of GMOs.

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What if I had the recipe for your success

BY GARY HIRSON
@ VOL 44 ON JUL 04, 2017

With tongue in cheek & comparisons to Richard Branson & Michael Jordan, Gary Hirson shares "the recipe to success" - what, why & when we want something, writing it down & breaking it down. The three beliefs needed to achieve & choosing how to react when things don’t go as planned.

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The Camino de Santiago from a child's view

BY NICOLAS YOLLAND
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

11 year old Nicolas Yolland took a rite of passage journey with his mother on the Camino de Santiago. Nicolas will tell the story of his journey, what he learnt and who he is as a result. His wish is to inspire people to step outside of their comfort zones to experience something new and to realise that, as in adventure as in life, just by putting one foot in front of the other, they will reach their destination.

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Couchsurfing: How to become a tourist in your own city

BY LEE DZBENSKI
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Lee Dzbenski found herself alone and with friends who had different priorities.So she signed up for everything and found Couchsurfing which changed her life. She found dinner companions, party buddies, learning about new cultures, making friends, discovering your city. Ultimately falling in love with her city, herself & humanity.

 

CAPE TOWN Blog

Falling in Love with Tequila


"Now this Plant is called the agave, this plant is what Tequila is made of and this plant changed my life."
In "
Falling in Love with Tequila" from PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol. 37, Sarah Kennan shares a journey of one girl's passion for Tequila that has led her on adventures through Mexico to learn from the Tequila masters, inspiring her to start her own Tequila company in South Africa.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Andrew Cole

    Andrew Cole is a communications professional and spokesperson with nearly 20 years of experience consulting to, or working in, various blue chip companies in Canada and South Africa. In Cape Town he has operated an independent consultancy for the past five years focusing on enterprise development, storytelling (presented as podcasts), strategy and sustainability communications. Andrew holds a post-graduate diploma in Sustainable Development from Stellenbosch University's School of Public Leadership, a Diploma in Public Relations Management from Ryerson University (Toronto), and a B.Sc. in Anatomical Science and Cell Biology, with a minor in Management, from McGill University (Montreal).