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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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Sustainable Jobs

BY JARRET ALAN SCHLAFF
@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

Jarret Alan Schlaff is explaining how he uplifts Detroit by empowering veterans to create sustainable goods.

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Ugly Into Art

BY SAREY RUDEN
@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

When her adventures in online dating revealed the ugly side of humanity, Sarey Rudin decided to turn it into an art project.

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Revive Urban Golf

BY OMARI LEWIS
@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

Omari Lewis will be telling the story of how his passion for the sport of golf has put him on the path to revive urban golfing. Growing up on golf courses all throughout Detroit, Omari fostered a deep appreciation for the sport, even landing himself a golf scholarship to HSBC Virginia Union University for Business Administration.

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Studio Variously

BY ANJALI PUROHIT
@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

Coming from UNESCO Heritage City Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India, Anjali Purohit is no stranger to a city thriving with creativity. Anjali has been all over the world exhibiting her work and in 2001 she returned to her home state after it suffered a massive earthquake.

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Blended Inspiration

BY MARK SARMEL
@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

Mark Sarmel blends inspirations from comic books, Asian culture, hip-hop and fashion his work has been displayed in Innerstate Gallery, Gallery 1988, Bottleneck Gallery, Guzu Gallery, and the Red Bull House of Art, to name a few. He learned right here in Detroit at the College of Creative Studies for Illustration and Graphic Design.

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Experiments in Beautiful Thinking

BY RITA PATEL
@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

Rita Patel is joining us once again to give us the latest in her Experiments in Beautiful Thinking. This work allows her to foster personal and collective experiences, especially in uncomfortable and unfamiliar situations by tapping into each person’s creative force with humor and play so they can connect and be in their personal power with confidence.

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Katherine Cross Design

BY KATHERINE CROSS
@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

Kathy Cross of Katherine Cross Designs is coming on stage with years and miles of knowledge. Humble to her roots, she gives credit to both of her parents for her creative side as she navigated through life. It propelled her into the art world so deep that she spent almost 20 years studying it.

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Sfumato Fragrances

BY KEVIN PETERSON
@ VOL 33 ON SEP 29, 2017

Kevin Peterson shares the story of Sfumato Fragrances, a fragrance store located in Detroit, Michigan which he began along with his wife Jane Larson in 2013. Sfumato combines a scientific and culinary approach to the world of scent creation.

 

DETROIT Blog

International Perspective


"How do you create the unknown?"
In 
"International Perspective" from PechaKucha Night Detroit Vol. 29George Petkoski shares his visionary approach to architecture based on his international experience from across the world. 
George has more than 30 years of architectural practice in the creative process of designing buildings, master planning large and small communities, and urban design worldwide. He has had his own architectural firm in Detroit for 16 years, been the Director of Design of Architecture for Yamasaki Architects, Michigan and Summerstone international in Beijing, China.

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About the City's Organizers

  • PKN Detroit Steering Committee

    We celebrate creative and business-minded talent that may not otherwise have an outlet to share their inspirations, creations and ways they've changed a community. PechaKucha Detroit has been providing its creative community a voice since 2008. Let's broadcast your innovation. Send an email to pkndetroit@gmail.com, and we'll tell you about our next event.

  • Frank Nemecek

    Frank Nemecek is a writer, filmmaker, and all-around pain in the [expletive deleted]. He started the Warrendale (Detroit) Blog in December of 2005 as side project to his freelance writing and video work. He did so mostly because none of the major media outlets were covering the Warrendale neighborhood in Detroit where he lives. Since then, he has been interviewed about his neighborhood on CNN Radio, Detroit Free Press, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal, and WXYZ-TV.