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02 FEB

NEXT EVENT VOL 34

A winter storm snowed us out on our first try (Dec 2017), but we are not giving up on Volume 34!!

We've gathered our presenters back together and set a new date with our hosts in their newly reimagined space, The Owl and the Raven.

We've got an amazing lineup of presenters, and a few surprises in store ;)

Doors at 7pm, presentations begin at 7:30 sharp.

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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

"Living in the moment is what gives me joy in life."

In Katherine Cross Design from PechaKucha Night Detriot Vol. 33Kathy Cross of Katherine Cross Designs shares her passion for art and design. 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.

 

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Katherine Cross Design


 
"Living in the moment is what gives me joy in life."
In 
Katherine Cross Design from PechaKucha Night Detriot Vol. 33Kathy Cross of Katherine Cross Designs shares her passion for art and design. 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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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.