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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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Orange County in the Middle of China, and a Storm Trooper Prepares for His PK Debut

Presentations
The first of our two presentations today, "Inside Wood and Paint: The Heart of Making," comes from PKN Taos Vol. 3, and sees Patti Tronolone sharing her paintings and furniture pieces, linking the latter to her love of nature. The second presentation is Kotama Bouabane's "Chinese's Replication of Orange County" (PKN Toronto Vol. 15) in which he reveals a Beijing suburb that was made to look like Orange County in California.

Posters
We've got two new posters on our Tumblr blog today, one for this Sunday's PKN Lisbon Vol. 14 (above), and one for PKN Kumamoto Vol. 3, which is set for June 1.

Photos
We of course have a few new galleries to share with you today, but also a fantastic teaser video for the upcoming PKN Guimaraes Vol. 2, above (produced by Damnworks).

And we're not quite sure what the significance of the following photo is (from Flickr user Kalexandersen), but with the title "On stage for a PechaKucha," it felt natural to include it.

Links
A couple of PK-related links to keep you reading.

Calendar
We covered in yesterday's post what you can expect from tonight in terms of events (5 PKNs), but for the weekend, Saturday (May 19) will see two Japanese series with new volumes, with PKN Kitakyushu Vol. 6 and PKN Nara Vol. 2. On Sunday (May 20), there's the aformentioned PKN Lisbon Vol. 14, as well as PKN Mendoza Vol. 4. For a peek at what next week has to offer, have a look at the full calendar.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Nikki Andersen

    My family vacations when I was a kid always involved travel and museums; it's probably no surprise then that as an adult I'm both a life-long learner and a jack-of-all-trades in my interests...the world is too fascinating to straight-jacket my interests. My degrees are in history and cultural anthropology; I did have to drill down for my master's thesis of course, so one special area of knowledge is French Iron Age spear heads. Additionally, you might describe me as someone whose left and right brains are constantly in communication. On one hand, I like trading options for the rigor and discipline and on the other hand am an enthusiastic but pretty unskilled artist in oils, watercolors, and pencil. I jumped horses competitively until I aged out with too many broken bones and turned to dressage, where the horses theoretically keep their feet on the ground. I love dogs and cats too and I'm in Helena, MT because I can be and because I've always wanted to live surrounded by mountains on all sides. My introduction to "PK" was 6-7 years ago when I was asked to make a pk-type presentation for the New England Museums Association, "Bombshells to Lemonade" was the title, beginning with being called by a reporter to comment on the plan for the museum (where I was about to become director) to move to a new location. Something that hadn't been mentioned in any of my interviews. As the title indicates, there were eventual happy results for the museum and for my intro to PechaKucha..

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