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Not yet scheduled!

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!


Gender Politics

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Jodie Ortega raps us through a spoken word journey on gender politics and stories of strong female friends and role models. 


Getting Over a Fear of Failure

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Rnold Smith takes us through his life of attacking fear head on and building the life of his dreams.


Active Fiction: When Fiction Meets the Urban Core

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Jaspal Marwah talks about his love for the urban fabric of the city and how, with the help of some friends and authors, he's helped create a real life "Choose your own adventure" through some of Vancouver's neighbourhoods. 


Idiot's Guide to Being a Touring Rock Band

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Think you got what it takes to take your rock band on a tour across one of the world's largest countries? Stephen O'Shea takes us coast to coast - and back again, and tells us all the ins and outs of being a touring rock band. 


Media Literacy in the Digital Age

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

"How is every scene constructed? How is every shot made intentional? How infact is every single choice contributing to a greater message?"

In Media Literacy in the Digital Age from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 11Liz Shulze shares the importance of paying critical attention to media in the digital age. Shulze gives media literacy guidance to youth on their consumption and creation of media. 


Product Design A to Z

@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2013

"Designing is the art of using forethought. If you make it up on the spot, that's not design, that's Jazz.'"

In Product Design A to Z from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 4, Lead Product Designer at lighting manufacturer, Fluxworks Illumination, Daniel Fortin walks us through the process of taking an idea, LED design in this case, through its myriad stages of development before it hits production and tells us why we need to pay closer attention to the products we surround ourselves. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, May 16th, 2016. 


Analog Synthesizers in CGA

@ VOL 10 ON FEB 27, 2016

"I quit after one [piano] lesson. Thats when I learned that you can quit something and that doesn't stop you from doing what you want to do."

In Analog Synthesizers in CGA, from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 10, Wes Koopmans takes us through a sonic journey into the world of analog synthesizers. Prepare your ears for loops, waves, feedback and some pretty catchy synths in this offbeat (no pun intended) presentation.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016. 


The Kids are Alright

@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2013

Fear not, the kids are alright. Ceilidh Millar takes us on a visit with some of the amazing young people who are actively trying to make their communities better places to be. Prepare to be inspired!



Four more sleeps!

In just four more sleeps we'll be back with Volume 7 at our favourite hub for food, culture & entertainment River Market. Be sure to join us this Friday December 5th from 6:30 pm onwards with presentations getting started at 8:00 pm. 
We've got one of our most diverse lineups yet and are excited to have some new faces from Vancouver added to the mix alongside some fantastic locals from the the neighbourhood. 
If you haven't picked up your ticket be sure not to delay. There are still tickets available, but that could change quick. Check out our ticketing site to get your hands on a ticket. 
Hope to see you Friday!

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About the City's Organizers

  • PechaKucha New West Organizing Committee

    PechaKucha New West was started by Melinda & Neal Michael, but is now organized by a committee of passionate and engaged residents including; Jen Arbo, Erin Jeffery & Stephen O'Shea of the New West Arts Council.

  • Erin Jeffery

    Erin is a talker. An actor by training and a communicator by trade, she has a bit of a thing for language. And she talks. A lot. To just about anyone who will listen. And even those who don't. She is the Special Events Manager at the River Market...the perfect job as it allows her to tell everyone how great New Westminster and the River Market are. When not marketing it up, Erin can be found wrangling her four year old superhero and her incredibly tall husband, playing football, psyching herself up to return to acting, making things, writing for yoyomama.ca, SheBlogs and BLUNTmoms and cooking...most probably with cheese.