Next Event

17 MAY


Come, bring your friends and get ready to be inspired by the creative people in our local Portsmouth area who are coming to share images and stories of their work, their process and what inspires them to live and work as creative individuals amongst us.


Special thanks to our Series Sponsor:

Winter Holben Architecture & Design



Why I tell Stories

@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

Jordan Salvatoriello tells us why she was inspired to become a filmmaker.


Finding Home

@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

"Our home wasn't the house we were leaving, and it wasn't the house we were moving to, it was the family we were. And now, as an adult, I've gotta redefine home."

In "Finding Home" from PechaKucha Night Portsmouth Vol. 28Nick Girard shares his inspiring journey which took him and his girlfriend across the world. Accompanied by the stunning photography of the beautiful sights he explored, Nick presents to us that home is not a stationary place but a state of mind.


Explore & Preserve Our Oceans

@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

Steve De Neef is a photo and video journalist based in Maine, USA who specializes in conservation photography.


Bridging the Gap

@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

As a Bird of Prey Educator and Rehabilitator in Portsmouth, NH, Jane Kelly speaks about bridging the gap between wildlife and human.


What is performance?

@ VOL 20 ON NOV 05, 2014

Catherine is a freelance theatre-maker, facilitator and filmmaker with a passion for empowering people through the use of the creative arts whilst creating unique experiences for both audiences and artists alike. In 2008, after being awarded the White Rose Scholarship for Innovation for enterprising ideas in the creative industries, she graduated from the University of Leeds (Bretton Hall) with a BA(hons) in Theatre and Performance, focusing on directing whilst developing skills in writing, physical theatre, puppetry and multimedia. In 2009, she set up Design Unbound Ltd with her partner, a web development agency with clients such as Avon Cosmetics and World Duty Free. After moving to the US from her native Scotland in early 2012, Catherine is returning to both theatre and film. She is currently developing a one-woman show about our connection to food and the industry that guards it called At the Table and runs Film Unbound LLC in the Seacoast region, a media production company that makes both fictional and documentary films for distribution and clients.


Tidal Roots

@ VOL 20 ON NOV 05, 2014

"A lot of our creativity really does stem from the outdoors."

In "Tidal Roots" from PechaKucha Night Portsmouth Vol. 20, Kyle Schaefer and Kent Scovill have combined their skill sets and life experiences to design and build wooden stand-up paddleboards, that the boys claim each have a soul and unique personality. They talk about the step and passion it takes to making these boards.


Revitalizing Portsmouth Music Hall

@ VOL 14 ON MAR 21, 2013

Terrence Parker talks about a remodeling project he did recently at his local music hall. He looks at the logistical side of remodeling the sidewalk and street, to make the area safe and more easily accessible, both by foot and bus, and then shows some of the more decorative touches, and looks at how they often also serve a practical purpose.


Community, Collaboration and Design

@ VOL 14 ON MAR 21, 2013

Eric Stark goes into depth on a selection of community-oriented student projects worked on in the past 6 years of the University of Maine's Architecure program.



Tidal Roots

"A lot of our creativity really does stem from the outdoors."
In "
Tidal Roots" from PechaKucha Night Portsmouth Vol. 20, Kyle Schaefer and Kent Scovill have combined their skill sets and life experiences to design and build wooden stand-up paddleboards, that the boys claim each has a soul and unique personality. They talk about the step and passion it takes to making these boards.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Mike Teixeira

    I believe good communication can make the world better and great communication can transform it. Creative Director, dad, geek...nice to meet 'cha. Presentation design and skill is a passion of mine and I founded Pecha Kucha in Portsmouth NH to do my small part in nurturing the city's deep creative passion.

  • Anne Weidman

    As Marketing Manager and Associate at JSA Inc, a Portsmouth, NH-based architecture firm, I manage all things marketing, from public relations and market research, graphic design, photography and event planning, to the hands-on task of “getting it out the door.”

  • Jerry Monkman

    Jerry Monkman is a conservation photographer based in Portsmouth. He has written and photographed nine books, including Wild Acadia (named a top photo book of 2007 by Shutterbug Magazine) and The AMC Guide to Outdoor Digital Photography (winner of a 2012 National Outdoor Book Award.) His nature, adventure, and environmental photos have been published in magazines, advertisements, and websites around the world, while contributing to the conservation of several hundred thousand acres of wild places in New England. His clients include The Nature Conservancy, National Geographic Adventure, Men's Journal, Yankee, L.L. Bean, and Timberland. Jerry is currently excitedly anticipating the release of his first feature-length documentary film, The Power of Place, which will be screened at 3S Artspace on April 9th.