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26 AUG

NEXT EVENT VOL 15

PechaKucha San Antonio vol 15 will be held at the Carver Community Cultural Center.

Presenters will be announced soon.

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Jeret Peña

Mixologist in San Antonio

American Craft

PRESENTED ON AUG 27, 2013
IN SAN ANTONIO @ VOL 11

Mixologist Jeret Peña would rather classify himself himself as a bartender, because it doesn't sound as pretentious. Jeret discusses the craft that has been around for 200 years, and had a resurgence against prohibition. His ability to reproduce the perfect cocktail is a skill that took a long time to perfect. 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 7, 2014.

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The Josephine Theater

BY THOMAS MILLER
@ VOL 11 ON AUG 27, 2013

Thomas Miller is here to talk about the Josephine Theater, a non-profit community theater committed to enhancing San Antonio's cultural horizons. This venue provides opportunities for patrons, performers, and students to develop their creative side, and Thomas is thrilled to be a part of it. 

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Strokes of Convergence

BY DAVID ALCANTAR
@ VOL 11 ON AUG 27, 2013

David Alcantar speaks on his artistic works, comprised of paintings that are meant to evoke questions about the human experience of negotiation. David is interested in how people's choices to negotiate or not affect their narrative and create coincidence or as he calls it co-indicidence

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The Audacity of the $4 Croissant

BY JEREMY MANDRELL AND ANNE NG
@ VOL 11 ON AUG 27, 2013

To counteract the growing trend in machine-made and frozen pastries, Anne Ng and Jeremy Mandrell established Bakery Lorraine. They share their passion for artisan pasteries, and explain the time-consuming process that goes into creating the perfect croissant. 

"Presentation of the Day" on March 5, 2014.

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Art and Family

BY JOEY FAUERSO AND RILEY ROBINSON
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 19, 2013

Joey Fauerso and Riley Robinson showcase their work and their family. They describe how their different styles complement each other and enable them to work together to create intricate structures and beautiful artistic works.

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Glass and Paint

BY JAKE ZOLLIE HARPER AND AMADA MILLER
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 19, 2013

Jake Zollie Harper, a glass artist, and Amada Miller, a graphic artist and painter, showcase their work and discuss their collaborative projects with other local artists.

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Steel Sculptures

BY GEORGE SCHROEDER
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 28, 2013

George Schroeder, works in steel, aluminum, and many other metallic elements to produce sculpture oftentimes based in expressing sound forms. His work is often large in scale, and here he discusses his numerous public installations. 

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Affordable Healthy Food for San Antonio

BY JOSH LEVINE
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 28, 2013

Josh Levine outlines his progress towards developing a network of grocery stores within San Antonio that sell affordable and healthy organic foods. 

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Revive Alameda

BY KILLIS ALMOND
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 28, 2013

Killis Almond goes in depth on the history of San Antonio's Alameda Theater and the city's current plans for its use and preservation. 

 

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American Craft

Before the Prohibition, the craft of bar-tending took over 3 years to perfect. 
Mixologist Jeret Peña would rather classify himself himself as a bartender, because it doesn't sound as pretentious. In "American Craft" from PKN San Antonio Vol. 11 Jeret discusses a craft that has been around for over 200 years, and has had a resurgence since the prohibition laws let up. Much like a chef creating a fine dish, his ability to reproduce the perfect cocktail is a skill that has taken him years to perfect. 

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