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10 NOV

NEXT EVENT VOL 32

PechaKucha YOOTS features 12 young and not so young presenters sharing narratives from youth, intergenerational and diverse perspectives.   Our presenters will delight, inspire and provoke attendees in surprising ways.

YOOTS presenters include members of the hot Wellington band Drax Project, Andrew Becroft (the Children's Commissioner), Carmenza Salara & Daniel Gamboa Salazar (Mum/son co-presenters & "Colombiwis"), Nathalie Harrington(Cultural chameleon), Liz Sneyd and the Virtuoso Strings Project, Barnaby Olson (Actor & Paris clown school grad), a TBC presenter from Teenage Parent Schools, + other inspiring presenters!

Presented in association with FLUX Collective and Te Ara Taiohi.

Doors open at 6.20pm.

Tickets available at https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/pechakucha-night-yoots/wellington 

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A Centenarian Remembers

BY GRAHAM BATHGATE
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 15, 2016

Graham Bathgate lyrically describes his conversations and discoveries with centenarian Thelma McLean as part of a book he presented Thelma for her 105th birthday: about poetry she learned at school and loved, and could still recite; images of when she was growing up; and a life of reflections.  Thelma has passed on.  This delightful warm presentation enshrines her life and memories.  E nga mate, haere, haere, haere atu ra! 

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Reading the Brain for Learning

BY JAN WIGMORE
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 15, 2016

Jan Wigmore lifts the lid on understanding the functioning of the brain to better help children and adults that may have learning difficulties.

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Divine Inspiration: Te Aho Tapu

BY ANYA SATYANAND
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 15, 2016

Anya Satyanand, "wahine toa", is a leader practitioner in working with young people in Aotearoa New Zealand.  Anya shares her journey and learning from working with a wide range of young people and from her own diverse whakapapa (family and other identities). Stunning and thought provoking!

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Get Boosted for the Arts

BY SIMON BOWDEN AND BRYNA O'BRIEN
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Simon Bowden and Bryna O'Brien discuss their plans for Boosted, a new crowdfunding website for the arts in New Zealand. They talk about how they got the funding for boosted, what the arts foundation in New Zealand does, and projects that were on the website when Boosted launched in March 2013.

 

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Boybot Boyfriend

BY RANDI JANELLE
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Poet Randi Eaton is in love with her Boybot Boyfriend; an semi-sentient replacement for her deadbeat ex-bf. She sings praises of the A.I. that tends to her every need, listens to her issues, and satisfies needs only a cyber man could. 

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Circadian Rhythm

BY PHILIPPA GANDER
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Philippa Gander describes what the circadian rhythm is and its importance to life. Philippa is working to find a way to manipulate the circadian rhythm to help humans boldly go where none have been before.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 31, 2013.

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Ecphrasis

BY MARCO SONZOGNI
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Marco Sonzogni, author of the book "How to Write a Painting", explains what the word 'ecphrasis' means by showing us just how difficult it is to capture the feelings of a painting in words.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 28, 2013.

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A Concise History of Race Relations in New Zealand ... Abridged

BY JAMES NOKISE
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

James Nokise gives us a comedic rundown on the history of New Zealand, its diversity, and its rugby team. He talks about New Zealand's original inhabitants, its immigrants, and encourages racial understanding and acceptance across the board. 

 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Craig Nicholson

    Craig is an interculturalist who is inspired by people that reach out beyond traditional lines in society both globally and locally - and that develop ground breaking art, music, design, food, architecture and community initiatives. Having a huge and diverse network of contacts, colleagues and friends helps Craig and the multicultural PKN Wellington team of Anita, Casey, Fabio and Marcela to come up with great line-ups. Add in the magical Te Whanganui-ā-Tara (Wellington) vibe makes for stunning PKNs here in the capital of Aotearoa/New Zealand.