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PechaKucha Presentation

Special People's Christmas Party

PRESENTED ON JUN 27, 2013
IN BEMIDJI @ VOL 18

Scott Merschman loves Bemidji and this presentation proves it. He lists all the reasons why Bemidji is great. One of the main things that makes Bemidji great is his family's Christmas tradition.

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A Special Domino

BY CHRISTL STADLER
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2013

Christl Stadler a special form of Domino, s'Hus am Kirchplatz. Her ambition with this is to bring people together, initiate workshops, organize leisure activities, and develop interest of various cultures. (in German)

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A Christmas Menu Story

BY MELISSA BALFOUR
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 24, 2013

Melissa Balfour displays her holiday cooking habits, and how she celebrates Christmas. She explains the history and inspiration behind her mostly vegan Christmas menu.

 

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Yuletide Shrubbery

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 109 ON DEC 04, 2013

PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham offers some insight into one of the most recognizable holiday season traditions: the Christmas tree. He speaks on the history of this perennial tradition, and shows off some of the world's most unique Christmas tree creations.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 24, 2013.

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Creating Special Places

BY JUSTIN MARTINEZ
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 20, 2013

Justin Martinez with a passion for renovation, talks about his past projects with the purpose of challenging people to think about buildings in the same way they think about books: for what is on the inside rather than its surface. He tells of his collaborations with other artists and even his family to show how important creating special places for others can be. 

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Atlanta Is Not Special

BY CHRIS MARTIN
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Chris Martin, a Sociology PhD candidate, tells how Atlanta is not special and how its growth follows national trends. 

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A Special Journey

BY MARK BOWYER
@ VOL 7 ON APR 21, 2016

Mark Bowyer is the founder of Rusty Compass - an independent online travel guide to Vietnam and Cambodia. He has been exploring Vietnam and Cambodia since 1990 and has spent upwards of ten years of his life in hotel rooms. He was featured in the New York Times in 2015. In this talk, Mark will share with us his ideas on what makes a special journey.

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Christmas for the Christmas-less

BY ILAN WOLFFBERG
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 21, 2016

Ilan Wolffberg spent over 40 years living in Denmark and shares with us an occasion that keeps him going back in a small place inside Copenhagen called Christiania. He has been part of the Christmas celebration there for 15 years and continues to be rewarded by volunteering.

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If The Box Fits

BY GEORGINA WESTLEY
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 27, 2016

Bedfordshire-based Illustrator, Georgina Westley tells us how I became the "lady that does those travel posters" by developing a unique style that creates beautiful artwork of places that people call their happy place.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 16th, 2017. 

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To Each his Own: Special Stuff

BY RACHEL WATERS
@ VOL 3 ON DEC 08, 2016

Rachel Waters is a museum conservator who shares her insight into what people find special and valuable. She explores the disparity between what individuals hold as special and its market value and how to approach the preservation of that which has more of the former than the latter.