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Flying Cigars

BY JENNY LUST
@ VOL 17 ON APR 18, 2013

Jennier Lust likes birds -- a lot. And she really likes chimney swifts. She details all of the details that make the chinmey swift one of the most interesting birds in the animal kingdom.

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Six Days On Lake Superior

BY POLLY SCOTLAND
@ VOL 17 ON APR 18, 2013

Polly Scotland recounts her 6-day kayak adventure on the chilly water of Lake Superior in Pukaskwa National Park. Beautiful scenery, daring white knuckle paddlings, and good ol' fashion camping make her stories compelling indeed.

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Along The Open Road

BY TOVE DAHL
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 27, 2013

Tove Dahl is an undercover educational psychologist. With that being said, don't expect to find her where one would typically look for an educational psychologist. She believes that there are unlimited resources on the open road to help motivate people to learn. 

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Trekking In Nepal

BY SUSAN OLIN
@ VOL 15 ON DEC 06, 2012

Susan Olin recounts her time spent trekking in Nepal. In this adventurous presentation she describes how the scenery, the people, the monasteries, and the experiences impacted her life. 

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The Adventure Bum

BY JON HELLER
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 15, 2013

Jon Heller speaks on his journey from outdoor explorer to nature photographer as he pursues his ong-term interests in hiking, nature, and travel. What started out as a hobby has become the idea for a fully-fledged adventure magazine, where others can share their stories of adventure and exploration. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 4, 2014.

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Cibola?

BY DANIEL CARLSON
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 05, 2013

20 years ago, Daniel Carlson had the opportunity to visit Cibola, one of the lost cities of gold. With a group of ten other explorers, he heard stories about daring Spanish explorers, undiscovered mines, and hidden clues. Though he had no idea what to expect from the trip, he ended up learning many important lessons about the possibilites and future of this iconic area of New Mexico. 

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Flying

BY MARK COOK
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 05, 2013

Pilot Mark Cook really enjoys his job. Despite the difficulties that bad weather can bring, nothing compares to flying at 200 miles per hour and getting to see the sunset up close. In his own words, "aviation is where I live, and life is just a place where I spend time between flights."

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Am I a cyclist now?

BY MELINDA NEVILLE
IN BEMIDJI

A sense of direction, purpose  and belonging keeps Melinda Neville in Bemidji. She made it home and became an active member of the community.

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “Outdoors”

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My Airfield, My Festival

BY BELLA RUNE
@ VOL 67 ON DEC 02, 2009

Bella Rune's magnetic personality and work drew people to a deserted airfield in Sweden for a day of filming. She describes her work as a "physical manifestation of human dreams and aspirations and the sad and touchingconsequences of when these fail to deliver. At the time this presentation was done, Bella was Artist in Residence at Tokyo WonderSite.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 6, 2013.

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Crossing the Atacama Desert

BY FAISAL AL-NAKIB
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 26, 2013

Faisal Al-Nakib details his experience taking place in the Atacama Crossing desert foot race in Chile. He describes how the challenge helped him grow and learn more about himself while on his 250 km (155 mile) journey in one week.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 29, 2013.

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Hashtag Photography

BY JO MANSFIELD
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 22, 2015

"As my use of social media increased, so did my understanding of how it worked."

In "Hashtag Photography", from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 3Jo Mansfield talks about mobile photography and the use of the image platform Instagram and how it has developed her skills and pushed her in new creative directions.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016. 

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Hama no Park Caravan

BY OSAMU NISHIDA
@ VOL 128 ON SEP 30, 2015

「小さな公園革命」を目指し横浜で発足したユニット、ハマのパークキャラバン(Hama no Park Caravan)。ユーモラスな実験と小さな失敗を繰り返し、未来の公園づくりをセルフパワーではじめています。いつもの公園をちょっと素敵な空間に!をモットーに、ユニットメンバーの気鋭建築家の西田司(Osamu Nishida)さん、同じく若手建築家の秋吉浩気(Kohki Akiyoshi)さん、建築学科学生の雨宮渓太(Keita Amamiya)さん、そしてNPO法人代表岡部祥司(Shoji Okabe)さんが活動について披露します!

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Permission to Play

BY JESS GREENHILL
@ VOL 13 ON APR 20, 2016

Jess Greenhill works at a Forest School and tells us all about them and how adults can benefit from “permission to play”.

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Fun and Unique Outside Space

BY RUI IZUMIYAMA
@ VOL 142 ON DEC 14, 2016

パブリックスペース特化型webマガジン『ソトノバ』は、 国内外のユニークなアイデアや事例、イベントレポートや書籍紹介など、編集長の泉山塁威さんを中心に日々情報発信を行っているウェブメディアです。 日本のパブリックスペースやソトを楽しくするために、専門家に役立ち、プレーヤーにソト使いのヒントを届けたいという思いを、“ソトを居場所に、イイバショに!”をキャッチに、様々な斬新なアイデアを発信してくださいます!

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Creative Re-use of Historic and Industrial Buildings

BY SIMON DEVLIN
@ VOL 8 ON JAN 31, 2017

"There are some really unusual historic buildings out there that have been developed into quite interesting buildings."

Architect Simon Devlin talks about some of the more unusual historic buildings in the UK that have been converted and redeveloped for re-use in clever and profound ways that improve culture whilst retaining their iconic status and historical value.

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Connecting People Through Trails

BY GRETE GANSAUER
@ VOL 1 ON APR 19, 2017

Grete Gansauer shares her experience in helping to coordinate and build a large trail network around Kalispell, Montana. She describes her efforts to coordinate funraising and land purchases for conservation and public access, and inspires us all to get out and volunteer.

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Dedication to the Land

BY CLIFF KIPP
@ VOL 1 ON APR 19, 2017

Cliff Kipp tells us about his lifelong affinity for the outdoors and how that has impacted his life. While discussing different perspectives on land use, Cliff shows us how his passion for conservation has grown into a full-time career working with young people to preserve Montana's wild places. 

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Theatre Spaces

BY WALTER HALL
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 15, 2017

"I wanted to see what the already existed in the world as non-traditional but permanent performance space as insperation for alternative space where drama can exist."

In Theatre Spaces from PeckaKucha Night Bexhill-on-Sea Vol. 7, Walter Hall shares his passion for performance, examining a plethora of theatre spaces throughout history and across the globe. He explains the evolution of theatre venues from the ancient Greeks to modern day Macau and how performance space can affect the plays occuring in them. 

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PKN Charleston Vol. 3 in Style

You've already had a peek at last week's PechaKucha Night in Charleston Vol. 3, held outdoors, and now's your chance to see some video of the event, courtesy of Charleston Magazine. It was put together by the style editor, so yes, there's a heavy focus on what people are wearing.

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Flyer for PKN Denver Vol. 6

PechaKucha Night returns to the Buntport Theater this month (July 21) in Denver for Vol. 6. It will be held outdoors, so bring a blanket or chair!

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Poster for PKN Warsaw Vol. 3

PechaKucha Night in Warsaw Vol. 3 is coming up in a few weeks, set to happen outdoors on May 14 in Centrum LOWICKA's garden -- hopefully combining a clear spring evening sky with cold beer and deck chairs! The poster was designed by Piotr Holub, who was a presenter at PKN Warsaw Vol. 2.

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PKN Providence in the News

Last week's PechaKucha Night in Providence Vol. 16 gets a rather nice recap thanks to this piece from The Providence Phoenix, and you gotta love a title like this: "Human contact is at the heart of PechaKucha." And how's this for a venue: The setting was perfect: outdoors at the Steel Yard, on the city's West side, on a clear summer night, with free wine and beer, a Haven Brothers truck, and big, spectacular art all around — from a sculpture made of bicycle parts to the Flower Tower, a 10-foot pyramid of plants.

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PKN Marseille-Provence + I Park Art

The next PechaKucha Night (Vol. 12) in Marseille is just around the corner -- it happens this Thursday, September 30 -- and it'll be held outdoors in back of the Opéra. It's also teaming up with I Park Art, so expect an afternoon and night of artistic delights. You can view the entire program for the event here.

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Poster for PKN Nashville Vol. 5

As the pencils on the poster indicate, the next PechaKucha Night in Nashville is indeed Vol. 5, and it happens tonight (April 25) at The Building in East Nashville. This will be a new venue for the series, and the next edition (Vol. 6) is set to be outdoors.

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Charting Sioux Falls Development, Creation Concepts of a Painter, and PKN Charleston Goes Outdoors

Presentations TJ Olson uses his presentation (from PKN Sioux Falls Vol. 1) to take us on a tour of the development of Sioux Falls, by way of Google Earth. This presentation (in Czech, from PKN Znojmo Vol. 1) by Paulina Ebringer covers various concepts used by the artist when preparing and painting portraits. Posters Today's additions to the Tumblr blog includes posters for PKN Charleston Vol. 15 (pictured above), PKN Las Palmas Vol. 8, and PKN Glasgow Vol. 11. That Charleston event was held last night, and we quickly started seeing photos all over Instagram of the outdoor PKN, with two examples pictured below (see larger versions here and here). Calendar Tonight (October 10) you can catch PKN Hawkes Bay Vol. 4 and PKN Auckland Vol. 31, while tomorrow takes the form of yet another big Thursday: PKN Salzburg Vol. 14, PKN Regensburg Vol. 10, PKN Augsburg Vol. 2, PKN Kosice Vol. 24, PKN Norrkoping Vol. 20, PKN Utrecht Vol. 5, PKN Omaha Vol. 16, and PKN Kyiv Vol. 9.

Glasgow

Urban Visionaries at PKN Auckland

For its next PechaKucha Night, Auckland is going outdoors in what sounds like a fantastic venue: Drawing upon the central theme of the evening, everyone’s favourite outdoor cinema in Silo Park will come alive after Pecha Kucha; Silo Cinema presents "The Human Scale", offering a critical view on the way we build and use our cities. Alongside regular Silo Markets and other events, Silo Park will continue to host the largest, free outdoor cinema each week over summer on a Friday evening. Read the rest of the article from Voxy to find out more about the planned PKN.

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Pecha Kucha #19

We are getting ready for a very special edition of Pecha Kucha Night Lisbon. We partnered with CML to produce the next edition at Largo do Intendente. This will be a free event and everyone is welcome. We are looking forward to see you there!    

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Parkour: Dodging Obstacles

"We use the parks and gardens as outdoor gyms, and we use our bodies as obstacles to overcome. And I wasn't afraid to fail."  In Parkour: Dodging Obstacles from PechaKucha Night Beirut Vol. 25, Majed Medawar is a landscape architect and free-runner, amongst other things. In his talk, he tells us about his journey from gymnastics to parkour, from the gym to the outdoors and the city. Listen in to see how Parkour's philosophy and relationship to obstacles changed Majed's relationship to landscapes and challenges.