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Where the Sun Rises and Never Sets

BY HARRY SUGIYAMA
@ JAPAN GREAT CREATIVE WEEK ON OCT 28, 2013

From his birth to the present, Harry Sugiyama talks about the precious experiences he has had growing up between two great cultures. He was born to a British father and a Japanese mother and went to school in Britain and China.

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Collecting Autographs

BY PETER EXLEY
@ AIA 2014 CONVENTION ON JUN 26, 2014

Parents are nostalgic for stuff they did as kids and wish that today's children shared the same passions.  Of course, kids today are on to cooler things.  As a child, Peter Exley collected autographs from entertainers, athletes and other celebrities.  In adulthood, he's a little more focused, and nudges famous architects to sign books, napkins and drawings.  He observes that kids today don't have autograph books anymore.

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Video Mat

BY VIDEO MAT
@ VOL 5 ON AUG 15, 2014

Video Mat, self aware of the fact he wouldn't be a movie star, created a character, White Dolemite, who appears in several movie posters he has made. What he didn't expect is how popular this character has become, with a book and short movie on his way.

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If Fonts were Celebrities

BY PAVITHRA RAMANUJAM
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2015

Pavithra Ramanujam is a sucker for bright colours, bezier curves, smooth gradients and crisp jalebis. They serve as my muse as I design keynotes, prezi’s, visual interfaces and cool icons at work. Her latest obsession: lettering and stitching -- and comparing fonts to the rich and famous.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 27, 2015.

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Deauville Beach Resort

BY NATALIE MERUELO
@ VOL 31 ON AUG 26, 2015

Natalie Meruelo shares about the colorful past, present, and future of Miami Beach's Deauville Hotel.  Since 1926 the 500 room hotel has undergone several design and branding changes, but always been a destination for entertainers and celebrities around the world.

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How to FAKE it in Hollywood

BY BRAD GORMAN
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 12, 2015

"I packed up everything I owned into my little red Chrysler LeBaron convertible, (I know, right, gayest car ever, and this was before I came out, which is a whole other PechaKucha), and I drove 2000 miles from Michigan to Los Angeles, to follow my dreams."

Brad Gorman wasn't always living a tranquil life in Benton Harbor, MI as Communications & Media Manager for Whirlpool Corporation. Nope, not always. In his twenties he gave it a "go" out in Hollywood where he learned a thing or two about the industry, rejection, persistence and how to "FAKE IT". In How to FAKE it in Hollywood from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 3, Brad shares his Hollywood dream of making it big. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, December 31st, 2015. 

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My Love for David Duchovny

BY LIZ MYERS
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 20, 2015

Librarian, film and yoga enthusiast, Liz Myers wants you to know why she thinks David Duchovny is amazing and why you should think so too.

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In Proximity to Celebrity

BY KELLY LEONARD
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

We are obsessed with celebrity - this can be good or bad - Kelly Leonard reflects on his own brushes with celebrity.

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The Power of Radio

BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.

Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab

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The Vulnerable Exception?

BY LEONARD AUGUSTUS, JR.
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 30, 2017

The arts paved the way for Leonard Augustus to live an "exceptional" life. He'll explore realities of being called "The Exception" and share, with some degree of vulnerability, what that has meant and how it has shaped the person behind the glitter.

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Goodbyes from Providence

PechaKucha Night in Providence is still healthy and strong -- the momentous Vol. 20 happens this month, on November 16 -- but the organizer who started the series there, Stephanie Gerson, has recently passed the baton on to someone else as she's leaving the city, and we loved the following message from her so much that we wanted to share it. Just a quick message to share what an absolute pleasure it's been starting PechaKucha Night in Providence, and hosting it here for a year and a half! PK has created quite a stir in this city; I seem to have become somewhat of a local celebrity for bringing it to town, and I believe we're the only city besides Tokyo that has enough demand & supply to host nights every single month! I'm moving to New York in a week, I handed off the reigns to a fabulous new host, and look forward to participating in PKs in the big apple. Thanks again for starting something so brilliant, so simple, so human, and giving me the opportunity to share it with Providence. Yeehaw!

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11th PKN in Koszalin

11 presentations for the 11th Pecha Kucha Night in Koszalin. Without a doubt, we will continueGall Podlaszewski's great job. It was a pleasure to see the Graal Pub's rooms crammed with so many people. It was better to come there earlier and take a seat, but for latecomers, there was a transmission on a led display. We didn't expect that so many people would be interested in this event, this reminded us our first steps and the crowd of people during our first event in the BWA Pub.Among the audience and presenters, we noticed a lot of new faces, however, nothing has changed, considering a pleasant ambiance full of a friendliness and an encouragement. Because of it, there was a chance for the youngest (Kuba Janiel and Martyna Szostak)to do a presentation (first time in the PKN history in Koszalin).Martyna struggled with a stage fright having told about her love to drawing and photography. She ened her presentation with a statement:"It's not enought to have only one passion". Kuba told about his authoric talk-show and encouraged to watch the celebrity interviews online. For more than two hours, you could have listened to presentations about travels (Wojtek Słupczyński, Radosław Bąkowski i Irena Filipiak, Frytarda Dudzik), architectonicprojects (Mariusz Staszewski, Waldemar Waszkiewicz), how to help for homeless animals(Joanna Przybyło), about the activity of The Political Critique Club (Jacek Wezgraj),ang about joga (Kinga Chabros). But first presentation was on-line, made by our pioneer of PKN in Koszalin Gall Podlaszewski. He told about Indonesia, the place where he moved. We was pinch-hit for by Mateusz Prus in the role of leading. He was incredible. Having had so much possitive energy, we are planning new event. We have just received an invitation to do next PKN in the narrow gauge railway station.I'm sure we will do it in a speeding train, or we will do one presentasion on every singlestation. We have another idea to do PKN in the theatre too. The presentations on-line soon!