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Fabiola Serra
University Lecturer/Dance Instructor, Central Washington University in Ellensburg
Joey Dance
wrestler , college in Blacksburg

PAST VOL 4

Salt Lake City @ The State Room
Feb 18, 2011

PAST VOL 12

Brighton @ The Basement (please note door sales only)
Jul 06, 2011

PAST VOL 4

Poitiers @ Maison de L'architectue - Poitou Charentes
Mar 19, 2013

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Norilsk Polar Drama Theater
Oct 04, 2013

PAST VOL 28

Wellington @ City Gallery Wellington
Aug 27, 2015

PAST PechaKucha x Urbanears x ADE

Amsterdam @ Urbanears Hideout
Oct 15, 2015

PAST PechaKucha x Urbanears x ADE

Amsterdam @ Urbanears Hideout
Oct 16, 2015

PAST PechaKucha x Urbanears x ADE

Amsterdam @ Urbanears Hideout
Oct 17, 2015

PAST VOL 19

Lausanne @ HESAV-Haute Ecole de Santé Vaud
Nov 07, 2015

PAST VOL 14

Birmingham @ Municipal Bank Building
May 18, 2016

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Entertainment as Marketing

BY ANGELINA SAHLGREN SÖDER
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 18, 2012

Angelina Sahlgren Söder is a fantastic artist and entertainment consultant, and in her presentation she talks about entertainment as marketing, covering everything from a magnificent show on a truck for Volvo to her passion for dance, music and retro/vintage entertainment production.

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In Vogue

BY DANIELA MONTOYA
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 20, 2013

Mixed-media artist Daniela Montoya conducted her master's thesis on the ballroom community dance known as "Vogue". Daniela's research work on this subculture revealed a unique heirarchy and kinship system including titles like "mother" and "sister" and she exounds upon the influence the vogue subculture has had upon pop culture.

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Living the Salsa Lifestyle

BY LINDA DOMENICHINI
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 06, 2014

Salsa (not the dipping sauce, but the dance) is more than the moves you may see on shows like Dancing With The Stars. Linda Domenichini speaks about this community of salsa dance enthusiasts from all walks of life and stretches across the globe. Anyone can be a part of this community, even if you think you have two left feet!

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The Chicago House Sound

BY NEIL STEVENSON
@ VOL 36 ON DEC 01, 2015

"The kick drum went through my chest, the bass line came up through the floor, the high hats and cymbals came fizzing from above ... when the smoke machine cleared, there were rich people, poor people, black, white, straight, gay ...and I thought, 'these are my people now, this is my music'."  

In The Chicago House Sound from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 36, IDEO's Neil Stevenson went on a quest to find the roots of House Music that, during its evolution from New York to Chicago and then in its momentum across Europe, he fell in love with. Here he shares that compelling quest and his love for Chicago House, its evolution, and the legacy of Frankie Knuckles.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, January 18th, 2016. 

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How I Understand the Work I Do (and Myself) Better Because of My Little Sister

BY JESSICA CALDAS
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 21, 2016

"My sister reminds me every day why I do the work that I do, why these open, hard conversations are important, how we learn from them and how we help ourselves and others by having them"

In How I Understand the Work I Do (and Myself) Better Because of My Little Sister from PechaKucha Night Atlanta Vol. 28Jessica Caldas shares about the impact her little sister has on her and her art. Caldas is an aritist based in Atlanta and one whose work stems from challenging subject matter such as domestic abuse and sexual violence. Over the last year, Jessica's younger sister Shoshana has increasingly become an influence in Jessica's work through her openess, honesty, and challenging nautre. Jessica stood before strangers, some friends, and her sister to tell everyone of the special bond these two have and what the bond has meant for Jessica's art.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday July 19th, 2016. 

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LPM an imaginative journey

BY ANTONIO ROSCIANO
@ VOL 7 ON APR 21, 2016

Antonio Rosciano is an event and art producer. Antonio has started VJ since 2001 and has performed various festivals in Italy and Europe. From 2006 he started his career as producer for Festivals. He began helping the organization of Live Performers Meeting (LPM) in Rome, for which he is still in the board of directors. Recently Antonio has been the main organizer of the second edition of the HCMC International Dance Festival 2014 and the creator of KaleidoSoup first international meeting and playground for VJs and visual art performers held in Vietnam 2015.

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Roots of Rhythm

BY THOMAS OFLAHERTY
@ VOL 14 ON MAY 18, 2016

Thomas OFlaherty is a creative dancer, teacher and entrepreneur who will tell the story of his British Caribbean artistic expression and how it connects to the roots of dance and rhythm from the African diaspora.

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Dancing for Dementia

BY FILIPA PEREIRA-STUBBS
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 07, 2016

Filipa Pereira-Stubbs shares about creating fun and joyous integrated and inclusive dance sessions for people living with a Dementia, their Families, Carers and Friends.  She is focussed on creating space and time for creativity, improvisation and movement fundamentals; restoring resilience and relationships. 

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Glittering Sneakers as Musical Instrument

BY TAKAHARU KANAI
@ VOL 137 ON JUN 29, 2016

金井隆晴さんは「IoT x music」をテーマに、 これまでにないパフォーマンス向けのインタフェースを開発し、 新たな音楽表現の場を創出する、no new folk studioを仲間と共同設立しました。デザインやアートの領域を超えた多くの分野で話題の、光るスマートフットウェア「Orphe」についてプレゼンテーションしていただきます!

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Julkiset tilat näyttämöinä

BY ANJA LAPPI
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 01, 2015

Kuopion kulttuurivaikuttaja Anja Lappi avaa kokemuksiensa kautta julkisen tilan tehtävää kulttuurin näyttämönä ja pohtii ihmisten tapoja kokea ilmiötä.

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Danny Choo

If you've lived in Tokyo long enough -- or spent time wading through the oceans of YouTube videos -- there's a good chance you've spotted Danny Choo roaming the streets. You may not recognize him by face though, and that's because when you have seen him he was in full Stormtrooper uniform. More than just a servant of the Empire, Danny has used the success gained from his costume outings -- resulting in not only YouTube fame, but international media coverage as well -- to help power his own web portal, which brings in over 2 million unique visitors a month, all eager to follow Danny's adventures in Japan, as well as his coverage of topics near and dear to the hearts of the otaku worldwide. Danny presented at PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 60 -- and yes, he was in full costume.

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4 days countdown

The PKN Wellington Performance Arcade session is being held at an auspicious time: Chinese New Year celebrations are in full swing, it's carnival time around the world and we've got a great lineup for Sunday night's session (8.30pm, Wellington Waterfront).   Featuring anything from  "A Concise History of New Zealand Race Relations in ...Abridged" to the Strike Percussion Music Director talking about the Batterie 100 schools project..."Passing on the Beat".   Special treats include our Surprise Presenters spot featuring 4 unsuspecting members of the audience stepping up to do a PKN presentation - plus a performance by Tim Whitta and some young people from Batterie 100 during the beer break.   Not to be missed - kia ora!

Glasgow

4 days countdown

The PKN Wellington Performance Arcade session is being held at an auspicious time: Chinese New Year celebrations are in full swing, it's carnival time around the world and we've got a great lineup for Sunday night's session (8.30pm, Wellington Waterfront).   Featuring anything from  "A Concise History of New Zealand Race Relations in ...Abridged" to the Strike Percussion Music Director talking about the Batterie 100 schools project..."Passing on the Beat".   Special treats include our Surprise Presenters spot featuring 4 unsuspecting members of the audience stepping up to do a PKN presentation - plus a performance by Tim Whitta and some young people from Batterie 100 during the beer break.   Not to be missed - kia ora!

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Dating by Design

Ayla Newhouse blends humour with practical advice and wisdom in "Dating by Design" today's edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Toronto Vol. 18); she applies the tools, strategies, methods, and ideas of some of history’s greatest designers to the often-challenging realm of human relationships. Dating by Design is her first self-published book that aims to help the reader navigate the complexities of modern love to improve the quality, health, and durability of their relationships. 

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B-BOYGER

The theme for next week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 106 -- our PechaKucha Global Night edition -- is "hidden heroes," and what better hidden heroes than superheroes! We even do one better by having dancing superheroes in the lineup, in the form of B-BOYGER. 「隠れたヒーロー」をテーマにした9月20日のPechaKucha Night 東京106にぜひお越し下さい。特撮ヒーロの衣装でダンスパフォーマンスをされるB-BOYGERさんが登場します。

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Dancing into Intellectual Property Law

In life, we often start in one place and end up in a completely different one. Have you ever found yourself in a place you'd never thought possible? Jeanine Rizzo began her life as a dancer, but soon pirouetted her way into a field of law that would allow her to protect the things she holds most dear: the arts. In "Dancing into Intellectual Property Law" from PKN Valletta Vol. 1, she speaks of trademarks, copyrights, patents, and more in reference to film, theater, and art. 

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Dance of the Horny, Hairy Arachnid

“I’m going to talk about how tarantulas talk about having sex.” Scientist and journalist Brendan Bane speaks on his life-long fascination with tarantulas. In “Dance of the Horny, Hairy Arachnid” from PKN Santa Cruz, CA Vol. 8, Brendan shows us how his passion for these furry eight-leggers has led him to study the secrets of their unique mating habits.

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Namie Osawa

As with previous years, we have a fantastic design-themed lineup for our special Tokyo Designers Week event (on Wednesday, October 29), and we'll be highlighting each presenter over the coming days. The Robot Restaurant has become quite a sensation for anyone visiting Tokyo, and we are very happy to welcome Namie Osawa as a presenter next week. Osawa-san is not just a dancer at the Robot Restaurant, she's also CEO of the company.ここ何年間で私たちのファンタスティックデザインテーマーとして知られて来た東京デザイナーズウィークイベント(10月29日 水曜日)に参加されるプレゼンターのハイライトを始めます。まずはとってもセンセーションなロボットレストランについて、Namie Osawaをプレゼンターとしてご招待。 Osawaさんはロボットレストランのダンサーだけでなく、CEOでもあるんです。

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Dale's Sketchbook

"I grabbed the book, turned it upside down, and suddenly it had totally different feel. This was my eureka moment." In Dale's Sketchbook from PechaKucha Night Williamsburg Vol 13, Dale Weiss shares how he was inspired by The Sketchbook Project, a creative endeavor started in Brooklyn, NY, that sends sketchbooks to individuals who fill them with their work, send them back, where they are archived in a traveling library of over 30,000 other sketchbooks. Weiss talks about the year-long creative journey of making his first official sketchbook. Here he shows off some selected pages and describes the process that sketchbook took him through.

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PKN 3 in Vientiane!

Well, we smashed our attendance record at PechaKucha Night Vientiane Vol. 3 with over 160 people (and one very cute pooch!) joining us at O'Grady's Irish Pub and Restaurant last night! Thanks for the wicked turn-out Vientiane! The event brought together 10 of the Capital's creative, innovative and talented minds: Fanglao Dance Company director and dancer Ounla Pha Oudom (Kaka), artist Jihyun Lim, writer and co-creator of Ban Apinihan Mair Hyman, third-culture kid and PK organiser Nami Ishihara, filmmaker and ballet dancer Mattie Do, participant-observer Ruth Foster, Bill Pennington from the development sector, anthropological archaeologist and Lucha Libre enthusiast Flavio Silva, co-founder of Lanith: Lao National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality and local rockstar Maeve O’Brien, and CSArchitectes' Somphonsack 'Toun' Phayouphorn, to share their ideas with the community. Presentations spanned childhood memories, art and architchture portfolios, the history behind Lucha Libre, elephant foot yam farming in Burma, ballet vs horror films, and a personal tour of the statues of Vientiane.  Special thank yous to O'Grady's for letting us take over their bar for the night, TOH LAO Coworking Space & Services, and our Vol. 3 poster designer Nilada Ratanavong of Maison Matilda Café & Living. Here's some snaps from last night, taken by PKNV co-organiser Kate Antonas. More photos on our Facebook.  Vol. 3 speakers Back L-R: Flavio Silva, co-organiser Sabine Scharfe, Bill Pennington, Maeve O'Brien. Front: Ji Hyun Lim, Nami Ishihara, Mattie Do, Ruth Foster, Mair Hyman. Missing: Ounla Pha Oudom and Somphonsack 'Toun' Phayouphorn