SITEWIDE Search Results: “heritage”
Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
Oct 10, 2013
Rocanini Cafe Steveston
May 03, 2013
Auberge d'Italie, Valletta
Sep 18, 2014
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
Oct 14, 2014
Sep 26, 2015
Sep 10, 2015
Heart Of Sharjah
Feb 19, 2016
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Dec 08, 2016
Jan 25, 2018
Feb 17, 2018
Keep Calm and Carillon
BY FRANK STEIJNS
@ VOL 24
ON DEC 09, 2014
Frank Steijns (1970) is an all-round musician: city-carillonneur of Maastricht, Heerlen and Weert as well as violinist in the world-renowned orchestra of Andre Rieu. Together with Andre Rieu he composed many songs and works for orchestra. Frank travels the whole world with the orchestra and his own mobile carillon, a huge music instrument containing 43 tuned bronze bells.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 13, 2015.
Ambiguous Origins: The Life and Trials of a Very Mixed Kid
BY REBECCA HALLQUIST
@ VOL 7
ON JUN 05, 2015
Rebecca Hallquist is an aspiring events marketer with a passion for the arts in Markham, Canada. She tells us all about her ambiguous origins and how we perceive, approach and talk about culture, background and heritage.
This was "Presentaion of the Day" on Monday, August 17th, 2015.
The Architectural and Sculptural Heritage of Galashiels
BY RANALD BOYDELL
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 16, 2015
Ronald Boydell examines the architectural heritage and country setting of Galashiels after being inspired by the view from his office window.
How to Accidentally Help Save a Heritage Building
BY WINSTON PEI
@ VOL 26
ON SEP 29, 2016
"We have these things we're passionate about up and down, but we don't actually reach sideways and acknowledge all the other cool stuff that people do. And that's what actually allowed us to save this building."
Winston Pei shares an inspiring story about saving a historic church in downtown Edmonton. It started with the simple act of joining a choir, but rippled outwards into a process of collective action that highlights the transformative power trying something new.
The Importance of Diverse Narrative on Shaping Our City's Identity
BY CALINDA LEE
Calinda Lee has something to say and she knew this even as a young girl as her great grandfather would always ask her, "Whatchu gonna be when you grow up, gal?!" She is now an Historian with The Atlanta History Center and is interested in utilizing technology to tell our history but ALL of our histories as a city. There is a multi-cultural story to be told and she is working to ensure that story is as multi-faceted as possible.
We All Scream For Ice Cream
The audience loved Kitty Lam at Vol.17 of the London Series and not just because she provided ice cream cones for all 120 attendees!
She showcased her current project the Ice Cream Empire, a book of stories about the great British ice cream industry. A scoop on the ice cream men & women of Britain, with specially commissioned photography & rare archival images that takes the reader on a sweet nostalgic journey through time.
Del Otro Lado: A Narrative
BY ANGELICA MERCADO
@ VOL 24
ON DEC 01, 2017
Angelica Mercado’s work is the ultimate fight for identity. In "Del Otro Lado: A Narrative...," Mercado tackles the tough issues in an attempt to embrace the divide in which she exists. Therefore, her work demonstrates the constant state of confusion in which she stumbles, falls, stands, fights and ultimately lives in, with themes of loss, trauma, longing, healing, and overall finding a sense of belonging in this space she calls home. In a time of escalated tension toward immigrants and their families, “Del Otro Lado,” shines a light on the status quo. For those who are on this side, you will find yourself thinking, questioning, and overall attempting to understand what it means, to live in the in-between; in-between two cultures, two countries, two identities.”
See more of her work: https://www.angelicamercado.com/
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
PKN Posters: Seattle Vol. 42
The Pacific Northwest city of Seattle will be hosting their Vol. 42 on February 7th (under 36 hours from now) and is running the evening with the theme "Adventures in Kitsch and Beyond". They've collaborated with the Nordic Heritage Museum -- which just so happens to be running an exhibition titled "Bad Art?" -- to make this event more even more melodramatic and intriguing. To see more great posters from PechaKucha Nights all over the world, check out our Tumblr blog.
An Illustrator's Story
In today's Presentation of the Day, "An Illustrator's Story" from PKN Brisbane Vol. 27, illustrator and designer Jo Fallon discusses how her English and Japanese heritage have influenced her creative work, and chronicles her development as an artist. She also gives us some key advice as to why it's important to choose your business card designs carefully.
Final Event for the Year
We are proud to present our final event of the year which has a focus on heritage - iconic heritage buildings, sites and objects. Presented in partnership with the Otago/Southland branch of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, Pouhere Taonga, this event will feature some great presenters which we will announce very soon.Thursday 14 NovemberToitu Otago Settlers MuseumDoors open 7:00pm, starts 7:30pm$10 Entry/$8 ConcessionDoor sales only. Cash bar
"After 100 years they are still standing,...the original buildings on the Antarctic Continent."In Icy Heritage from Christchurch Vol. 23, Programme Manager-Conservator Lizzie Meek presents the Antarctic Heritage Trust which cares for a collection of simple, wooden expedition bases, filled with everyday objects. A life-changing experience for many of the people who visit them in Antarctica, they also strongly resonate with people who will never visit – because they are, despite the odds, still standing. Six minutes on the power of place, and the value of heritage in its original context.Bundle up!
Poster for Nanaimo Vol. 2
Shining a spotlight on PechaKucha Nanaimo whose Vol. 2 event poster that pays homage to the city's rich heritage. We liked this intricate design so much, we put it on our official PechaKucha Poster tumblr! Click through to see all the other amazing poster designs we are constantly adding to it. Be inspired to design one for YOUR city's PechaKucha!
Jewel of North Queensland
We came together with the common bond for all things creative and community. We believe in the power of shared story; rewarding or challenging, humorous or heart-wrenching, all are worthy of our attention." In Jewel of North Queensland from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 134, presenters Cathy-Ann Kerr and Angie Quinn share their home city of Cairns and the spirit of it's people that make the community so special there. From their proximity to the great barrier reef, to their culturally rich heritage, from their deep connection to their natural world, to the busting art and nightlife scene, the city provides so much that the great land down under has to offer. With a such an abundance of passionate people, beautiful landscape, and creative talent, PechaKucha Night Cairns is in an optimal location to bring people together.
City Focus: Ho Chi Minh City
Hats off to Pecha Kucha Night Ho Chi Minh City who deserve this week’s City Focus. At their recent Vol. 9, they shared some amazing 20x20 presentations that well worth a watch. Funny, inspirational, and capture the city’s modernity yet without losing it’s Vietnamese heritage.
Deo Bagh to host PechaKucha Gwalior
We are very pleased to announce that heritage hotel Deo Bagh Gwalior has joined hands with PechaKucha Gwalior in organizing the most creative event - and the ONLY global platform in Gwalior, aka The City of Zero - on 24th June 2017. While most heritage hotels in Gwalior are born with the beauty and treasures of history, only some of the best hotels in India have the luxury of housing architectural treasures within the property. Deo Bagh is one such example out of all Gwalior hotels. Two 17th-18th century Maratha temples, two splendid cenotaphs and one pavilion with 36 arched doors, within the property make Deo Bagh a unique choice of accommodation in Gwalior! The 15 rooms spread across 5 wings, facing a Nau Bagh, a garden chequered into nine parts are a haven of calm from the daily hustle and bustle of the Indian street, making it the perfect venue to relax among the other Gwalior hotels. Just as PechaKucha Gwalior offers a highly innovative platform to showcase the talent and creativity in the city, it is refreshing to see that heritage hotel Deo Bagh Gwalior shares the same spirit and responsibility in developing and curating the city...virtually for all stakeholders - be they students, business community, NGOs, or other segments of the society. We highly value and appreciate this union, and express our sincere thanks to Deo Bagh's owner Mrs. Uma Devi Jadhav
City Focus: Bardejov
PechaKucha Night Bardejov hosts it's 10th volume this week in their scenic town center which dates back the the 1200's, and is recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known for its Medieval, Renaissance, and Gothic architecture, Bardejov draws on its rich heritage to further develop cultural traditions, such as an annual trade fair, the Roland Games, and PechaKucha Night!
Invitation to Islamabad - Volume 2
This PechaKucha Islamabad Night, fasten your seat belts for an exciting ride across the mounts and vales that make Pakistan! Our speakers know that how you travel matters as much as where you travel: Guliafshan Tariq will speak of her journey across KP on a motorbike! Moin Khan decided to hop on a bike for his adventure while Ally Sher Khan is the jeep enthusiast! Wajahat Malik and Nazia Akram will take us on a journey across several regions of Pakistan through their breathtaking photography and narratives to match! Khalid Malik will scan the golden sands near Derawar Fort, Mubeen Ali & co presenter Mustafa Gauhar will take us on a walk through the palaces and forts in the same area; Faizan Ahmed will explore our better known and lesser known heritage sites. Mobeen Ansari, photographer par excellence, will focus on the diverse beauty of the land and its people. Sabeen Sadozai’s story is about how she gave back to the land through the cleanup drive at K2 Base Camp! Travel to the mountains is all about good preparation and our speaker Saad Munawar has written a book to help you do just that! Adil Riaz will take you through Pakistan's lakes and rivers with his presentation! Saad Munawar will open for us vistas of the more pristine parts of our north. We wish you a safe landing and hope you enjoy the sights and stories that we have put together for you! For details click here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2167776626783350/