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PAST Society of Architectural Historians

Chicago @ Charnley House
Jul 19, 2012

PAST VOL 2

Springfield, MO @ LemonDrop
Apr 01, 2011

PAST VOL 1

Pueblo, CO
Jun 16, 2011

PAST VOL 7

Louisville @ Louisville Metro Hall - Mayor's Gallery
Feb 21, 2012

PAST VOL 12

Denver @ History Colorado Center
May 10, 2012

PAST VOL 4

Pueblo, CO @ CSU-Pueblo Fine Art Gallery, Art/Music Building
Apr 19, 2012

PAST VOL 40

Seattle @ Olympic Sculpture Park PACCAR Pavillion
Nov 29, 2012

PAST VOL 13

Buffalo @ Asbury Hall at Babeville
Apr 12, 2013

PAST VOL 2

Biloxi @ Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
Oct 10, 2013

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Department of History 1101 Mesa Vista Hall
Mar 05, 2014

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Baskets and Pots

BY RICHARD WILSHUSEN
@ VOL 6 ON APR 13, 2012

Richard Wilshusen is an archaeologist, and in this presentation he explains the material culture of baskets and pots. He explores the idea that the functionality behind the basket evolved in the design of ceramic pots. (in English)

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Why Yes, There is a Santa Claus

BY T. SHER SINGH
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 09, 2013

T. Sher Singh tells the true story of Saint Nicholas, the man who inspired the myth of Santa Claus. This story takes him to a small church in Turkey, where a priest became famous for his acts of kindness, eventually becoming the patron saint of sailors.

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Military Re-enactments

BY ED HOUBEN
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 11, 2013

Ed Houben is passionate about history -- most especially Napoleonic history -- and spends much of his free time participating in historical re-enactments in the Netherlands and beyond. Here he tells us about the details of his hobby, and shares pictures from his re-enactment group in Maastricht.

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Future Full of Promise

BY GREG MASUDA
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Greg Masuda takes us on a journey of his family history as well as his own personal history. He does so in an effort to try to encourage us to rexamine our views of "self" and to live our lives on our own terms.

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A Concise History of Race Relations in New Zealand ... Abridged

BY JAMES NOKISE
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

James Nokise gives us a comedic rundown on the history of New Zealand, its diversity, and its rugby team. He talks about New Zealand's original inhabitants, its immigrants, and encourages racial understanding and acceptance across the board. 

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Creating Enduring Art

BY RYAN ROTH
@ VOL 109 ON DEC 04, 2013

Ryan Roth, an artist representative, talks about how undervalued art is in many of today's cities. Buildings are often built in standard ways with art as only an afterthought. They are torn down again within a few years whereas buildings that are built in artistic ways are left standing for hundreds of years.

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First Nations Peoples Along the Fraser River

BY CATHERINE OUELLET-MARTIN
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Catherine Oullet-Martin follows the path of the Fraser River and describes the lifestyles of the people who live there. Many peoples' lives have been negatively impacted by the changes in technology that society takes for granted. 

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Landscape-told Stories

BY JANET STEPHENSON
@ VOL 20 ON NOV 14, 2013

Janet Stephenson presents us with numerous idyllic photographs of the New Zealand tussock grasslands, and encourages us to question the subtle inconsistencies found within her photographs. She speaks specifically on the small creeks or "races" lining the hillsides, and at first inquires as to why they exist -- she then delves into the mysteries nature unveils.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 16, 2014.

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Tales of Recipes

BY AOMI MIYAMOTO
@ VOL 112 ON MAR 26, 2014

Artist Aomi Miyamoto speaks on her illustrative project whereby she shows off ingredients and recipes hailing from the Edo era. She takes us through the process of cooking these traditional meals, and talks about the lessons she learned along the way.

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Snipping the Fabric of Time

BY JUSTIN DAVIES
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Justin Davies is an educator and artist. He likes to work in a range of media which he uses to integrate historical, scientific and aesthetic perspectives. His work is also influenced by his love of film and by his studies in biology and history.

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PKN Stoke-on-Trent on the BBC

PechaKucha Night in Stoke-on-Trent gets a nice BBC radio report, with reporter Dan Tierney checking in on last week's Vol. 2, held at the Fat Cat Cafe Bar.

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Poster for PKN Tampa Bay Vol. 7

PechaKucha Night in Tampa Bay Vol. 7 is all set for tonight (November 5) at the Tampa History Center, to be held on the Columbia Cafe patio. The list of presenters with links appears on the official event page.

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Gibson Thunderbird

Today's new presentation on the site comes to us from London, recorded at the city's PechaKucha Night Vol. 4, and sees Eero Koivisto talk about the design history of the Gibson Thunderbird guitar.

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In Defence of the Humble Kebop

In today's presentation, "In Defence of the Humble Kebop," we find Martin Broadhurst sharing his passion for Kebop -- the history, the present, and the future of Kebab. The presentation was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Derby Vol. 3.

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Hysterically Historical

Bud Roegee's favorite sport is baseball, and in "Hysterically Historical," that's the context in which he walks us through the history of the city of Grand Rapids. It was recorded at PechaKucha Night in Grand Rapids Vol. 2.

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The Importance of History, Life Lessons from Sao Paulo, and PKN Champaign-Urbana Illustrated

Presentations History is important, we can surely all agree on that, but with his presentation (from PKN Memphis Vol. 2) Justin Thompson wants to make sure we all get the message. Entrepreneur and graphic designer Gustavo Garcia uses his presentation (in Portuguese, from PKN Sao Paulo Vol. 10) to teach us 10 important life lessons, regarding work, jobs, life, career, and more. Posters The new posters on the Tumblr blog today are for PKN Moscow Vol. 19, PKN Columbus Vol. 22, and PKN Champaign-Urbana Vol. 10, which is the beautiful fully illustrated poster you see above.  Photos Today we'll point you to photos from last month's PKN Tokyo Vol. 93, taken as always by Michael Holmes -- we have galleries up on both Facebook and Flickr. Our Vol. 94 is coming up -- on Wednesday of next week (July 25) -- and since August is always a skip month for us here in Tokyo, it will be our last PKN of the summer. Calendar It's a quiet Wednesday with no PKNs happening tonight, but tomorrow (July 19) you can look forward to St. Albert's very first PKN, as well as a special edition PKN in Chicago (more details in this post).

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A History of British Accents, Book Design in Xalapa, and a New Milestone

Presentations It's with great joy that we can say that, with the inclusion today of a presentation from the city of Xalapa, we now have presentations representing 100 different cities on the PechaKucha website -- and we're only a few presentations away from reaching a global count of 500 online presentations. It's always been our goal to share the widest variety of presentations as possible -- and in as many languages and regions as possible -- and it feels like it's something we're achieving day by day. And it won't stop until we manage to get presentations online from every single PechaKucha Night city! Mark Staplehurst is a web designer and developer from England, and in his presentation (from PKN Toronto Vol. 16) he talks about the history of British accents. You'll soon realize how Englishmen are all "branded by the tongue." What can you tell about Mark from his accent? In this presentation (in Spanish, from PKN Xalapa Vol. 8), Álvaro Itzamá takes us on a tour of various book projects he's worked on, each quite different from the other. Posters There's just one addition to the Tumblr blog today, and it takes the form of the poster for the upcoming PKN Bozeman Vol. 4 (on September 12), pictured above -- you'll find more details, including the full list of presenters, on the official event page. Calendar Here are the two events you can catch tonight (September 5): PKN Roanoke Vol. 3 and PKN Trnava Vol. 5. Tomorrow, it's another big Thursday with the following: PKN Barnsley Vol. 5, PKN Dunedin Vol. 15, PKN Svendborg Vol. 2, PKN Singapore Vol. 5, PKN Santiago Vol. 3, and PKN Budapest Vol. 28. 

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My Back Garden

In this fantastic kids presentation from PKN Derby Vol. 5, Jasmine talks about the beautiful nature surrounding her home. She tells us stories of hunting in the woods for ladybird beetles on warm spring days, and gives us a short history of the Derby locale.

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PKN Raleigh LearnAbout

PechaKucha Raleigh is hosting a Google+ Hangout LearnAbout on Jan 31st. Interested folks can join our Hangout! Learn more about PechaKucha Night Raleigh. We'll chat about topics, how-tos, history of Pecha-Kucha, the 20 x 20 format, and why this is important or our community. Plus, any other questions you may have! Please invite any folks who you think might like being a part of PKN.  Official website:http://www.pknraleigh.com

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Vol 01 Summary

In October we had our first PechaKucha Night here in Fairbanks! It was a fun evening learning about a variety of topics. We heard from John Schauer, presenting his recent joint endeavor, a project called, 49 Faces of Alaskan Adventure. You can find out more about it here: http://49faces.com/. We learned the rules of creating a spectacular Halloween costume and why it has to be homemade from Corey DiRutigliano. We took a virtual architecture tour of Japan with Janet Matheson and her wonderful photos from her recent trip. Kristen Timm gave us an entertaining and enlightening view into the history of Tourism. Randall Rozier gave us a glimpse into our caffiene nation and how coffee has influenced us in more ways than you might realize. Brittany Jackson presented on how important the design of public restrooms is to our public spaces and how the design of them is so varied across the globe. Finally, I gave a brief history of the banjo, it's not just a bluegrass instrument.  We had a good size crowd that is now more enlightened and inspired and ready for our next PechaKucha Night!