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Ústí nad Labem @ Galerie Emila Filly
Jun 19, 2012

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Coventry @ The Pod
May 21, 2013

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Madison, WI @ Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Aug 15, 2013

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Providence
Jun 26, 2013

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León @ GLAM THEATRE
Jan 24, 2014

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Bergen @ Cornerteateret
Feb 20, 2015

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Appleton @ UW Fox Valley Baehman Theatre
May 05, 2016

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Hanoi @ Mooncafe Co-working space
Feb 20, 2017

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Winnipeg @ The Park Theater and Movie Cafe
Feb 23, 2017

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Nashville @ oneC1TY
May 11, 2017

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Learn To Live

BY YANTI TURANG
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Yanti Turang is a pediatric nurse, originally from Australia and currently working in New Orleans founded the organization Learn To Live in 2011 in order to provide health care and access to clean water in the Indonesia and Laos.  Yanti shares the “we can do it” spirit of those involved with Learn To Live.

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Redesign a School

BY PASCALE SABLAN
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Architect Pascale Sablan is sharing her experience promoting diversity and including children in the design process of redesigning a school in Haiti after the earthquake. Following the international building code in the design she is also quantifying the sustainability of the product and encouraging the audience to share their passion and knowledge with children.

 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 15, 2015.

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Hustle, Sex, $$$

BY ALEXANDRA FINE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Alexandra Fine is devoted to proving that sex can be equally as pleasurable for both men and women and aiding that assertion with creative, well-designed and flawlessly-executed sexual innovations. Eva, the first of these inventions, quickly became the #1 crowdfunded sex toy — catapulting Alex and her business partner, Janet, into the spotlight for their uniquely engineered couples’ vibrator aimed at closing the pleasure gap. She is also generally into fun and happiness.

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.GIFs: an Emotive Vocabulary

BY SHA HWANG
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Sha Hwang takes us through the history of .gifs, and their use in society, as an emotive vocabulary for current events, sports, and every day life.

Sha is an information designer and technologist based mostly in Brooklyn. A failed architect and an accidental entrepreneur, Sha has designed and built work for clients such as the New York Times, MTV, Flickr, and Adobe. Previously, Sha worked at Stamen Design and later cofounded the company Movity, which was acquired by Trulia. Sha spends his nights trawling Tumblr and printing gifs as Gifpop and his days working with Nava to improve healthcare.gov and other parts of government.

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Football cliché's can be nuts

BY JOJO DEBRAZZA
@ VOL 4 ON JAN 19, 2016

The terms and cliches used in football can be confusing and sometimes odd to children, writer and football development officer JoJo Debrazza tells us a story that shows just how crazy they may seem to young ears and minds.

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Spatial Memory Mapping

BY LYLA CATELLIER
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Lyla Catellier gives good directions! At PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Volume 8, Lyla put her 7 siblings to the test - a test of spatial memory mapping. With 5/7 siblings worth of maps of her hometown, Lyla explores the wonders of the hippocampus.

Lyla is a lady living in Chelsea NYC. She currently directs public programs and events at Columbia University GSAPP and was once called a swiss army knife. She is a logistics maverick, and has always wanted someone to refer to her as a maverick, and at PK Brooklyn Volume 8, we did!

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Teaching and Learning: Tales from the Print Room

BY GRACE SMITH
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Grace Smith tells us about her work in the print department of Heriot Watt, her masters in textile research and her red boiler suit.

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Keiki Club

BY AVIVA ROWLEY
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Aviva Rowley and friends founded Keiki Club - an open social community for friends and flora fanatics to come together and grow plants, share knowledge, and trade collections. Attend a Keiki Club meeting in NY or California - more info here.

Aviva is a ceramicist / artist / florist from Brooklyn, New York.  She graduated from Cooper Union in 2011 with a BFA.  She has been finding nature in Brooklyn her whole life and stubbornly refuses to leave NY - thus forcing her to create an indoor jungle.  

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Natural Leavening

BY ANTHONY FALCO
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

From Texas to New York to Brazil, professional pizza man Anthony Falco has been active in the food industry from a widely popular french fry stand to a famous Bushwick pizzeria, to perfecting delicious bread recipes with his kids. At PechaKucha Night NYC, he talks about the process and health benefits to naturally leavened dough!

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Los caminos del papel

BY RODRIGO SEPULVEDA
@ VOL 6 ON APR 06, 2017

Rodrigo Sepulveda es un diseñador chileno que radica en México desde hace un par de años. A tráves de los años Rodrigo se ha especialzado en la ingeniería de papel, esta pasión la comparte en talleres, exposciones y charlas. 

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Learn Like a Beginner

Vincent Cabansag knows all too well that learning as a beginner in web development and design can be overwhelming. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Learn Like a Beginner" from Table XI's June Table Talks, he speaks of cultivating a culture that is welcoming, engaging, and one that makes learning easier. Check out some of the techniques that The Starter League uses to teach raw beginners.

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Learn by doing

Volodymyr Vorobyiov presenting his unique experience at PKN vol.6 IT Dnepropetrovsk of creating educational center, combing need of programmers to study and need of young programmers to learn by doing. This a perfect opportunity for non professional teachers to share their programming experience and non professional programmers to start actual work. 

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Global Night in Leon

The city of Leon will have its very first PechaKucha Night on September 20, as part of our PechaKucha Global Night. As you can tell from the poster, they are following the "hidden heroes" theme, and you'll find more details on the official event page.

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City Focus: Leon

For this week's "City Focus" we head to Leon in Spain, a city that will hold its PechaKucha Night Vol. 2 on January 24. For more details (including a great event poster) and to see the full lineup, visit the official event page.

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Poster for PKN Leon Vol. 3

The city of Leon is gearing up for its upcoming PechaKucha Night Vol. 3, set for June 13, and here's a look at the poster that was produced for the event -- and visit the official event page for more details.

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Un-Learning Creativity

Creativity isn’t new, creativity as old as mankind!Creativity isn’t special, it isn’t unique — it’s in all of us. Why do we let ourselves un-learn creativity? Steve Baker has a lot of thoughts on the idea of creativity -- even though he doesn't much like the word -- and in “Un-Learning Creativity” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 121 he spends some time sharing those thoughts, before introducing a new project he's currently launching called Project ESIN.

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What I've Learnt from Learning Calligraphy

"I stared at that pen for 9 months too scared to use it, thinking I would make a complete mess, terrified I might not be able to deliver on my ideal."Inspired by called "Calligrafitti," student of lettering Andy Kelly, took on the the challenge of picking up the parallel pen and sees where in takes him in this emotional presentation: "What I Have Learnt from Learning Calligraphy" from PKN St. Neots Vol. 1. Andy talks us through the process of learning the art of calligraphy, and the transformative effects it's had on him. Check out more of Andy's amazing work on his blog. 

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Poster for PKN Leon Vol. 1

This is an older poster we dug up, for the very first event that was held in Leon, with all presenters as one face -- view the full poster here. You'll of course find more great PKN posters on our Tumblr.

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What You Don't Learn in University

“So most of my friends thought that this is something luxurious because you’re starting a company etc but actually it was very tiring, I was working from Sunday night till Saturday morning every week and then crashing for 24 hours.” In What You Don't Learn in University from PechaKucha Night Beirut’s 23rd volume, Entrepreneur Jad Joubran tells us about how he refused university and taught himself in order to fulfill his passion. By the age of 22, Jad has developed eTobb the first online medical platform in Lebanon to connect doctors and patients.

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What I've Learnt from Learning Calligraphy

Student of lettering, Andy Kelly talks us through the physical and emotional journey he's been on learning the art of calligraphy. You can see more of Andy's amazing work on his blog.