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PAST VOL 1

St. Louis @ Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar (Basement)
Jan 28, 2010

PAST VOL 3

Lodz @ Klub Improwizacja Jazz Lounge
Mar 18, 2011

PAST VOL 6

Lodz @ Centre for Architecture and Design
Oct 07, 2011

PAST VOL 7

Lodz @ Textorial Park
Oct 29, 2011

PAST VOL 8

St. Louis @ Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar (Basement)
Jan 26, 2012

PAST VOL 9

St. Louis @ CAM / Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
Jul 12, 2012

PAST VOL 8

Lodz @ Spaleni Słońcem, Off Piotrkowska
May 18, 2012

PAST VOL 9

Lodz @ DOM, Off Piotrkowska
Oct 27, 2012

PAST VOL 18

Honolulu @ Honolulu Museum of Art School
Aug 16, 2013

PAST VOL 5

Fitchburg @ Destaré
Jun 23, 2016

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Los Locos

BY SERGIO GARZON
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

During a lecture Sergio Garzon gave at the Pacific Health Conference in 2012,
he came across the idea that art therapy is a gentle, free and an evident cure for many mental illnesses, specially those dealing with social-dynamics. His “Los Local” presentation focuses on using art as a form of free health therapy on the streets.

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BY KEONE NUNES
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 16, 2013

Keone Nunes had grown up exposed to family members who still spoke the native Hawaiian language and elders who still remembered the tribal practices of their past. His talk will touch on the art of tapping, a rare technique left in the world. Instead of relying on an electric machine and a steel needle, Nunes makes his own tools and even his own ink when tattooing in this very rare ancient way.

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Challengers and Icons

BY HAMISH CAMPBELL
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Hamish Campbell is  talking about his independent design business Pearlfisher, presenting the pioneers, heroes, innovators, explorers, challengers, icons and he is focusing on the challenger and iconic principles in design.

This is "Presentaion of the Day" on June 24, 2015. 

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Dogs Dogs Dogs

BY STEVEN PETERMAN
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 14, 2015

Steven Peterman loves dogs! He takes us through some of his most memorable foster dog experiences, the good, the bad, the gross! 

Steven is the founder and director of the world famous Sketchbook Project. He currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife of five years, Sara, and their very tolerant cat, Thrifty.

If interested in fostering dogs in the NYC area, check out the following website. Steven insists it will change your life:

fosterdogsnyc.com

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The Spirit of Magic

BY JUSTIN SIGHT
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Justin Sight is a unique magician known for performing on the streets and subways of NYC. He was diagnosed legally blind at age 10. Justin has been featured on television  and online news outlets such as The NY Post and Gothamist. He talks about Magic from a spiritual perspective drawn from his involvement with the worlds mystery schools and scientific research that point to the essence of what we Truly Are.

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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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An Open Source Life

BY ROMKE DE HAAN
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 04, 2015

Romke de Haan is a graduate of the program called homeboyz, a non-profit that takes kids in gangs and teaches them technology. Romke will walk you though his journey and his pursuit of happiness. 

 

Participate in Romke's life; he'd be happy to get coffee/lunch/cocktails with you. You can add his calendar by searching Romked@gmail.com on iCal, Google Calendar, 

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Why Don't We Talk About Sex? Or…Something about Italy

BY GAIA BISTULFI AMMAN
@ VOL 15 ON FEB 04, 2016

"Feel it. Face it. Free it."

In "Why don't we talk about sex? Or…something about Italy." from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 15 scientist, biology professor and writer Gaia Bistulfi Amman speaks about honesty, sex, education, and growing up in Italy. Ammann expands on how she ended up being a successful novel-writing…scientist. An elaboration on happiness and how to bite back when life nibbles at your butt.

This was "PechaKucha if the Day" of Monday, March 7th, 2016.

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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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Love... Framed in Black & White

BY PAULA WRIGHT
@ VOL 29 ON MAY 22, 2016

Paula Wright's story comes to us from over 200 years in the past and through a family's photo albums, handed down through the years. This true tale sees the HIGHLY unlikely and, at the time, illegal union of two individuals and where that union lead them... Join us as Paula relates this tale, true in every regard, and learn what happens when loved is framed in black and white. 

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Snow White Logo for PKN Winnipeg

Winnipeg is one of the latest cities to join the global PechaKucha Night community, and even though organizers have yet to announce the date for the inaugural event, they've put together a logo with a color scheme that to me -- a Canadian citizen myself -- alludes to a cold snowy winter. Quite suitable, I think.

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Poster for PKN Lodz Vol. 2

PechaKucha Night in Lodz Vol. 2 is just a few days away, set for December 17 at the MS Cafe, with a start time of 20:20. The list of presenters should pop up shortly on the official event page.

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Poster for PKN Lodz Vol. 4

Another PechaKucha Night for Lodz also means another great poster -- do make sure to look at the blog's "Lodz" tag to see the previous ones. PKN Lodz Vol. 4 is set for this Saturday (June 11) at Stara Szwalnia. 

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Poster for PKN Lodz Vol. 5

PechaKucha Night in Lodz Vol. 5 is set to happen at the end of the month (July 29) at Letnisko Ksiezy Mlyn. The event isn't yet listed on the PK site, but we still wanted to share the great poster that was produced to publicize it.

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Poster for PKN Lodz Vol. 7

Lodz is planning two PechaKucha Nights this month, the first one on October 22 is a review event, and then a proper Vol. 7 will be held on October 29. Check the city page later for more details.

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Love in Orlando

The next PechaKucha Night in Orlando -- the city's Vol. 12 -- is happening a week before Valentine's Day (on February 7) and so the theme is appropriate: "Showing Orlando Some Love." Below is the list of presenters and the titles of their presentations, to whet your appetite: - Carolyn Moor: A Modern Love Story [this is her story of being widowed at a young age]- Max Jackson: Love and the Human Brain [neuroscience]- Kristen Walmsley-Manieri: A Yearning Curve [Kristen's unofficial title is "why husbands need to get laid more"]- Joe Tankersley: Data Love [our over-reliance on data]- Thomas Thorspecken: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Orlando [local artist sketches Orlando arts events]- Susan Rienzo: Color Sings to Me [art quilting]- Emily Empel: The Futurist’s Paradise- Mike Van den Abbeel: Would You Please Sign this Petition? [for medical marijuana]- David Alecock: Being Present for Love