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PAST VOL 1

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

PAST VOL 6

St. Louis @ CAM / Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
Apr 21, 2011

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

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A Search for Happiness

BY ALEXANDRA GREENHILL
@ VOL 30 ON NOV 20, 2013

Alexandra Greenhill, family physician, mother of three, and nationally-recognized health care leader, explains the philosophy behind the start-up company My Best Helper, including her personal quest to find love and happiness.

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Passion

BY GRACE ALDANA
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 15, 2013

Ah, l'amour! Grace Aldana and Matthew Kelly share their relationship, its origins, its many comical and passionate moments, and the ways it inspires their art. 

 

 

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Peace in the Sand

BY PAUL HOUSE
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2014

Moved by the ongoing wars, conflicts, and natural disasters that our world has faced, Paul House demonstrates his use of peace signs in the sand to symbolize a different method to show discontent with society. Listen as he describes his sand artwork as a means to encourage people to use peace and love as solutions to the world's issues. 

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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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Loco

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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The Truth About Chicago's South Side

BY KELLY FAIR
@ VOL 28 ON DEC 03, 2013

The media has the power to brand a city either good, bad, or ugly, and with Chicago's increasing youth violence, only the bad and ugly are seem to be reported. Kelly Fair, an educator who grew up on the South side, does not share their view. She believes in the goodness of the city. Through her Polished Pebbles project, she shows how girls in Chicago can be inspired to achieve success when given love and opportunity. 

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Is Interspecies Community Organizing the Future of Environmentalism?

BY CELIA ALARIO
@ VOL 11 ON APR 30, 2014

Celia Alario talks about her experience with her dog which has led her to loving all the living creatures in the world. She says that in order to save the environment it is vey important to stop killing the animals and instead we should organise with these species and take care of them. 

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Love Hotels of Japan

BY SHINOBU MACHIDA
@ VOL 114 ON MAY 28, 2014

Shinobu Machida, an art collector in Tokyo, shares his collection of photographs of the 'love hotels' across Japan. These photographs are especially valuable because many of these specialty hotels are being torn down in recent years. (in Japanese)

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Where is the Romance?

BY KAYO YOKOYAMA
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Artist Kayo Yokoyama discuess her investigation of Jane Austen's romance novel Pride & Prejudice. She considers what has happened to the traditional sense of romance and where all of the Mr. Darcy's have gone. However, she proposes that maybe the romance is still present today, just in different forms. 

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Learning To Love In the 90s

BY TONY HARRISON
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 03, 2014

Restauranteur Tony Harrision shares his interesting and colorful life journey through drugs, prison, and finally learning how to live, love, and find contentment.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 12, 2014.

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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. 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. 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