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Providence @ Betaspring HQ
May 30, 2012

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Aug 15, 2014

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Champaign-Urbana @ Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Jul 18, 2015

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Jan 14, 2016

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Cultivating City Identity

BY NICOLAS D ROBITAILLE
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

"This place is not Vancouver!"

In "Cultivating City Identity" from PechaKucha night New Westminster Vol. 3, Nicolas D Robitaille speaks on an architectural project he developed while in school as a means to reinvigorate the New Westminster downtown parkade and cultivate a strong identity for the city. He discusses the challenges currently plaguing the area and shows off his impressive proposition that features the incorporation of new parks, gathering spots, and dining. 

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Cycles of Revival

BY ALAN STULBERG
@ VOL 18 ON NOV 21, 2013

Alan Stulberg has always been a bit of a gearhead. But unlike many other motorcycle fanatics, he's interested in presenting his works of motorcycle craftsmanship in ways that one might not expect. Alan speaks of his life, his art, his shop (Revival Cycles) and his budding interest in industrial architecture.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 7th, 2017.

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Abandoned Spaces, A Better Tijuana

BY MIGUEL BUENROSTRO
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 20, 2013

Miguel Buenrostro talks about his inititive for making Tijuana a better place for locals and tourists. Either by encouring arists and architects to recreate abondoned spaces ("DIY Urabnsim") or documenting the poorer areas to raise awarness, his efforts have contirbuted to the overall well being of Tijuana by transformring it into a cultural hub with a slowly reviving economy. 

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Creating Revival

BY MIRIAM SINCELL
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Miriam Sincell, attorney and adjunct college professor, discusses revival and the usage of art in order to create community and bring declining regions back to prosperity. 

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Revival of Fortified Wines in America

BY SALVATORE AGNELLO
@ VOL 16 ON APR 08, 2015

Bartender Salvatore Agnello shares with us a bit of history and the artistry of fortified wines and his take on why they are worth revisiting and trying.

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Revival

BY CIANCIO ALEXANDRE
@ VOL 10 ON JUL 01, 2015

Architect and artist Ciancio Alexandre gives a second chance to old photographs. He collects forgiven clichés with no known history and transforms them into brand new collages. On one hand he mixes up pictures in a realistic way to confuse spectators and create unexpected scenes and situations. On another hand he uses illustration and colors to highlight particular moments and characters of the original photoss. More than a graphic work, he tries to evoke and create new stories, new emotions. {In French} 

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New Life and Society Cultivated by Japanese Herb

BY LYIE NITTA
@ VOL 135 ON APR 27, 2016

「薬草」を使ったことはありますか? 日本の在来種の植物をハーブティ として楽しむという暮らしが、 あなたのからだを慈しみ、土地と人を結ぶ素敵なつながりを生みます!足下にあった素敵な植物に目を向けてみませんか?

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The Belt Line: Hiding in Plain Sight

BY CHRIS HAWLEY
@ VOL 16 ON APR 14, 2016

"The Belt Line … will be the next phase in Buffalo’s sustainable development."

In The Belt Line: Hiding in Plain Sight from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 16, urbanist and preservationist, Chris Hawley, presents the Belt Line -- one of the most conspicuous and least-known features of Buffalo, NY. Each day, trains go by along it and people drive underneath and over it. It is the "third strand" in Buffalo's DNA, as important to the city's physical and economic geography as Joseph Ellicott's radial and grid plan and Frederick Law Olmsted's park and parkway system; as consequential to the city's development as the Erie Canal and Interstate Highway System.

The Belt Line was opened in 1883, with segments dating back to 1836. The rail line is 15 miles long, forming a continuous loop through Buffaloʼs downtown as well as the prominent industrial loft clusters that it helped to create. Today, the Belt Line's 12 million square feet of largely vacant or underutilized industrial space is the city's next frontier for sustainable development. Factory buildings are being recycled as mixed-use developments. These former industrial areas are becoming walkable centers again.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, July 27th, 2016. 

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Back to Baldy!

BY JOEY O'BRIEN
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 08, 2016

Baldy Mountain Resort, located just over an hour south of Penticton has been closed for years. A beautiful location, historically gorgeous snow and a vibrant mountain community once supported a tiny locally run resort. Joey O’Brien leverages his presentation to chart the difficult and adventurous journey from forgotten to revived, and how Baldy is proactively laying the foundation for a thriving community for years to come, including why they’ve offered $19 annual passes. 

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Self Renovating Neighbourhoods

BY JESS STEELE
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Independent community activist and entrepreneur Jess Steele played a key part in saving Hastings Pier from dereliction. She shares her convictions in collective DIY action to improve neighbourhoods with and for local people.

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Reviving Urban Environments, the Mysteries of the Teutonic Knights, and Outside in Cancun

Presentations Payam Shalchian and Jamie Black, two alumni from the Institute Without Boundaries, talk (at PKN Toronto Vol. 13) about the significance of collective action in reviving urbanized environments. They use Lota, a project in Chile, as a case study, reflecting on the project's outcome in relation to various aspects of Toronto. Marek Czechowski is a traveler and researcher, and in his presentation (in Polish, from PKN Koszalin Vol. 7) he talks about the real history of the teutonic knights, who during the 13th century ruled the North of Poland. This is however a history that doesn't follow any school books or academic sources. This story reveals the very truth about the knights, who, according to Marek, were not able to build their famous brick castles themselves... Gaining spontaneous applause, Marek proves they had no necessary knowledge to do this, and that they had insufficient money, as well as insufficient building materials. Posters We have two new posters on our Tumblr blog today: a flyer for PKN Kyoto Vol. 7, and then one from Nantes (pictured above), for the city's upcoming PKN Vol. 3 (set for June 19). Photos We have a few new Facebook galleries to share with you today. Above, a few photos from this past weekend's PKN Cancun Vol. 3 -- the event had been postponed because of bad weather, but this time it was all go for a beautiful outdoor setting.  PKN Cancun Vol. 3 [Facebook]PKN Cagliari Vol. 3 [Facebook]PKN Bahrain Vol. 5 [Facebook] Links A few links from around the web, including two that relate to the recent PKN Edmonton Vol. 13 (pictured above)."Always in Touch With Social Media" [Edmonton Sun]"PechaKucha Night: Edmonton #13" [MasterMaq's Blog]"Presentation Skills I Learnt from PechaKucha" [Design Sojourn]Calendar Tonight's (June 13) PechaKucha satisfaction comes your way from PKN Okayama Vol.  14 and PKN Adelaide Vol. 3. Tomorrow, look out for these events: PKN Pittsfield Vol. 2, PKN Toronto Vol. 16, PKN Sheffield Vol. 11, PKN Ornskoldsvik Vol. 1, PKN Portsmouth Vol. 11, and PKN Saint-Etienne Vol. 10.

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Reviving Athens, an Appreciation of Oceans, and PKN at NXNE

Presentations Tasso Chalkiopoulos is the founder of Atenistas, a local group aiming to help revive the city of Athens through volunteer work and urban interventions. In his presentation (in Greek, from PKN Athens Vol. 4), he gives a few good reasons on why Athens is a great place to live. Geoff Hodgson is a photographer, surfer, and musician, and in his presentation (from PKN Dunsborough Vol. 1), his goal is to make us appreciate the forceful nature of oceans. Posters We have two new posters on the Tumblr blog today, first for PKN Derby Vol. 6 (pictured above), which is set for July 25, and then for PKN Mendoza Vol. 5, which will be held a few days later, on July 29. Photos Today we'll point you to this Flickr photoset of photos from Toronto's recent PKN Vol. 16, which was held as part of last month's NXNE festival. Pictured above, the event's presenters. Calendar As we mentioned yesterday, there's a lot on the schedule for tonight (July 12): PKN St. Louis Vol. 9, PKN Regensburg Vol. 9, PKN Blue Mountains Vol. 2, PKN Wakefield Vol. 6, PKN Galway Vol. 7, PKN Blue Hill Vol. 4, and PKN Kyiv Vol. 8. Tomorrow, there's just one event on tap, in the form of PKN Chattanooga Vol. 11. 

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From Asphalt to Eden, the City of Plzen Revealed, and Photos from The Hamptons

Presentations Adelaide-based architect Tanya Court took to the stage in Tokyo (at the city's Vol. 95) to talk about an urban renewal project she was recently involved in, part of a government-launched competition. In their presentation (in Czech, from PKN Plzen Vol. 1), Dana Lukasova and Olina Dankovicova reveal the interests, activities, and willingness of the people in the city where they live, using a very unique visual backdrop. Posters Today's new addition to the Tumblr blog is the poster for last night's PKN Moncton Vol. 4 (on the left), and on the right you'll find pictured the poster for PKN New Orleans Vol. 7, which was also held last night. Photos Today we have a photo gallery [Flickr] to share from the recent PKN Hamptons Vol. 1 -- all photos were taken by Michael Pintauro. Calendar The weekend kicks off tonight (October 5) with PKN Osijek Vol. 1, PKN Kosice Vol. 23, and PKN Tulsa Vol. 2. On Saturday there's Bandung's Vol. 15, and then since Monday is a holiday and so we won't be updating, let us mention that day's event, PKN Fresno Vol. 11.

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Cycles of Revival

Alan Stulberg has always been a bit of a gearhead. But unlike many other motorcycle fanatics, he's interested in presenting his works of motorcycle craftsmanship in ways that one might not expect. In "Cycles of Revival" from PKN Austin Vol. 18, Alan speaks of his life, his art, his shop (Revival Cycles) and his budding interest in industrial architecture.

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Poster for PKN Sunshine Coast's spirited revival

PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast sent us a fantastic poster, as well as a little post with details on their upcoming Vol. 16:We are excited about the re-animation of  PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast next week in Queensland, Australia in the retro, revitalising regional centre of Nambour and the creatives from POMO have designed an appropriately retro style poster.   Animate – is about bringing things to life – injecting them with energy and action.  While many people might think of cartoon animation, the concept of animation can be performance, communities and places. Our presenters include artists, designers, entrepreneurs, environmentalists at the forefront of projects and activities that are all about animation in all its various forms. The first coastal Pecha Kucha Night on the Sunshine Coast was held in October 2009 and well over 100 folk have presented at these events.  Tickets are now available online! https://events.ticketbooth.com.au/event/animate-PKN16