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PAST VOL 1

Stoke-on-Trent @ Fat Cat Cafe Bar
Nov 13, 2009

PAST VOL 2

Stoke-on-Trent @ Fat Cat Cafe Bar
Mar 11, 2010

PAST VOL 6

Sheffield @ Workstation
Jul 28, 2011

PAST VOL 23

Beijing @ PKBJ VENUE 23
Jul 28, 2012

PAST VOL 8

Richmond, BC @ Richmond Cultural Centre
Nov 20, 2014

PAST VOL 23

New Haven @ Lyric Hall
Feb 04, 2015

PAST VOL 10

Sofia @ National Theatre "Ivan Vazov", Stage on the IV-th floor
Nov 14, 2013

PAST VOL 6

Dubuque @ Stone Cliff Winery
Oct 20, 2016

PAST VOL 28

Honolulu @ Honolulu Museum of Art School
Nov 11, 2016

PAST VOL 7

Jihlava @ DIOD
Oct 06, 2017

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A Grave Story

BY BOB CLAYTON
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 04, 2015

In this presentation  'A Grave Story', Bob Clayton will tell us how a chance encounter at Goold Island led to rediscovery of a little history.

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The Art of the Shot

BY COLIN RAMSAY
@ VOL 4 ON JAN 19, 2016

Film maker Colin Ramsay talks us through 19 of his favourite films which highlight the clever camera angles that directors use to augment storytelling to create atmosphere.

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Capturing a Moment

BY NAMITA AZAD
IN BROOKLYN

Namita Azad is a freelance photographer specializing in wedding and travel photography. Her presentation explains how each photograph is a story caught in time and how she makes sure they become beautiful memories.

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Message in a Bottle

BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts. 

Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!

Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!

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Podcasts in a Nutshell

BY ELEANOR KAGAN
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Eleanor Kagan teaches us how to start our own podcast in under 7  minutes at PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Volume 8! Stay tuned all the way to the end - exclusive audio clips of democatic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton!

Eleanor is a producer and sometimes host of podcasts, live events, and conversations with people about their hair. She has made public radio, pirate radio, and once helped build a radio station from scratch. She currently produces the podcast "Another Round" for BuzzFeed.

 

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New York: A City of the Living and the Dead

BY ALLISON MEIER
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Allison C. Meier is a Brooklyn-based writer focusing on the arts and overlooked history. Currently, she is staff writer atHyperallergic, and moonlights as a cemetery tour guide at New York burial grounds. These tours are focused on cemeteries as places of history, art, and architecture, as well as concerned in keeping our memorial sites visible for preservation and remembrance. At PechaKucha Night NYC Vol 16, Allison discusses these often abandoned and forgotten spaces right in the middle of our bustling city - reminding us the importance of slowing down.

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The Power of Radio

BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.

Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab

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Dance is the BEST

BY ERIK THURMOND
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Eric Thurmond is often asked what it means to be a dancer...to which he wonders if people understand what dance actually is. At PechaKucha Night NYC, he explains the four elements of dance, with some live demonstrations! 

Erik is a performer from Snellville, Georgia. He has danced all over the world and shown his work in Atlanta, New Orleans, Birmingham, Houston, Detroit and New York City. His work centers around ideas of obsession, control and desire.

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From Sketch to Store: Designing a Dress

BY NIYATI KARWAT
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

NIYATI KARWAT was on her way to medical school, but after studying abroad in Cypus, she decided to follow her true love. She enrolled at Parsons and now 8 years later is a designer at Tracy Reese. Hear how her travels and art inspire creating women's wear.

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Creativity and Play as Medicine

BY ANNA ATKINSON
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Transpersonal Arts Counsellor Anna Atkinson’s practice incorporates art, movement, creative writing, voice and body work. She explores the potential of creativity to impact on health and wellbeing. Anna gives the audience an insight into the true happiness the freedom that art can give to those who are willing to embrace it. 

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Steve Pantazis

Taken from PechaKucha Night in Chicago Vol. 11, today's presentation is by architect Steve Pantazis, as he takes a look at what an architect can do after he gets laid off. Lost your job, Steve Pantazis has some great advice. Steven is a Chicago architect, his passion for architecture has been carried over into community service where he hopes to see more people, architects especially, engage in their community. PKN Chicago Vol. 12 happens tonight (December 1) at Martyrs.

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The Story of PechaKucha

Last week's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 68 kicked off with PK founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, along with Architecture for Humanity's Cameron Sinclair (through a Skype call), introducing the upcoming PechaKucha Global Night for Haiti -- make sure to watch the presentation to find out what this is all about. After that, we were all treated to a second presentation by Astrid and Mark, this time taking us on a 20-image tour of the history of PechaKucha, talking about how it started and how it got to become the worldwide phenomenon we know today.

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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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2000 Stories

This is not the 2000th post on the blog, but the post that has that honnor did get posted earlier today, and it's another milestone we can add to the list of big numbers we've been hitting lately (PechaKucha's 9th anniversary, 500 cities, 90 PechaKucha Nights in Tokyo). That means that we've had the pleasure of sharing a great deal of PechaKucha-related stories here, and we have no intention of stopping anytime soon.

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A Concept Store in Dubai and What's Going on at SuperDeluxe

Tima Ouzeden is a fashion designer and cultural producer based in Dubai. In her presentation (from PKN Dubai Vol. 11), Tima shares 20 facts about the hugely successful concept DXB Store, a not-for-profit space that Tima has been involved in since its inception. It's a concept that is very close to her heart. At each PKN in Tokyo, Kono-san goes over some of the recent events that were held at the SuperDeluxe event space -- where PKN was born -- and announces upcoming events. He also likes to start off with a few personal experiences he's had. This presentation, in Japanese, is from PKN Tokyo Vol. 94.

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Chasing Storms

"These are the biggest, baddest storms on the Earth -- and we like to get really, really close." George Kourounis is a global explorer, adventurer, storm chaser, and host of the Angry Planet TV series. Hold on tight as he shares (at PKN Toronto Vol. 20) some of his most dramatic tales and images from numerous up-close encounters with the most dangerous forces of nature from around the world.

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Stage Fright–"It's Natural"

    Some say the 'fear of speaking' is a worse fate than fear of death itself...when it comes to people and facing their fears. Neuroscience is nowing suggesting, what many have already speculated, that stage fright is a natural process of the human psychosymatic process. By becoming conscious to this fact, you can overcome it and be that engaging and inspiring storyteller! Instead of me going on with my prose...watch this...it's a great story that is shared in an engaging and brilliant way: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-of-stage-fright-and-how-to-overcome-it-mikael-cho

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Building Style since 2010

China’s largest real estate developer Vanke hosted Shenzhen’s ninth PechaKucha creative networking night. Held in December 2011 in Vanke’s prestigious headquarters located near the popular tourist beach of Dameisha, the event was the first to exclusively showcase Chinese artists,designers and architects. Vanke developed a very progressive concrete design workshop. (English bellow). 这次活动的主办是由中国最大的房地产开发商万科集团举办。在2011年12月位于万科大梅沙总部里举行,这次活动邀请了中国本地的艺术家,设计师和建筑师来参与,在这次活动中,万科举办一个非常欢快的设计工作坊。 Held directly after PechaKucha Vol.9, the tenth PechaKucha Night returned to its spiritual home in the OCT Loft for the fourth Shenzhen Hong Kong Urbanism and Architecture Biennale. The creative networking eventshowcased nine local and international artists and architects, with images ofthe remarkable Favela painting in Brazil proving particularly inspirational. 在第九期吱吱喳喳读图夜之后,我们迎来了第十期吱吱喳喳读图夜,以为适逢深港建筑双年展,这次的举办场地回到我们第一次办活动的地点,深圳的创意之地华侨城OCT创意园, 在这个极具创意的社交活动上邀请九个本土和国际设计师和建筑师来参与创意分享活动,其中在活动上所展示的巴西贫民窟图像的涂鸦让人意犹未尽。 Please select your Kucha King: 1. Wei Chunyu 2. Carman Montoya 3. Cui Hongbin 4. Manuel Clavel 5. Marko Salpoek 6. Liu Yichun 7. Tumoas Silvennoinen 我们将会在9月6日欢乐海岸小巴黎法式餐厅举办第20期吱吱喳喳读图夜,在活动中我们将会颁发吱吱喳喳读图夜大奖,与大家一起庆祝吱吱喳喳读图夜深圳二十期庆典。记住这个日期,期待您当晚的到来。 The Kucha King Awards will be held during the Special 20th Pechakucha Night X HK/SZ Design Biennale on September 6 in Les Duos OCT Bay 7:00pm. Mark the date!   欢迎关注我们的公众微信平台留意活动最新消息 Follow our presenters-reviews and vote for your King by adding the official Wechat Riptide account: Riptide锐态

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The Story of Sheep

“‘Just imagine,’ ‘I wonder,’ and ‘What if’ are some of my favorite words in the English language. They conjure up the possible, the impossible, and the just plain crazy.” Abigail Walsh tells us a story of sheep, and his best friend bird. In “The Story of Sheep” from PKN Christchurch Vol. 21 we also hear about elephant, a retired mountain guide who sheep desires to meet. Abigail tells us how her story came to life, and how it was interwoven with her own.

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Stories

Despite the stormy weather yesterday, we had a great event for our 4th Pecha Kucha Night at the Museum of Northwest Art. Thanks to everyone for having joined to listen to and discuss stories ranging from everyday life, to poetry, politics, science and science fiction. Presentations will be uploaded soon.