Past Akron Event: VOL 9

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VOL 9

November 03, 2017
@ Akron Civic Theatre

We look forward to seeing you at PechaKucha, Volume IX at the Akron Civic Theatre.

The doors will open at 7:00PM and the program begins at 8:00PM, with light refreshments and a cash bar available. 

PechaKucha is made possible by your ticket sales and the generous support of our financial sponsors:
Akron Community Foundation
Gar Foundation
Halloween Charity Ball
Knight Foundation
Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation
Akron Civic Theatre

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Failure: From the Beautiful Game to Beauty On Stage

BY DOMINIC MOORE-DUNSON
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 03, 2017

From being recruited to a nationally ranked Division 1 collegiate soccer program to becoming a internationally recognized emerging choreographer. Dominic Moore-Dunson explores the idea of failure and how we can use it to shape our future.

 
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1980

BY GREG MILO
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 03, 2017

During the presentation, Greg explain that year through the lens of a seven-year old (his age at the time) and how he came to understand the world in much more complicated terms, rather than black and white, good and bad, right and wrong. Many events that shaped Greg into the person he is today occurred during this year, including Darth Vader's defeat of the rebels, the constant appearing of the Ayatollah Khomeini on my television, JR Ewing's getting shot by someone, the death of John Lennon, and the death of my uncle, which his father was later found to be responsible for.

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“The 99 Times My Heart Stopped”.

BY HEATHER POLLOCK BURNS
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 03, 2017

It was a talk designed to remind folks to take each other to heart -versus for granted- by recognizing what our stories tell others about ourselves, and how they connect us, even when all else fails.

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My name is Lisa Givan and I AM A DIVERSITY TRAINER

BY ANNAL VYAS
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 03, 2017

At 40, something I realized that a series of brief "diversity immersion experiences" defined not only what I do but who I am. Encounters since childhood that have been centered around self-awareness, difference, bias, value and mindset determine the narrative we create surrounding every aspect of our life. I share my journey and expound on how it led me to my current career. My name is Lisa and I AM A DIVERSITY TRAINER.

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The Story of Tilly: Still Turning Heads After All These Years

BY LYNNE POULTON
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 03, 2017

As a Professional Organizer the people Lynne meet and the stories she hears are fascinating. The story of Tilly is just one of the humorous and heartwarming stories that Lynne share in this PK. The art of asking someone to tell you about an item can open up peculiar discoveries…just you wait!

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Ohio Craft Beer

BY RICK ARMON
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 03, 2017

Rick talks about an overview of the Ohio craft beer industry and why he writes about it.

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“The Road to Seeing”

BY CHARLOTTE GINTERT
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 03, 2017

On how a relocation to Luxembourg and then Germany for Charlotte's husband's career taught her not only to see with a photographer's eye, but to see her hometown of Akron from a new perspective after moving back almost 6 years later.

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