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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Ugly Into Art

BY SAREY RUDEN
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

As a modern woman, Sarey Ruden documents the struggle to find love in an age of Tinder and Bumble. As a graphic designer, she takes the worst of modern dating and turns into digital gold.

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Stitch City-Old Redford Detroit

BY MICHAEL STYCZYNSKI
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Michael Styczynski, Laura Walker & Paul Codreanu had the winning design proposal for the DCDC and the City of Detroit’s Planning & Development Department. Their shared experience and expertise show us how design can help to redevelop a city.

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Norwest Gallery

BY ASIA HAMILTON
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Asia Hamilton owns and operates the Norwest Gallery in Grandmont-Rosedale area of Detroit. Her experience and energy show the challenges of showcasing artistic voices in underserved communities.

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Re-Tree

BY DENNISE VIDOSH
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Dennise Vidosh is the founder of RE-TREE, an organizational off-shoot of Green Acres Tree Farm, Inc., whose mission is to save historical trees and shrubbery from being destroyed in construction. Re-Tree's rescue offers a solution that protects the life and integrity of existing mature trees and gives unique sustainable nursery products that have positive impacts on the planet, people and communities.

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Hunt Street Station

BY ALEX MAYO
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Transforming a police station that had been vacant and in disrepair for years brings with it a great many challenges. Alex Mayo discusses the history of Hunt Street Station as Detroit’s first police academy, its recognition on the National Register of Historic Places, and the future of this transformed space.

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Live6 Detroit

BY CAITLIN MURPHY
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Caitlin Murphy comes to us directly out of Live6 Detroit in the northwest portion of Detroit where she is the Civic Commons Coordinator. At Live6, Caitlin works to boost the community and its economy through the Live6's national initiative to reinvest into local public gathering places

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Wild Woman Wandress

BY CHELCEE AITCHISON
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Chelcee Aitchison holds degrees in anthropology and psychology from the University of Michigan. Her education and passion for exploring the world has taken her to far off places including the Amazon jungle, the Canadian Rockies, and most recently to Michigan’s most area - Isle Royale National Park. She shares these adventures in her blog, Wild Woman Wandress.

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Introverts Guide to Flirting

BY LAURA KHALIL
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Laura Khalil refers to herself as a "technology consultant turned comedian." Her podcast Sexistential Crisis touches on her personal intimate experiences and she interviews kickass experts on the topics of sex, dating and relationships - think Cosmo but way cooler and more in touch with the modern woman. Laura is also a community and woman's rights activist; just this past summer she spoke and mentored Operation HOPE, Inc.'s S.T.E.M. summer program for business minded girls.

 

DETROIT Blog

Katherine Cross Design


 
"Living in the moment is what gives me joy in life."
In 
Katherine Cross Design from PechaKucha Night Detriot Vol. 33Kathy Cross of Katherine Cross Designs shares her passion for art and design. Humble to her roots, she gives credit to both of her parents for her creative side as she navigated through life. It propelled her into the art world so deep that she spent almost 20 years studying it.

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About the City's Organizers

  • PKN Detroit Steering Committee

    We celebrate creative and business-minded talent that may not otherwise have an outlet to share their inspirations, creations and ways they've changed a community. PechaKucha Detroit has been providing its creative community a voice since 2008. Let's broadcast your innovation. Send an email to pkndetroit@gmail.com, and we'll tell you about our next event.

  • Frank Nemecek

    Frank Nemecek is a writer, filmmaker, and all-around pain in the [expletive deleted]. He started the Warrendale (Detroit) Blog in December of 2005 as side project to his freelance writing and video work. He did so mostly because none of the major media outlets were covering the Warrendale neighborhood in Detroit where he lives. Since then, he has been interviewed about his neighborhood on CNN Radio, Detroit Free Press, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal, and WXYZ-TV.