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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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It's a Small World

BY DONALD CLEM
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 23, 2018

Donald Clem has found small world's everywhere he's gone. An architect with a sense of humor and big heart, he's designed places like Knots Berry Farms and Affordable Housing during his long, varied career.

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Germs are Beautiful

BY HOLLY PINKART
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 23, 2018

Germs aren’t just necessary, they’re beautiful. Holly Pinkhart shares why germs deserve to be put on a pedestal.

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Big World- Little Toys

BY DIEDRA PETRINA
IN ELLENSBURG

Diedra Petrina did not plan on motherhood, but her surprise path led her down another one, well designed, responsible toys.

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We're From Pakistan

BY TAHIRA IRFAN
IN ELLENSBURG

Tahira Irfan and Hamza Zulfiqar share their parallel journeys to the states from Pakistan and what prompted them to make the move.

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We're All in This Together

BY LYNDSAY MORRIS
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 23, 2018

Lyndsay Morris turned the loss of a loved one into an opportunity for hope and eternal optimism.

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He's a Dirt Bag

BY BROCK JENSEN
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 23, 2018

Artist Brock Johnson shares his experience as a dirt bagger and his deep love for bouldering.

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Peace(Corps) Be With You

BY STEVE HOROWITZ
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 23, 2018

Steve Horowitz shares his experience travelling around the world and how he shares his love of it in small town Ellensburg on Community Radio.

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Copyright or Wrong

BY JUSTIN COOK
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 23, 2018

Justin Cook delves into the dilemma of teaching about teaching given the current copyright infringement restrictions.

 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Sara Jones

    I love my small community in Central Washington state. I am a school psychologist by day, and a socialite and adventurer by night. I love to experience the arts and the inspiration of others. As a board member of Gallery One Visual Arts Center, I am thrilled to be an organizer for our Pecha Kucha events!

  • Monica Miller

    Monica Miller has worked with arts organizations for over 15 years in fundraising, grants management and professional development for artists. Monica’s primary responsibility is to ensure that Gallery One is relevant to the community it serves. Before moving to Ellensburg from Seattle, she oversaw artist grants and professional development at Artist Trust and was a member of SOIL, an artist collective. She also had a brief stint as the Fremont Solstice Parade Director. Monica considers her major accomplishment the advocacy of percent for art program with the Ellensburg Arts Commission, but is a daily advocate for artists. She hold a BA from the College of William and Mary and an MA from Johns Hopkins University in Museum Studies. Her latest endeavor is the event, Confab where she hopes to provide artists and communities opportunities for networking, inspiration and tools for a sustainable arts community! Monica grew up as a military brat visiting museums around the world. She wanted to be a potter for a brief stint and now makes ceramics dinosaur fossils with her five year old Porter, plans camping adventures with her husband, artist Justin Beckman and rides her bike when time allows!