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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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Heather Coates perform an original song on acoustic guitar.

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Just Because You’re An Artist in the Festival, Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Get Kicked Out of It: A True Story

BY KAT BING
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 31, 2018

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“Just Because You’re An Artist in the Festival, Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Get Kicked Out of It: A True Story”
A tale of art, beer, mishaps and adventure; Kat Bingley relives her first experience as a large-scale installation artist.

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Attaining the Impossible

BY OMAR HERNANDEZ
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 31, 2018

Omar Hernandez, Front-End Developer
“Attaining the Impossible”
A presentation about motivation and follow through with an emphasis on his career and personal anecdotes.

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A Star Has Fallen

BY DERALD J TUCKER II
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 31, 2018

Derald John Tucker II, Long Beach Native
"A Star Has Fallen"
Finding meaning in the cycles of the planet Venus.

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How to Leave Fear Behind on the Journey of Self-Discovery

BY JAY-RAM RAJENDRA
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 31, 2018

Jay-Ram Rajendra, Industrial Chemist
“How to Leave Fear Behind on the Journey of Self-Discovery”
As Bruce Lee once said, "All knowledge is self-knowledge." In our quest to understand ourselves, we tend to experience many emotions throughout our life, but none is as self-limiting as the feeling of fear. Join Jay-Ram in a moment of letting go of the illusion of fear so that we may discover our reality, and ultimately ourselves.

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The Mix

BY ADAM ANDERSON
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 06, 2016

Adam Anderson and Sarah Soriano discuss their team's Leadership Long Beach service project, The Mix, which brought together North Long Beach leaders to connect with others and address community issues.

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Home Away From Home

BY CHRISTINE PETIT
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 06, 2016

Christine Petit discusses her team's Leadership Long Beach service project, Home Away From Home, which involved over two dozen city and community partners gathering at Washington Middle School for a neighborhood cleanup and resource fair.

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You Are Here

BY TRACEY THORPE WILSON
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 06, 2016

Tracey Thorpe Wilson and Camille Donnell discuss their team's Leadership Long Beach service project, You are Here, which set out to approach disengaged residents, and encourage them to participate through a three-part approach of Vote, Voice and Volunteer.  

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Food and Drink in a Cult of Dionysus

BY RYAN SMOLAR
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 19, 2015

Ryan Smolar discusses his favorite food city, New Orleans, campaigns to bring the "go cup" to Long Beach, and poses a challenge for Long Beach to define it own crawfish boil culture.

 

LONG BEACH Blog

City Focus: Long Beach


This week's 
City Focus highlights the lovely seaside city of Long Beach, CA. With its delightful ocean view and intriguing sites such as the infamous RMS Queen Mary, Long Beach is home to a number of California's most popular tourist sites and renowned art and music centers. Long Beach natives often display their fascination for the arts and local culture by hosting numerous community events including PechaKucha Night. Have some fun in the sun and at night, chill with the cool creatives of Long Beach at PechaKucha Night Long Beach Vol.9 on May 31st. Hope to see you there!

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About the City's Organizers

  • Nicolassa Galvez

    Curator of Creative and Community Spaces Joy manifesting... With authenticity... Rooted in diversity... My mission is to curate shared spaces for counter-cultures to creatively address our community's most pressing issues.

  • John Thatcher Montgomery

    TRANONMAI is the name of the art project I have been working on. When you flip the script it reads I AM NON-ART. And I'm not; I am a clumsy irresponsible masterwork of human potential, waiting to share my only asset – a personal story of intersectional drama and humor.