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Past New Westminster Event: VOL 11

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VOL 11

May 06, 2016
@ River Market

Predictably GOOD FUN. Purchase your tickets HERE!

Started in Tokyo in 2003 by Klein Dytham Architecture firm, PechaKucha Night began as a fun and unique night of local culture and entertainment. Ten presenters from a range of fields share their interesting projects, inspirations and passions. There's only one catch - presenters get 20 images, 20 seconds each, making for a 6 minute and 40 second shot of ideas and inspiration.

Join us for drinks at starting at 7:00 pm in the food hall and enjoy local craft beer, wine and relaxed sounds from DJ Jordan Whittaker. River Market vendors Longtail Kitchen and Re-Up BBQ will be open late to serve you before the show starts if you're looking for some snacks.

At 8:00 the fun starts with our ten PechaKucha talks and a short intermission mid-way.

Prepare to be engaged, entertained and inspired.

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Media Literacy in the Digital Age

BY LIZ SCHULZE
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

"How is every scene constructed? How is every shot made intentional? How infact is every single choice contributing to a greater message?"

In Media Literacy in the Digital Age from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 11Liz Shulze shares the importance of paying critical attention to media in the digital age. Shulze gives media literacy guidance to youth on their consumption and creation of media. 

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Idiot's Guide to Being a Touring Rock Band

BY STEPHEN O'SHEA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

"Don't spend the night in that hotel!"

In Idiot's Guide to Being a Touring Rock Band from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 11Stephen O'Shea takes us coast to coast and back again and tells us all the ins and outs of being a touring rock band. Think you have what it takes to take your rock band on a tour across Canada? 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, September 5th, 2016. 

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All I Need to Know I learned in a Community Newsroom

BY CAYLEY DOBIE
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Cayley Dobie takes us through the important life and other lessons she's gleaned while cutting her teeth in community newsrooms. 

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Active Fiction: When Fiction Meets the Urban Core

BY JASPAL MARWAH
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Jaspal Marwah talks about his love for the urban fabric of the city and how, with the help of some friends and authors, he's helped create a real life "Choose your own adventure" through some of Vancouver's neighbourhoods. 

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Getting Over a Fear of Failure

BY RNOLD SMITH
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Rnold Smith takes us through his life of attacking fear head on and building the life of his dreams.

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My Journey with Autism

BY MARIANNE HUNTER
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Marianne Hunter collaborated with Callyn Dorval on a series of illustrations and social media posts to let us into her world and to see things through the lens of autism. She takes us through her journey and challenges and how she has come to realize that different is ok and good. 

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Gender Politics

BY JODIE ORTEGA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Jodie Ortega raps us through a spoken word journey on gender politics and stories of strong female friends and role models. 

Stephen O'Shea
Executive Director, The Arts Council of New Westminster in New Westminster
Liz Schulze
Education Manager, The Cinematheque in Vancouver
Cayley Dobie
Journalist, Royal City Record in New Westminster
Jaspal Marwah
in Vancouver
Marianne Hunter
Stay at Home Mom in New Westminster
Mike Folka
Cable Installer in New Westminster
Jodie Ortega
Intersectional Feminist/ARTivist , Breaking My Silence in New Westminster