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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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Ty Allan Jackson

Ty Allan Jackson talks about Big Head Books, his children books publishing project, and explains how to him its his way of contributing to the education of all kids, no matter the age or race. (in English)

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Movember

BY BRENT ASHBY
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 30, 2012

Brent Ashby explains what Movember is and why it's a great cause. He encourages people to take a moment to think about and learn more about men's health issues and support any way they can.

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The Shipyard News

BY BRUCE FORSTER
@ VOL 6 ON MAY 16, 2013

Bruce Forster explains how he creates and runs his news letter entitled The Shipyard News. He takes on a behind the scenes tour of the props, sets, and software that go into the production. 

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Awesome Museum and Cultural Websites

BY MARCIA MAYPER
@ VOL 6 ON MAY 16, 2013

Marcia Mayper, of The Cultured Web company, takes us through some of her favorite cultural websites. From museum sleep ins to rice donation, Marcia's websites provide interesting events and services for culture lovers of all ages!

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Pinteresting

BY RICHARD BRITELL
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 14, 2012

Some presentations see a person sharing their work, and some see the presenter sharing what inspires him or her. Here, Richard Britell does the latter, sharing finds from Pinterest. (in English)

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Ahab's Adventures

BY GEEG (CAPTAIN AHAB) WILES
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 14, 2012

Geeg Wiles tells the story of his travelling companion Captain Ahab: a 3-foot-tall bright-yellow lawn ornament. He discusses what started as harmless college recreational photo project, and became an international phenomenon that inspired people around the globe to go out and have new and exciting experiences. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 18, 2013.

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Chance Meetings at Guido's (And Other Places)

BY DIANE FIRTELL
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 14, 2012

Diane Firtell goes out and takes photos of people she meets at the Guido's grocery store (and sometimes other places), a project that then saw her add computer "painting" to eliminate the visual noise in the background of the photos. (In English)

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It Takes Character

BY TOM BERNARD
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 14, 2012

Tom Bernard manages to mix two of his interests -- leadership and pop culture -- into a presentation that he freely admits veers on the "nerdy" side. (in English)

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The Mason Jar

BY CRAIG LANGLOIS
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 14, 2012

Herein lies the unofficial and unauthorized history of the mason jar, produced by Craig Langlois in the form of drawings. (in English)

 

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Ahab's Adventures

Ever heard of an inspirational lawn ornament? Well you're about to. 
Geeg Wiles tells the story of his travelling companion Captain Ahab: a 3-foot-tall bright-yellow lawn ornament. In today's Presentation of the Day "Ahab's Adventures" from PKN Pittsfield Vol. 3, Geeg discusses what started as harmless college recreational photo project, and became an international phenomenon that inspired people around the globe to go out and have new and exciting experiences. Ahab has been skydiving, river-rafting, he's been to Yellowstone and Rushmore; as Geeg says, "if Ahab can do it ... so can you!"

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