PechaKucha Presentation

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Chris Kirkland

Tech entrepreneur, Tokyo Cheapo in Tokyo

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PRESENTED ON MAR 28, 2012
IN TOKYO @ VOL 90

Chris runs an art-related online business (Art Web), but even more interesting are the gravity defying poses that he tends to strike when he's out and about -- and we're talking out and about on a global level. (in English and Japanese)

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My Tokyo

BY GERALD ESCALANTE
@ VOL 54 ON JUL 30, 2008

A glimpse of Gerald's graphic design and stunning photography www.geraldescalante.com
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Sewing Relief

BY STEPHANIE MCCULLOUGH
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

My "designer hobby," sewing, is a skill I learned from my mother, and the way I stay sane and fashionable. Sewing is something I truly love to do, and in partnership with my sister, I have decided to share it with the world. 

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David Taylor Pottery

BY DAVID TAYLOR
IN NASHVILLE

Potter, David Taylor, from Nashville shows his work and discusses his creative process. He first started pottery at Vanderbilt community classes and Mid-South Ceramics. He continues this hobby now as a student of Vince Pitelka at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, TN.

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Hobby Lobby

BY MARTIN MATHES
@ VOL 11 ON MAR 07, 2015

Martin Mathes is lobbying you to find your hobby, whatever it might be. After retirement, he tried a of hobbies and settled on stained glass. Our venue was perfect for his presentation as it featured some of his stained glass in the windows.

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Stepptanz

BY WILLI PETER
@ VOL 25 ON APR 22, 2016

Der 90-jährige Hobby-Stepptänzer Willi Peter erläutert in seinem Vortrag seinen Weg nach seinen Jugend-Kriegs-Jahren und dem folgenden Aufbau einer Existenz zu seinem Hobby. 

Er zeigt auf, welche Stationen er in seinem Hobby erreicht hat und wie ihn dieses Hobby jung hält. Als Höhepunkt hat Willi Peter nach dem Vortrag noch eine Stepptanz-Einlage aufs Parkett gezaubert. 

 

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Kayak as a way to discover

BY YANA PETRUSENKO
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 26, 2017

Yana Petruseko tells us a story about her hobby - kayaking and how she helps people to discover Zaporizhzhya region with travelling by kayaks

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Datsuzoku – An escape from everyday routine

BY DENNY LEE
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

As a full time student that attended lots of tuition back in 2011, the only hobby that Denny Lee had was playing with polymer clay. Started from scratch to something that can be sold, Denny was extremely happy to know that more and more people appreciate his hardwork. Hobby that becomes a business and then back into a hobby again, was a long and tough experience. Nevertheless, Denny believes that you should just believe in yourself, as anything is possible.

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Native Orchids of Ohio- Yes, They are Out There

BY KATHLEEN TILLER
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 18, 2018

Kathleen Tiller shows everyone the diversity of the wild orchid population that can be found in Ohio.

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Oil painting

BY DI WU
@ VOL 35 ON MAR 22, 2018

What is the importance of having a hobby, especially in modern life? For Di Wu the practice of oil painting allowed him to observe interesting phenomena and reinvent himself.