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Past Chicago Event: VOL 40

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VOL 40

November 29, 2016
@ Martyrs'

The 40th Volume of PechaKucha Night Chicago celebrates having 10 years of these 20x20 events under our belts.

Join emcees Michael Jackson and Peter Exley for this milestone event.

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Grandma's House

BY MARYA SPONT-LEMUS
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Marya Spont-Lemus is a writer, interdisciplinary artist, and educator. In 2014, she co-created the FrankenToyMobile. Marya lives and works on the South Side and endeavors to enable a more empathetic and equitable society.

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The Last Ingredient

BY PAIGE ADAMS
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Interior designer, Paige Adams is the author of Last Ingredient where she shares her latest culinary adventures and design inspiration. 

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Difficult AND Pretentious

BY DANA CRAWFORD
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Dana Crawford and Nathan Armstrong LOVE poetry.  They read some to us at PechaKucha Chicago Volume 39.

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Longing For Escape

BY JOSH MINGS
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Architect Josh Mings uses his trip to Norway, Iceland to escape mental exhaustion.

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Bourbon, Crap Cigarettes and a Big Gun

BY BEN NICHOLSON
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

When Ben Nicholson became a US citizen, he went for the trifecta; Bourbon, crap cigarettes and the biggest gun he could find.

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The Nuisance Committee

BY MELISSA HARRIS
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Melissa Harris gets up to mischief with a billboard.

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The Transformative Power Of Glass

BY PEARL DICK
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

"People of color are largely underrepresented in the glass art world so, I sought to change that ratio."

In The Transformative Power Of Glass from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 40, Artist and Educator Pearl Dick uses glassblowing to empower at risk youth in Chicago.

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Murder With Impunity

BY KEITH YEARMAN
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Keith Yearman tells an alarming story of a Mexican tragedy.  And what he is doing about it.

Michael Jackson
Journalist/Photographer/Printmaker/Musician in Chicago
Aram Reed
Chef in Chicago
Ben Nicholson
in Chicago
Dana Crawford
Interior Designer, SmithGroupJJR in Chicago
Josh Mings
Architect, Landon Bone Baker Architects in Chicago
Keith Yearman
Geography Professor, College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn
Nathan Armstrong
Non-Profit Director & Poet, WTTW/Chicago PBS in Chicago
Paige Adams
Interior Designer, Studio Gang in Chicago
Marya Spont-Lemus
Writer, Interdisciplinary Artist, Educator in Chicago
Pearl Dick
Artist, activist & glassblower, Pearl Dick in Chicago
Molly Zakrajsek
Artist, Molly Z. in Chicago