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PechaKucha Presentation

Special People's Christmas Party

PRESENTED ON JUN 27, 2013
IN BEMIDJI @ VOL 18

Scott Merschman loves Bemidji and this presentation proves it. He lists all the reasons why Bemidji is great. One of the main things that makes Bemidji great is his family's Christmas tradition.

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A Special Domino

BY CHRISTL STADLER
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2013

Christl Stadler a special form of Domino, s'Hus am Kirchplatz. Her ambition with this is to bring people together, initiate workshops, organize leisure activities, and develop interest of various cultures. (in German)

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A Christmas Menu Story

BY MELISSA BALFOUR
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 24, 2013

Melissa Balfour displays her holiday cooking habits, and how she celebrates Christmas. She explains the history and inspiration behind her mostly vegan Christmas menu.

 

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Creating Special Places

BY JUSTIN MARTINEZ
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 20, 2013

Justin Martinez with a passion for renovation, talks about his past projects with the purpose of challenging people to think about buildings in the same way they think about books: for what is on the inside rather than its surface. He tells of his collaborations with other artists and even his family to show how important creating special places for others can be. 

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Atlanta Is Not Special

BY CHRIS MARTIN
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Chris Martin, a Sociology PhD candidate, tells how Atlanta is not special and how its growth follows national trends. 

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Christmas for the Christmas-less

BY ILAN WOLFFBERG
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 21, 2016

"Christmas is an important family holiday.... the party being prepared is for people who have no one to be with on Christmas Eve."

In Christmas for the Christmas-less from PechaKucha Night St. Augustine Vol. 9, Ilan Wolffberg spent over 40 years living in Denmark and shares with us an occasion that keeps him going back in a small commune inside Copenhagen called Christiania. He has been part of the Christmas celebration there for 15 years and continues to be rewarded by volunteering.

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If The Box Fits

BY GEORGINA WESTLEY
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 27, 2016

Bedfordshire-based Illustrator, Georgina Westley tells us how I became the "lady that does those travel posters" by developing a unique style that creates beautiful artwork of places that people call their happy place.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 16th, 2017. 

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To Each his Own: Special Stuff

BY RACHEL WATERS
@ VOL 3 ON DEC 08, 2016

Rachel Waters is a museum conservator who shares her insight into what people find special and valuable. She explores the disparity between what individuals hold as special and its market value and how to approach the preservation of that which has more of the former than the latter.

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What the "Hippopotamus for Christmas" Song Taught Me About Crafting an Inspiring Vision

BY ANDREW K. STEIN
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

Andrew K. Stein takes us on an interesting disection of a much loved Christmas song that describes the truly visionary foresight of the narrator to achieve a goal. Set the goal, identify stakeholders, etc., etc., as the narrator works toward her ultimate wish of owing a hippo! Andrew effectively walks us through the process, so sit back and enjoy this special non-holiday holiday presentation! 

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I'm Not Special

BY FAITH PINNOCK
@ VOL 8 ON APR 06, 2018

In the words of Faith Pinnock, "Mostly I’m not that great." And while anyone who knows Faith would beg to differ, she'll spend her 400 seconds with the PechaKucha audience explaining what, exactly, she means - and why it's not as bad as it sounds.