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People living a life they love- a journey to finding a home and self-expression
BY LAUREN BLISS MERRITT
@ VOL 21
ON NOV 23, 2014
Lauren Merritt explains that we shouldn't focus on fixing things. Through her inspiring experience in Central Africa and in her home, she learned that we should just do what we love and others will follow
Gesammtkunstwerk - Life Lessons on a Pianistic Journey
BY REBECCA CHIN
@ VOL 2
ON FEB 07, 2015
With music as her North Star, Rebecca Chin explores and continues to push boundaries of both inner and outer landscapes. She shares the idea of Gesammtkunstwerk, which is a congregation and synthesis of art in all its form, as the philosophy of her musical journey moving forward.
My Life in Transition: A Personal Journey to Living Authentically
BY MARNI PANAS
@ VOL 25
ON JUN 09, 2016
"This may suprise you but I'm Catholic. When I asked my priest if our family could continue to practice our faith, he said, 'I have no idea...but we will walk this journey together."
Marni Panas shares a heroic story of transitioning from her assigned male gender into the woman she always has been. She talks the challenges and joys of finally living one's life authentically and proudly as a transgender woman.
How A Tiny House Journey Has Led To A Larger Life
BY RUSS CLIME
@ VOL 15
ON NOV 15, 2016
Russ and Rebecca Clime are professional photographers who learned an important lesson early on about making life better. Hear how they went from life in the house to simplifying in a smaller home giving them more freedom to travel and experience joy together!
The Journey of Life Through the Vessel
BY CORRINA SEPHORA
@ VOL 30
ON AUG 21, 2016
Corrina Sephora is a well known artist and sculpture here in Atlanta, having worked in the city for some years now. She joins us for Vol 30 to speak about a theme in her work, that of boats, a theme that spans media beyond her known metal work. Listen in for Corrina's 20x20!
Perfection is the enemy of good - a creative journey
BY JULES FUNNELL
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 15, 2018
Jules Funnel is a first time presenter and will be sharing with us her photographic journey and her photos
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
A Life as a Luthier
Let Anton Varela guide through "A Life as a Luthier," a presentation given at last July's PechaKucha Night in Ferrol Vol. 2. The presentation is in Galician, but the images alone do tell a great tale.
Journey into Eldership
The communal lifestyle and ritual of the Cree aboriginal tribes played a key role in the lives of the two presenters of today's edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Edmonton Vol. 15). We hear from Elder Gilman Cardinal and Tashina Makokis, two members of the Cree tribe, separated by a generation. Gilman speaks of his childhood with the tribe, his adulthood outside of it, and his return through eldership. Tashina speaks on the importance of perpetuating the Cree's cultural memory. She discusses her role in bringing together the youth and elders of her community in an effort to preserve cultural traditions.
Journey, Cultural Diversity, and Dreams
Go out there. Search for your colors. Put as many on your palette as you can, mix them, and make them your own. Kairini Guay is a native of Western Sumatra who has lived in Bangor, Maine for ten years. Currently, Khairini is studying computer information systems and earning her MBA at Husson University. In "Journey, Cultural Diversity, and Dreams" from PKN Bangor, ME Vol. 12, she presents about the colors of her life and her journey through a multicultural world. She speaks about her home in Sumatra, it's matrilinear culture, and tells us some historical myths.
A Journey into the Virtual World
“I worked very hard to make no reference to the real world at all. It took me to some amazing places.” Architect and urban planner David Denton has been working in the Virtual World for seven years. In “A Journey into the Virtual World” from PKN Knoxville Vol. 12, he speaks about the folly of wanting to re-create the real world, and about the incredible tool that virtual reality is for creating entirely new worlds.
Fire & Sky & Life
“At the end of their lives, these stars celebrated their achievements by hurling life-giving elements into space, in a gently expanding display of intense, nebula beauty.” Retired Professor of Astronomy from the University of Hawaii Gareth Wynn-Williams speaks about the stars and the universe. In “Fire & Sky & Life” from PKN Honolulu Vol. 22, Gareth shows us what 34 years of fantastic astronomy lectures results in.
A Little Polar Bear's Big Journey
“Creating a sense of security and safety for this little bear was absolutely imperative.” Mammal Curator for the Louisville Zoo Jane Anne Franklin tells the story of a little orphaned polar bear’s journey from Alaska to captivity. In “A Little Polar Bear’s Big Journey” from PKN Louisville Vol. 8, Jane tell us how she was thrust into the role of surrogate mother for this little polar bear, as well as how she’s struggled and triumphed in helping the bear grow.
When Life Gives You Lemons
“Even if the lemons are really big, and really sour…” Nadine Boesten tells the inspiring story of how epileptic stress-induced seizures have affected her life in both negative and positive manners. In "When Life Gives You Lemons" from PKN Maastricht Vol. 26, she shows us how to turn a journey of despair into hope; 'how to turn lemons into lemonade.'
A Zero-Waste Junkie's Journey to Pesto
“Three Rs! The waste hierarchy! It’s a hierarchy because reducing is more effective than reusing and reusing is more effective than recycling.” In A Zero-Waste Junkie's Journey to Pesto from PechaKucha Night Atlanta’s 28th volume Speaker Lisa Pellegrino discusses what she has learned while recovering from being a “zero-waste junky”. As part of her recovery she is ensuring that she is part of A (not THE) solution on a micro scale. Hear Lisa’s background in sustainability, where that background led her, and where she has followed that road to today… (Hint: pesto is part of it).
A Creative Journey
"Why, today, are children handed a piece of paper with Math, English and Science and nothing about who they are and why they’re unique?" In A Creative Journey from PechaKucha Night St Neots Vol. 6, Artist and creative Tracey Mowatt shares about the emotive and deeply personal community art project called Vir2oso. Mowatt has been been working on Vir2oso for a year since feeling great frustration from the UK's uncompromising education system which did not provide ample space for creativity and exploration of self.
My PechaKucha Journey
"What I learned form Karaoke is that it's not about singing perfect; it's about having FUN!" Thomas Maile is PechaKucha's charasmatic organiser in the charming city of Aalen in Germany. In My PechaKucha Journey from PKN Aalen Vol. 27, he shares about the his perspective on the Global Network of all his PechaKucha friends, and what makes PechaKucha Nights so special in Aalen. Though he admits he's not a perfect English speaker, he insists that life is more fun by trying hard, forgetting about expectations, breaking the rules, and having fun!