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Partaking of the Green Muse

BY DAVID ZOPPETTI
@ SWISS PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ON FEB 07, 2014

David Zoppetti is an expert on the alcoholic beverage absinthe. Here he speaks on the history of this once-contraversial drink, and rectifies some of history's inaccurate notions. David advocates the practice of enjoying absinthe properly, and says it's great to partake in at any time of day. (in Japanese)

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Our World of Water

BY MICHAEL CERVIN
@ VOL 12 ON OCT 29, 2014

A fluid look at the good, the bad and the ugly of our planet’s most valuable resource.

Michael Cervin has been writing about water issues for over a decade. He is the Senior Editor for Bottled Water Web, and author of the book, “Our World of Water: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Earth’s Most Critical Resource,” and the author of a water blog, This World of Water. He has been a water judge at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting for seven years, and was invited by the Chinese government to participate in the Golden Headwater Protection Summit in Beijing, China. His water articles have appeared on FoxNews, the Santa Barbara News-Press, The Tasting Panel, Draft, Food & Beverage World, The Pacific Coast Business Times, Goldenseal, the Ventura County Reporter and many others.

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Ignorance is Bliss, or Straight from the Beaver's Anus

BY COLIN BLAKE
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

As the creative director of a beverage development company, Colin Blake explores what labels such as "All Natural" really mean, and how things like bugs are "all natural" and very much are used to flavor the foods we eat.

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The Art & Science of Mixology

BY JASPER ADAMS
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 31, 2015

"Making cocktails and tending bar is a process that evolves from science into art. Doing the science beforehand enables the art during service." 

From "The Art & Science of Mixology" from PechaKucha Asheville Vol. 8, Asheville Organizer Jasper Adams, beverage manager at Table restaurant and The Imperial Life bar in Asheville and co-founder of Ninebar Creative, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the science and the work behind the beauty of cocktails and the craft of tending bar.

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Cider: America's Once (and Future?) Favorite

BY MARK TURDO
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Before beer, cider - the hard kind - was America's beverage of choice. Mark Turdo tells us cider's glorious past, Prohibition-era near extinction and its recent comeback.

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From Barrel to Bottle

BY WILL DRUCKER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!

Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.

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20 Steps Back on a Coffee’s Journey

BY RAVEN KWOK
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Raven Kwok shares photos of the thing that most people can't live without, coffee. Pictures will show, in reverse, how coffee ends up in our cup. Each picture represents a vital step that contributes to a good cup of specialty coffee.

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A Niche in Hops

BY TOM BRITZ
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Tom Britz started Glacier Hops Ranch on somewhat of a lark and ended up finding a need where he didn't know one existed. Tom's experience in business and entreprenuership has helped him to navigate the tricky business of competing against the big guys and finding a niche in the competitive hops industry.

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Tales from the Tea Trail

BY ELIZABETH KNIGHT
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 10, 2018

Learn about multi-cultural tea traditions old and new from tea sommelier, Elizabeth Knight. Tea more than a drink, is revered as a sacred plant, a medicine, a beverage, a meal, an expression of hospitality, and an essential component of celebrations around the world. 

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Cuba With Love: The Tangled Tale of the Daiquiri

BY CASEY FOX
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Casey talks about how one of the great joys of cocktail culture is learning the stories behind the many classic drinks in the canon. The Daiquiri is a drink that many people know in its modern incarnation as a frozen beverage served by the pitcher. But its
history is deep and complicated, entwined with Spanish colonial ambitions, American empire - building, and the complex experience of Cuba in the 20th century. By telling the tale of the Daiquiri, the founders of Libacious cocktail catering illustrate how much history can be contained in a single, delicious drink.
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Poster for PKN Washington DC Vol. 12

PechaKucha Night in Washington DC Vol. 12 is coming up (May 20), to be held at the ML2 Showroom. We're including the full press release for the event, as well as the full list of presenters with links, which you'll also find on the official event page. M2L hosts this special edition of Capitol PechaKucha Night TAKE 12 on Thursday, May 20th at their Showroom in Cady's Alley. "EXPOSING DC'S CRIME SOLVERS, PERFORMERS, ARTISTS AND PRANKSTERS" Be ready for a unique mix of presenters including a writer of fashion crime mysteries, directors of Moliere, an organizer of pillow fights, a wonderland creator, a Floating Museum curator, an expert on voyeurism, a tactile dinner planner and transformers of the underground. PechaKucha --Japanese for the sound of conversation-- taps into a demand for a forum in which creative work can be easily and informally shown. The brainchild of Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, Klein Dytham architecture, Tokyo, began in 2003 as a forum for designers to meet, network, and show their current work to the public, and has since spread to over 300 cities across the world. Organized and launched in March 2007 by sisters and partners of ita-design, Rouzita and Bita Vahhabaghai, Capitol PechaKucha promotes local DC creatives working in all media including the visual arts, architecture, fashion, design, music, film, and literature. Also referred to as "Twitter for the visually inclined", the PechaKucha Night presentation format allows presenters 20 images each shown for 20 seconds - giving 6 minutes 40 seconds of fame before the next presenter is up. Talks are concise, the interest level is constant, and more presenters receive the opportunity to share their work. Reception 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM Presentations 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM After Party 9:30 - Midnight with Music by Resident DJ Brien Watson Media Sponsor: DC Modern Luxury Complimentary wine, beverage and finger food will be provided. TICKETS IN ADVANCE ONLINE: $10 - SPACE IS LIMITED Featured presenters: Ellen Byerrum, well-known Author of the Crime of Fashion mysteries Bruce Witzenburg of the Capitol Improv Group responsible for the No Pants Metro Ride, DC Pillow Fight and Survive DC Edgar Endress of the Floating Lab Collective known for transforming a taco delivery truck into a mobile museum Breeze Giannasio of the Arts Coalition for Dupont Underground on their efforts to revive the old Dupont Trolley Station into an Arts Hub Stanley Ira Hallet, FAIA, Architect and Professor, discusses The Voyeur in Architecture and the Cinema Cade Martin, Photographer also known for his collaboration on Wonderland: The Washington Ballet book Carmen Wong of Banished Productions on the synaesthetic experience of A Tactile Dinner Bruce MacPhail and Oli Robinson, Cofounders of the Picnic Theater Company, give an exclusive peak behind the scenes of their outdoor summer production of Moliere's "The Hypochondriac"

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Vol. 18 presenters announced

We are happy to you announce the Vol. 18 presenters! In no particular order:   Eli Miller, Art Director Eli Miller, a San Antonio native, attended Savannah College of Art Design where she earned a B.F.A. in Art Direction. After graduation, Eli returned to San Antonio where she met Chuck Kerr, the San Antonio Current'sthen Art Director. Upon receiving his business card she joked that she intended on stealing his job. Three months later she did. Eli has been working at the Current ever since.   Amanda Bianchi, Snazzy Arts Babe Amanda Bianchi works at Cinnabar art gallery in Blue Star and is a style contributor for the new LGBTQ publication, Out In SA. She has also been actively involved with the food and beverage industry in San Antonio for the past five years, working at establishments such as The Monterey and Feast that have helped to shape the current landscape we see today.   www.bianchisbits.com    Avi Avalos, Mr. Piñata SA Avi Avalosis a Mexican-American artist and San Antonio native. His art is simply a visual language used to connect to the city’s vibrant culture in the most positive light. Mr. Piñata SA was initially created as a research tool for a children's book in 2013 but evolved into an initiative to bring fine art to public places in an effort to create cultural art awareness. Mr. Piñata SA is now an ambassador of San Antonio, and his adventures have taken him across the U.S. as he promotes our City on the Rise. www.mrpinatasa.com    Lewis F. Fisher, Author and Historian Lewis F. Fisher is the author of numerous prize-winning books on San Antonio. They include American Venice: The Epic Story of San Antonio's River, Chili Queens, Hay Wagons and Fandangos: The Spanish Plazas in Frontier San Antonio and Saving San Antonio: The Precarious Preservation of a Heritage. His Maverick Publishing Company, which published 45 general interest nonfiction regional books by 26 authors, was recently acquired by Trinity University Press.   Corey Squire and Helena Zambrano, A Sustainable Relationship Helena Zambrano and Corey Squire both decided at a young age that they wanted to save the world, and they came to the same conclusion: that architecture is the way to do it. They both currently work as sustainability coordinators at neighboring architecture firms — Helena at Overland Partners and Corey at Lake | Flato Architects — and serve on the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) as chair and treasurer, respectively. They first met at a COTE meeting and bonded over their shared love of daylight simulation and their shared hatred of perforated metal. Corey and Helena live in Dignowity Hill where they spend their time cycling, composting, and subsisting off vegetables from their garden and eggs from their chickens.   David Martin Davies, Public Radio Journalist David Martin Davies was once arrested for playing punk rock music inside Wonderland Shopping Mall. Today, he hosts The Source on KSTX Texas Public Radio — a live daily call-in news program. He also hosts Texas Matters, which airs on Texas Public Radio stations. In his 20 years in journalism as a TV news producer, reporter and columnist, his work has been featured on NPR, Marketplace and the BBC. His many awards include the 2008 Texas Radio Journalist of the Year. www.tpr.org   Jeremy Joseph, Clinical Psychologist Jeremy Joseph is a psychologist who conducts clinical research on treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder. He is interested in how we relate to our dreams, often working with patients who struggle with nightmares. The California native went to college in Chicago, volunteered in Israel, earned a Ph.D. from the University of Wyoming and did an internship year in Albuquerque. In 2013 he began a postdoctoral fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. If you live in Monte Vista, you’ve probably seen him and his wife walking their greyhound, Sofia. www.jjosephphd.com   Libby Wardlaw Maddin, Road Trip Enthusiast Libby Wardlaw Maddin is a musician, road trip enthusiast, and San Antonio native. She spent the vacations of her youth packed into a 1978 suburban with her five siblings and parents, who ignited her passion for exploration and in more recent years provided her with a day job flexible enough to take business calls and write emails from the middle of the desert. When she's not hitting the road, she sings in various musical projects with her husband Chris and with the San Antonio Mastersingers. She has also been a host on KRTU's Indie Overnight for 10 years.  www.sharkheart.com  

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Jay Ducote Dishes on Food Network Star

  "I learned how to cook by throwing LSU tailgate parties."  In Jay Ducote Dishes on Food Network Star from PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge Vol. 1, Jay Ducote shares the story of when he was on the TV show Food Network Star. Ducote is a food and beverage writer, radio host, culinary personality, professional chef, and self-proclaimed "hugger." He could talk about his numerous television appearances, the fact that he was named one of the top 100 amateur chefs in America by FOX’s MasterChef, his award-winning radio show, his product line, the fact that he has been invited to cook at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City this July, or that he'll be opening his first restaurant, Gov't Taco, in 2017. But we only gave him 400 seconds.

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PKN Poster Spotlight: Chiayi

This week's PechaKucha Poster Spotlight invites you to crack open a cold beer with the lovely attendees of PechaKucha Night Chiayi Vol. 5. With a sweet mix of vintage and pop elements, the poster design exudes a welcoming and bubbly atmosphere that incites all to come and enjoy the numerous creative presenters and a refreshing beverage at the highly anticipated event. It is truely a poster that represents the genial and lively people of Chiayi. For more amazing PechaKucha Night Posters, visit our PechaKucha Night Tumblr Page.