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PAST Gotta Be My Party

Istanbul @ Urban Bug Lounge
Mar 14, 2013

PAST Ubud 20x20 VOL 2

Ubud @ Betel Nut
Oct 30, 2012


Izmir @ İzmir Mimarlik Merkezi
Mar 19, 2014


May 27, 2015


Nairobi @ The Yard
Mar 20, 2016


Bryan @ Grand Stafford Theater
Nov 29, 2016


Wellington @ Te Papa Tongarewa
Mar 09, 2017


Milan @ Talent Garden Calabiana Milano
May 25, 2017


Vologda @ Cultural centre "Red Corner"
Oct 15, 2016


Izmir @ Container Hall
Nov 22, 2017

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Critter Catching, Then and Now

@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Joe Franco talks about his childhood, interacting with bugs and catching snakes and frogs, and how the influence of the natural world prompted him to start his own bee and wasp removal service as an adult. He also expands upon the differences between bees and wasps, and shares a bit about how his company, Joe Wasp Nest Removal Services, works to humanely and sustainably relocate bees and wasps. 

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Riding the Bus

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 19, 2014

Greg Tidwell discusses his daily transit commute through Nashville, and shares information on how to use the MTA bus system, including the use of real-time information with google maps.

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The Startup Bus

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Nate Cooper takes us for a ride on the Start Up Bus! 

Apps, programs and comics, oh my!

Going into depth about the features of how the competition helps people connect and work on creating their own businesses. 

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@ VOL 5 ON JUN 05, 2014

Rebecca Ryan is president of the Townsville Bicycle User Group (BUG).  She has worked and travelled extensively, immersing herself in other cultures, learning their languages and falling in love with the people and places.  But there is no place like home.

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@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

BRESCIA UNDERGROUND, associazione nata nel 2006 nata con lo scopo di ricerca, esplorazione, documentazione del sottosuolo bresciano.  la passeggiata nel sottosuolo della città, condotta dai ragazzi dell’Associazione Brescia Underground che vi porteranno alla scoperta di rogge e canali che in passato scorrevano a cielo aperto! Sosterete davanti a luoghi d’interesse storico e archeologico.

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Chennai, By Bus

@ VOL 8 ON JUL 18, 2015

Ranga Rohini talks about the everyday experience of commuting by buses in Chennai presented through amazing illustrations created during the journey itself.

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The Bridging Bus

@ VOL 20 ON JUN 17, 2016

Delaine Tiniakos-Doran is a community organizer who suffers from compulsive volunteerism. She works at Springtide Collective and she’s the Programming & Operations Director for the Bridging Bus.

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The Love Bug- Evolution of a Hippie Icon

@ VOL 9 ON NOV 29, 2016

John Romero gives a beautiful and historic view of the Volkswagen and the transformational journey to become one of America’s icons of popular culture.

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A Car-Free Solution in a Transportation Crisis

@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

Friends Cricket Day, Chris Robbins, and Becca Groban have a solution to the looming transportation crisis hitting New York City in 2019! Listen to their logical solution in this PechaKucha presentation in celebration of NYCxDesign.

Cricket Day, Chris Robbins, Becca Groban, and Kellen Parker are four friends who love to argue about their adopted home, NYC. With backgrounds in landscape architecture, journalism, city planning, and financial risk, the group won Transportation Alternatives’ L-ternative Visions: Reimagining 14th Street and Beyond in March.

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Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm


"Eating bugs is good for you, good for the planet, and good for the future!"

In "Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm" from PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 18, architect Maria Aiolova discusses her obsession with cricket farming. Her firm, Terreform ONE, built a sustainable insect shelter on site to conduct extensive research on crickets - studying their growth, social development, and reproductive habits...before harvesting the adults and turning them into tasty treats!

Maria is an architect, educator, designer, and community builder in New York City. She is an innovator in ecological design, smart cities, sustainable urban infrastructure, water, transportation, and waste. Maria is a leader in interdisciplinary education focused on future cities.


PechaKucha Night Istanbul CLUB: Gotta Be My Party was held

PechaKucha Night İstanbul Club: Gotta Be My Party was held on 14 March with different stage, hosted by  Urban Bug Lounge.  In the night , presenters were talking about different and interesting style parties idea (music, dance, design, quit party, smart phone application, farewell party) on the stage with pechakucha night presentation format.  After the presentations,  the winner announced with audience’s vote. Barış Atiker’s idea “Be your  best and worst design” will take a place at Urban Bug Lounge in April.  For more information and event details you can click on and follow Urban Bug Lounge on social media. Many Thanks for all of presenters and guests! For photos of the night : Videos are coming soon!


Inaugural date set!

Hello Santa Fe! At long last we're happy to announce a date and venue for our first PechaKucha Night in Santa Fe:  Wednesday, August 28, 6:30 p.m., at the Travel Bug, which is very near the infamous Plaza. Please plan to join us! Much more to come! CR


Presentations Coming In...

Hello! We're just a few days away from PechaKucha Night Volume One in Santa Fe, and we're feeling so lucky to get to work with our amazing presenters. So below we're sharing some of their websites and bios, as teasers.  Marina de Palma, poet, book designer Zane Fischer, co-coordinator MIXSantaFe (joining Zane: Julia Goldberg, Host, Julia Goldberg Morning Show, KVSF, and Kate Noble, co-coordinator MIXSantaFe, City of Santa Fe) Dienke Nauta, visual artist Gail Snowdon, photographer Pete Kelsey, Founder, Adventures in Rediscovery  Tori Hughes, visual artist, creative coach Joanne Lefrak, Director of Outreach and Education, SITE Santa Fe Katelyn Peer, Project Coordinator, Creative Santa Fe   Please plan to join us at the Travel Bug Wednesday, August 28, 6:30 p.m. And let us know if you'd like to be involved in future PechaKucha Nights: See you soon! CR


A Great Night!

Thank you Santa Fe! Our AMAZING eight presenters really brought the creative juice to Volume One! Or as one attendee said, 'It's like a perfect slice of Santa Fe.' A wonderful start to a healthy PechaKucha career here. Our room at the Travel Bug was full, and we spoke with several people who already volunteered to present at Volume Two. We also gained great new volunteer organizers -- already we're thinking about Volume Two. Please be in touch if you can suggest venues, speakers or if you'd like to help: THANK YOU again to all attendees for trying something new, and to our incredible and brave and creative speakers. Great job!!! Peace love and PK, -CR

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The Adventure Bum

“[Magazines] weren’t telling the stories of that were anything like my experiences.” Photographer and adventurer Jon Heller speaks on his journey from hobby to occupation. In “The Adventure Bum” from PKN Bemidji Vol. 19, he speaks about how his obsession with nature and adventure magazines took him to new locales and exploits.

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Lions, Tigers and Binturongs, Oh My!

"Reptiles, insects, and primates, all of them make me nervous. It sounds like everything sorta makes me nervous. But you got to push yourself and this is part of the reason I try to have new experiences, and try things I normally wouldn't try, because really, when are you going to hold an American Alligator or a Stick Bug. In Lions, Tigers and Binturongs, Oh My! from Accident Vol. 3, former zoo docent, Devon Sponheimer, shares her love for animals in this offbeat presentation about her journeys around the world interacting with all sorts or species! Have a listen and find out some interesting animal facts such as why Binturongs smell like popcorn, or which gender of the platypus is venomous.


Pecha Kucha returns to animate the coast

Animate is the theme for creatives to promote as they share their work at a special Pecha Kucha Night on Wednesday evening at 6pm, February at the Old Ambulance Arts Centre in Nambour. Nine presenters from Nambour and across the Sunshine Coast will tell their stories using the highly visual globally renowned Pecha Kucha Night format. Bookings:  Michael Doneman Michael is founding director of Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship. His presentation will focus on the meaning of 'animation' as the practice of an animateur, expressed in his case through the animation of small businesses, and such activities as the animation of social-cultural plant like the Old Ambulance Station, of which he has chaired the Board since 2014. Michael has considered the heart of his practice as 'social-cultural animation' for some years (after the French concept animation socio-culturelle), Denise Daffara Artist Denise Daffara’s paintings began in 1999 as a celebration of fun and freedom to create her contemporary figurative feminine style. From 2009 Denise’s work has focused on her own journey of finding inner peace, self-healing with a sense and intention for meditative contemplation. Reoccurring themes include flourishing strength, courage and boldness.  Hamish Sewell Hamish Sewell is the creator of Soundtrails, (to date eight within NSW), this process and the geo-located recordings connects people to places through stories. It is a mobile app platform allowing users to engage in a richly layered world of audio sound, on location via a map on their mobile device, (or via online). GPS triggered, the stories can be highly produced, and are drawn from the social, historical, creative and environmental narrative subsoil of a locale. Hamish will show how Soundtrails, might be considered for the Sunshine Coast region, the opportunities afforded, and suggested steps forward.  John Waldron Director of Sunshine Coast based Blue Sky View:John Waldron is driven by the role’s Latin origins ‘to take care.  He is interested in curation for social change, designing and orchestrating opportunities to help people thrive, feel good, and in-control. “This presentation will include curating for social change and empowerment, in particular the Makeway Lab project initiative that uses creativity, technology and expertise to improve the mental and physical health of hospital patients with interactive and digital design and fabrication technology. James Rose James Rose is the founder of the Kick Project (TKP - one of Australia’s first dedicated ethical investment research providers) and a freelance journalist, media advisor, author and copywriter. TKP's aim is to animate communities and particularly young people in disadvantaged situations around the world who may be the victims of poverty, conflict and/or forms of prejudice. “The “kick” part comes in as we use sport, and particularly soccer.” Robyn Brown Nambour resident: Robyn Brown is a Jazz singer and full-time Carer for her son.  A regular performer at festivals and jazz clubs, Robyn has a self-titled CD which has received national airplay and performs with national and international jazz stars. As well as her songwriting, performing and recording, Robyn is a sought after speaker for Carers and people with disabilities.Along with caring for her son with multiple disabilities, Robyn has been a Foster Carer for 14 years and has faced many challenges in these roles.  All of these experiences have taught her much about adversity and joy and have contributed to her passion for life.  Matt Godden Matt Godden is a multi-disciplinary artist. His practice covers sculpture, photography and graphic novels. His most recent major project is The Metaning - a gallery-wall-scale full-length comic book, considered by scholars of Australian comics to be the first of its kind created & exhibited locally. This work evolved from a raised middle finger towards authority figures, into an articulated argument about the place of comics within the canon of mainstream drawing education.  Robbie Murray       Nambour’s Robbie Murray presentation focuses on her life pathway from a stuttering child to clear communicator  “The Art of Conversation”. Her community development roles show that strong vibrant communities create more opportunities for participation for Nambour and surround residents. Working and volunteering in local organisations including On Track Co-operative, CREEKSIDE - a collection of 5 disability services, the Old Ambulance Station, Nambour Community Centre and the QCWA, Nambour Event Calendar, The Drawn Together wall art project Nambour Together.  Chris Collin Chris Collin is an author, presenter and managing director of Funkybooks Pty Ltd, a company he created for the purpose of publishing and promoting his whacky, rhyming Australian Children's books. His books include: Funky Chicken: A Bushy Tale of Crocs and Chooks, A Bug Called Doug, and his latest Funky Chicken: Chooks in Space He’s been shortlisted for the 2014 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards and is in the 2014 Premiers Challenge Reading List in Queensland and included in primary schools and early learning centres. Chris ‘animates funkiness to read for the joy of reading’.