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Scott Winter
in Bemidji
Lia Winter
in Pittsburgh
Iona Winter
Holistic Therapist and Writer in Ōtepoti, Dunedin
Susan Winter
teacher, Auburn School District in Sumner
Tony Winter
in Batavia (Illinois)
Georgi Winter
student, UNC in cordoba

PAST VOL 19

Nagano @ hiyori CAFE
Feb 25, 2012

PAST VOL 23

Nagano @ hiyori CAFE
Feb 23, 2013

PAST VOL 27

Nagano @ hiyori CAFE
Feb 22, 2014

PAST VOL 19

New Haven
Jan 29, 2014

PAST VOL 31

Nagano @ hiyori CAFE
Feb 28, 2015

PAST VOL 5

Gliwice @ Centrum Organizacji Kulturalnych GCOP
Feb 03, 2015

PAST VOL 27

Wellington @ Hannah Playhouse
Jul 18, 2015

PAST VOL 10

Dublin @ The Sugar Club
Dec 02, 2015

PAST VOL 36

Nagano @ SHINKOJI Hall
Feb 27, 2016

PAST VOL 1

Chita
Feb 28, 2017

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The Adventuring Barman

BY COLIN BRYSON
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

Colin Bryson is a traveling barman, who talks about running away, buying one-way plane tickets, failure, and learning about yourself. 

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Wine a Little, Laugh A Lot!

BY KATHLEEN ANGELSKI
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 15, 2015

"You can make just about anything into booze, right? Dandelion flowers, rotten potatoes, roadkill, ...just about anything!" 

Kathleen thought she won the lottery when she and her new family moved into their new home and discovered a mature pear tree growing in the front yard…until they tried to eat one. The pears were either rock hard or complete mush, with no happy medium. She tried every which way to make something edible out of the fruit, but nothing turned out quite right. Kathleen finalized realized that the solution to her problem was not edible, but drinkable! Join maker and crafter extraordinaire Kathleen Angelski are she guides us through the step-by-step journey of making pear wine.

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Tahko

BY MIIKKA RINTALA
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 25, 2016

Miikka Rintala is managing various projects at the skiing centre Tahko, the site for the first ever Winter ANTI Festival. In this presentation, Miikka shows us what makes Tahko the best skiing resort in Finland!

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Overcoming Adversity & the Dark Days of Winter

BY WENDY GOUDIE
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 08, 2016

Wendy Goudie knows winter. Growing up in the north where people practice yoga in snowsuits, Wendy traced her journey through seven of her hardest winters, laying the foundation for her business, built on hard work, passion, a bag of carrots and a jar of pickles. Wendy heartfully speaks of her growing business and community in Penticton, helped along by her family, her community and the sometimes surprising generosity of strangers, Wendy pays it forward by building Penticton into the bellydancing hub of Western Canada.

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Bob's Sleigh

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 142 ON DEC 14, 2016

"Bobsleighs can get up to speeds of 160 kilometers per hour, and going around one of the tight curves, can get up to 5G's just like in a fighter jet!"

PechaKucha co-founder and half of the dynamic duo that makes up Klein Dytham architecture, Mark Dytham delivers his annual holiday season presentation in 20x20 fashion. Past years' topics have included "Snowflake-ology", Un-average Sleighs, Ski-Jumps of the World, "Yuletide Shrubbery" (read: Christmas Trees) and more. This year at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 142, he takes on "Bob's Sleigh" and the fascinating and little known world of bobsledding, elucidating on the sport's rich history, the technical intricacies of track and sleigh, and some of the sport's best stories. Question Mark: Who's Bob? (Hint: Watch and find out!)

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, December 16th, 2016.

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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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From Sketch to Store: Designing a Dress

BY NIYATI KARWAT
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

NIYATI KARWAT was on her way to medical school, but after studying abroad in Cypus, she decided to follow her true love. She enrolled at Parsons and now 8 years later is a designer at Tracy Reese. Hear how her travels and art inspire creating women's wear.

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Starting a DIY Festival Movement

BY MANDA KAYE
@ VOL 20 ON MAY 20, 2017

Manda Kaye shares how she started her own DIY Death Festival in Blackheath, Blue Mountains.

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Ice Dance

BY ORA UZEL
@ VOL 10 ON OCT 26, 2017

Ora Uzel shares how she came to love ice on her winter hikes and how she shares that beauty through her photography.

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Winnica pod Bydgoszczą? Dlaczego nie!

BY PECHAKUCHA BYDGOSZCZ
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 28, 2018

One might think that winemaking is a tradition belonging exclusively to  Mediterranean countries, but nothing further than that, my wine loving friend. Alicja Janasińska comes to tell us that you can find an excellent wine in the very heart of Poland. Let's uncork a bottle and listen in less than 7 minutes the story of this family-managed winery. You won't be disappointed!

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Martin Willers

As we kick off a new week of presentation highlights -- you do know that we have a terrific "Presentations" section on the site, right? -- with "Sketch Book of Life," presented by Martin Willers at PechaKucha Night in Stockholm Vol. 21. An amazing presentation of sketches, which show how to use the inspiration of life to lift the possibilities of humanity to new heights! Brilliant -- thanks Martin!

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Melissa Withers

Hot on the heels of Providence's latest PechaKucha Night -- this week's Vol. 12 -- let's give a listen to a presentation from last month's Vol. 11 in the form of Melissa Withers' "A New Paradigm for Civic Engagement (Or, How I Got My Groove Back)." Melissa gives us a great introduction, well OK a pitch, for Independent Diplomat -- a newly formed organization that gives voices to countries that can't be heard.

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PKN Tampa Needs More Wine

Overhead from PechaKucha Night in Tampa organizer Ken Cowart, following last Friday's Vol. 6: When you hear the bartender shout, "We are going to need more red wine, a lot more..." you know things are going well.

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Poster for PKN Trnava Vol. 3

There are still PechaKucha Nights happening outside of our Global Cities Week, like Trnava's Vol. 3, which is set for February 29 at Artklub. The event is not on the Trnava city page yet, but should be added shortly. The lovely poster for the event was designed by Simona Cechova. Here's what organizer Samuel Boskovic has to say about the bear:This bear of ours on the poster is waking-up from the hibernation and we are looking forward to the end of the winter and for the new opportunities during spring and summer.

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Wilderness Survival in 45,688 Easy Steps

"My pack was so heavy that when I took my first rest-stop, I could still see the car." A regular contributor to the Planet Cruz Comedy Hour and humor columnist with the Santa Cruz Good Times, Sven Davis has also nurtured a long and non-lucrative career in arts management. His long-running one-man show “my life” is notable for having a one-man audience. In "Wilderness Survival in 45,688 Easy Steps" from PKN Santa Cruz, CA Vol. 7, prepare to be humored by Sven Davis's backpacking advice from his past experiences. 

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Drink Wine, Eat Chocolate

"Getting more pleasure, and enjoying [life] more, together." Good motto. Contemporary Swedish glass designer Åsa Jungnelius is interested in what is considered genuine or fake, and how value is created around an object. In "Drink Wine, Eat Chocolate" from a special Swedish Style x PechaKucha edition of PKN Tokyo (Vol. 66), we see that Åsa often uses stereotypes as a language that informs her design theory, and challenges the conventional meaning of these formulae. 

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Urban Innovation Winners

It's been a month since the first PechaKucha Urban Innovation Month came to a close. Dozens of projects were submitted from all over the world, from Buenos Aires to Vienna, from Lisbon to Vancouver. Each project is unique, but they all have one thread in common: they're all insanely passionate people looking to make life in the city better for the rest of us. The New Cities Foundation went through the over 30 submissions and chose two among them to be flown out to Dallas, Texas this June 17-19 to speak at the WhatWorks workshop at New Cities Summit 2014. To find out who won, have a look to our latest global newsletter in which we announce the winners.

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Gardens of Winter

“What caught my eye was the border between the man made landscape, and the natural landscape.” Printmaking MFA graduate Hannah Skoonberg speaks on her art work, which explores the concepts of memory and object. In “Gardens of Winter” from PKN Knoxville Vol. 5 she speaks about how her art — composed mostly of paper — is fragile, vulnerable, and though based on real-life useful objects is unusable due to the material used in its construction.

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Introduction of Jackson Wells

Before the sun sets, we have a pleasure to introduce you one more person who loves snow: Jackson Wells. Jackson is the youngest from the Wells brothers. He added a new trick, a switch quad 1620, into the trick lexicon this winter. In the age 18, he is the first on the world to do the quad cork - four spins - on skis. Skiing since the age of three, Jackson oozes pure enjoyment on snow and is easy to spot from the huge grin on his face. Jackson represented NZ in freeski at the 2014 and 2015 FIS Junior World Champs and at the 2016 Youth Olympic Winter Games. His disciplines are Slopestyle, Halfpipe, Big Air.   Picture by Hannah Peters.

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City Focus: Asahikawa

PechaKucha Night Asahikawa takes the City Focus for their upcoming Winter Festival! The spectacle of snow, ice, light and fireworks will be beautiful lit up at night, and attended by visitors from all over the world, kicked off with this week's Vol. 5 PechaKucha Night! Their creativity is bound to impress!