Good People Making Good Things Happen, Part One

I really enjoyed Pecha Kucha last night with its spotlight on good people doing good things. There’s a lot of that out there, if you look. If you aren’t familiar with Pecha Kucha, you should look it up. The concept, which started in Japan and has spread across the world, allows presenters 20 slides and […]

Guest Post: Alex Pawlowski looks at Automobiles in Knoxville

  I always find a jewel when I attend Pecha Kucha. Often there is one and often there are several presenters who are doing something cool and related to our topics on Inside of Knoxville. We’ve talked at length, and often, about automobiles and the impact they have on our region’s air quality, infrastructure and […]

Pecha Kucha from the Perspective of the Stage

I attended the first Pecha Kucha several years ago at the Jackson Avenue Workshops. I left feeling my intelligence was a bit below average and my creativity didn’t register on the graph. It would never have occurred to me that I might be a presenter at one of the events. But last night I was […]

Pecha Kucha 9 at The Standard

  As I’ve said probably eight times before, I absolutely adore Pecha Kucha. The Standard on Jackson Avenue provided the setting for the ninth installment of the international program. For the uninitiated, Pecha Kucha allows presenters 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide to discuss their topic. The over-riding commonality is that the presentations focus […]

Pecha Kucha, July 2013

Pecha Kucha occurs quarterly, which would seem to give me plenty of notice, but somehow it slips up on my all the time. Confounding the surprise factor is the fact that the event changes venue almost every time. It started at the Jackson Avenue Workshops (which I attended), then moved various places over the next […]