Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: The Center for Maine Contemporary Aart, Rockport, Maine
For more information: Maggi Blue; pechakucha.org/cities/midcoast-maine
January 31 at 6:00 pm at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport .
PechaKucha Night Midcoast will be celebrating 5 years of bringing creative minds together for lightning-fast presentations, networking and fun with its 20th volume at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art.
The doors for this special event will open at 6 p.m. for an hour reception prior to the presentations which will begin promptly at 7 p.m.
The PechaKucha format, where 8 presenters are given 20 slides each shown for 20 seconds to reveal their passions, work and inspirations, is now held in over 700 cities around the world.
Midcoast’s Volume 20 features 6 minutes and 40 seconds seconds each of photographer Jim Dugan, wild mushroom expert Greg Marley, art educator Lindsay Pinchbeck, filmmaker Daniel Quintanilla, director of The Wood Chop School Seth Silverton, director of Hope Elephants Andrew Stewart, karate instructor David Troup and artist David Vickery.
The doors open at 6:00 p.m. and program begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door and light refreshments, beer and wine will be available.
To find out more about presenting or volunteering, email firstname.lastname@example.org. PechaKucha Night Midcoast Maine also offers very affordable sponsorships for local organizations and businesses; contact Jana Herbener at email@example.com for more information.
PechaKucha Night Midcoast Maine’s organizing partners include Midcoast Magnet; the Farnsworth Art Museum; Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors; The Strand Theatre, Waterfall Arts; and various creative community members including Amanda Austin, Maggi Blue, Lorna Crichton, Jane Farthing, Kelly Finlay, Jana Herbener, Truth Hawk and Kathleen Gass.
For Volumn 20, Elm Street Marketing Essentials and 2A architects are our Event Sponsors along with Reception Sponsors FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars and Bixby Bar.
Pecha Kucha Night, devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham (Klein Dytham architecture), was conceived in 2003 in Tokyo as a place for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.