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PechaKucha Night Waterville Volume 23: Migration Nation
February 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Presentations will focus on the theme of refugees and global migration. PK Volume 23 will be held at Thomas College on Friday, February 3rd in collaboration with the Camden Conference and Mid-Maine Global Forum.
Waterville, Maine — PechaKucha Night Waterville (PK WTVL) Volume 23 promises to be the most moving PechaKucha Night yet! Held in collaboration with the Camden Conference and Mid-Maine Global Forum, PK WTVL V23 will feature several presentations broadly associated with a refugees and global migration theme – including a presentation focused on helping others in times of helplessness, a very timely presentation indeed. This will be a night to remember, not a night to miss! PechaKucha Night Waterville is scheduled for Friday, February 3, 2017 in the Spann Student Center at Thomas College with presentations starting at 7:20 PM. This event is free and open to the public.
The PK WTVL Volume 23 presenters are Helene Farrar, Khristopher Flack, Dwight Gagnon, Kevin James, Dean Lachance, Argy Nestor & Lindsay Pinchbeck, Rachel Prestigiacomo, and Lyn Rowden. The event will feature a wide variety of stories including our attachment to our material possessions, healing hunger, and a different sort of colony – Puffins colonies to be precise. Joan Sanzenbacher will be the emcee. PechaKucha Night Waterville volume 23 will be a fantastic night of laughter, community, storytelling, creativity, and celebration!
PK WTVL is Waterville’s connection to a global storytelling network of creative people sharing their creative muse in 20×20 (20 images showing for 20 seconds each). For more than seven years, PK WTVL has brought thousands of area residents together in celebration of passions and creativity. The PK WTVL V23 event will take place on Friday, February 3, 2017 and a reception will take place from 6:20p-7:15p in the Spann Student Commons at Thomas College, 100 West River Road in Waterville. Complimentary refreshments will be provided along with a cash bar. All are invited to this free event! A snow date is set for 2/4/17; keep up to date by visiting the PK WTVL FB page.
About PechaKucha Night Waterville
PK WTVL is presented by a volunteer Team PK, Waterville Creates!, and the Waterville Public Library. Four events are held per year. The Colby Center for the Arts and Humanities is the PK WTVL 2016-2017 season sponsor. PK WTVL V23 event is a collaboration with the Camden Conference, Mid-Maine Global Forum, and Thomas College. PechaKucha Night was created in 2003 by Klein Dytham Architecture in Tokyo and has become an international phenomenon with events happening in more than 900 cities around the world. The 20×20 format makes presentations concise, keeps the evening moving at a rapid pace, and allows for plenty of discussion among participants and attendees.
Links to more information on PechaKucha Night Waterville:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1860563264174502/ (PK WTVL V23 Facebook event page)https://www.facebook.com/PKNWaterville (Official Facebook Page)
http://twitter.com/PKN_Waterville (Twitter) http://www.flickr.com/photos/pechakuchawaterville/ (photos)
http://www.pecha-kucha.org/ (global site)