Monday, November 12, 2007

PAST: This Thursday NOV 15th, Pecha Kucha - Launch Event, 6:30 - 8:30 Downtown

So, I've never heard of Pecha Kucha before but my friend Ricardo is putting it on so I am sure that it will be interesting! If you're looking for something new to try, check it out.

Pecha Kucha, sponsored by The Smith Group and Nuvo Music
The topic for this event will be Architecture
Thursday, November 15, 2007 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The Smith Group, 1850 K Street, NW, Ste. 250
FREE but RSVP Required: or call 202.255.8727

What is Pecha Kucha Night?

Pecha Kucha (which is Japanese for the sound of conversation) has tapped into a demand for a forum in which creative work can be easily and informally shown, without having to rent a gallery or chat up a magazine editor. This is a demand that seems to be global - as Pecha Kucha Night, without any pushing, has spread virally to over 80 cities across the world. Pecha Kucha Night, devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham (Klein Dytham architecture), was conceived in 2003 as a place for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. The key to Pecha Kucha Night is its patented system for avoiding this fate. Each presenter is allowed 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds each - giving 6 minutes 40 seconds of fame before the next presenter is up. This keeps presentations concise, the interest level up, and gives more people the chance to show.

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