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PechaKucha Night Champaign-Urbana Volume 25 is September 20th

Join us on the opening night of PYGMALION for a compelling evening of idea sharing and storytelling!

First devised by a pair of Tokyo architects in 2003, PechaKucha Nights have become an international phenomena that use a simple concept to create big community exchanges.  Presenters have 20 images and 20 seconds per image to share their ideas, works, and passions for a total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds flat.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

51 Main during PYGMALLION 2017

Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 8:20 pm

Admission: $10/ advance, $15/at the door

Music by DJ Shane Canefield

Possible Mature Content, 18+ recommended

Get ready for eleven thought- provoking presentations:

  • Ashley M. Davis – Everyday Leadership
  • Brandon Dohman – Skip the Boring
  • Jeff Ginger – It’s not DIY. It’s DIWO: Do It With Others.
  • Justin Michael Hendrix – Homo is the New Homeboy Presents: Manhood for Sale
  • E.K.A. Hennequet – The Art of the City of Lost Animals
  • Cara Maurizi – The Amazing Ways in Which Families are Made
  • Jason Patterson – Art as a Tool: Reevaluating & Correcting the Comprehension & History of Race in the United States
  • Jason Rackow – Texture, Shapes, and Color
  • Shannon Smith – Freedom + Creativity= Freativity
  • Kristin Walters – Urbana First Fridays: A Love Story
  • Sarah Wisseman – Toxic Brews in 1920’s CU

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