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Pecha Kucha Returns to Eartha Limited

 Alexandra Kelley Fox Pecha Kucha Returns to Eartha Limited
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Pecha Kucha Columbus will present its next event on Thursday, May 10 at Eartha Limited. Festivities kick off at 7:00 p.m. with local band Both Girls and presentations begin at 7:30.

Each speaker will follow the international Pecha Kucha format of showing 20 images and speaking about each image for 20 seconds. Presenters include Beth Berkemer and Ashley Sergent from COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority); Jackie Calderone of TRANSIT Arts; healthy living enthusiast Brian Erchenbrecher; Jung Kim with Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Columbus 2020; OSU student Carrie Krochta; Kenyon College museum curator Natalie Marsh; architects Joseph Mayer and Brandon Pence with DesignGroup; poet Rikki Santer; Columbus State Community College professor Bob Stein; and a representative from 200Columbus. Presenters are subject to change.

A pop-up art show curated by Juan Carrera will be on display, featuring work by Catherine Bell Smith, Adam Brouillette, Helma Groot, Rob Jones, Ryan Orewiler, Chris Sherman, and Kim Webb. TRANSIT Arts will perform during intermission. Local food trucks will sell refreshments, as organized by The Food Fort at ECDI (Economic Community & Development Institute). Genre Creative will provide a free photo booth via The Soap Box, and Scott Vayo will deejay the event.

The suggested donation is $2 per person, benefiting Pecha Kucha Columbus. Eartha Limited is located at 371 Maier Place, adjacent to the Scioto Audubon Metro Park in the Brewery District. Free parking is available in Eartha Limited’s parking lot. Carpooling and bicycling are encouraged.

More info can be found at pecha-kucha.org and Facebook.com/PKColumbus and @PechaKuchaCMH.

Photos by Jill Moorhead.

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