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Pecha Kucha Turns 5 on February 16 at The Columbus Museum of Art

 Alexandra Kelley Fox Pecha Kucha Turns 5 on February 16 at The Columbus Museum of Art
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Pecha Kucha Columbus will present its next event on Thursday, February 16 at the Columbus Museum of Art. It will be the group’s 5-year anniversary and 20th event. Festivities kick off at 6:00 p.m. with musician Enrique Infante and presentations begin at 6:30.

Hosted by CMA’s Center For Creativity, Pecha Kucha will take place in Derby Court and the Cardinal Health Auditorium. Each speaker will follow the international Pecha Kucha format of showing 20 images and speaking about each image for 20 seconds. Presenters include Oron Benary with Simply Living, architectural photographer Brad Feinknopf, OSU medical student Danny Ash, Dwight Heckelman of Groove U, Jess Mathews from Consider Biking, Steve Shapiro with The Educational Council, Mark Farmer from Team 614, and Scott Vayo of BPM Productions. Presenters are subject to change.

Guests will have access to CMA’s galleries throughout the evening. Musical act Coal Fired Bicycle will perform during intermission. Local food trucks and indoor food vendors will sell refreshments, as organized by The Food Fort at ECDI (Economic Community & Development Institute). A cash bar will be available. Genre Creative will provide a free photo booth, and Scott Vayo will deejay the event.

The suggested donation is $2 per person, benefiting Pecha Kucha Columbus. Free parking is available in the museum parking lot and the State Auto lot just east of the museum.

Photos by Jill Moorhead.

More info can be found at www.pecha-kucha.org or Facebook.com/pkcolumbus.

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