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3rd Friday: PechaKucha Night on the theme “Making It”!

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pechakuchatimJoin us for a night of creative, personal and fun presentations that will push the boundaries of common lecture formats.

Held in collaboration with PechaKucha Santa Cruz and in the traditional PechaKucha format, we have invited community members with diverse interests to present on the chosen theme. In addition to presentations, there will also be a live musical performance by Coffee Zombie Collective and participatory name tags to help all of us discover how we “Made It”.   The theme for this event will be “Making It” and we have a wonder line up of diverse, engaging speakers to help us define what it means to be “Making  it” in Santa Cruz County.

What does it mean to “make it”? Join us for a night of creative, personal and fun presentations that will push the boundaries of common lecture formats. Speakers include:

 

Brendan Bane / science journalist
Bridget Mary Henry / wood-print artist
Martijn Stiphout / Ventana Surfboards
Justin Charles Hoover / artist & new MAH curator
Alex Jackson / High school student and policy maker
Mireya Gomez-Contreras / Director of the Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County
Danny Contreras / United Way Speakers Bureau
Alexandria Leckliter / Director of Science outreach program MESA
Jon Luini / Chime Interactive

Musical guests: Coffee Zombie Collective
Emcee: Kim Docter Luke

This event is a collaboration with PechaKucha Santa Cruz, sponsored by Santa Cruz Next and the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History. PechaKucha comes from the Japanese term for the sound of “Chit Chat”. Originating from Tokyo, this innovative presentation format is a fast-paced, visual, and fun.

SEATING IS LIMITED AND NOT GUARANTEED. Tickets available the day of on a first come first serve basis starting at 4:30 pm.  
Wine and beer will be available for purchase.
Learn more about PechaKucha here.

 

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