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Pecha Kucha in Waterville

September 21, 2016

October 1


Held in collaboration with Maine Craft Weekend at the Waterville Opera House on October 1st.

PechaKucha Night Waterville (PK WTVL) Volume 22 promises to be the craftiest PechaKucha Night yet! Held in collaboration with Maine Craft Weekend, all PK WTVL V22 presentations will feature a wide variety of craft stories — including a presentation focused on the history of the Hathaway shirt factory presented by a former Hathaway employee. This will be a night to remember, not a night to miss! PechaKucha Night Waterville is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Waterville Opera House with presentations starting at 7:20 PM. This event is free and open to the public.

The PK WTVL Volume 22 presenters are Lisa Eaton, Lee Folsom, Laurie LaBar, Johanna Moore, Jennifer Olsen, Nicholas Rossi, Claire Unsinn, and Geoffrey Warner. The event will feature a wide variety of craft stories including hand forged knives, furniture design, historical frame making, Franco-American history in quilted portraits, bow tie making, history of the Hathaway shirt factory and more. Waterville Creates! board President Larry Sterrs will be the emcee. PechaKucha Night Waterville volume 22 will be a fantastic night of merriment, community, storytelling, creativity, and celebration!

PK WTVL is Waterville’s connection to a global storytelling network of creative people sharing their creative muse in 20×20 (20 images showing for 20 seconds each). For more than six years, PK WTVL has brought thousands of area residents together in celebration of passions and creativity. A free opening reception will take place from 5p-7p in the Common Street Arts gallery located at 93 Main Street, Waterville, ME. Light refreshments will be provided in conjunction with the gallery’s mud. works in clay by maine artists exhibition opening. All are invited to this free event!

About PechaKucha Night Waterville
PK WTVL is presented by a volunteer Team PK, Waterville Creates!, and the Waterville Public Library. Four events are held per year. The Colby Center for the Arts and Humanities is the PK WTVL 2016-2017 season sponsor. PK WTVL V22 event is a collaboration with Maine Craft Weekend, Ticonic Tales, Common Street Arts, and the Waterville Opera House. PechaKucha Night was created in 2003 by Klein Dytham Architecture in Tokyo and has become an international phenomenon with events happening in more than 900 cities around the world. The 20×20 format makes presentations concise, keeps the evening moving at a rapid pace, and allows for plenty of discussion among participants and attendees.

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