PechaKucha returns to the Opalka Gallery

Opalka Gallery Sage Albany exterior 2016The local PechaKucha series is returning to the Opalka Gallery on the Sage Albany campus February 10. The lineup:

+ Jill Adams: "My writing practice helped me when my mother died."
+ Shawn Allan
+ John Chaplin: "Building in Wood"
+ Michael Chrisner
+ David Hochfelder & Ann Pfau: "98 Acres in Albany"
+ Natasha Holmes on her art
+ Jim MacNaughton & Nate Wilson, on their experiences of seeing the band DISCHARGE on their disastrous 1986 tour
+ Libby Post:"Advocacy: Now More than Ever"
+ Dan Smith
+ Joe Ullman
+ Lisa Vines on her collection of shopping lists
+ Charmaine Wijeyesinghe: "Looking at the How of Racial Identity"

PechaKucha? It's a format in which the speaker gets to talk along with 20 slides, each slide only on display for 20 seconds. (Each talk is just short of 7 minutes total.) So, it moves quickly and it forces people to get right to the point.

The event is Friday, February 10, snacks at 6:30 pm, talks start at 7 pm. It's free and open to the public.

Sage advertises on AOA.

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For those inclined, here's the backstory for our presentation,
now entitled "Bonds of Destruction"
- Jim & Nate:
http://theappendix.net/issues/2013/7/rules-of-the-tribe-hardcore-punks-and-hair-metal-in-the-1980s

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