PechaKucha is back at Opalka Gallery this week

Opalka Gallery Sage Albany exterior 2016The Opalka Gallery on the Sage Albany campus is hosting another PechaKucha night this Friday. The announced lineup:

+ Doug Bartow, designer, "Craft x Beer x Design"

+ Caroline Barrett

+ John Chaplin, dog-lover, "To Breed or Not to Breed"

+ Frida Foberg, architect, "Why are we eating together?"

+ Andrea Hersh, artist, "Get Out of the Studio"

+ Kristen Holler

+ Rob O'Neil, photographer, The College of St. Rose, "The Sublime Highway Rest Stop"

+ James Preller, children's book author, "The Red Thread"

+Alana Sparrow

+ Joe Ullman, can't fight, "Big Ring Advice"

+ Jennifer Wilkerson, designer, "The Best Design Job Ever"

PechaKucha? It's a format in which the speaker 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 starts Friday, October 27 at 6:30 with snacks and drinks. Talks start at 7 pm. It's free to attend.

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