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PechaKucha at LemonDrop

April 7, 2011

If you are like me, PechaKucha (pronounced Pechá-koochá) is a relatively new word for you… or maybe it is still completely foreign! Allow me to shed some light… PechaKucha “draws its name from the Japanese term for the sound of “chit chat”, it rests on a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds. It’s a format that makes presentations concise, and keeps things moving at a rapid pace.”

While very new to Springfield, LemonDrop was fortunate enough to have PechaKucha presentations about history and architecture for April’s First Friday just last week. Accompanying presentations from local architects and designers was work by the late architect, Richard Stahl, and ditties by local singer Barak Hill. Check out PechaKucha Springfield’s Facebook page here.

Twas a beautiful night for a First Friday on Commercial Street.

*Notes||  five up and to the left: Barak Hill, with guitar. Two up and to the left: Brandon Goodwin speaking about the evolution of the yearbook. One up to the right: Doug Wilson speaking about joint project with Goodwin, Linotype: The Film.

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