May 2017

Our next show will be Thursday, May 25th, 2017. Preview our lineup below. We welcome your proposal for a PK presentation any time, year-round! Click here to learn more.

PechaKucha Portland #38 on 5/25/17 at 7:20pm, doors open at 6:30pm
Portland House of Music
25 Temple St
Portland, ME
(207) 805-0134
portlandhouseofmusic.com
$7 at the door, $5 students

Emcee:

TBA

Presenters:

A Happy Tummy, A Raised Heart Rate and Beauty in the Everyday by Katrina Venhuizen
“Tall, blond and chronically single decides to date food and nature instead of men…hoping for better results”

Transforming by Gayle Fitzpatrick
“An installation art piece seeks to open a powerful dialogue about domestic violence,  transforming a survivor’s trauma into hope”

COMPA! Code Maine and Partners by Jean Paul Ngiruwera
“Building bridges between Maine’s tech needs and our immigrants”

Facing Recovery by Joanne Arnold
“Honoring the complex journey of recovery with the employees of MaineWorks”

Intermission

Apprentice to Journeyman, Plank to Table by Lorien Wood                                             “Three-year German cabinetry apprenticeship, from raw wood to the finished piece of furniture”

Transparency Begins at Home: Bringing Portland’s Budget into the 21st Century by Rob Korobkin
“How is democracy in the budget possible?”

Peace if Possible by Elizabeth Leddy
Imagine your typical 5-time Golden Gloves boxing champion juxtaposed with a 15-year old homeless white girl living in vacant buildings on the Portland waterfront

My Password is Stupid by Ken Grady                                                                 “I’m pretty sure Kim Jong Un is using my OpenTable account, but I still sleep OK at night”