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:

Patrick Roche, Founder/Director at Think Tank Coworking

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”

Going Back to Standing Rock, by Bob Keyes                                                                           Bob Keyes returned to his onetime home in South Dakota and speaks to how the Standing Rock protests changed his perspective about America.

Intermission

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

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

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

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”