First devised in Tokyo in 2003, PechaKucha Nights have become international phenomena that use a simple concept to create big community exchanges. Presenters have 20 images and 20 seconds per image to share their ideas on any topic for a total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds flat.

PechaKucha Night Champaign-Urbana Volume 25: 
Wednesday, September 20th
51 Main
Doors open at 6:30pm, Show starts at 8:20 pm
Admission: $10/advance, $15/at the door
Music by DJ Shane Canefield
Possible Mature Content, 18+ recommended

We are excited to welcome Champaign Ladies Amateur Wrestiling (CLAW) to the stage as our emcee for the night!

DEWCLAW performs prior to PKN, show starts at 7:00 PM!

Get ready for eleven thought-provoking presentations:

  • Ashley M. Davis | Everyday Leadership
  • Brandon Dohman | Skip The Boring
  • Jeff Ginger | It’s not DIY. It’s DIWO: Do It With Others.
  • Justin Michael Hendrix | Homo Is The New Homeboy Presents: Manhood for Sale
  • E.K.A. Hennequet | The Art of The City of Lost Animals
  • Cara Maurizi | The Amazing Ways in Which Families are Made
  • Jason Patterson | Art As A Tool: Reevaluating & Correcting the Comprehension & History of Race in The United States
  • Jason Rackow | Texture, Shapes, and Color
  • Shannon Smith | Freedom + Creativity = Freativity
  • Kristin Walters | Urbana First Fridays: A Love Story
  • Sarah Wisseman | Toxic Brews in 1920’s CU