We have found that PechaKucha Night Cleveland always makes for an enjoyable time. (See our past blog post about PechaKucha Night outdoors at the 2nd largest theatre district in the USA.) The evening of interesting talks at interesting locations sometimes also leads to other fun activities -- post-PechaKucha dancing, entrance to private clubs, meeting new people, etc. Thus, we were excited to attend PechaKucha Night Cleveland's August 23, 2013, outdoor event behind the West Side Market in Cleveland's Ohio City.
We knew that the PechaKucha Night organizers were expecting a large crowd, so we came early to enjoy a dinner at Great Lakes Brewing Company before the festivities began. We later learned that Great Lakes Brewing Company was one of the sponsors of the event, and would have been the rain location. Stuart had been to the Great Lakes Brewing Company's Beer Cellar before, but nether of us had eaten at their Brewhouse. Seeing their location from the outside many times, we had not realized their Brewpub is made up of many different venues. When checking in, we learned that we were eligible for a Great Lakes Brewing Company's Foursquare Check-in Special. What a great way to start our evening!
Heading over to PechaKucha, we saw Market Garden Brewery's "Before I Die, I Want To..." wall. We were familiar with the "Before I Die" global art project (BeforeIDie.cc - @BeforeIDieWall) and had heard there was a Cleveland wall, but had never seen it. Somehow, it was a perfect fit with spirit of the night, since PechaKucha Night Cleveland presenters often share their life passions. Market Garden Brewery was one of the sponsors, and provided beverages for the PechaKucha Night Cleveland Volume 19 event.
Here are links to the presenters to help you learn more about them. We added direct links to the PechaKucha Volume 19 presentations that are on YouTube, but recommend you also see more on the YouTube PechaKucha Night Channel. Please also see the tweets below with additional information.
Marco Ciccarelli (@techne_m - TechneArchitects.com) architect, studioTECHNE|architects
YouTube PKNCLE19 - #2 - Marc Ciccarelli - Aristotle, Emptiness, and Godzilla
Faith McFluff (Faithmcfluff.com) Hula Hoops: It's not Just a Toy Anymore....
YouTube PKNCLE19 - #3 - Faith McFluff - Hula Hoops
Thanks to the organizers, we can share with you a video that gives you an overview of the evening:
Here are our photos of the evening:
Save The Date - October 4th!
The next PechaKucha Night Cleveland will be at the Cleveland Museum of Art's atrium. Please mark your calendar and share this announcement.
If you have never been to the Cleveland Museum of Art's atrium -- go! We have a 360 degree view of the atrium on our Chalkfest blog post here.
Thank You, Sponsors!
Here is a list of some of the sponsors that, along with the PechaKucha Night Cleveland leadership team, made this successful evening possible:
- Great Lakes Brewing Company (GreatLakesBrewing.com - @GLBC_Cleveland)
- Market Garden Brewery (MarketGardenBrewery.com - @Mrkt_Grdn_Beer)
- Ohio City Incorporated (OhioCity.org - @OhioCityTweets)
- SBN Interactive (SBNinteractive.com - @SBN_Interactive)
- Vocon (Vocon.com - @Vocon)
- West Side Market (WestSideMarket.org - @WestSideMarket)
Thank you, sponsors! We really appreciate your support of this great Cleveland event!
Here are all the tweets/retweets from Stuart about the PechaKucha Night Cleveland event:
Here are all the tweets we found with the Twitter hashtag of #PKNCLE19:
Drawing the boundaries of emptiness #PKNCLE19— Green Sparrows (@grnsparrows) August 24, 2013
I want a hula hoop. #pkncle19— David Sabol (@Dave_Sabol) August 24, 2013
#pkncle19 mix of topics and presentation abilities.— Elizabeth Dilley (@LiturgyGeek) August 24, 2013
#PKNCLE19 Batman could be interesting....— Elizabeth Dilley (@LiturgyGeek) August 24, 2013
11 freakin felony convictions. I like a guy who says busy #PKNCLE19— Green Sparrows (@grnsparrows) August 24, 2013
When the graphs come out you know it is going to be a good pecha kucha #PKNCLE19— Adam Bestic (@abestic) August 24, 2013
Sex is power and she knows it #PKNCLE19— Green Sparrows (@grnsparrows) August 24, 2013
People come to our store not to see us, not to see books, but to taste the sweet succulent Twinkie cream. #PKNCLE19— Green Sparrows (@grnsparrows) August 24, 2013
Be sure to follow/like/link to PechaKucha Night Cleveland at:
- Facebook hashtag for volume 19: Facebook.com/hashtag/pkncle19
- Flickr.com photos we took
- Volume 19 on Pechakucha.org
- YouTube Channel