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PechaKucha MDI: Centennial Session


Date: Friday Sep 30, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Description:

The Abbe Museum, Northeast Harbor Library, and Southwest Harbor Public Library are proud to present PechaKucha MDI (PKMDI) Night on Friday, September 30, 2016, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at The 1932 Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor. This special themed event features a series of presentations celebrating Acadia National Park on its 100th birthday. The event is free and open to the public.

In the usual PechaKucha format, each presenter is allotted 20 slides, advanced automatically every 20 seconds. The presentations revolve around Acadia National Park’s Centennial Celebration and will include hiking Acadia’s 10 highest peaks, natural history, traffic issues then and now, and a behind the scenes look at the search and rescue team. Speakers include Jack Russell, Lynne Dominy, Julia (Clark) Gray, Tim Garrity, Amy Niemczura, Johannah Blackman, Hope Rowan, Davin O’Connell, Suzanne Greenlaw, and Mike Hays.

A special free Centennial ticket will be required to enter the event, which you can pick up in advance at the Abbe Museum, Northeast Harbor Library, or Southwest Harbor Public Library. You can also get tickets the night of the event. The box office will open at 4:30 p.m., and concession stands will be open during the event.

PKMDI is held three times a year at various venues all over Mount Desert Island. For more details about the event, including the full line-up of speakers, please visit pkmdi.com and www.facebook.com/pkmdi. For information on how to become a participant, please visit pkmdi.com.

About PechaKucha

PechaKucha, literally translated as “chit chat” or “blah blah” in Japanese, was created by Klein Dytham Architecture in Tokyo in 2003 as an opportunity for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It has since gone viral, and turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in more than 700 cities around the world, inspiring creativity worldwide. www.pechakucha.org/

Location: The Criterion Theatre
35 Cottage Street
Bar Harbor, Maine
Contact Name: Heather Anderson
Contact Phone #: (207) 288-3519
Event web page: http://pkmdi.com/
Event Sponsor(s): Abbe Museum Northeast Harbor Library Southwest Harbor Public Library 

This is a free event.

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