In 2003, Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of the Klein Dytham architecture firm hosted the inaugural PechaKucha Night in Tokyo. That evening, a series of creative individuals projected 20 images for 20 seconds each, accompanied by commentary to tie the presentation together. Viewed as a way for people to show and share their latest work in a relaxed way in a public space — opportunities that are notoriously difficult to find — the focused format has caught on and spread to more than 1,090 cities around the world. One of those spots is Asheville, where organizers host the 22nd local quarterly event on Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m., at The Grove House. $9 advance/$10 (cash only) day of show. pechakuchaavl.org. Photo by Jay Hill
Before you comment
The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.