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PechaKucha Night Storytelling Returns

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

PechaKucha Night Storytelling Returns to Downtown Bridgeport

A “Larger than Life” story event for adults on Sunday, August 29th, 2021 at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport, CT. Register now for free tickets to attend in person or virtually.

PechaKucha Night (PKN) Bridgeport is a free storytelling event featuring amazing tellers from CT, CA, India and Japan who will share personal stories that are larger than life! The evening’s fun festivities will be hosted by Lauren Coakley Vincent, President and CEO of the Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District. Free tickets are available to attend the event live in person or virtually on YouTube.

PechaKucha is a fast paced visual storytelling night where tellers speak with 20 photos that are projected on the big screen for 20 seconds each. PechaKucha events originated in Japan and now take place in over 1200 cities in 140 countries around the world, and Bridgeport, CT is one of them! PKN is an exciting, fun night of listening to personal stories from people across disciplines to spark conversation, new ideas and collaborations.

Join us in-person to hear true personal stories on the theme “Larger than Life” at the downtown Cabaret Theatre, or join us through the live stream on “YouTube” on Sunday, August 29th at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. It’s free to attend. Doors open at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre at 5:00 PM and the PechaKucha telling will begin at 6:00 PM.

Food at the cabaret will be available for purchase from “A Pinch of Salt” Chef Raquel Rivera. Seating is open at tables in a cabaret style setting. The Cabaret Theatre is located at 263 Golden Street #3, Bridgeport, CT.

Hear Cynthia Rojas’s gripping journey to find her grandparents who went missing during Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Ricky Mestre’s uncommon adventure with Ricky Martin fans in multiple countries to snag a ticket for a “meet and greet” ticket, and Priyanka Chatterjee’s experiences with Bollywood culture. Mark Dytham, the co-founder of PechaKucha, joins the cast from Japan!

The evening includes other great stories from Erica Blumfield (CA), John Chamberlain (CT), Sam Diaz (CT), Scott. Davis (CT), Delayne Gratopp (CT), Vicki Juditz (CA), Beth Lazar (CT), Nina Lesiga (CT), Mia Lipstick (CT) and Miyo Yamauchi (CA). It will be a night not to be missed!

PLEASE REGISTER FOR FREE TICKETS:

Register for In-Person tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bridgeport-pechakucha-vol-11-larger-than-life-in-person-tickets-156996084515 

Register for Virtual tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bridgeport-pechakucha-vol-11-larger-than-life-virtual-tickets-157723341761

PechaKucha Night Bridgeport is organized by the Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District, the Barnum Museum, City Lights Gallery, Bill Derry and Nina Lesiga.

Metered parking is free on Sundays in downtown Bridgeport.  In addition there is a parking lot directly across from the Cabaret Theatre.

For more information please contact John Swing, The Barnum Museum, at 203-331-1104 ext 100.

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Date:
August 29
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm