The is bringing together a dozen members of the East End's "creative community" Thursday who will each give rapid-pace, six-minute presentations for a pecha kucha night.
Pecha kucha, Japanese for "chit-chat," was first devised in Toyko in 2003 and has been spreading throughout the world ever since. Each presenter prepares 20 slides, which advance automatically every 20 seconds, giving them no time to dawdle.
The Parrish's Pecha Kucha Night, titled "Lighting Round," is a first for the museum. Culture-makers from around wil region will talk about how they live creatively on the East End.
The presenters are architect Maziar Behrooz, artist Jameson Ellis, mushroom farmer David Falkowski, Edible East End editor Brian Halweil, hip-hop pioneer Michael Holman, Edible East End photo editor Lindsay Morris, gallerist , artist Hope Sandrow, cofounder of the , clothing designer Alissa Smith, designer and stylist Jocelyn Worrall and editor-in-chief Samantha Yanks.
Admission to "Lighting Round" is $5 for the general public, and free for Parrish members. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception deejayed by Mister Lama.