'Feed the soul' with PechaKucha Night Richmond

Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Richmond, B.C. – This Thursday, come ‘feed your soul’ 20 seconds at a time.

PechaKucha Night Richmond is back with 10 dynamic and thought-provoking speakers in the ninth installment of the series, produced by graphic design for marketing students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).

Hosted at the KPU Richmond Melville Centre for Dialogue, the event will feature inspiring and entertaining stories told through 20 images at 20 seconds each. A wide diversity of local talent will share their stories on March 26, including a two-time Olympian and current Richmond city councillor, the creator behind Steveston’s Gudrun Tasting Room, a master Russian violin maker who calls Richmond home and the storyteller who spent 80 days living at YVR.

The event, free and open to the public, will also showcase live music by the Richmond-based group The Wishbone. Seating is limited. To reserve your place, register here.

PechaKucha Night Richmond Vol. 9 – Feed the soul – is sponsored by the City of Richmond’s Public Art Department and the KPU Alumni Association. For more information and a full list of speakers, visit: kpu.ca/pechakucha2015.

Thursday, March 26
Doors 6 p.m.; event start 7 p.m.
Melville Centre for Dialogue, KPU Richmond, 8771 Lansdowne Road
Registration is open here.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has been serving the Metro Vancouver region since 1981, and has opened doors to success for more than 250,000 people. Four campuses—Richmond, Surrey, Cloverdale and Langley—offer a comprehensive range of sought-after programs, including business, liberal arts, science, design, health, trades and technology, horticulture, and academic and career advancement. Over 19,000 students annually have a choice from over 124 programs, including bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates citations and apprenticeships. Learn more at www.kpu.ca.

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