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'PechaKucha' Highlights Unique Springfield Stories & Characters

Rachel Otwell/WUIS

Watching one power-point presentation after another probably doesn't sound all that fun to most folks. But a local version of a worldwide happeningstrives to make it that way. The unique event draws in a host of diverse characters from the community and gives them about seven minutes to tell their story while showing images that correspond with their talk, each presenter has 20 slides with an image only, that last 20 seconds each.

There's one Thursday night at the Hoogland Center for the Arts in Springfield. (CLICK HERE for more info.) We have this interview with Paul O'Shea about it, it was his idea to bring PechaKucha to the area:

Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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