Pecha Kucha Nights Long Beach brings you a blend of local creative, cultural, and entrepreneurs who will share reflections from their daily life - either personal or work or the intersection of both. Ideas and stories will be given as fast-paced presentation in the PechaKucha 20x20 format. PechaKucha is a global community so we will upload all presentations to international website www.pechakucha.org
PRESENTERS: (in no particular order - especially not in order of presentation time)
Vitt AbilityCoffee Ing, Photojournalist
“A Journey to the Motherland”
A survivor of the Cambodian Killing Fields, an athlete, a reporter with L.B. in Your City News, in a wheelchair and an all-around "bad ass" as described by his nominator.
Katherine Bingley, Katbing ART
“Just Because You’re An Artist in the Festival, Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Get Kicked Out of It: A True Story”
A tale of art, beer, mishaps and adventure; Kat Bingley relives her first experience as a large-scale installation artist.
Omar Hernandez, Front-End Developer
“Attaining the Impossible”
A presentation about motivation and follow through with an emphasis on his career and personal anecdotes.
Jay-Ram Rajendra, Industrial Chemist
“How to Leave Fear Behind on the Journey of Self-Discovery”
As Bruce Lee once said, "All knowledge is self-knowledge." In our quest to understand ourselves, we tend to experience many emotions throughout our life, but none is as self-limiting as the feeling of fear. Join Jay-Ram in a moment of letting go of the illusion of fear so that we may discover our reality, and ultimately ourselves.
Derald John Tucker II, Long Beach Native
"A Star Has Fallen"
Finding meaning in the cycles of the planet Venus.
Joshua Garcia, Inspiredlbc
“Keeping the Dream Alive”
A great story lined up that will involve past, present, future.
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