Who knew that nearly three hours worth of PowerPoint presentations could gather and keep a crowd? Well, it turns out it's a global phenom. Last night's Pecha Kucha at Martyrs' (3855 N. Lincoln) showcased 14 creative minds—photographers, architects, artists, and writers—each armed with 20 slides and just under seven minutes per person to present them. Topics included projects, concepts, absurd histories, and one life's work. And with the stage open to anyone, the lecture-hall stuffiness quickly dissolved into a sea of chatter...and beer...

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Who knew that nearly three hours worth of PowerPoint presentations could gather and keep a crowd? Well, it turns out it's a global phenom. Last night's Pecha Kucha at Martyrs' (3855 N. Lincoln) showcased 14 creative minds—photographers, architects, artists, and writers—each armed with 20 slides and just under seven minutes per person to present them. Topics included projects, concepts, absurd histories, and one life's work. And with the stage open to anyone, the lecture-hall stuffiness quickly dissolved into a sea of chatter...and beer...

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Guest Blog: Super Slides

Who knew that nearly three hours worth of PowerPoint presentations could gather and keep a crowd? Well, it turns out it’s a global phenom. Last night’s Pecha Kucha at Martyrs’ (3855 N. Lincoln) showcased 14 creative minds—photographers, architects, artists, and writers—each armed with 20 slides and just under seven minutes per person to present them. Topics included projects, concepts, absurd histories, and one life’s work. And with the stage open to anyone, the lecture-hall stuffiness quickly dissolved into a sea of chatter…and beer…