Pecha Kucha gets its name from the Japanese term for "the sound of conversation" - or, more informally, "yada, yada, yada." Either way, the events are about talking. Presenters from various fields discuss 20 slides for 20 seconds apiece to give the audience a snapshot of their work. Since being founded by Tokyo designers in 2003, Pecha Kucha has spread to 323 cities worldwide.

Pecha Kucha gets its name from the Japanese term for "the sound of conversation" - or, more informally, "yada, yada, yada." Either way, the events are about talking. Presenters from various fields discuss 20 slides for 20 seconds apiece to give the audience a snapshot of their work. Since being founded by Tokyo designers in 2003, Pecha Kucha has spread to 323 cities worldwide.

The latest local installment will feature Donnie Austin of House Wine, Nick Dekker of Breakfast with Nick, entrepreneur Timothy Wolf Starr and other notable Columbusites. Live music from Hairplane, a DJ set by Scott Vayo and refreshments from Taste of Belgium round out the affair.