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18 JUL

NEXT EVENT VOL 17

Pecha Kucha Night – Volume 17 – Luz es Vida Edition:
Date: July 18th, Saturday.
Time: 8:30 show time
Location: At “Wild Rivers Outdoor Ampetheatre” at the Rio Grande National Monument. Map will be available soon.
What: Volume 17 of Pecha Kucha Night Taos, outdoors (open rain or shine) in collaboration with: Pecha Kucha Night Taos, LEAP, BLM, Questa Tourism Department.
“Celebrate UNESCO’s 2015 Year of Light, Northern New Mexico style, with “Luz es Vida,” a themed evening of all that light can mean. Come explore dramatic hiking trails, pitch your tent and stay ‘til Sunday. Or, just enjoy catered savouries and sweets and a Pecha Kucha under the stars.”
SCHEDULE
4:30pm: Guided Hike - with Erin Freiboth (DOI/VISTA) - FREE
-2 hour planned hike around the Wild Rivers area, hilly and partially stenuous (proper attire recommended). DOI/VISTA (Department of the Interior / Volutneers in service to America) Erin Freiboth will lead the tour with guest experts to discuss flora and fauna, archeology, etc. more details soon.
7:00pm: Dinner - catered by Kathy Morsell
-reservations required, by Kathy Morsell of former “Latitidue 36 Cafe” in Costilla. Local Organic produce from Daniel Carmona, Vegetarian/gluten free options available. Buffet style. Menu coming soon.
8:30pm: Pecha Kucha presentations
-Full line-up to be announced in early June. All around the theme of “Light”… expect 8-10 presentations.
PRICING- 200 total tickets (to be confirmed)
$48 - Special ‘PK Shuttle’ Package (- includes roundtrip transport, dinner and show). We are offering a 50 person bus for people to take for the evening. Meeting place TBD. Includes 15 min. stopover in Questa at OCHO art space on the way. Bus leaves at 5:00pm and returns to town at 11pm (to be confirmed). Bus riders will have time to eat at the dinner, and have seats. Bus riders shouldn’t camp over and will not be able to attend the guided hike.
$25 - Dinner and Show -
$10 - Show only* - Reserved tickets can be guaranteed a seat…people that don’t reserve and show up at the door risk standing room only.
$7 - Camping - upon arrival
FREE - Guided Hike
*Please note that event tends to sell out. It is advised to make reservations. Tickets are available day of show, but run the risk of standing room only. Dinner only available with reservation. Camping is available through BLM at self-pay stations within the Monument for $7. Day-use fee has been waived for the event. This is a ‘rain-or-shine’ event!
For event information: www.pechakucha.org & leapsite.org
Email: pechakuchataos@gmail.com - Phone: 575-613-0601

 

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