Pecha Kucha Columbus will hold its next event Thursday, May 12, at Eartha Limited, 371 Maier Place.

Pecha Kucha Columbus will hold its next event Thursday, May 12, at Eartha Limited, 371 Maier Place.

Festivities will begin at 7 p.m. when local band Earwig will perform, with presentations to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Pecha Kucha means "the sound of chitchat" in Japanese. Each speaker will follow the international Pecha Kucha format of showing 20 images and speaking about each image for 20 seconds. Presenters will include branding designer Justin Bryant, performance artist Heidi Madsen and animal activist Lynne Petitti.

Leslie's Creperie, Mojo TaGo and the Cheesy Truck are among the vendors who will be selling refreshments. Free beer will be available to guests 21 and older.

The suggested donation is $2 per person, benefiting Doctors Without Borders.

Eartha Limited is adjacent to the Scioto Audubon Metro Park in the Brewery District.