PechaKucha Midcoast will host an evening of visual storytelling Friday, November 8, at 7 p.m. at Camden Opera House, 29 Elm Street; a reception will follow. Doors will open at 6:30; tickets, $5 (cash), will be available at the door. PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit chat” and a registered trademark of PechaKucha, Inc.) features eight individuals who each share their work, ideas and creative process in a slideshow of 20 images for 20 seconds each. Presenting will be contemporary artist Kathleen Florance; painter and violin maker Linden Frederick; artist Lesia Sochor, who will present about the connection between women and sewing; filmmaker Emily Davis with Nature and Psyche Project; Lisa Kushner and Linda St. Peter of the Belfast chapter of Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights; blogger Jennifer O’Connell speaking about her travels in Finland; sculptor Daphne Pulsifer; and Chris Battaglia of Village Canoe, a floating artist residency. The emcee will be Scott Sell. PechaKucha Midcoast was organized in 2009. For information about presenting or volunteering at a local event, email