When: Sat, November 6, 2010,
Time: 5PM until late
Where: W2 Storyeum (151 West Cordova Street, Vancouver)
Tickets: $7 in advance, $10 @ the door. Go to this site to register and for more information.
To continue the momentum of Media Democracy Day, meet and discuss media in an open forum. See speaker Steve Pratt as he talks about creating “an innovative online platform for music in Canada”.
Afterwards, meet and mingle with others and discuss how to become a part of the ever-changing landscape of media and journalism! The evening will consist of amazing local music (including Buckman Coe, DJ Brad Winter, DJ Sonny Bobardt, and Wyndom Earle), and an opportunity for media enthusiasts to socialize, network, and innovate! Ricepaper will be there so make sure you see us and say ‘hi’!
Get tickets soon as it sold out fast the last time!
About Fresh Media ReMixology:
ReMixology is a new series presented by Fresh Media, where we come together to sample and share ideas in discussions lead by some of Vancouver’s best and brightest media remixologists.
Inspired by the growing energy around the ways in which technology, art, media, and participatory frameworks are spurring innovation in the not-for-profit, journalism, and social change communities, Re-Mixology is a great opportunity for citizens and media-makers to come together and connect over timely discussions and presentations that showcase fresh and imaginative examples of media innovation.
About Steve Pratt
Steve Pratt is the Director of the CBC Radio 3 and CBC Radio Digital Programming. The CBC Radio 3 website, featuring 100% Canadian music has been nominated for a Webby Award two years in a row for Best Online Radio Station. Steve is a regular speaker on the subject of the future of music, the future of media, training traditional media in using new media, and the power and proper execution of social networking. In the past he has also worked for MuchMusic, AOL Canada, CTV, and YTV.
About the moderator
*Karen Pinchin is the Vancouver editor of OpenFile.ca, a collaborative community news site that allows citizens to set the news agenda in their own neighbourhoods and see their story ideas reported by professional journalists. After less than a year of being online in Toronto, OpenFile was nominated for two 2010 Canadian Online Publishing Awards and will begin expanding across Canada this fall. Karen has worked as a reporter and editor at Maclean’s, The Canadian Press and Newsweek International, but she’s been waiting to promote journalism in the public interest using the muscles of the Internet for a very, very long time.