Like amazing tunes? Like prizes and free stuff? Like great, open, innovative, creative media? Then you'd best be at Pull the Plug: A fundraiser for Media Democracy Day 2010!
Co-hosted by MEDIA DEMOCRACY DAY VANCOUVER and VANCOUVER IS AWESOME.COM
Featuring the wicked music of:
JASPER SLOAN YIP
41ST AND HOME
DOOR PRIZES AND GIVEAWAYS FROM:
Hello Cool World
Rain City Chronicles
BC Book Publisher's Association
Intersections Film Club
The First Weekend Club
Vancouver is Awesome.com
DOORS: 8:30, MUSIC: 9:30, TEN DOLLARS AT THE DOOR.
All proceeds go to fund Media Democracy Day Vancouver this year, and into the future. This year, MDD will play host to nearly 30 local media and activist organizations, panel discussions and workshop sessions led by some of the province's leading authorities on media issues, and a keynote address by Tony Burman, senior executive of the Americas for Al Jazeera English! Free and open to the public! So amazing it's just plain nutty! For a full listing of speakers and exhibitors, visit our MDD event page here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=136330243079620&ref=ts
COME PARTY. LOCAL MUSIC IS GREAT. DEMOCRATIC MEDIA IS GREAT. SUPPORT BOTH.
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