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Fresh Media ReMixology 3

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Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT)

Fresh Media ReMixology 3

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ReMixology 3  - Throwing a Party in a Glass House: Tales of Risktaking, Change and Transformation at CBC Radio 3

In collaboration with Media Democracy Day, OpenFile, W2 and the Vancouver Community Television Association (VCTA) Remixology 3 will feature a talk from Steve Pratt, Director of CBC Radio 3 and CBC Radio Digial Programming, amazing local music, and an opportunity to socialize and network with Vancouver's leading media innovators. This month's gathering is the official after-party from Media Democracy Day, the launch party for OpenFile Vancouver, and a fundraiser for VCTA! 

*Eat, Drink, Mingle, Innovate


Throwing a Party in a Glass House: Tales of Risktaking, Change and Transformation at CBC Radio 3 - Steve Pratt, director of CBC Radio 3, will talk about public media in a digital era and the challenges of media-making in today’s rapidly changing digital landscape. Steve will tell us why he thinks the award-winning CBC Radio 3 has become a leader in multi-platform content distribution and the adoption of social media into traditional media programming. Find out how Radio 3 ended up producing one of the most popular legal music podcasts in the world.

*LIVE TV SHOW//Once again this month's conversation will the basis of a Fresh Media live interactive web TV show. Come be a part of remaking media.


*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.


*Karen Pinchin is the Vancouver editor of, 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.


*Buckman Coe blends the old sexy traditions of roots and R&B with the sophisticated edge of indie music to create an original folk soul sound. He is currently recording a new album "By the Mountain's Feet" and will be releasing the first single "The Apocalypse is Not Guaranteed" in mid-November.

Buckman Coe will be playing with his four-piece band: drums, bass, guitar/banjo, banjo/fiddle! Check out his website here:

* DJ Brad Winter

* DJ  Sonny Bobardt

* Wyndom Earle


Saturday November 6th at 5:00pm - 11 pm
@ W2 Storyeum Salon, 151 West Cordova

***$7 tickets in advance and $10 at the door
FYI - we sold out last time!

WHY //
***Because inquiring minds need to discuss! Because connecting and collaborating matters. Because Vancouver needs a launch pad for media innovation, and we want you to be a part of it.

***Remixology 3 will feature Steve Pratt, Director of the CBC Radio 3 and CBC Radio Digital Programming, where he will talk briefly about his own experiences creating an innovative online platform for music in Canada. Additionally, the evening will consist of amazing local music to be announced shortly, and an opportunity for media enthusiasts to socialize, network, and innovate!

***Following Media Democracy Vancouver the media discussion and innovation will continue in a social, creative and interactive environment at Remixology 3!

***5:00pm - Doors open - food, music, cash bar and socializing.

***Beginning at 7pm, Remixology 3 will feature an interactive talk from Steve Pratt, Director of CBC Radio 3 and CBC Radio Digial Programming.

***Following this the gathering will close with a collaboratory - social/networking session including a cash bar, and local music to be announced shortly!

5:00          Doors open
7:00          Interactive talk with CBC radio 3's Steve Pratt
8:00          Social / Networking and live music

Join media innovators, technologists, artists, citizens and the online community at Fresh Media - a celebration of innovation and independent media, and a re-imagining of media and journalism.


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.


Sponsored by  W2 Media + Arts Centre and the Georgia Straight with The Tyee,, the Vancouver Observer, Net Tuesday, CBC Vancouver, Vancouver is Awesome, OCW Magazine CiTR 101.9 FM, Media Democracy Day, OpenFile, Xtra!, CJSF 90.1 FM, Ricepaper Magazine, Discorder Magazine, Vancouver Community Television Association (VCTA), and Bon Chaz

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151 West Cordova
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Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT)

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