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PLUG is Taking it to the Streets
Thursday, August 05 2004 @ 10:48 am CST
Contributed by: michael
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Events PLUG the Prairie Linux User Group is sponsoring the OpenCity FreedomFest on August 20th-22nd in the Excange district in Winnipeg.

Talk about convergence takes on an entirely different approach with this event.

CanOpenER congratulates PLUG for organising what should be a groundbreaking event and providing a model for other communities to follow.

read more below for the press realease for this event and check out the OpenCity FreedomFest

MEDIA RELEASE

Schedule and Festival Summary Updates OpenCity FreedomFest is a freeform festival celebrating free culture, indy politics and Open Source Software.

It takes place August 20-22 in Winnipeg's Exchange District. It's an uprising and convergence of social innovation, cultural innovation, and technological innovation, celebrating unmediated interaction. OpenCity brings together progressive politics, the arts community, and the Free and Open Source Software community with the common goal of strengthening independent voices and encouraging shareable creativity.

OpenCity FreedomFest was founded in the belief that our Culture is a Commons -- and an important part of what makes us human. If our cultural currency belongs to someone else, we are diminished as human beings.

OpenCity FreedomFest will be featuring indy bands, video art, panel discussions, political soap boxes and more.

·Absent Sound
·Champion, Alberta
·Vav Jungle
·Kwerkus
·Insaniacs
·Marty Green
·The Square Heads
·David Streit
·Ian LaRue
·Think Tank
·Mark Jenkins
·Nick Ternette
·Robin Faye
·The Prairie Linux User Group (Open Source Software demos)
·Doug Kretchmer (Quidamvideo Productions)
·Video by Victoria Prince
And much more...

For the latest schedule updates, please visit http://www.plug.ca/opencity/

For more information about alternative forms of licensing for creative works see: http://creativecommons.org

If you have any questions, give Syd a call anytime at (204)794-5316(cell) or (204)633-3259 (messages) or Shelly 284-8773 opencity@plug.ca

This event is sponsored by the Prairie Linux User Group http://www.plug.ca

  


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