The Third Annual Brooklyn Blogfest 2008 is an event for bloggers, blog-readers, those interested in Blogging, and those passionate about Brooklyn. It is open to one and all and everyone is warmly welcomed. No need to RSVP or be personally invited.
Date and Time: Thursday May 8th, 2008 at 8 p.m.
Location: The Brooklyn Lyceum. 227 Fourth Avenue at President Street just steps from the R-trains Union Street station.
For cool Blogfest T-shirts: www. cafepress.com/blogfest
More info: Louise Crawford at 718-288-4290 or louise_crawford(at)yahoo(dot)com
What to Expect: Here's the line-up for the program.
The show begins at 8 p.m.
Video: Place Matters: Blogging My World by Blue Barn Pictures
Brief Welcome: Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn (Louise Crawford)
Speaker: Creative Times (Eleanor Traubman)
Speaker: Bed-Stuy Blog (Petra S.)
Video: A Walk Around the Blog Promo by Brooklyn Independent Television
Speaker: New York Shitty (Miss Heather)
Speaker: Gowanus Lounge (Robert Guskind)
Speaker: Gersh Kuntzman, editor of The Brooklyn Paper
Video: A Word from WNYC's Brian Lehrer
Speaker: Top Ten Tips for New Bloggers presented by So Good (Heather Johnson)
Speaker: Outside.in, a resource for bloggers who blog about where they live
Video: A Tribute to Brooklyn's Photo Bloggers with music by Brooklyn's Ready Fire Aim (video produced by Brooklyn Optimist)
Speaker: Bloggers Reach Out: The Brooklyn Blogade presented by Flatbush Gardener
ANNUAL SHOUT-OUT: Your chance to share your blog with the world introduced by Luna Park Gazette
Food and Fun: There will be light refreshments and other goodies from Maria's Mexican Bistro, Red Mango Bakery, Brooklyn Fudge, and beer courtesy of Outside.in
After the presentation there will be plenty of time for conversation, networking, beer and delicious snacks courtesy of Maria's Mexican Bistro, Red Mango Bakery and Brooklyn Fudge.
Many Thanks to Our Blogfest Sponsors: Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn, Blue Barn Pictures, Outside.In, Brooklyn Optimist, Gowanus Lounge, Michael Sorgatz, Brit in Brooklyn, Bed-Stuy Blog, Red Mango Bakery, Brooklyn Fudge, Maria's Mexican Bistro, DJ Solo P from Groovalicious and the Community Bookstore.
Celebrating East Hampton
May 9, 2008
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
May 10, 2008
Gallery hours: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm &
May 11 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, May 10th
11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
168 7 Street, Brooklyn
Live Music: Astrograss-
The jazz, funk, and classic country band
plays hypnotic bluegrass for kids!
Tour Our New 'hood: Gowanus Neighborhood Walking Tour led by Dan Wiley
Special Screening of "Twilight Becomes Night" and Filmmaker Talk with Virginie-Alvine Perrette
Hands-on Family Fun!
- Green model building
- Investigating Invertebrates
- Neighborhood Puppet Theatre
Bring it On! Recycling Stations: Bring all of your CDs, diskettes, DVDs, videotapes, pagers, PDAs, and all other "byte-sized" technotrash, plastics, clothing, cell phones, and ink cartridges.
Sustainable Business Network Corner: Local Biz Quiz, Pick up a copy of Greenopia Green Guide
And for those mom's out there, why not forward this to the appropriate worshippers of your goddessness (oh, you know who they are)...