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5.09.2008

3rd Annual Brooklyn Blogfest @ The Lyceum in Park Slope + other postings out & about



Meet your local bloggers...

Keeper of the 'BUZZZZ your 5 spot is up'
lower right corner (Louise's daughter w/timer);
Heather Johnston, 2nd row, aisle seat on the left -
host of So Good, a video blog about food & wine.


Louise Crawford & her staff did a fantastic job Thursday night at the 3rd Annual Blogfest! Huge turnout with over 300 bloggers and those soon to be blogging. Thanks Louise!

Festival Speakers and Presenters:
Blue Barn Pictures
Creative Times
Bed-Stuy Blog
New York Shitty
Gowanus Lounge
The Brooklyn Paper
So Good
outside.in
Brooklyn Optimist
Flatbush Gardener

A Walk Around the Blog, produced by Megan Donis of Brooklyn's Independent Television BCAT. They are looking for bloggers stories regarding Brooklyn neighborhood issues to produce a show. If you are a content creator with a question for them, please email content@blip.tv

Check out the sponsor sites:
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Announcing the 2008 826NYC Art Show:
An Auction to Benefit Children's Literacy
Hosted by David Zwirner
Thursday, May 22


Click here to view the work by clicking on individual names,
and to download a bidder registration.
*Audio tour, with commentary by 826NYC students, is available.
All proceeds go to supporting free programs at 826NYC

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Hampton News

5.07.2008

3rd Annual Brooklyn Blogfest 2008 + more

For bloggers and non-bloggers alike. Come meet your favorite bloggers. Hear great speakers. Free beer and refreshments. See you all.

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.

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ASHAWAGH HALL

Celebrating East Hampton
May 9, 2008
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Art Exhibition

Opening Reception
May 10, 2008
from 4-7pm
Gallery hours: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm &
May 11 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Center for the Urban Environment
Grand Opening
Saturday, May 10th

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
168 7 Street, Brooklyn
FREE!

Brooklyn's Center for the Urban Environment will be hosting the grand opening of its new green headquarters building at 168 7th Street, and they've issued an open invitation to all New York City residents to come take part in the festivities.

TOUR OUR NEW GREEN BUILDING!
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Live Music: Astrograss-
The jazz, funk, and classic country band
plays hypnotic bluegrass for kids!

2 p.m.
Tour Our New 'hood: Gowanus Neighborhood Walking Tour led by Dan Wiley

3 p.m.
Special Screening of "Twilight Becomes Night" and Filmmaker Talk with Virginie-Alvine Perrette

Ongoing throughout the Day: 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hands-on Family Fun!
- Green model building
- Investigating Invertebrates
- Neighborhood Puppet Theatre

Meet Our Neighbors! It's an All Out Open House: Brooklyn Artists Gym (3rd Floor), 15 Minutes Media (2L), Balsera Woodworks (suite 1B), Brooklyn Woods, and Miracle Maids.

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
For more information, click here.

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From Womens Work: For all of those hard working mothers in your life - don't forget to make them feel like goddesses this Sunday, May 11th (and everyday)!!

And for those mom's out there, why not forward this to the appropriate worshippers of your goddessness (oh, you know who they are)...

click on image for site info

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