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New copyright documentary - free NYC screening, 1/31

Freedomofexpression Free Culture @ NYU is screening the new documentary by friend-of-Stay Free! Kembrew McLeod, Freedom of Expression®: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property, at 9pm on Thursday, January 31. Yours truly appears in the film as one of several copyfighting talking heads.

Narrated by Naomi Klein, the film features interviews with Stanford Law’s Lawrence Lessig, Illegal Art Show curator Carrie McLaren, Negativland’s Mark Hosler, [and] UVA media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan....among many others. This 53-minute documentary will be preceded by selections from Negativland’s new DVD, Our Favorite Things, and it will be followed by a Q&A with Freedom of Expression® author and director Kembrew McLeod and co-producer Jeremy Smith.

Freedom of Expression Screening and Q&A
Free and Open to the Public (bring ID if non-NYU)
Thursday, January 31, 2008, 9:00pm
NYU’s Courant Institute Room #109
251 Mercer Street b/w Bleecker and W. 4th

Posted by carrie on 01/23/2008 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Time Out story on Adult Education

From page 10 of this week's Time Out: a nifty feature on Stay Free's new lecture series, Adult Ed! (Major thanks to Jason Torchinsky for helping coming up with the syllabus.)

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Posted by carrie on 01/16/2008 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Adult Education: Tuesday, Jan. 22

Microsm_4 A gentle reminder that the debut of our new event series, Adult Education, is just around the corner: Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Union Hall in Park Slope (Union at 5th Ave.), at 8 pm. The topic for the evening is Microgenre. Hope you can make it!

See our previous post for info... or visit our Facebook and MySpace pages.

Posted by carrie on 01/14/2008 | Permalink | Comments (0)