Free culture events for June 2006

Free culture events for June 2006


Welcome to the June edition of the Free Culture events newsletter. Free Culture is a movement that extends the logic of free software into the world of art, advocating free creativity, sharing and remixing. There will be thousands of events with this ethos going on around the world, but the listings below are brought to you by activists and advocates of the free culture movement. You can add your events and reviews to this newsletter on the Free Culture UK newsletter wiki.

Europe

Remix Reading open media lab

  • What: Come and learn how to use arty free software, or show off your skills to others, at our first open media lab. Just turn up with an open mind.
  • When: Saturday 13th and Saturday 27th May 2006, 11am - 4pm.
  • Where: Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St, Reading.
  • More information.

Remix Leeds/Flickr

  • What: Meet up for Remix Leeds - come meet other Flickr users and take photos of Leeds.
  • When: Wednesday 14th June 7pm - late.
  • Where: Scarbrough Taps, Leeds.
  • More information.

Book Competition!

This week we are giving away a copy ofLinux Patch Management by Michael Jang.

All you need to do to enter is check out the latest book competition announcement on our blogs page.

GOOD LUCK!

Thanks go to _Prentice Hall for providing this fantastic prize._

Remix Reading at Greenfields

  • What: Random collaborative arts ventures at the Reading University Campaigns Forum’s Greenfields event.
  • When: Wednesday 21st June, 11am - 4pm.
  • Where: Behind Reading University Students’ Union, Whiteknights campus, Reading (maps).

London Copyfighters’ Drunken Brunch and Talking Shop

  • What: A picnic in the park followed by an outing to Speakers’ Corner.
  • When: The last sunday of the month.
  • Where: Hyde Park, London.
  • More information.

CC Salon Berlin

  • What: A local informal gathering of individuals around Creative Commons licenses, standards, and technology.
  • When: To be determined.
  • More information.

North America

CC Salon San Francisco

  • What: A local informal gathering of individuals around Creative Commons licenses, standards, and technology.
  • When: Wednesday June 14th 2006, 6pm - 9pm.
  • More information.

CC Salon Toronto

  • What: A local informal gathering of individuals around Creative Commons licenses, standards, and technology.
  • When: Wednesday June 14th 2006, 6pm - 9pm.
  • More information.

South America

iCommons Summit

  • What: This year’s iCommons Summit aims to bring together, in a creative, stimulating and cooperative environment, the pioneers from the free and open source software, open access, open content and open science communities—to inspire and learn from one another and establish closer working relationships around a set of incubator projects.
  • When: 23rd - 25th June 2006.
  • Where: Rio de Janeiro.
  • More information.
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Biography

Tom Chance is a philosophy student, free software advocate and writer. He is the Project Lead of Remix Reading, the UK’s first localised Creative Commons project. You can contact him via his web site.