BMI Acoustic Lounge
Monday, August 1, 19:00
740 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90046
Singer/songwriter showcase series featuring acoustic performances in an intimate setting as well as networking opportunities with other songwriters and BMI representatives. Held the first Monday of every month. Featured performances will be given by: 37 Wonder (www.facebook.com/37wonder), Danny Fornaris (www.dannyfornaris.com), The Dose (www.thedoseband.com), Tamara Laurel (www.tamaralaurel.com). Admission is free.
Stretch and Bobbito Radio Show (#837NYC)
Monday, August 1, 18:00
837 Washington Street, New York New York 10014
Originally broadcasted at WKCR in New York City in the 90s, The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show featured exclusive demo tapes and in-studio freestyles from many then-unsigned hip hop artists including Nas, Jay Z, The Notorious B.I.G., Busta Rhymes, DMX, and the Wu-Tang Clan and created a legendary radio show. Now Stretch and Bobbito are bringing back the music, special guests, and signature styles that has made them icons in the DJ radio industry. Every Monday at the same time.
THE FIX: FRUKT’s Live Music Showcase
Tuesday, August 2, 19:00
The Heavenly Social
Five Little Portland Street, London, W1W 7JD, United Kingdom
FRUKT, along with partners BMI and DIY Magazine, present THE FIX, a live showcase of new music which takes place the first Tuesday of every month. Live acts featured for this night include: Ink Project, Southchurch, Rosa Betts, DJ Deja Bruh. During the daytime, FRUKT works with brands like Coca Cola, Nokia, Diesel, O2, Kronenbourg, Southern Comfort and Starwood Hotels, helping them solve problems and build meaningful relationships through music and entertainment. Doors open at 19:00. This event is free. FRUKT and DIY DJs playing around the bands.
One Mic Nite Open Monday Talent Showcase
Tuesday, August 2, 19:00 (and every Tuesday)
Cheryl’s Global Soul
236 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11238
A combination of indie music or dance, theatre, poetry, and art backed by the grooves of the resident Artist Dj on the turnatables. Featured Guests, and all Artists welcome to perform! Singers/ Songwriters, Musicians, Poets, Actors,Comedians. Artists… The Mic is Open! A nite of informal networking for artists of all kinds presented by industry veteran Marcos Luis
, Every Tuesday night.
Meeting of TEAM Hollywood Committee
Thursday, August 4, 12:00-14:00
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
7018 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, California 90028
Phone: 323-469-8311; Fax: 323-469-2805
The Hollywood Chamber invites members (and anyone interested in membership) to attend of its Entertainment, Arts and Media Committee — TEAM HOLLYWOOD. TEAM HOLLYWOOD promotes the Hollywood brand with the intention of preserving Hollywood’s homegrown entertainment industries, particularly film, broadcasting, commercials, television and performing. Furthermore, the Hollywood Chamber Committee strives to embrace new and emerging media with an eye to uphold Hollywood’s status as the entertainment capital of the world. The Hollywood Chamber was formed in October 1921 to replace the old Hollywood Board of Trade. It consists of owners, managers, presidents and other key representatives from a spectrum of businesses and organizations around the Hollywood community. Event is sponsored by Advanced Digital Service and catered by Fat Sal's. Must RSVP to attend. Non-members can join at this link
Friday Night Social
Friday, August 5, 18:30-21:30
Rock and Reilly’s Barrel Room
8913 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, California 90069
Friday Night Social is a networking group that meets the first Friday of every month. It started as a way for TV and feature writers to meet one another but has evolved since then. Please register the day before the event to secure admission. This month’s Friday Night Social is a free admission event hosted by Jennifer Grisanti and ScriptWiters Network. It started as a way for TV and feature writers to meet one another, combining people from different areas and levels in the entertainment industry. Jen Grisanti is a Story Consultant, Independent Producer, Writing Instructor for NBC's Writers on the Verge, Blogger for The Huffington Post and author of the upcoming book, "Story Line: Finding Gold In Your Life Story.” Complimentary finger food and/or Nachos will be provided at the event. It important to register before 22:00 the evening before the event to gain entry.
Gotta Sing! Search for A Star Open Mic
Saturday, August 6, 15:00-18:00
240 West 54 Street, New York, New York 10019
Phone: 212-874-7956; 212-765-5454
Singers search and open mic held every Saturday night at "THE IGUANA" right around the corner from the David Letterman show. Talented newcomers and experienced singers are all welcome. Just come in, sign up and sing. A Pianist is resident or bring your background tracks or CDs. The pianist transposes instantly in any key for you. Open to the public, all ages and all styles are welcome. Produced by the long-running showbiz team of Billy Shepard and Judi Jourdan who also produce their own television show "How to Succeed in Show Business By Really Trying", shown on Time Warner Cable. There is no admission or cover charge for performer and guests, but there is a food/beverage minimum per person.
Australian Direct Marketing Association Global Forum (#admaforum)
Wednesday, August 10 - Thursday, August 11
Hilton Sydney Hotel
488 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Phone: +61 2 9277 5400
Australian Direct Marketing Association (ADMA) Global Forum is a two-day event being held in Sydney. Aside from a forum program featuring tech and media industry speakers, ADMA showcases products like Audio-Visual Communication, Photography, Print and Electronic Media, Signage, Point of Purchase, Promotional Material, Outdoor Advertising, Computers, Photography/Film/Video, Printing/Packaging/Design, Print and Electronic Media etc. in the Media & Advertising industry. Over two days ADMA’s program lists several global themed keynote addresses that will be given. Besides the Global Keynotes there are also Local Keynote addresses. On both Forum days there is an afternoon content track, technology track and creativity track. There is a Delegate Breakfast, lunch, morning tea, afternoon tea and networking drinks to end the sessions on both days. The Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA) is the largest marketing and advertising association in Australia and is the principal industry body for data-driven marketing and advertising.
TecnoMultimedia InfoComm México
Wednesday, August 10 - Friday, August 12
International Exhibition and Convention Center World Trade Center
Montecito 38, Nápoles, Benito Juárez, 03810 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico
Tecnomultimedia InfoComm Mexico is focused on integration solutions of audio, video and lighting; digital signage and home automation. Expo organizer, InfoComm International is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual information communication industry worldwide. German Robles, COO at Digital Signage and Displays, opens the Digital Signage Conference Technical Trade Show, discussing “Basic Digital Signage.” In the Technical Trade Talks segment of the program, several topics will be introduced related to the advancements in video streaming and audio quality. Streaming and IP Video Trends will delve into the fundamentals of streaming and video over IP networks, as an alternative, to deliver content to users through screens, computers and mobile devices. Several segments on acoustics will press topic areas such as, The Three Basic Acoustical Problems, Outdoor Audio Solution In An Acoustic Shell, Getting The Right Sound For Collaboration Rooms and other topics that will be added to the program.
Farewell Aldebaran at Grammy Museum LA
Thursday, August 11, 20:00
Grammy Museum at L.A. Live
800 W Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90015
In its ongoing series, GRAMMY Museum will present Farewell Aldebaran members, Judy Henske and Jerry Yester, to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation, moderated by music journalist Steve Hochman. Farewell Aldebaran employs the use of instruments as unconventional as bowed banjos and hammered dulcimers to vocal samples on a Chamberlin tape organ to an early use of the Moog synthesizer on the title track.
Hollyshorts Film Festival and Conference 2016 (#HSFF16)
Thursday, August 11 - Thursday, August 18
IgnitedSpaces/TCL Chinese 6 Theatres
6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, California 90028
Hollyshorts Film Festival's Opening Night Screening will be hosted by Ben Lyons and Alicia Malone. The opening feature will be ‘Blood Moon,’ directed by Kenneth Kokin. At the opening event, a 2016 Trailblazer Award will be presented by Women in Film to Jennifer Morrison and there will be an Opening Night After Party celebration. A principal part of the week-long HollyShorts Film Festival, the HollyShorts Conference presents on stage thought leaders and innovators from the industry including, Film LA, Stage 32, Evil Slave, Final Draft, Slated, Daily Motion, Zype, indi.com, Dream Team Directors and the Los Angeles Music Video Festival. Hollyshorts’ program will offer insight into creating, producing and distributing film projects in the ever-changing media landscape through panel discussions. mentoring sessions and networking opportunities. Nightly Panel Parties include a hosted bar from Dark Horse Wines, Peroni beers and Deep Eddy Vodka.