The Outdoor Cinema Food Fest is an outdoor event series dedicated to creating and nurturing a community of entertainment and food enthusiasts in Los Angeles.
Introducing new food trucks every week, Outdoor Cinema Food Fest is the ultimate picnic – no basket required. Watch movies on the LARGEST outdoor movie screen on the west coast, standing three stories tall and 52 feet wide.
TICKETS $10 – available in advance and the door.
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My Drum Beat – 10th Annual Dynamic Producer Conference – Los Angeles August 26-28, 2011
This is my drum beat.
For more info:
Friday, August 26, 2011
Scratch DJ Academy, 2324 Cotner Ave, LA, CA 90064
11am – Registration & Check In / Dynamic Producer Expo (ends at 8pm)
RECORD SHOW / PRODUCTION MARKETPLACE
Visit the official Dynamic Producer Expo, a Production Marketplace held in collaboration with Beat Swap Meet and featuring specially invited vinyl vendors and record collectors selling/trading Hip-Hop, Soul, Blues, Rock, Jazz, Punk, World, and Reggae 12” and 45 records. The marketplace will also feature professional music service providers in the legal, promotions, web, publicity, distribution fields as well as vendors selling sounds, music apparel and unique services such as custom painted gear customizations.
1pm – State of The Industry & Founders Welcome PANEL
Join DP’s Founder, Felisha Booker, Dynamic Alumni, Conference Instructors, Mentors and Industry Executives as they welcome you and give tips on how to best maximize your time during the 3 day event.
3pm – Beats-N-BBQ Meet-N-Greet / Beat Suite Listening Session (Member Feedback)
4pm – Beat Suite Listening Session (Industry Feedback)
5pm – Artist Performances(Producers Present Artists)
7pm – The History Of Hip-Hop Drums PRESENTATION
You have to know where drums have been to know where YOU’RE going to take them next. During this audio/visual presentation, our instructors and special guests will take it back to the ‘70’s and discuss impactful drums periods throughout the years, the game changers, and their importance.
8pm – DJBooth.net Chop Shop Sample Battle COMPETITION
Producers chop samples in advance and on the spot to showcase
9pm – The West vs. The Rest Beat Battle COMPETITION
Impromptu beat battle of westcoast producers vs producers from all other regions.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Los Angeles Film School, 6363 W. Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA
9am – Dynamic Drums – Level 1 WORKSHOP
Get your drums on track by learning tips and techniques in layering, filtering, compression, sampling, patterns, shifting, quantization, and creating original drum sounds using organic, live, analog, and digital methods. In this open session, the first 50 registered attendees will have an opportunity to have their drum sounds played for review and recommendations from workshop instructor and special industry guests. This is a great opportunity to not only receive feedback on your music, but to learn from the feedback that others receive as well through live demonstrations. Instructors will also be available throughout the entire conference to answer questions one on one.
12noon – Break For Lunch
1pm – Speed Industry Networking
With just enough time for a quick intro and to press play on your ipod/mp3 player, this is a real chance to showcase yourself 1 on 1 during this timed networking event. Here’s your shot to capture the attention of industry experts who may be instrumental in helping you to land a placement, industry feedback and other opportunities! ***Due to the timed nature of this event, the first 30 registered attendees with an all access pass will be guaranteed a participation slot. As of July 6, a 2nd session has been added and spaces may still be available. To inquire about availability contact us online or call us at 770.456.5365***
3pm – Break
4pm – Dynamic Drums – Level 2 WORKSHOP
Get your drums on track by learning tips and techniques in eq’ing, compression, reverb, transient designers, fine tone, and parallel compression when mixing drum sounds. In this open session, the first 50 registered attendees will have an opportunity to have their drum sounds played for review and recommendations from workshop instructor and special industry guests. This is a great opportunity to not only receive feedback on your music, but to learn from the feedback that others receive as well through live demonstrations. Instructors will also be available throughout the entire conference to answer questions one on one.
7pm – Break For Dinner
8pm – Beyond The Drums, Behind The Tracks PANEL
During this major producer panel, established music producers play some of their most known drum sounds and share the stories behind the tracks. Panelists will also share impactful experiences in networking, production, collaborations and placements.
9pm – Freestyle Formula SHOWCASE
You have no idea what the potential is with your music, until you hear these skilled songwriters freestyle Pop and R&B songs over your tracks. This is a can’t miss event!
10pm – My Beats Are The Illest Beat Battle COMPETITION
10 producers battle with their best hard hitting, hip-hop style tracks for cash and prizes, but most importantly for RESPECT.
Sunday, August 28
The Waffle, 6255 West Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028
11am – Networking Brunch “C.R.E.A.M.” (Cash Rules Everything Around Media) at The Waffle
Learn about music licensing from the perspectives of both music composers AND music supervisors getting music placed in television, film and video games during this casual networking chat & chew event
Grammy Museum, 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
2pm – Farewell Field Trip – The Grammy Museum
Join us while we visit the Grammy Museum, which explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY® Awards, the premier recognition of recorded music accomplishment. This will be the last official event of the conference.
*****CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE NOW*****
After you sign up for the event, your registration will be confirmed within 72 hours!
To submit for showcases/competitions go HERE!
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Reports are that Nissan is blowing past all estimates in number of units sold.
Owning production number 6023, I know that there have been at least 6000 vehicles sold, but now reports are that the number is closer to 11000, production and assembly continue to increase with big plans for plant production increases in TN.
The Nissan Leaf is very popular by all estimates, dealers have a hard time getting them and if someone with a reservation cancels a new buyer is ready and available to jump in.
Early this evening I saw two Leafs drive by. I think the trend will continue, there is really no stopping this now. The oil companies are making inroads in the area, and know that they have to prepare to adapt and support the infrastructure of the EV movement or they will be left behind. Hydrogen vehicles are still a way off, maybe five years. In the meantime we will see tens of thousands of EVs sold. There are arguments for and against EVs, but people who need new cars and don’t want to support the oil companies, can make a difference.
Range and charging stations continue to be the primary concern among owners, unless you drive no more than 60 miles per day, to allow for AC/Heat and hills. Los Angeles is full of hills, not as much as San Francisco, but there are lots of hills.
Here’s the posting over at the AutoBlog
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July 27, 2011 10:30 ET
Digital Media Pipeline to Be Held September 7 in Los Angeles
Conference Focuses on B2B Opportunities in Digital Delivery of Home Entertainment
ENCINO, CA–(Marketwire – Jul 27, 2011) – The annual Digital Media Pipeline will be held on September 7 this year and again will be presented at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced today. Digital Media Pipeline is EMA’s one-day conference focusing on business-to-business opportunities in the digital delivery of home entertainment to the consumer. This year will mark the third time the event has been presented.
“The still-young digital delivery industry is growing quickly, and new technologies and new business models are launching almost weekly,” EMA President & CEO Bo Andersen noted. “Digital Media Pipeline offers opportunities for retailers, distributors, aggregators, content owners, and technology and service providers to share knowledge and experiences and to collaborate in the business of retailing digital entertainment.”
It is anticipated that executives from all the leading providers of movie and television content as well leading retailers and distributors of digital content will be in attendance and on the stage sharing their insights.
The theme of Digital Media Pipeline is “Network, Collaborate, and Discover!” This year’s program will include the following sessions:
- “The Business Models of Today and Tomorrow”
- “It’s All About the Content”
- “The Digital Supply Chain — Growing Sales and Profit Through Efficiency”
- “Viewing Choices — Multiple Screens For Everyone”
- “The Future of Digitally Delivered Entertainment.”
There is ample time allocated to networking at Digital Media Pipeline, including the “skip the traffic” cocktail party. EMA will also present its annual DIGI awards at the conference. These awards recognize outstanding achievement in digital entertainment retailing, content, and innovation.
More information and registration is available at www.digitalmediapipeline.com. Registration starts as low as $245. For sponsorship opportunities please contact Steve Apple at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bad Call – Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates after 19 innings!
Here was the game winning call for the Braves after 19 innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 27, 2011. Horrible call on the umpires part.
Never got to the plate?
Got him in a few places. Arm, leg.. what a bad call.
Watch for your self.