UPDATE: The Pittsburgh blog Bittersweet Harvest has some great photos of Fairey’s intallation at First and Wood Street here.
Word on the street (and twitter) is that Shepard Fairey will be here in Pittsburgh for a Netroots Nation party on friday night. Music by Viper Soul Club (an IheartPGH favorite) and special guest DJ appearance by Shepard Fairey. The party is hosted by MoveOn.org, Obey Giant, and Netroots Nation. Free full size poster give-aways of “Clean Energy for America”
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (this event is also listed on Facebook )
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Just wanted to post a reminder about Netroots Nation coming to Pittsburgh this week. Click here to see our previous post on Netroots Nation. I have attended the past 2 Netroots conferences in Austin last year and in Chicago in 2007 and it is great to have the conference in Pittsburgh this year.
The folks at Netroots Nation have put together an awesome line up of panel discussions and key note speakers. Here is an overview of the shedule – plus there are some Pittsburgh panels too – check out Green Economoy in the Burgh on Thursday afternoon. And President… Read the rest
Image by Matt Ortega via Flickr
You may have read about Netroots Nation from some of the other bloggers in Pittsburgh recently. The annual Netroots Nation will be held in Pittsburgh this year from August 13-16, 2009.
Netroots Nation originated as the Yearly Kos in 2006 as a place for bloggers from the DailyKos to meet and share. I remember reading about it in the Post-Gazette and even watching some of the panels on C-Span. It made me realize that blogging can lead to the creation of some powerful communities. I continue to be amazed at how many people follow… Read the rest