[dorkbotaustin-blabber] Dorkbot14 - Austin Childrens Museum - Thursday 630-9PM

david at davidnunez.com david at davidnunez.com
Mon Apr 7 11:01:47 EDT 2008


Electric Gongs, Theremin Guitars, Robot Percussion, Thummers, and More!

dorkbot-austin @ Austin Children's Museum
April 10, 630-9PM (Presentations @ 7:00)

201 Colorado Street - Parking on street (meters free after 530), under City Hall (validated @ after-party) or AMLI garage on 2nd and Lavaca (validated @ museum)

Capital Metro bus routes #2, #10, #12, #15, #16 and #64 drop off close to the Museum. If you are already in the downtown area, hop on the Red, Gold or Orange 'Dillo

after-dork party @ Jo's - 242 W. 2nd
FREE event for kids of all ages
http://dorkbotaustin.org

Featuring Strange Presentations by:

* Phil MacNutt - Modular Synthesizer
* Blake Sandberg - Theremin Guitar
* John-Mike Reed (http://www.bleeplabs.com) - Bit Blob toys and new Thingamagoop kit
* Seven Sexton - The Planck Stringed Instrument
* Eric Archer / David Nunez (http://delamaquina.com) - Electric Gongs and DIY Multitouch screen podium
* Craig Newswanger - Home Built MIDI controlled Instruments
* Jim Plamondon (http://thumtronics.com) - Thummer
 
Additional Music by ALIENS!, ArcAttack

Just a few T-Shirts remaining! 
http://www.dorkbotaustin.org/shirts

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OPPORTUNITIES:

* See http://dorkbotaustin.org/do for gigs and calls for participation for tinkerers, electronic artists, and digital musicians and visualists

* JOB:  Tinkerer, Macguver-type for lab tech @ Zebra Imaging (Hologram studio)

Does not need a college degree, but needs to be an enthusiast with electronics and mechanical things.  We are looking for curiosity and drive above all else.

recruiting at zebraimaging.com 
http://www.zebraimaging.com/html/careers.html


* CALL-FOR-ART: ArtBots 2008 Call for Works

ArtBots (http://artbots.org) is pleased to announce that the fifth
international ArtBots exhibition for robotic art and art-making robots
will take place at the Trinity College Science Gallery in Dublin,
Ireland on September 19-21, 2008. Creators of talented robots are
invited to submit their work for possible inclusion in the show. Travel awards offered.

http://artbots.org

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Dorkbot-austin is a regular meeting of artists (sound / image / movement / whatever), hackers, designers, engineers, students and other interested parties who are involved in the creation of electronic art (in the broadest sense of the term).  We meet every couple of months and have crowds of hundreds of attendees.

http://www.dorkbotaustin.org

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