|February News from
Denver Open Media
First Fridays at Denver Open Media
In a continuing effort to put the power of media and technology in the
hands of the people, on Friday, February 6, 2009, Denver Open Media (DOM),
begins another year of First Fridays Live at DOM. Denver's interactive
public access station invites the community to partake in the
celebration of Café Nuba's 10th anniversary. The event will be held at
DOM, located at 700 Kalamath, from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
February 6, 2009 6:30-11PM
month's festivities will include: spoken word poetry, short films, live
music, DJs, refreshments and a Valentine-inspired silent auction. The
silent auction opens on Tuesday, February 3 and closes on Friday, February 6 at
10:30 p.m. Among the items up for bidding will be gift certificates
from local restaurants, wineries and confectioneries. A pre-party
reception, open to the public, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs
lounge. Radio and television broadcast will be begin at 8 p.m. and
will conclude at 10:30 p.m. with the announcement of auction winners.
Entrance to the event is free, but donations are welcome. Everyone is invited!
of a band or a local non-profit organization that you think should be
highlighted during our next First Friday event? Encourage them to
|Spread the Love
Log-on now to bid on DOM's Valentine-Inspired Auction
Log-on now to start bidding on Denver Open Media's Valentine-Inspired auction items! Choose from such unique offerings as: a 20-person wine
tasting party donated by Bonacquisti Winery; dinner for two at a Kevin Taylor restaurant; a "passion party" at Hysteria; breakfast for two at Dietrich's Chocolates; a Thai massage from Ruji Ruji and many more wonderful items.
Auction starts now at www.denveropenmedia.org/auction and closes this Friday night, following our First Friday event at 10:30pm (winners will be announced at the event, but do not need to be present.)
Tune in to channel 57 tonight, Tuesday, February 3rd @ 7pm for a live studio show highlighting our auction items. All proceeds go to Denver Open
Media - thanks for your support!
Increased Educational Opportunities at DOM
Starting now, your Programming Membership provides more access to online resources
Starting this week, individuals who hold at least a Programming Membership will be able to access hundreds of online tutorials in Denver Open Media's computer lab. Interested in learning more about Compressor? DVD Studio Pro? Color? Motion? Drupal? These are just a few of the programs that you can learn about in our lab. There will be one station designated for this online training. Please email Deb Lastowka and firstname.lastname@example.org for more information today.
DOM Tech Update:
A look at what's going on behind the scenes
MERCI. The equipment reservation system is still undergoing
changes. Thank you for your patience as we finalize this system. We are
continuing to refine and develop this system. We are currently
developing a calendar view for the system. We will provide updates as
DOMinizer. The first release
of the DOMinizer will be available on the new website starting February
5th. The DOMinizer will continue to be available on the old site while
the new systems is finalized. Starting Febuary 5th, you are encouraged
to use the new system to submit content. There will be a short
broadcast delay for content submitted using the new system. We
encourage you to provide us with feedback regarding your experience
using the system.
To use the new DOMinizer
form, please logon to the website. From the homepage, navigate to "My
Projects" from the "My Member Tools" menu. Select the project you want
to add a video to. Select "Create Show" from "My Projects Tools".
Complete the DOMinizer form and submit your content. More detailed
instructions will available on the site.
|The House Will Now Come to Order
Live and repeat coverage of the Colorado State House of Representatives returns
The Colorado Channel resumed its live coverage of the Colorado State House of Representatives meetings this year on January 7th, 2009.
Welcoming Julie Speer to the team, Deb Lastowka and Laura Graves have returned to the Capitol for their second year of broadcast. Digital
Comcast subscribers can once again tune into channel 165 weekday mornings for
live coverage from the House chambers. Those without digital cable
(or outside of coverage area), can view the sessions online and access
bookmarked archived videos at www.coloradochannel.net
. With a new Speaker of the House and several new Representatives, it is a great opportunity to learn more about what is happening underneath the gold dome.
The Colorado Channel staff would encourage all Colorado residents, especially teachers
& their students, to tune into the daily proceedings to learn more
about what bills are currently bring discussed and how these bills