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Wednesday, October 4, 2006

ACME conference

Posted By on Wed, Oct 4, 2006 at 10:12 AM

Hey, I just found this email about this weekend's ACME Media Reform Conference in Burlington. Turns out you don't have to pay full price to go to some events. Here's a list of stuff that's open to the public:

Keynote Events - "Unreasonable Woman" author Diane Wilson on citizen activism, Bill McKibben on the "Age of Missing Information," and a screening of "The Ad and the Ego."
Admission - $25 at the door.
Friday night, October 6, beginning at 7:00 pm at the Wyndham Burlington's Adirondack Room.

"Beyond The Dean Scream" - An august panel of Dean campaign insiders and veteran multimedia citizen/activists explore lessons learned during the Howard Dean campaign for the presidency.
Admission - $15 at the door, including buffet lunch.
Saturday, October 7 lunch, 12:30 - 2:15, in Champlain College's new student life center gymnasium.

Film Screenings - Media Education Foundation (MEF) presents three brand-new films - Reel Bad Arabs, Big Bucks, Big Pharma, and Class Dismissed - at the Firehouse Gallery For The Visual Arts, 2nd floor on the west side of Church Street, one block up from City Hall.
Admission: FREE.
Saturday night, beginning at 7:00 pm in downtown Burlington.

"Censored in the USA - Election Integrity, 9/11 Truth, and Impeachment" panel presentation and community dialogue with "Project Censored executive director Peter Phillips, author of "Impeach the President" and statistician Steve Freeman, author of "Was the 2004 Election Stolen?"
Admission: FREE.
Also Saturday night, Champlain College's Alumni Auditorium - 8:00-11:00.

Amy Goodman on elections and U.S. democracy, and a screening of Robert Greenwald's brand-new film "Iraq for Sale." 
Admission - $25 at the door.
Sunday night, October 8, beginning at 6:30 pm at the Wyndham Burlington's Adirondack Room.

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