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DTES SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP for 9th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver on Thursday November 1, 2012

Thursday November 1, 2pm – 4pm
Community Arts Council of Vancouver
UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main

This interactive workshop is for staff and social media volunteers working with Downtown Eastside groups involved with community arts. Join CACV Administrator and social media whiz Mary Bennett and meet and network with other individuals and groups. Bring your own laptop, borrow one or just observe and enjoy. A limited number of laptops will be available to use during the session. If you want to borrow a laptop please arrive by 1:45pm. Or arrive even earlier at 1:30pm and enjoy snacks, conversations and connections. Feel free to bring brochures and information about your community arts activities. Register at: http://www.dtes-social-media-nov1.eventbrite.com. Free

This event was on Day 9 of  the 12 Days of the Heart of the City Festival. Please check the website for more events!

The 9th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival 

Wednesday 24 October to Sunday 4 November, 2012

Over 120 events at over 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside


On page 13 of the Festival Program guide, there is a writeup on AHA MEDIA

The Festival is thrilled to partner with the DTES’s AHA Media to provide social media coverage (video/photos/blog) of the Heart of the City Festival. AHA Media gives voice to our local community and provides services for individuals and organizations to share their news and special events on a broader scale through social media. Founded in 2008 by local artists April Smith, Hendrik Beune, and Al Tkatch, AHA Media previously collaborated with Fearless City Media and has an ongoing working relationship with W2Community Media Arts and various other organizations and individuals in the DTES community. The members of AHA Media describe themselves as “definitely not mainstream media”. Based in Vancouver’s DTES, their style is described as non-invasive and unassuming.

Say Hello to AHA Media as they visit the Festival events. They will be happy to chat with you. Stay connected to the festival with AHA’s links – see photos/videos of the festival events you attended; take in a festival event you missed; or follow one festival event while you are attending another!

Follow AHA MEDIA on Twitter, Facebook,  Youtube and Flickr!

AHA MEDIA Twitter   @AHAMEDIA  @AprilFilms  

AHA MEDIA Facebook http://www.facebook.com/AHAMEDIA

AHA Media YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/AHAFilm

AHA Media Flickr Photos http://www.flickr.com/photos/AHAMEDIA/sets


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