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Join us for the 1st Annual Activist Ball

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On Saturday, January 25th 2014, Encuentro 5 and the Community Activist Media Project/Activate Radio will proudly host the 1st Annual Activist Ball, our first in a yearly tradition of dance party celebrations dedicated to activists and activism!

With Chris Faraone (of Weekly Dig & Phoenix) as Master of Ceremonies, we’re spinning world dance beats with DJ Univers-AL, serving light food, and giving out prizes.

Here is the website link;

http://activistballboston.wordpress.com/

You can visit the link below to get tickets, t-shirts, or to sponsor;

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-1st-annual-activist-ball-of-boston-tickets-9262842411

Radio Camp February 24th-March 9th!

Credit albertobv via Flickr/Creative Commons
Credit albertobv via Flickr/Creative Commons

OBR.FM  announces Radio Camp!  February 24th-March 9th

After a little over a year of broadcasting independent media for and by the 99%, OBR.FM kicks off its two week “Radio Camp” with a meet and greet at its studio at 9 Hamilton place in Boston, Massachusetts at 7pm Saturday February 23rd, and all are welcome.  Come see our studio, meet our radio hosts and enjoy some indy music, thought and media then spend some time with us as we go to RADIO CAMP!

What is “Radio Camp”? It is an opportunity for sharing and learning about the production of indy media through our radio station. In this two week period we plan to immerse ourselves in all the facets of OBR’s operations, from the ins and outs of broadcasting a live program to the behind the scenes work of marketing, fund-raising, social networking, podcasting, and engineering.

All of OBR’s events, meetings and activities are open to the public and we urge you to join in, we’ll be sending out reminders on Facebook and Twitter of Radio Camp activities. Check out the schedule below and note special events marked with an ** geared to the general public looking to delve into indy media.

Contact us if you have any questions or ideas for this exciting period: radio@occupyboston.org

See you @ camp!

OBR.fm RADIO CAMP SCHEDULE

Saturday February 23rd

7-11 pm – Celebrate a Radically Indy New year with OBR.FM – PUBLIC WELCOME & ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – Open House and Party!!!

Sunday February 24th 

12-2:30 pm – INTRO TO INDY RADIO & INTERNET BROADCAST TRAINING** – PUBLIC WELCOME & ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – Learn how we make radio and how you can too!

3-5 pm – CREATING A RADIO SHOW WORKSHOP **- PUBLIC WELCOME & ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – Come and map out your ideas for a radio show or podcast

7-9 pm – OBR Marketing Work Meeting

Monday February 25th

7-9 pm – OBR Fund-raising Work Meeting

Tuesday February 26th

7-9 pm – SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP** – PUBLIC WELCOME & ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND – Join us as we explore how social media can be used a promotion tool

Wednesday February 27th

7-9 pm – OBR Production Work Meeting

Thursday February 28th

7-9 pm – OBR Production Working Meeting

Friday March 1st

7-8 pm – OBR Radio Camp Conference Call

Saturday March 3nd

1-7 pm – Recording, Editing, Publicity Working Meeting

Sunday March 3rd

11-1 pm – Radio Church

2-4 pm – OBR Programming Schedule

Monday March 4th

7-9 pm – OBR Library: Editing, Tagging and Archiving Working Meeting

Saturday March 9th

11-7 pm -OBR Library: Editing, Tagging and Archiving Working Meeting

Other Items (schedule pending):

  • Focus on membership
  • Fund-raising 2nd session
  • Swag production (screen printing & button making)
  • Radio HOST MEETING
  • Administrative tasks and outreach

Check the OB Radio Work Calendar for the latest schedule…

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Roundtable (Podcast)

Theology in Action – 2013-01-03-0

A discussion about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with two peace activists, John Roberts and Martin Federman. (Broadcast date 1/4/13)

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Patrick is the host of Occupied Nation, airing every Monday from 3pm-6pm on http://www.obr.fm

 

Occupied Nation

 I went downtown a while ago, well earlier this morning I guess. I was suprised to see how many people were out at 7am on a holiday.As I walked by the vetrans place i watched the police work crews, putting out all the barracades while a group of about fifty motorcycle-cops rode by.  As I glanced at the group of police suprvisors meeting across the street I immediately tried to remember if there was an occupy boston event that i had somehow forgotten, and then realized that the police weren’t in their black military garb, so it couldn’t be occupy.LOL, it was time to get a coffee 🙂

While we celebrate our independence in these United States, let’s remember what it’s supposed to mean. Let’s remember that we were taught in school about how this country declared it’s independence from oppression. Let’s remember those brave souls that stood up against any…

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NBA Offseason: The Brooklyn Nets

Alex is the host of Occupy the Game, airing live ever Moday @ 7pm on http://www.obr.fm

Occupy the Game

The Nets were a pretty bad team the last two seasons and there’s not much else that needs to be said beyond but in the last few days they have taken major steps towards becoming a big player in the Eastern Conference, First they resigned small forward Gerald Wallace to a 4 year $40 million contract. Then in an effort to convince star point guard Deron Williams to stay with the team as they move to Brooklyn next season, they set up a deal that would bring Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Joe “I’ve-got-an-unmovable-contract” Johnson to Brooklyn in exchange for Jordan Farmar, Johan Petro, Anthony Morrow, and Jordan Williams along with Deshawn Stevenson via a sign and trade. The best part is they made the deal not happen unless Deron Williams resigned. Well Today he announced he would be resigning with the Nets and Joining them in Brooklyn. The Hawks trade…

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Welcome to The Show

Alex Ingram is the host of Occupy the Game, every Monday @ 7pm on http://www.obr.fm!

Occupy the Game

Most people don’t know this but the minor leagues in baseball is still a professional league. In fact all a league has to do to be professional is pay its players a living wage. Players who are in the minor leagues are acutely aware of people’s perception of their situation and of the reality. The know they’re professionals but they also know if they don’t hit the majors their nephew and his friends won’t see it that way. To these guys they call the majors The Show. Same job, some of the same faces even, and just as much work. The difference is two fold. The first difference is money. You can very quickly become a millionaire. Frankly that’s totally awesome but the second thing is even better. The second difference is now You’ve made it. Respect will always be there. You join a select group. You’ve accomplished your dream…

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Listen to the The Bridge: Arts for the 99% as hosts Linda Carmichael and Janet Gillespie take a look at art across the 99% every Friday 2:30pm on Occupy Boston Radio

THE BRIDGE - Arts for the 99%

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This Friday I talk to Simone Beaubien, SlamMaster at the Cantab Lounge. Simone has been hosting there since 2004 and is currently the reigning Champion of Champions of the venue. She will tell us all about the Slam Poetry scene.

In the second half of the show I interview, James Caroline who is phenomenal! An intense performer, a warm big hearted guy, a delight to be with and an exciting force of nature when he performs. Jamie travels all over America and the world

During the spring of 2004, he directed and performed in Musician and the Muse, a performance of poetry and music at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, featuring Nicole Terez,Tom Daley, Regie Gibson, and Iyeoka Okoawo. He was also commissioned to write the vocal text and act as artistic sound director for the…

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