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Out the Window in LA Weekly!
"If there's something unexpected on the screen, it makes you feel the whole institution of the city is open to play."

Bus Screenings June 13-19 Launch Mobile Community TV Network

WHAT 40 short videos by LA youth will be shown on all 2200 L.A. Metro buses
WHERE all routes of LA Metro buses over 4000 sq miles of LA County
WHO 75 high school students recently made the videos with artist teachers at Echo Park Film Center and with Public Matters at East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy and Pilipino Workers Center; coordinated by Freewaves with the conceptual and technical direction of UCLA REMAP
WHEN 5 minutes of every half hour from 6 am until midnight, every weekday June 13-17, and  45 minutes of every hour over Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19, 2011
HOW Transit TV is donating use of their interactive TV system for the youth to screen their videos and question 1.2 million daily riders via text messages.
WHY The newest innovation on the public media spectrum brings meaningful art and relevant topics to and from LA Metro’s underserved ridership while public media declines.

Public Screening at Inner City Arts

Sun. June 12 @ 3pm See all the youth-produced videos in Out the Window at Inner City Arts, followed by a reception. Everyone Welcome!
Inner City Arts: 720 Kohler St. in downtown LA. Enter on Merchant St.)

Here's an idea:  take the bus to the following program and watch videos along the way!

WE ARE HERE:  We Could be Everywhere 
Media, Arts and Activism in Los Angeles and Beyond 
Panel Discussion at ALOUD

Tue. June 14 @ 7pm Are the media arts a sensitizing force?  What is media art’s capacity to respond to political conditions?  Cultural practitioners and scholars explore the role artists play as innovators of media technology and instigators in the public and media art realms.  Panel discussion at the Los Angeles Central Library ALOUD program. Panelists:  Aniko Imre, Henry Jenkins, Reed Johnson, Fabian Wagmister.  Moderated by Kenneth Rogers, Media and Cultural Studies, UC Riverside. Program is free but registration is required.
Los Angeles Central Library: 630 West Fifth St. Los Angeles CA 90071)
6522 Hollywood Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90028 US