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    1st Annual Activist Ball a Success in Community Building !

    The 1st Annual Activist was a success beyond expectations in many ways. The most dynamic impact of the Activist Ball was the excitement around community building. The Activist Ball was participated in by civic groups, social justice groups, elected officials, local business, even a marching band. The end result was not only wonderful memories, but sustaining the ability of encuentro 5 and CAMP/OBR.fm to continue their efforts to bring together and build a better community for all!

    OBR Announces RADIO CAMP!!! <>Feb 24 – Mar 9<>

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    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 WORKSOP **- 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
    • Fundraising 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…

    Friday on OBR.fm

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    #OBRadio is On The Air! Producing & serving up top notch free/libre content. #occupy #occupyboston #ows #indymedia

    OBradio needs your help!

    We are in the process of changes, and need your assistance. OBradio is an internet radio station that was started 8 months ago by members of Occupy Boston in an effort to broadcast the voice of the 99 percent, broadcasting the injustices of the world, and sharing collective information on the struggles and success’ of the movement. In the past 8 months OBradio has gone from simply broadcasting on the spot interviews with occupiers from Dewey Square and General Assemblies, to producing 12 original show’s on a weekly basis.

    The facility in which we broadcast from is called E5, or rather Encuentro Cinco. E5 houses 20+ organizations that are all oriented toward the advancement of liberties of all people. E5 was instrumental in providing a space for meetings, organization, educational conferences, and media development for Occupy Boston from the very beginning. OBRadio  moved into E5 in February building out a studio from which we broadcast from today.

    E5 recently was informed that it’s space at 33 harrison, in Chinatown, would no longer be available for it to rent, and as a result OBradio, and the rest of the organizations at E5 must move at the end of July 2012. E5 is in the process of acquiring another space that will accommodate the organizations that utilize the space at 33 Harrison. Continue reading “Friday on <a href="http://www.occupyboston.org/radio/" target="_blank">OBR.fm</a>” »

    Monday on OBR.fm

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    #OBRadio is On The Air! Producing & serving up top notch free/libre content. #occupy #occupyboston #ows #indymedia

    Check out our blog and stay tuned @ www.obr.fm!

    3pm (EST)
    Occupied Nation
    6pm (EST)
    Veterans for Peace Radio
    7pm (EST)
    Occupy the Game
    8pm (EST)
    Pink Slime Radio

    Friday on OBR.fm

    OBR Poster tiny1 300x180 Friday on <a href=http://www.occupyboston.org/radio/ target= blank>OBR.fm</a>

    #OBRadio is On The Air! Producing & serving up top notch free/libre content. #occupy #occupyboston #ows #indymedia

    Check out our blog and stay tuned @ www.obr.fm!
    1pm (EST)
    Democracy Now
    2pm (EST)
    The Aggregated Occupier
    2:30pm (EST)
    The Bridge: Arts for the 99%
    3:30pm (EST)
    Belly of the Beast
    7pm (EST)
    The Commonwelath Casino
    8pm (EST)
    Theology In Action

    Contact us

    Occupy Boston Media <Media@occupyboston.org> • <Info@occupyboston.org> • @Occupy_Boston