[Ubuntu-US-CA] DNA Lounge This Thursday Nov 12 in San Francisco

Grant Bowman grantbow at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 21:44:48 UTC 2009

Here's the Facebook event URL.


Grant Bowman

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Grant Bowman <grantbow at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here are the recent emails that I think need to be on the mail list.
> I hope future discussion is sent to the mail list directly.
> Grant Bowman
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jesse Zbikowski <embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:41 PM
> Subject: Re: Karmic Koala release
> Hi folks, as you know the Data Beez + Karmic Koala party is fast
> approaching.  Some of the Orb SWARM crew were at the shop fixing
> robots last night, and we should have two ready to go for Thursday.
> This weekend would be a good time to start the word-of-mouth campaign.
>  I am attaching a simple flier image which you are welcome to use --
> feedback on this welcome.  The modernhacker.com/shows link is still
> under development.
> I'm planning to post an announcment on the following websites.  If you
> think of any more, please go ahead and post there, or if you'd prefer
> send a mail asking somebody else to do it.
> Upcoming
> Squid List
> Flavor Pill
> Fun Cheap SF
> dorkbot-blabber mailing list
> Noisebridge mailing list
> Also Grant was going to post on the Ubuntu-CA list, and one of us
> should also hit the various LUG lists.
>>> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Jesse Zbikowski <embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi party people: here's where the SF Karmic event stands.  Jordan has
>>>> generously offered to let us piggyback on an 8-bit DJ party
>>>> extravaganza he is helping out with (along with his friend Morgan) and
>>>> I think we should take him up on this offer.  Last time there was a
>>>> great synergy between the groups, and I hope to see Linux people
>>>> discover some cool music, as well as for a broader audience to be
>>>> exposed to Linux. Also Chris, who did an awesome VJ set at the Jaunty
>>>> party, is interested to participate so Yay!  We also have the Orb
>>>> SWARM crew on board to perform with their (Linux-based) robots again,
>>>> which I think will work out even better this time around.
>>>> The party is being held at DNA Lounge on Thursday November 12, which
>>>> is two weeks after the Karmic release.  I think this is a good
>>>> timeframe because it avoids Halloween weekend which is already hectic.
>>>>  There are a number of advantages of DNA over Caffeine, such as much
>>>> better Internet access and a huge space for the Orbs to roll around
>>>> (they were pretty cramped at the last show).
>>>> If anybody is interested to throw a smaller get together in addition
>>>> at Caffeine closer to the actual release, such as the date itself (I
>>>> heard October 28), I am more than happy to book this as well.  It
>>>> could be a more low-key event with a DJ and folks hanging out upstairs
>>>> with laptops.  We could try to get the Free Software Song going again.
>>>> The 8-bit / Karmic party is being billed as "Data Beez" and
>>>> performances run from 8-11.  We are designating 7-8 as the
>>>> Installfest, although of course everyone is free to keep installing
>>>> stuff all night.  Maybe we could get some Linux LAN games going too.
>>>> There is going to be some small reasonable cover charge for admission
>>>> to the show, but anyone who comes to the Installfest with a laptop
>>>> before 8 gets in free.  If you don't have a laptop to bring but you
>>>> want to volunteer to help with the Installfest, we will also have an
>>>> RSVP list for volunteers to get in before 8, I was thinking of going
>>>> with KoalaVolunteers at gmail.com.
>>>> So basically we should promote the hell out of this party to celebrate
>>>> Linux, check out some top-of-the-line 8-bit music, and bring in a few
>>>> people to help cover the expenses of bringing this great crew of
>>>> artists in from NYC and elsewhere.  Here's some links to the tunes:
>>>> http://www.8bitpeoples.com/
>>>> http://mp3death.us/

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