Re: [midatlanticretro] MARCH events for 2009
- maybe a robot war or something like that.
Dan Roganti wrote:
> Old ? I hack till past midnite after a days work--but not everyday,
> I'm getting up there too :)
> One possibility is to have the dinner moved up to Fri.nite and leave
> Sat.nite open for the evening entertainment--and food :)
> But maybe not everyone is in town yet by then.
> Another is to move the dinner to late nite after the Sat evening
> entertainment--with just some snacks to hold everyone's appetite till
> dinner, maybe at 10 or 11pm
> [ = http://www2.applegate.org/~ragooman/ ]
> Evan Koblentz wrote:
>> I must be getting old:
>> What more do you propose, that won't kill us all?
> Jim Scheef wrote:
>> I don't recall Saturday nite as a black hole. Don't we have a
>> traditional pizza party for the exhibitors?
>> Oh, ok. Yes, my brain is atrophying. The pizza must be Friday nite after
>> setup. There must be pizza in there somewhere or I would never attend.
>> I like Dan's idea. A more formal(ly planned) activity for Saturday
>> evening would be good. Filling this 'empty' time slot would encourage
>> people from further afield (assuming anyone has any money left by
>> September) and increase multi-day attendance. We have time to think
>> about this...
- Jim Scheef wrote:
> Are we not a computer museum?
Yes we are, but then the musicians could play remixes of chip
tunes. Here is an example: http://www.slayradio.org . This is an
internet radio station that just plays Commodore 64 remixes.
Also the theremin is a very old electronic instrument created in 1919!
> bryan.pope@... wrote:
>> Jim, Why do they need to work through a MIDI interface? Cheers, Bryan
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: MARCH events for 2009
>> Date: Fri Feb 06 14:51:42 EST 2009
>> From: Jim Scheef
>> To: email@example.com;
>> If all those instruments work thru a MIDI interface, I'm all for it.
>> Mike Loewen wrote:
>> > On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, B Degnan wrote:
>> > > We talked about some sort of Sat or Friday night entertainment
>> last year
>> > > for VCF E. I was too busy with the computer part to do much
>> about the
>> > > music and nothing happened with it. We were also busy getting the
>> > > museum ready. I would love it if someone made a vintage computer /
>> > > electronics exhibit or recital happen. Maybe a talent show. ha ha
>> > Anyone up for a jazz combo? Bill Degnan on bass, me on trombone, just
>> > need guitar/piano, drums and someone else on the front line.
>> > Mike Loewen mloewen@...
>> > <mailto:mloewen%40cpumagic.scol.pa.us>
>> > Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/
>> > <http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/>