Monthly Archives: September 2010

Events for the Week of 9/27

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Techcrunch Disrupt Conference
Monday, 9/27 – Wednesday, 9/29
Watch Techcruch’s 3-day conference live from San Francisco here. The conference will explore the so-called Third Wave–a term coined by Venture Capitalist John Doerr–namely the innovations taking place in social, mobile, and commerce platforms and applications. [clear here]

Billboard Q&A with Trey Songz
Monday, 9/27 at 1:30pm PT
Trey Songz will be live from the official Billboard channel right here to do a live Q&A about the release of his latest album, Passion, Pain, & Pleasure. [clear here]

Doobie Brothers Live
Monday, 9/27 at 4pm PT
Tune in here to watch The Doobie Brothers celebrate the release of their new album World Gone Crazy. The broadcast will include a live 90-minute acoustic concert, followed by a question & answer session that puts fans face-to-face with the legendary band. Watch Cisco make rock and roll history. [clear here]

Rock of Ages Live on Broadway
Monday, 9/27 at 7:30pm PT
Tune in here to see REO Speedwagon do a “Sneak Peek” after their Broadway performance. [clear here]

Stupid for Dexter
Mondays at 7:00pm PT
Dexter junkies won’t want to miss this weekly show exploring the ins and outs of the highly acclaimed Showtime series. You can watch it here. [clear here]


Grand Ole Opry
Tuesday, 9/28 at 6pm PT
The Grand Ole Opry is going live! Tune in here for an exclusive live broadcast featuring Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels Band, and more! [clear here]

Secretary Gates Speaks at Duke University
Wednesday, 9/29 at 2pm PT
Join Duke University on their Official Ustream channel page here as they welcome Secretary of Defense Robert Gates for a live broadcast. The lecture will be followed by a brief Q&A where students and viewers can ask him questions directly using the hash tag #dukelive. [clear here]

Ben & Jerry’s Chat
Friday, 10/1 at 9am PT
Tune in here to see Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen and TransFair CEO Paul Rice giving the scoop on all things Fair Trade. Because the only thing that tastes better than ice cream is Fair Trade ice cream. [clear here]

Simon & Schuster: A Conversation with Richard Dawkins
Friday, 10/1 at 10am PT
Join Simon & Schuster for a live chat featuring Richard Dawkins, author of the book “The Greatest Show on Earth.” He’ll be joined by Sam Harris, author of “The Moral Landscape” to discuss the intersection of science and religion. Don’t miss it right here. [clear here]

Ignite: 2010
Friday, 10/1 at 12pm PT
Tune in here to see a first of its kind gathering of leaders in entertainment, new media and social organizing that will spark minds and initiate action on topics of civic engagement as it pertains to the November mid-term elections, music and social consciousness and new media/blogs. [clear here]

Bad Manors Squirrelathon
Saturday, 10/2 at 12pm PT
Join the Bad Manors Squirrel Diner on a little trip to Coast and Canyon Wildlife Rehab in Malibu, CA to see baby squirrels up close! Viewers will also have a chance to make a donation to the Rehab center, and those who donate $5 or more will be gifted with some Bad Manors Squirrel swag! Tune in here daily to see all the happenings at the diner and don’t miss the Squirrelathon on Saturday! [clear here]

Selena Gomez and More Live Events for the Week of 9/20

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Selena Gomez Live Chat
Monday, 9/20 at 4pm PT
Actress/singer Selena Gomez is going to be live on Ustream again, so get ready to clear your calendar! Chat with her here. [clear here]

Serj Tankian Live Chat
Monday, 9/20 at 7pm PT
Singer/songwriter and former System of a Down guitarist Serk Tankian will be live on Ustream to chat with fans and reveal some info about his upcoming album, Imperfect Harmonies. Watch him here. [clear here]

Indepdentent Filmmakers Conference
Tuesday, 9/20 – Thursday, 9/23
Join industry leaders and indie film enthusiasts for this 3-day conference that will feature highly controversial filmmaker Michael Moore. Watch here. [clear here]

Toms of Maine Wicked Fresh Chat with Stewart + Brown
Wednesday, 9/22 at 5pm PT
Installment #3 of the Toms of Maine Wicked Fresh Wednesdays brings eco-friendly designer team Stewart + Brown to the studio to talk sustainability, eco-fashion, and of course, the always eco-friendly Toms of Maine products. Watch it here. [clear here]

Disney Parks Press Announcement
Thursday, 9/23 at 9:30am PT
Watch a live feed when Disney Parks raise the curtain on exciting (and top secret) plans live. Watch it all go down on the official channel page here. [clear here]

Eve Pearl, Celebrity Make-Up Artist
Thursday, 9/23 at 4pm PT

Eve Pearl is a five-time Emmy Award winning celebrity makeup artist who has also authored her own books and currently serves as Meredith Viera’s personal makeup artist on NBC’s Today Show. She’ll be sharing her industry tips and techniques with viewers, so be sure to tune in here! [clear here]

Live Virtual Wine Tasting
Thursday, 9/23 at 5pm PT
Join wine expert Devin Parr and Sommelier Olivier Dufeu of Jumeirah for a virtual wine tasting. They’ll be live every week so be sure to tune in Thursdays at 5pm right here. [clear here]

NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert
Friday, 9/24 at 5pm PT
Check out a live concert celebrating the 2010 recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor in the folk & traditional arts. The event will be emceed by American Routes host Nick Spitzer from the channel page here. [clear here]

Laugh Aid
Saturday, 9/25 at 12am PT
Benefiting a rotating cast of worthy causes Laugh Aid combines the hottest comedians and musicians with the latest in giving technology. Tune in for Saturday’s special broadcast, which will benefit Autism Speaks and Black Card Circle Foundation (BCCF). Watch it here. [clear here]

PETA’s 30th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, 9/25 at 4pm PT
Join host Alec Baldwin and PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk for PETA’s 30th Anniversary Gala & Humanitarian Awards on September 25, 2010, in Hollywood! Watch it here. [clear here]

Ustream Debuts Multiview with Zac Brown Band Concert on Sunday, Sept. 19

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Live video is getting more captivating today with the release of Ustream’s new Multiview experience, which will be used during Zac Brown Band’s concert from Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Sunday, Sept. 19.

This concert will debut the new Ustream Multiview technology and mark the first concert on Ustream to stream live with five simultaneous camera angles, allowing users to pick their own view from six choices of the show. We created Ustream Multiview to give you the ability to watch the concert from your favorite angle. What’s more, you can chat live with other viewers using Social Stream during the show. This new offering is available to selected partners at this time.

Watch the show live here starting at 7p Pacific Time/8p Mountain Time/10p Eastern Time on Sunday, Sept. 19 to check out your favorite vantage point for enjoying Zac Brown Band from the comfort of your computer!

Weekly Events 9/13

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FOX Fall Party
Monday, Sept. 13 at 6pm PT
Tune in here to watch the Fox Fall Party webcast live from the red carpet! Stars of all your favorite Fox shows will be there, including the cast of Glee, House, Fringe, Raising Hope, Masterchef, Lie to Me, Human Target, and more! [clear here]

National Endowment for the Arts: Creative Placemaking
Monday, Sept. 13 at 12pm PT
Tune in here for a live discussion of the role of the arts and the community in creating livable, sustainable communities. Participants include Richard Florida, Author, The Great Reset and The Rise of the Creative Class; Tim Jones; President & CEO, Toronto Artscape; Rick Lowe, Founder, Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas; and Ann Markusen, Professor and Director, Project on Regional and Industrial Economics at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. Watch it here. [clear here]


Easy A Red Carpet Premiere
Monday, Sept. 13 at 7pm PT
Catch all the action from the red carpet premiere of Sony Pictures’ new movie, “Easy A” starring Emma Stone and Amanda Bynes from the channel page here. [clear here]


So You Think You Can Dance Live Chat
Monday, Sept. 13 at 6:30pm PT
Get to know AdeChike, Ashley, Billy, Jose, Kent, Lauren, and Robert from SYTYCD and ask your questions in the social stream! Live here. [clear here]


Live Chat with Philip Anselmo of Pantera
Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 4pm PT
Tune in here to chat live with Philip Anselmo of the metal band Pantera. [clear here]

How to End Poverty with the UN
Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 6:30am PT
Join UNDP Administrator Helen Clark for a conversation on the global fight against poverty and the actions required to achieve sustainable development. Watch from the official channel page here. [clear here]


Ruelala Chat from New York Fashion Week
Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 9am PT
Chat live with Elle Magazine editors from NYFW! Get the inside scoop on the latest trends and the designers who are rocking the runways at fashion week! Watch here. [clear here]


“Crash the Super Bowl” Press Conference
Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 10am PT
Don’t miss a surprise celebrity guest (we can’t tell you who) kick-off a breaking-news press conference. Viewers will get a chance to ask leading ad industry insiders questions about what it takes to create a top-notch Super Bowl commercial. Watch it here. [clear here]


Toms of Maine Wicked Fresh Chat with Sophie Uliano
Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 5pm PT
Tune in here to watch another weekly Toms of Maine chat with Sophie Uliano – The green guru and New York Times’ best-selling author of the “Gorgeously Green” series of books and gorgeouslygreen.com. [clear here]


Gorillaz Webchat
Thursday, Sept. 16 at 2pm
On the eve of the Gorillaz highly anticipated “Escape to Plastic Beach” North American Tour, Murdoc, one of the band’s animated alter egos will take fan questions and reveal more information about who will be touring with them from the official channel page here. [clear here]

Vote Ustream For Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

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Ustream has been nominated for a Streaming Media Reader’ Choice Award in two categories: “Best Online Video Company 2010 – Content” and “Live Video Streaming Platform.”  The winner will be featured in the December/January issue of Streaming Media  magazine, on StreamingMedia.com, and published in StreamingMedia Xtra newsletter.

Ustream is the ONLY live streaming site nominated in these categories, so please take a minute to vote and we will love you forever:

1. Register here: http://www.streamingmedia.com/ReadersChoice/2010/nominate.aspx
2. You will be directed to another page where you may select “Best Online
Video Company 2010 – Content” and “Live Video Streaming Platform”
(http://www.streamingmedia.com/ReadersChoice/2010/Vote.aspx)
3. Click “Submit”

Be sure to tell your friends on Facebook and Twitter!

Victoria’s Secret Ask an Angel and More!

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Foodies Live
Tuesday, 9/7 at 2pm PT/5pm ET
Tune in to see Chef Laura Slama cook several dishes live from the Foodies Ustream channel page here. Watch every step as well as ask questions, make comments and chat with other foodies. [clear here]


Charity Water: Live Drill from Central African Republic
Tuesday, 9/7 at 4pm PT/7pm ET
Watch as charity: water drills the first well of the September campaign in the village of Moale, Central African Republic! Tune in here. [clear here]


Glee Premiere Party
Tuesday, 9/7 at 6pm PT/9pm ET
See all the stars walk the red carpet, watch exclusive interviews, and get the inside scoop on season 2 during the premiere party here! [clear here]


Oil of Olay Press Conference
Wednesday, 9/8 at 7am PT/10am ET
Find out who the next celebrity ambassador of Oil of Olay will be during the live press conference on the official channel page here. [clear here]


Strut London Fashion Show
Thursday, 9/9 at 4pm PT/7pm ET
Tune in here for an exclusive look at designer Selma Starfinger’s 2011 summer pre-collection. Selma designs with modern and classic aesthetics in mind. Her creations have been published in WeAr fashion magazine and in Mercedes Benz commercial photo shoots. [clear here]

Victoria’s Secret: Ask an Angel
Friday, 9/10 at 3pm PT/6pm ET
Ever wanted fashion advice from a supermodel? Now’s your chance to talk style with models Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes, and Chanel Iman from the Victoria’s Secret SOHO store in NYC. Watch it here. [clear here]


Stand Up 2 Cancer
Friday, 9/10 at 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET
Join celebrities and activists for an evening of generosity. The third annual Stand Up 2 Cancer rally is helping fund research and solutions that directly impact cancer treatment. Watch it here. [clear here]


Music Box during VMA weekend
Friday-Saturday, 9/10-9/11
Ustream is powering the first annual Music Box event over VMA Weekend featuring a red carpet and green room with VMA presenters and musical performances by LMFAO, Aloe Blacc, Kat Graham, S.K.A.M. Artist DJs, and more! Watch it all here.