(Events) Creative Misuse, Innovation in Europe, GDGT in Austin, and Post-Olympics Art

PSFK has been tracking inspirational events and conferences being held around the world, featuring exceptional gatherings in the Events section of our home page.

PSFK has been tracking inspirational events and conferences being held around the world, featuring exceptional gatherings in the Events section of our home page. Below are a handful of upcoming events that we are looking forward to as platforms for speakers and attendees to spread good ideas.

[March 11, NYC] You’re Playing It Wrong – Creative Misuse Of Musical Instruments presented by Dorkbot: Historical and contemporary short videos and live performances featuring inappropriate, inadvisable and occasionally disastrous creative uses of musical instruments.

[March 11, Brussels] Plugg: A one-day conference with a clear focus on celebrating entrepreneurship and innovation in Europe and raising global awareness for those European start-ups in the Web / Mobile 2.0 field that stand out in the crop.

[March 12-29, Shanghai] JUE Music + Art Festival 2010: A celebration of the alternative, creative and progressive arts in Shanghai with no branding, no restrictions and no hidden agenda, JUE is an excusenot to be cooped up in your apartment.

Experience a punk show, an art installation, and everything in between – Split Works, along with local galleries, record labels, and the international music community, has knitted together a diverse mix of visual arts exhibitions and live shows at venues across the city.

[March 12-13, NYC] MIXER: OLYMPIAD: Eyebeam’s acclaimed event series dedicated to showcasing leading artists in the fields of live media performance, interactive and participatory art, is back once again on Friday, March 12 – Saturday, March 13, 2010.

In the aftermath of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Eyebeam will help alleviate the post-Games hangover with its own international athletic spectacular, MIXER: OLYMPIAD. Artists, designers, musicians, engineers, and hackers alike will stage events that evoke the passion, the drive, the danger, and the majesty of competitive sport and mass spectacle.

[March 15, Austin] GDGT live in Austin: GDGT is taking over the Austin Music Hall at 7pm and bringing along some twenty of the best electronics and tech companies in the business.

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