Livestream will be broadcasting the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences‘ announcement of the 82nd Academy Awards Nominations. Tune in on February 2 at 8:38 AM ET / 5:38 AM PT when the full list of nominees will be announced live from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills by Tom Sherak, president of the Academy, and actress Anne Hathaway. Watch the announcement on http://www.livestream.com/academyawards.
Social Media Week’s second annual conference launches on February 1 and lasts until February 5. The event will take place simultaneously in New York City, Berlin, London, San Francisco, Toronto and São Paulo and be streamed only on Livestream all this week. The five day conference will explore the profound impact that social media has on culture, business communications and society at large. For a schedule of events, visit http://socialmediaweek.org/newyork/livestream and to watch visit http://www.livestream.com/smw_newyork.
UK electronic outfit Hot Chip will broadcast a live session on Friday, February 5 at 9:30 PM ET / 6:30 PM PT. This session marks the release of their upcoming full-length album titled One Life Stand, which sees a proliferation of influences as diverse as the burgeoning UK funky scene to soul music, modern R&B, Northern Soul, Gospel, Golden Age Electronica, and House. This broadcast is brought to you in partnership with Astralwerks and Myspace and can be watched at http://www.livestream.com/hotchip.
AP Live will interview actor Victor Garber on Thursday, February 4 at 5:00 PM (ET). Garber is an Emmy-nominated actor of stage & screen, with roles in Titanic and cult TV favorite “Alias” among his credits. Also being interviewed this week were fashion PR mogul Kelly Cutrone , whose agency People’s Revolution produces top fashion shows every Fashion Week, and actor James Van Der Beek. Last week’s AP Live broadcasts include New Kids On The Block, Michael Vick and James Roday. Make sure to watch these exclusive interviews live or on-demand at http://www.livestream.com/aplive.
Irish rock band Ash will broadcast an exclusive performance live from the band’s own Atomic Heart Studio in NYC. Immediately following the performance, the members of Ash—Tim Wheeler, Mark Hamilton and Rick McMurray — will interact with their fans via a live Q+A session where they will answer questions submitted via Twitter and Facebook. In October 2009 Ash launched the A-Z Series, which will see Ash release 26 singles in one year. Tune in to catch this exclusive live performance and webchat on February 3rd at 3:00 PM (ET) / 12:00 PM (PT) at http://www.livestream.com/Ash.
On Tuesday at 7:00 PM (ET), NY Tech Meetup will be streaming their live forum “Rally for The Future” regarding where the technology world will be in 10 years. This discussion will include responses from Alliance of Youth Movements, Clay Shirky, and many more. Founded in 2004 by Scott Heiferman, the NY Tech Meetup has over 8,000 members, representing people from all parts of the New York technology community. They hold events every month to help promote technological start-up companies and their projects. Make sure to tune in at http://www.livestream.com/nytechmeetup to join the conversation.