Livestream is teaming up with Ben Harper and Relentless 7, on behalf of Virgin, to present users with an exclusive live 30-minute video preview of their upcoming CD/DVD release on Friday March 12 at 6:00pm PST/9:00pm EST. Harper’s latest album—which will be released to coincide with the DVD on March 9—will feature hours of great live music from the Montreal International Jazz Festival. Only fans watching the broadcast will have the chance to see the DVD before it hits store shelves. Enjoy this special sneak peek at http://livestream.com/benharper.
The teenage star of iCarly is all grown up! Actress & recording artist Miranda Cosgrove will be appearing in a live fan chat this Friday March 12 at 7:00pm EST / 4:00pm PST! She’ll be answering questions via Facebook about her show, her upcoming second album, and giving fans all the gossip about her life! In addition, Miranda will also have a super special announcement only for her fans who watch the chat, so you won’t want to miss it! Tune in this Friday at http//livestream.com/mirandacosgrove.
Tuesday March 9 marks the beginning of the 2010 Alliance of Youth Movements Summit, which will be live from London through Thursday March 11. The feed will bring together social entrepreneurs, government officials, academics, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders in order to discuss how social media can be used to effect change and further social causes. You can find more information about the event at http://youthmovements.howcast.com/ or tune in this week to watch the live feed on http://livestream.com/allianceofyouthmovements.
After announcing their Livestream partnership this past week, AP continues with more celebrity interviews this week on Wednesday March 10 and Thursday March 11. On Wednesday at 1:30pm EST, AP will interview award-winning rapper & actor Ludacris, who recently released his seventh studio album Battle of The Sexes. Also on the schedule is the host of Bravo‘s Shear Genius & model Camila Alves at 2:30pm EST. On Thursday at 3:00pm EST, actor Eric McCormack will be interviewed about his new Lifetime movie Who Is Clark Rockefeller? and more. To watch these interviews or an exclusive replay of AP’s red carpet coverage of the Academy Awards, tune in to http://livestream.com/aplive.
The legendary rock band Alice in Chains will be conducting an exclusive fan chat on Wednesday March 10th at 7:00pm EST, live from New York City. Ask the band questions about their new album, the current tour, or how the band has been affected by the addition of singer William DuVall. Tune in to their channel page http://www.livestream.com/aliceinchains and leave some questions for Wednesday!
Join The Daily Beast, a business of IAC/InterActiveCorp, as they partnered with co-hosts DVF, Vital Voices and the UN Foundation to produce Women in the World: Stories and Solutions this weekend, Friday March 12 – Sunday March 14. This event will call attention to the amazing work that non-profits, NGOs and activists are doing to fight child marriage, rape in war zones, sex trafficking and other challenges facing women and girls. Starting Friday at 5:00pm EST, they’re bringing together some of the most influential women in the world for a 3-day power-packed summit and we want YOU to join us in conversation online. The focal point of the weekend will be on investing in women & girls to foster global, lasting change. Take part in this extraordinary event at http://livestream.com/womenintheworld. Viewers can also watch from their Blackberry, iPhone, or Android smartphones by visiting http://mobile.livestream.com/wiwlive.
The internet has eliminated many of the barriers of the media industry by giving the general public tools to create their own content. On Wednesday March 10, Cross Media NYC hopes to bridge the gap between the different media sectors in order share information and find new opportunities with a jam-packed panel discussion at 6:00pm EST.With 5 executives from key sectors, 4 technology demos and 2 cross media case studies to appear, something big is bound to happen. Cross Media NYC seeks to connect these differing personalities; the gaming people to meet the TV people, the publishing people to meet the web video people, and everyone to meet the advertising people. Take part in this special event by watching at http://livestream.com/crossmedianyc.
College Fanz Sports Network, the world’s largest online college sports community launched by ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen, will broadcast the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ (NAIA) men’s and women’s basketball tournament selections. The Division I selection show is Wednesday March 3, with the women’s selection scheduled for 4:30pm EST/3:30pm CST, directly followed by the men’s selection. College Fanz is the exclusive broadcaster for these announcements of the oldest basketball tournament in the country, which was started in 1937. Watch these never-before-televised shows at http://livestream.com/collegefanz.
The most famous Asian American Film Festival in the world has come to Livestream. Beginning Thursday March 11 with red carpet coverage at the premiere of at 6:00pm PST/9:00pm EST, The Center for Asian America Media (CAAM) will present the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF). The SFIAAFF, which has taken place in March for the last 27 years, is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films. CAAM annually presents approximately 120 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and San Jose. Since 1982, the SFIAAFF has been an important launching point for all Asian American independent filmmakers as well as a vital source for new Asian cinema. Watch red carpets, parties, and a festival forum live until March 21 at http://livestream.com/caam.