Dale Dougherty to Host Maker Faire Detroit Town Hall in Grand Rapids on Tuesday

Dale Dougherty to Host Maker Faire Detroit Town Hall in Grand Rapids on Tuesday

Scene from Maker Faire Detroit 2010, from RDECOM’s Flickr set

Dale Dougherty, General Manager of MAKE magazine, will be visiting Grand Rapids next Tuesday to meet with the region’s tech-design-arts community. He’ll be there to meet with local makers and to invite them participate in the Detroit Maker Faire 2011.

Here are the details:

When: Tuesday, April 26, a town hall meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: GRid 70, 70 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapid, MI

What: Town Hall meeting in Grand Rapids, open to the public and free of charge. This is an opportunity to meet Dale and to discuss the maker movement and the upcoming Detroit Faire. Maker Faire Detroit 2011 will draw together inventors, craftspeople, artists, and musicians for two days at Detroit’s Henry Ford Museum.

We hope to see you there!

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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