What are you doing tonight?

With the annual Allied Media Conference coming up in a couple months (July 16-19 to be exact), I thought I'd head over to their Web site and see what pre-conference events were in the works.

But first, for those not familiar with the Allied Media Conference:

AMC is the cornerstone project of the Allied Media Projects, which started out as the Midwest Zine Conference in '99, and has evolved into a multi/alternative media d.i.y. hot bed for those who know it takes real alternative media to shed light on social injustice. The idea is simple really: to cultivate strategies for a more just and creative world.

Nice. We like. Power to the people, right on. No wonder folks come from all across the country to check it out -- if I didn't already live here I certainly would.

If you head over to Motor City Brewing Works tonight at 8 p.m. for the Silent Art Auction to Benefit Allied Media Conference, you'd be putting in some serious karma work while enjoying a beutiful, if not utterly kick-ass, Tuesday night in the city. Winners announced at 11 p.m. It's a radical cause, so grab some beers and pizza and buy some art for your pad. You owe it to yourself ...

And, while you're there be sure to inquire about Detroit Cheers dollars

For info on the Allied Media Conference email Mike Medow:

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