• 1 week 'til CommVEx... and a Commodore commercial!

    From rbernardo@1:15/0 to All on Sat Jul 22 01:23:46 2017
    From: rbernardo@iglou.com

    It has come down to the last few days before the Commodore Vegas Expo!

    http://www.portcommodore.com/commvex

    The preparations are continuing with the set-up day on Friday, July 28, 2017 the unofficial third day of the show. Set-up starts at 2 p.m. in Ballroom 9, third floor, of the Plaza Hotel & Casino, 1 Main Street, Las Vegas, Nevada. Set-up continues until everyone is satisfied that their Commodore and Amiga gear is in place. For those who cannot make the Friday set-up, set-up resumes at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning until the 11 a.m. start of the show. Here is the

    rest of the official schedule:

    Saturday, July 29 CommVEx begins and continues, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    After 5, buffet dinner at the Main St. Station Hotel & Casino.

    After dinner, late-night CommVEx activities in Ballroom 9 of the Plaza Hotel.

    Sunday, July 30 Morning set-up is from 9 to 11. Show begins and continues,

    11 a.m. to 5 p.m..

    Tear-down after 5 p.m.. Sunday dinner at the California Hotel & Casino.

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    The Commodore commercial was filmed in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Commodore PET, the 35th anniversary of the Commodore 64, and the 30th anniversary of the Commodore Amiga 500 and Amiga 2000.

    https://youtu.be/yftkAYYSbDY

    This commercial used "old-school" C64 programs - the Write Stuff 64 with built-in Busy Bee Talker (S.A.M. - Software Activated Mouth) and the Flexidraw hi-res drawing program.


    See you at CommVEx!
    Robert Bernardo
    organizer Commodore Vegas Expo v13 http://www.portcommodore.com/commvex

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