The highly influential Ian MacKaye is scheduled to speak at the Library of Congress regarding personal digital archiving and the need to educate creators and users in ways to steward our digital cultural heritage.
MacKaye is scheduled to speak on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 6 p.m. in the Mumford Room of the James Madison Memorial Building, located at 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. The event, sponsored by the Library’s National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
More information on the event can be found here.
MacKaye might be best known for his tenure as the vocalist of Minor Threat and vocalist/guitarist of Fugazi, as well as being the co-founder of longtime DIY label Dischord Records. In November 2012 he and Amy Farina released The Odds, their third album under the moniker The Evens.
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