Friday, February 16, 2007

Venangoland has been updated.

Delwende is this week's Venango Campus Independent Film Series film. It starts at 7:30 pm in Rhoades Auditorium and is free.

SRU has another reason to be proud:
Simpson, better known as ChipBurger or Chip "The Phenom" Simpson, is the No. 6 ranked competitive eater in the world [and} a Slippery Rock University physical therapy graduate student. . .

The Great Lakes Film Association offices have moved to the Roadhouse Theatre For Contemporary Art. Which is interesting enough, but the bigger news for the consumers of culture is that "in the spring of 2007 the Great Lakes Film Association, in a cooperative effort with The Roadhouse Theatre for Contemporary Art, will launch an independent film theater offering alternative cinema."

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre has announced their 2007 schedule.

"[O]ne of the best known names in circusdom in regards to flying acts" and former Pittsburgh resident Inez Hubbell Beares has died.

Speaking of dead Pittsburghers, it's been 20 years since Warhol died and,"the Andy Warhol Museum is planning a series of events later this year to mark the milestone and Warhol's influence on art and culture."

Wowio is a pretty straightforward. Free books in pdf format. There's some Sontag, some Poe, a lot of Oxford University Press -- all quality stuff. The problem is, unless you have an email that ends in .edu or .gov, you have to give them your credit card number. Which is creepy. Luckily, I have two invites to give away which will allow you to avoid using a CC #. If you're interested, email me.

The NYTimes profiles my winter fantasy.

Circa 45 is a new blog devoted to old vinyl.


Anonymous said...

Hmm...The GLFA starting another alternative film series at the Roadhouse. This should be hilarious.

Dittman said...

Something tells me you don't mean "funny ha-ha". Care to elaborate?