Thursday, March 08, 2007

Don't forget to show up at Franklin's Little Theatre (1223 Liberty St) tonight for a reader's theatre edition of the comedy, Orson's Shadow. $3 at the door which opens at 7:30. There's cussin' in the play, so as you might want to leave the yung'uns at home.

Venangoland has been updated.

The NyTimes profiles theatres that have MySpace presences. Locally, that would include The Erie Playhouse

I couldn't help by notice in the NYTimes Sunday edition , while reading the article about Leroy Nicholas Barnes (the guy who became rich and famous by flooding African American neighborhoods with heroin in the 70s) that a former "associate" of Barnes said:
If he runs a Laundromat in Dubuque or a grocery store in Slippery Rock, that’s one thing,” the associate said. “But the man has a tremendous amount of charisma and intelligence. I don’t think he’s going to be innocuous anywhere.

Now I just have to decide if I should feel proud or offended...

"No one in comics stays dead except Uncle Ben". The NYTimes eulogizes Captain America.

Iggy Pop is the voice of the revolutionary uncle in the film adaptation of the graphic novel, Persepolis. (Which is also one of the book selections this year at Youngstown State's English Festival)

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