Thursday, July 26, 2007

The Derrick profiles Charlie Whipple, the first artist Arts Czar Joann Wheeler has brought to Oil City, and his plans to open a gallery and coffeeshop.

Remora Deign plays an acoustic set at Seneca’s Brother Bean on Saturday at 7 pm. No cover.

The Meadville Tribune takes a look at this weekend’s Firefly Festival.

The Pittsburgh City Paper reviews Nancy Krygowski’s Velocity, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.

“Carryin' On” , an exhibition of renowned Pittsburgh Photographer Tennie “One Shot” Harris’ documentation of gay life in the ‘burgh in the 50s, continues through Sept. 2 at The Andy Warhol Museum. I spent a long time looking at these photos to create the gay bar scene in Small Brutal Incidents.

Pittsburgh’s Handmade Arcade is now accepting vendor applications for 2007. This year's Handmade Arcade will take place on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11 at Construction Junction.

New York magazine excerpts Osamu Tezuka's graphic novel, Apollo's Song.

The Independent Weekly examines Durham's status as a "national hotbed for spoken-word poetry."

Minnesota Public Radio's the Current features an in-studio performance by St. Vincent.

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