Thursday, September 06, 2007

This Saturday, folkie David Bailey plays Seneca's Brother Bean at 7 pm No cover. Preview his music.

Joann Wheeler, Arts Czar(ina) of Oil City passes on:
...they still have an opening for at least one vendor/demonstrator at the upcoming Cranberry Festival, September 15 from 11 am to 7 pm. They offer a stipend of $100 and you can sell your work. If interested, please call Sue at 676-8521.

Clarion Prof Joshua Pierce shows up on NPR's Day to Day, discussing ways to reduce paper usage. (More entertaining than I just made it sound.)

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is seeking talented, energetic artists to create sidewalk chalk works of art in the Zoo and around the city.
Interested applicants should call 412-365-2533 for more details.

Pittsburgh Magazine released their 2007 Best of Pittsburgh list

The City Paper reviews University of Pittsburgh professor Lynne Conner examines the history of local theater in Pittsburgh in Stages .

The Pittsburgh Dance Council has announced its 07-08 season.

Largeheartedboy points out Minnesota Public Radio features an in-studio performance by singer-songwriter (and former Pedro the Lion frontman) David Bazan.

Knopf's rejection files see the light of day.

Looks like my planned trip to NYC this month is a no-go, but the NyTimes springs to my aid with tips on visitng the city without, well, visiting the city:
Saturday dinner: Order in pizza. Eat. When just scraps are left, release live cockroaches into the pizza box. (Cockroaches are available at; 10 for $19.95 or 50 for $79.99.)

Oh you waited in line to buy one in June. Ever feel like you've just been had?

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