Thursday, February 07, 2008

I've slept 40 out of the last 48 hours. My fever is checking in at 100. I hurt a stomach muscle coughing. My family is tired of me. My cat, SB, curled up on my head and purred sweet consolation in my ear. Which made me feel better, until I remembered that whole "cat as the angel of death" thing. And then I felt...differently.

Old people are right. Talking about illness is fun.

Frankin On Ice is this weekend. I would be remiss in not mentioning that my lovely and talented wife will be storytelling at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m in the Barrow-Civic Little Theatre (1233 Liberty St., Franklin, PA 16323) Free and open to the public.

Talented area performers are invited to step into the limelight at Open Mic Night at Clarion University–Venango Campus on Friday, February 22, 2008, at 7 p.m. in the Robert W. Rhoades Center Lounge. Acoustic performances and poetry readings are encouraged. For more details regarding set length, performance pieces, and technical specifications please contact Emily Aubele at (814) 676-6591, ext. 1269. This event is free and open to the public.

Want a super secret code to order Hairspray tickets for the Pittsburgh performace before anyone else? Email me, ask nicely, and I'll pass it on to you.

Speaking of such, I have Hulu invites to give away. Email me and I'll hook you up.

The date for the 2008 Oil Region Indie Fest has been anounced. Reserve May 24th, 2008. And drop Fest mastermind Jerome Wincek a note - yesterday was his birthday.

Belsapadore plays Seneca's Brother Bean this saturday from 7-9pm. No cover.

title me wrong plays an acounstic set in the Meadville High School Cafeteria tonight at 7 pm. $1 cover.

Allegheny College community's annual soul food dinner is Sunday feb 10th at 5 p.m. in Schultz Dining Hall. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door starting at 4 p.m. on Sunday if space is available.

The J Paul Getty Museum has acquired photographer Irving Penn's blue-collar portraits, “The Small Trades”.

Burkina Electric will appear Sunday Feb 10th at 3 p.m. at the Erie Art Museum Annex, 20 E. Fifth St. Admission is free, but a donation of $10 is suggested.

Stream their album Reem Tekre at CDBaby

The perfect man? 6 ft and a maximum of 145 pounds say fashion designers.

Why we kiss. I mean, not you and I. Not that I wouldn't kiss you. It's know...complicated.

Confederate Pennsylvania:

Says a senior citizen named Kurt: "That flag is a cherished symbol of Christianity."

Comment would be superflous.

Free and Legal Downloads:

Massive Attack, Santiago Chile, May 04, 2004. (via)

It's the year of the Rat !!!恭喜发财!!!

Literary lion Paul Coelho reveals a passion for promoting the online piracy of his own books. He thinks publishers should follow suit.

A rock tour of NYC

The Erie SeaWolves that National Anthem tryouts will be held Saturday, March 8 at the Millcreek Mall. Tryouts will be on the center stage in the mall near Burlington Coat Factory. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and tryouts begin at 1 p.m.

Those interested in auditioning will perform the National Anthem for a panel of judges. Auditions must be performed a capella.

For more information about the National Anthem tryouts, please contact Carol Trumbo at (814) 456-1300

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