Thursday, March 06, 2008

Last night my new toy came: a Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens -cheap enough I can bang it around and actually use it, but nice enough to take a fun shot like this ( a little Buddha sitting in one of my dish gardens - that's a Living Stone plant in the background) :

Sort of a slow weekend it seems. Newmen plays a free show at Oil City's Howling Dog Gallery and Cafe (Seneca St OC PA 16301) Friday at 9 pm

In an inspired bit of booking, Brother Bean (2803 SR 257, Seneca, PA 16346
814-677-0232) brings improv group The Cellar Dwellers to Seneca this Saturday from 7-9 pm. No cover.

The Oil Region Paranormal Investigation Team is looking for haunted houses or buildings investigate. The service is free.

Venangoland tackles God and transgender musicians in two recent posts.

The Wall Street Journal profiles mp3 blogs that feature out-of -print vinyl albums.(via)

The Pittsburgh City Paper profiles Laurie Woodward's blog Cupcake Hero . Speaking of cupcakes, Dozen's online shop is now open.

Free and Legal Downloads:

Magic Systeme from Ivoir' Compil, Vol. 4 (Jober Entertainment)
"1er Gaou" (mp3)
"Vive le maire" (mp3)
"Monogaga" (mp3)
( Buy at iTunes Music Store )

Bill Ali'iloa Lincoln from Bill Ali'iloa Lincoln - Hawaii's Falsetto Poet (Hana Ola Records)
"Kawaihae" (mp3)
"Pua Iliahi" (mp3)
"Moku O Keawe" (mp3)
( Buy at mTraks Download)

Los Campesinos! "You! Me! Dancing!" (mp3) from Hold On Now, Youngster (Arts & Crafts)
( Buy at Rhapsody )

Son Lux "Break" (mp3) from At War With Walls and Mazes (anticon)
( Buy at Amazon)


slush said...

Thanks for the shout out! (I am not sure if its still called a shout out, Im not with the IN crowd anymore.)

~ Laurie

Dittman said...

Your blog has cupcakes with naughty names! How much cooler could you be? ;)

slush said...

Yeah but I dont name those cupcakes. I just post about them. lol