Wednesday, March 26, 2008

A little blatant self promotion this morning - thanks to all who dropped me an email about my mention in the News Herald's "Spray" column on Saturday - I hadn't noticed it and had to dig through the recycling. Along those same lines, Kate Shoup Welsh's new book Rubbish! which contains a section by me on the recycled and upcycled crafts my daughter and I shill at our etsy shop has been officially released.

The Titusville Herald profiles several artistic Titusville women including Susan Turner, Titusville Area School District art department chair

Tomorrow, Thursday, March 27, head to The University of Pittsburgh at Titusville's Haskell Library to catch a free screening of Orwell Rolls in His Gravehosted by Mary Ann Caton, UPT history professor. Flick starts at 7 pm and is free and open to the public

Ischabaha brings their Celtic sound to the UPitt Titusville Friday March 28th at 7: 30 pm in Henne Auditorium. Tickets are $8 at the door, or call (814) 827-4503 to reserve.
Stream their music for free at CDBaby. Yes, there will be a bozouki.

Oil City's Croyle Entertaiment was announced their 2008 Scribe Playwrighting Competition
Deadline: July 4, 2008
Winners announced: September 4, 2008
Welcome to the Scribe Playwrighting Competition.
The competition has two categories for sumbission:
Full length plays: All plays 75+ pages are considered to be full length.
One act plays: All plays up to 74 pages in length are considered one act plays.
The Scribe Playwrighting Competition offers the following to the winners of each category:
$200 Cash Prize
Certificate of Merit
A filmed reading of their work for developmental purposes on DVD.
Consideration for full production by Croyle Entertainment.
Written response to your work.

Plays must be submitted as follows:
Script must be in proper play formatting.
Script must have a cover page that includes the title of the play, writer's name and address.
Plays must be registered with a protective agency (i.e. WGA, Copyright Office.)
Pages must be clearly numbered.
Only hardcopies are accepted at this point, please use three-hole puched paper bound by brads.
On the outside of your submission envelope, please specify either 'One Act' or 'Full Length.'
Include a check with your submission: $15.00 (US) for one acts, $25.00 (US) for full length plays.
Please make your checks payable to CROYLE ENTERTAINMENT.
Send your submissions to:
Scribe Playwrighting Competition
C/O Croyle Entertainment
509 Hiland Avenue
Oil City, PA 16301

Oil City's Pumkin Bumkin fest is looking for bands interested in a Battle of the Bands fundraiser. The downside? A $100 per band entry fee! If you're interested and your pockets are deep, drop by their site.

Make an online mixtape to share at Muxtape.

You'll never convince me that Gotham isn't anything more than a nom de comics for Pittsburgh, and now, "Steel City" has another tights wearing denizen - Hero By Night.

Free and Legal Downloads:
David Bazan: 2008-03-15, Austin [mp3]

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