Monday, April 21, 2008

My favorite recent Pittsburgh area call for an artist:

I'm looking to get my good friend's family portrait sketched (no paintings or large depthy projects) in color or bw. She has a husband and a young daughter + perhaps a pet?) And if I could get them drawn in zombie form for a gift, that'd be great.

Prospective zombie artists should email with samples of work.

The Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Project is slated to take place on June 6th - 8th 2008. Sign-Up has officially opened on the website.

The Meadville Tribune reviews(sort of) the Spring Fever Music Festival in Cambridge Springs

Steven Poole discusses giving away his book on the internet.

Get London reading uses a google maps mashup to place books in their London setting. Slow to load, but worth it.

Kiyomi Knox was the winner in Clarion University’s 2008 Presidential Art Exhibition held this month in University Gallery, Carlson Library. Knox, sophomore biology major, is a daughter of Greg Knox of Oil City and is a graduate of Rocky Grove High School. She entered a plaster/q-tips and ivy work, “Birth MW.”

Tickets for the April 26, 2008 Clarion University CampusFest co-headlined by Colbie Caillat and The Bravery with Jason Reeves as the opening act are now on sale. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for Clarion University students with a valid identification card and $25 for the public. All tickets are $25 the day of the show.

Tickets may be purchased at the Gemmell Student Complex Information Desk, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets may be purchased online at:

Free and Legal Downloads:
For National Poetry Month:
Galway Kinnell - "After Making Love We Hear Footsteps"
James Laughlin - "Easter In Pittsburgh"

The usual:
Neko Case - Live at Mojo's Columbia, MO, July 10, 2002 (via sendspace)

PJ Harvey with Marianne Faithful - live in Paris le Zenith 30-06-04.rar (via sendspace)

The Arcade Fire - Live at Joker's Wild, Vegoose Music & Arts Festival, October 30, 2005.rar
(via sendspace)

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