Saturday, July 26, 2008

July 26, 2008

The Derrick lists this weekend's Oil Heritage Festival schedule.

Pete Greene ponders what LA can teach the 814 (that's the new cool way I refer to Venango County, you know just throwing it into conversation, "Nothing, just chillin' in the 814. You?" That sort of thing.)

Looks like Keystone is slashing Arts and Music in the schools. Thankfully the football team will be fully funded. Penny wise and pound foolish, I believe is the term. If you're facing a similarly poor decision in your district, I'd stat with supportmusic

Let's Make it Pop-Up! (not as dirty as it sounds.)

Ladies and Gentlemen, Latonians Gone Wild (Again, not as dirty as it sounds):

Sometimes I like to look at projects that I could never actually do and just pretend that I could. Call it nerd porn.

Last summer, my daughter I bought a throwaway camera, a doorpeep hole and some silicon at WalMart and built a DIY fisheye. This is a more sophisticated, but still do-able version.

Etsy features a pedal powered table saw.

Cover Lay Down is featuring all Hank Williams covers. Nice.

Auditions have been announced for Pittsburgh's Shakespeare in the Park's performance of Twelfth Night

minted is like threadless, only for paper. I'm not sure I get it either.

Don't forget that Seneca's Brother Bean will have a live webcast of the National Conference on Disability Issues today from noon til 4 pm in the side room. It's free and open to the public.

Free and Legal Downloads:

Minutemen Live at The Channel on July 22, 1984

Dark Star Orchestra Live at Barrymore Theatre on July 21, 2008

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