Wednesday, September 24, 2008

September 24, 2008

Tech problems persist, but a friend of the blog has loaned me her laptop. Many thanks.

You can now peruse Post-Gazette newspapers from 1926-1989 on Google

Love My Librarian is a way to express your appreciation for your local librarian and possibly bring home $5K.

Erie PA Today is shaping up as a competitor not just to Erieblogs, but also to the Erie Times News, albeit one with a strong socially conservative bent.

Erie native and essayist Dinty W Moore will open the 2008-09 Creative Writer’s Speaker Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, with a reading on Thursday, September 25. A reception for Moore will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor living room of the college’s Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel. The reading will take place at 6 pm in the chapel worship space. Both events are free and open to the public.

The Great Lakes Independent Film Festival runs Thursday, September 25 through Sunday, September 28.

On Saturday, September 27, the Erie Art Museum will participate in the fourth annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine. Museum Day is a day when museums and cultural institutions nationwide open their doors free of charge to Smithsonian magazine readers and visitors.

Pittsburgh's Handmade Arcade is selling a limited number of passes to shop an hour before Handmade Arcade officially opens to the public. The passes cost $15 and are available online .

Local poet Phil Terman has been named poetry editor at The Coal Hill Review.

The 11th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival will show at The Movies of Meadville - September 25, 2008 at 7:00pm Tickets $10.00

Stream or download Michael Moore's new documentary, Slacker Uprising, for free.

Free and Legal Downloads:

Mogwai Live at Granada Theater on September 13, 2008

Drive-By Truckers Live at Alachua County Fairgrounds on September 14, 2008

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