Tuesday, October 21, 2008

October 22, 2008 - Free and Legal Downloads, Upcoming Shows, and Free Flicks for your weekend.

I'll be gone until Sunday. Be brave.

The Third Annual Clarion University Hip-Hop Symposium featuring Common is Thursday.

You can apply for the next I Made It! Market starting tonight at 7 pm. Only the first 45 vendors to apply will be accepted!

Pittsburgh is really filling up with quirky museums (much to my pleasure). Now open, the Donora Smog Museum

Ken Marquis has been in the art business in Northeastern Pennsylvania for over thirty-five (35) years. he is looking for one (perhaps two) professional artists from each county in Pennsylvania. Check out his website

What's the second coolest event this Halloween (after the Latonia's party)? Come Play with Us:
This special gathering at the Timberline Lodge aims to recreate the 1920s era ball from the film at the same lodge featured in the movie. $100/person VIP Packages include a night's stay at the lodge, dinner, cocktails, a special midnight showing of the film.

Mezzo-soprano superstar Stephanie Blythe, who plays the femme fatale in Pittsburgh Opera’s Samson and Delilah, leads a master class for the Resident Artists of Pittsburgh Opera tonight at 7:00 PM. The public is invited to this free event at the Company’s new headquarters at 2425 Liberty Avenue in the Strip District. Reservations are recommended; call Lynette Vybiral at 412-281-0912 x240.

The Middle East film series at Allegheny College continues tomorrow at 7:30 pm with Man Push Cart in Room 212 of Carnegie Hall. The film is free and open to the public.

This week's film in the Clarion-Venango Campus Independent Film Series is Turtles Can Fly. The flick is Saturday at 7:30 pm in Rhodes Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

Upcoming Shows of Local Interest:

Jesse Lavery plays Meadville's Artist Cup Cafe (231 Chestnut St, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335) from 9-11 pm Friday. No cover.

Greg Koons plays Seneca's Brother Bean Friday 7-9 pm. No cover.

The unfortunately named Meth Fx plays a 6 pm show at Oil City's Latonia Theatre Friday. $3 cover.

The ninethirteenmassacre play a 21+ show at Pittsburgh's Smiling Moose (1306 E., Carson Street) Saturday at 10 pm with special guests the pressure, the Iron City Hooligans. $5 cover

The Venango Chamber Orchestra play a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Barrow-Civic Theatre in Franklin.

Free and Legal Downloads:

Free and Legal Download of the Eels Manchester 2005 Live EP (until Tues., October 28).

Adult Swim is giving away a free and legal album of African hip hop, African Swim. (via)

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals Live at Mr. Small's Theatre on October 12, 2008

Jazz Mandolin Project Live at Mr. Small's Theatre on April 9, 2003

Dirty Dozen Brass Band Live at Mr. Small's Theatre on May 11, 2004

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