Monday, November 17, 2008

November 17, 2008 - Justin Parson, Transit Artist of the Month and Free and Legal Downloads

Images and video from Justin Parson's gig at Brother Bean two weeks ago:

Local filming brings business to property owners, artists, others

A meeting, on how best to utilize the oil City Library's third floor is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, will be held upstairs in the Heritage Room at the library. It is open to the public.

The Allegheny College Playshop Theatre will bid farewell to its original, 79-year-old performance space in Arter Hall with a production of Luigi Pirandello's modern masterpiece, “Six Characters in Search of an Author,” Nov. 20-23.

Performances will be given on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Playshop Theatre in Arter Hall.

Patrons are cautioned that this production contains strong language and mature subject matter. Tickets for “Six Characters in Search of an Author” are $7.50 for adults; $5.00 for non-Allegheny students, senior citizens and Allegheny employees. With identification, Allegheny students are admitted at no charge. For more information or to order tickets contact the Playshop Theatre Box Office at (814) 332-3414.

The Gig Profit?/Loss Calculator is a handy tool for performers thinking of taking it on the road.

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission invites applications to its Summer 2009 student internship programs, including the Keystone, Diversity, and Apprentice Preservation programs. Full descriptive and application material is available at

Application deadline is January 23, 2009.

Brother Bean,as we know it, is officially no more. A local non-profit will attempt to resurrect it at 3338 State Route 257 in Seneca.

The Youngstown Playhouse has discontinued operations, ostensibly until spring.

The Post-Gazette reviews Pittsburgh Opera's The Grapes of Wrath (complete with prosthetic breast!).

GLUE is "an online resource of people and ideas." The main goal of the exchange is to connect like-minded people in Rust Belt cities, including Pittsburgh, Columbus, Detroit, Buffalo and Cleveland.

Sue Clark is the Transit Fine Arts Gallery artist for November, A reception will be held on November 24th from 7-8:30 pm at the gallery .

Free and Legal Downloads:

The Mountain Goats Live at Music Hall on November 8, 2008

This is Daptone Records... (full album)

Mountain Goats Live at Republic on November 3, 2008

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