Friday, November 07, 2008

November 7, 2008

For those of you quickly looking for some cred, most merchandise in the official Obama store is now 50% off.

KeystoneEdge takes a look at Craft Breweries and the Future of Beer Distribution in PA, but what's really impressive is Jeff Fusco's photography (especially the portrait of Brian O'Reilly - Sly Fox Brewmaster)

The Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry is currently accepting submissions for next year’s Autumn Leaf Festival theme contest.

The Pittsburgh City Paper takes a look at KDKA's coverage of Oil City's trick-or-treating:

What We Learned: It's easier to ban trick-or-treat than to band together so that kids can still have fun, safely. Unanswered Question: Seriously -- why did it take so long for officials to reverse the ban?

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette has a 360 degree panorama of the Mystery Lovers Bookshop Bathroom:

Those of you who have visited the store in the past few years undoubtedly know that our bathroom is painted up to look like a prison cell and that the walls are covered with graffiti--actually the signatures and other comments by the several hundred authors who have visited the store in recent years.

My name and comments are at the very upper left hand side.

Nearly a ton of steel has been stolen from Pittsburgh-based Industrial Arts Co-op steel sculpture paying homage to the industry.

2009 Great Lakes Film Fest Call For Entries Are Open

2009 Great Lakes Scriptwriting Competition Call for Entries Are Open

JamBase profiles singer-songwriter Ben Sollee. (via)

In honor of Barack Obama's electoral victory, McSweeney's is giving away free copies of The Future Dictionary of America (you pay shipping).

Upcoming Shows of Local Interest:

Cellofourte plays a free show at Oil City's Latonia Theatre (1 East Street, Oil City 16301 (814) 677-1260)

Justin Parson plays Senca's Brother Bean Coffeehouse Saturday from 7-9. No cover.

Remora Deign plays the Franklin Barrow Civic Little Theatre Saturday from 7-11:30 pm. $8(?) at the door

Free and Legal Downloads

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead Live at Illini Media Building (WPGU 107.1 Studios) on November 9, 2007

Alejandro Escovedo Live at Aladdin Theater on September 13, 2008

Andrew Bird Live at Tripod on November 3, 2007

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