Thursday, January 08, 2009

January 8, 2009

The Venangago-go Arts and Entrainment calendar has been updated.  If there’s something coming up that you think would interest our gazillion readers (arts and culture related within about a 100 mile radius of 16323, send it along with the vitals – price, when , where, etc) to 

The Prisoner site, with all of the original 17 episodes from 1967 is available for viewing at AMC.

The Grant Resource Center, (421 Twelfth Street, Franklin, PA 16323) has announced its Spring 2009 course schedule:

January 16, 2009  |  9:30 am - 10:30 am   |   Foundation Directory Online Basics

*Tentative* February 6, 2009  |  9:00 am - 1:00 pm   |  Proposal Writing Basics - Foundations

February 21, 2009  (Saturday)  |  10:00 am - 11:00 am   |  Foundation Support for Your Education

March 13, 2009   |   9:30 am - 10:30 am   | Presentation

March 27, 2009   |   9:30 am - 10:30 am   |   Foundation Directory Online Basics

*Tentative* April 17, 2009   |   9:00 am - 12 Noon   |   Proposal Writing Basics - Government

May 15, 2009   |   9:30 am - 10:30 am   |   Foundation Directory Online Basics

*Tentative* June 5, 2009   |   9:00 am - 1:00 pm   |   Proposal Budgeting Basics

The Grant Resource Center is open during regular library hours, which are 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday through Friday, and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday.   The library and the Grant Resource Center are closed on Sundays.

You do not need an appointment to use our resources, but it is recommended for first time visitors.

You do not need a Franklin library card to use the databases or reference materials.

"In 2008, we had 30,000 hits on [the ARTS Oil City] Web site....In the same (2007) time, we had 450 hits. . . "

Grove City College will stage two performances of “La Bête” at 3 and 7 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Pew Fine Arts Center Little Theater in preparation for the regional competition of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Philadelphia, Pa.
The weekend’s performances are free and open to the public by online reservation at Walk-ins are also welcome. Doors open half an hour before each performance begins.

Venangoland explores “Making a Difference”

The Portrait Society of America has named Louis Zona, executive director of the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, as the winner of its Leadership in the Arts award.

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette lists Young Pittsburghers to watch in 2009

Pittsburgh’s Street With A View introduces fiction, both subtle and spectacular, into the doppelganger world of Google Street View.

Oil City Councilman John Bartlett asks on his Blog Inside Oil City, “I wonder how I and we are viewed from the outside. What is my freshman GPA?”

As our planet edges closer to the apocalypse, the escapist, fantasy world of cryptids is suddenly coming to life

 RIP Edd Cartier

Shepard Fairey’s illustration of President-elect Barack Obama has found a permanent home at  The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

Free and Legal Downloads:

  Jaydiohead – Minty Fresh Beats (Jay-Z and Radiohead mashup album)

My Morning Jacket Live at Madison Square Garden on December 31, 2008

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