Wednesday, March 18, 2009

March 19th, 2009 Your weekend planner and Free and Legal Downloads

The Erie Seawolves will be holding their opening day of ticket sales this Saturday at the Uht from 12 to 4 pm. Fans can enjoy free Smith’s hot dogs, Pepsi, hot chocolate and coffee while meeting team mascot C. Wolf. In addition, fans who donate two unopened boxes of cereal to the Erie City Mission will receive a free ticket to opening day, April 8th against Altoona.

Don’t forget Steph Bell’s Art Show runs from tomorrow and Saturday at Seneca’s Brother Bean (map).

This weekend’s entry into the Venango Campus-Clarion University Indie Film Series is Memento.  Film starts at 7:30 pm in the Robert W. Rhoades Center Auditorium, The Clarion University–Venango Campus, Oil City PA (map) and is free and open to the public

The Allegheny Chamber Singers, under the direction of Vicki Jamison, will present an early music recital at 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 28 in Ford Chapel at Allegheny College.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will include pieces from the 10th through the 17th centuries.

For more information, call 814-332-3356.

Pittsburgh’s City Theatre will have two premieres in 2009-10, the South Side company said last week in announcing the first three plays of its regular season.

The Head of the Society for Contemporary Craft, located in Pittsburgh’s Strip District has resigned.

Threadless is having a $5 Spring Cleaning Sale. I’m partial to “Ah Munna Eat Chew”

Fan Cinema Today points out “4 Free Stop-Motion Animation Programs for Windows & Linux” .

27 engaging Twitter tips for musicians has made a ton of documentaries available for free streaming. Allow me to recommend The Times Of Harvey Milk, Kicking It, Haze, Before the Music Dies, Dig!, We Are Wizards, and Confessions of a Superhero and never leave your house again.

Upcoming Shows of Local Interest:


Remora Deign plays Brother Bean from 7-9 pm. All ages, free show (map).


    The Venango Chamber Orchestra plays a free show this Sunday at 3 pm at the Barrow Civic Theatre ( map )

What am I missing? What’s on your must-see/do list for this weekend?

Don’t forget that upcoming events are always available for your perusal on the Venangago-go events calendar which you can synch to your computer, phone, or print out for your own amusement.  Submit your events for the calendar by emailing them to me.

Free and Legal Downloads:

Jagjaguwar 2008/2009 Sampler

Anti Sampler 2009

Secretly Canadian 2008/2009 Sampler


Matt and Steph Bell said...

I wasn't quite sure if that was you with the note pad and family. Mysterious fellow you are.

After I left I felt lame for not properly introducing myself. Thank you Mr Dittman for coming to the show, even if it was executed poorly. -SB

Dittman said...

Don't worry and don't apologize - I thought it looked good - and you had quite a few offers already by the time I was there!