Thursday, April 30, 2009

April 30, 2008 – Your Weekend Planner, Build Your Own Guitar for College Credit, and Free and Legal Downloads

I’m very excited to announce that I’m working with Vista and their new blog The Savvy Grouse.  Every two weeks I’ll be posting a thumbnail sketch of a fantastically cool person,  place, or thing going on in Venango County and nearby.  Drop me a line if there’s something you think I should mention.  First post – Fox burg's Divan Chocolate.

Titusville Council on the Arts is calling for entries for their Oil 150
art exhibition August 29-30. Fees: Professional $10, Intermediate $8,  Amateur $5.00, youth free; categories: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing, Photography, 3-D.
Cash prizes and ribbons.

For more information or to pre-register, call 814-827-2381.

The Allegheny Chamber Singers will present their annual program featuring scenes from opera at 3:15 up.m. on Sunday, May 3 in Ford Chapel at Allegheny College. The program is free and open to the public.

The Oil City Area School District will feature 2,000 pieces of art work, the best work of each student in the district, at their district-wide art show on Saturday, May 2, 2009.
The exhibit will be held from noon to 5:00 pm in the National Transit Building and Annex, 206-210 Seneca Street, Oil City.  Admission is free.

The Cellar Dwellers are looking for artists to do feature installations at our theater. If you are or know an artist who is interested please contact them through their MySpace.

Butler County Community College is once again offering its DRFT 165: Guitar Design course for the fall. Course is limited to 15 students and there is no pre-req. Meets MWF 10-12. 3 credits. Leave the class with a solid body electric guitar of your own design. contact Mr. Aikens at 888.826.2829 X. 8311 or Mr. Robinson at 888.826.2829 X 8415 for more information.

Upcoming Shows of Local Interest:



  A Voice Like Rhetoric, Heron, Awaken North Wind, Asteria, Anniversary Club, and Weekends play the Allegheny Center for Arts (225 Liberty St, Warren, Pennsylvania 16345 ) Friday from 6-9:30 pm.    All ages.  $6 cover.



Jerome Wincek and the Old Hats play Seneca’s Brother Bean Saturday from 7-9 pm.  All Ages,.  No cover.


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

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Free and Legal Downloads:

  Emo Is Awesome Emo Is Evil 2

  6 Picks: Essential Radio Hits Sampler

 Infamous Stringdusters Live at Mexicali on October 30, 2008

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