Wednesday, May 06, 2009

May 6, 2009 – Internships, Arts Funding, and Free and Legal Downloads

Pittsburgh is the model for another post-apocalyptic landscape in another video game

Video footage from the Impermanent Art Show, the recent artist get together, at the Oil City Transit Art Studios, part of the Oil City Arts Revitalization project.


PA Partners in the Arts 2009-2010 Project Stream application deadline is June 19, 2009 for funding to support arts activities that will take place between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010.  Grant requests may not exceed $3,000 and support arts programs that involve the community (performances, exhibitions, festivals, etc.)
Please see or  Or contact PPA Partner Ronnie Beith at the Venango Center for Creative Development, 814-437-1619, ext. 1 for details.

The state budget approved Monday by Republicans on the Senate Appropriations Committee may be nothing more than an opening salvo. But its zero funding for the arts, film offices, selected museums and public television threw a scare into arts leaders and prompted a viral campaign urging protests.

There will be a Clean-Up Day at the Barrow Civic Theatre  Warehouse on 12th street in Franklin PA on Saturday May 30th from 9am-3pm. Anyone interested is invited to come - bring gloves.  Call for more info (814) 437-3440

The big-time sci-fi blog io9 is looking for three interns who want to fill in those lazy summer months with frenzied research into science fiction and mad science. An intern works 5 - 10 hours per week doing research, fact-checking, and contacting sources in the science and entertainment industries for story ideas and information. You must be detail-oriented, obsessed with science and/or science fiction, and able to work very quickly.

Day-to-day, the job involves seeking out story ideas and helping editors gather more data for stories they're working on. Send us your resume and URLs for three samples of your writing by May 10. Sorry, you must be 18 or over to apply. Send materials to

Closer to home, is also looking for interns:

Attention college and high school students: we have a couple of internships available for the summer. If you’re interested in blogging and having fun with social media tools like Facebook and Twitter, fill out our contact form and let us know.


Free and Legal Downloads:

  Mogwai live at the Music Hall on April 29, 2009

  X5 Free Sampler - Jazz (Miles Davis and more)

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