Tuesday, August 04, 2009

August 4, 2009 Watercolor, Auditions, Anime and Free and Legal Downloads

Space is still available in the four-day workshop entitled “Designing Watermedia Beyond Your Expectations” with Sue Pollins on September 11-14 at the Oil Valley Center for the Arts in downtown Oil City. Hours are 9:00-4:00 on each day of this Friday through Monday class where painters of all levels from the adventurous beginner to the advanced are welcome to attend. Class fee is $155 with no additional materials fee. Class will be held in the historic National Transit Building in the heart of the Oil City Arts District.

To register for this class, send your $155 check (payable to OVCA) to Oil Valley Center for the Arts at 206 Seneca Street, Oil City, Pennsylvania 16301. For additional information call 814-677-3707.

At Venangoland, Peter Greene take son the most unsung heroine of the Oil Region – Hildegarde Dolson.

Auditions for the Civic Barrow’s production of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat are this weekend -Sat. Aug 8 and Sun Aug 9 in the Little Theatre.   2pm-Youth Gr. 4-9 (no song prep needed)
3pm - Adults/Older Youth (prepare a song)
Details and audition packet at http://joseph-bct.blogspot.com/ 

The Erie Anime Experience comes to Edinboro, PA September 25-27

Pittsburgh’s BikeFest Party (a fundraiser for BikePGH) is August 14th

T-shirt of the week - Chewbika

When Novelists Sober Up

2009’s 25 Coolest Film Festivals

Arts Groups in Tough Times Think Locally

Matt Bell’s novella The Collectors can now be  downloaded as a PDF for free

The tale of compulsive hoarders Homer and Langley Collyer so shocked 1940s Manhattan that the brothers and their Harlem brownstone live on today as one of the most notable American case studies of acute disposophobia. With a nervous energy and obsession to match his protagonists, Matt Bell’s prose burrows, forensically, into the layers of the brothers’ lives, employing a multilinear narrative structure and a frenetic plurality of perspectives to reach a core of despair that is both terrifyingly primal and distressingly familiar.

Pennsylvania’s film tax break pays off once again

 A & E was at Conneaut Lake Park’s Hotel Conneaut searching for the ghost of a young bride named Elizabeth.

10 FREE tracks on iTunes courtesy of the Vans Warped Tour


Free and Legal Downloads:

  JDub Presents: Wild Peace (Balkan Beat Box and more)

  Strut World Music Sampler (The Heliocentrics and more)

  Eenie Meenie 2009 Sampler (Space Needle and more)

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