Thursday, May 13, 2010

now every gambler knows the secret to survivin

is knowing what to throw away, and know what to keep…

In Downtown News:
Lots of amphitheatre news
La Volta is open
Sauced is doing delivery
Flying Saucer is finally redoing their patio

In Raleigh News:
Daniels is hosting a solar pilot program
Smedes York is heading up the search for the new NC State AD
Raleigh has an awesome economy.

In Local-ish News:
It is against my policy to harp on the negative, so I’ve largely avoided the oil spill, but these pictures are astounding
Walmart is giving $2 billion to food banks
Gas prices going down this summer? (thanks J.Ross)

In Irrelevant News:
Right, like black holes just get thrown around…
I have a feeling these folks are tied into stolen beer trucks too (thanks J.Ross)
I’d love to charge every arrogant client 24 million dollars (thanks J.Ross)

Shameless Plug:
Because Emily Carlucci is really pretty and cancer sucks, help sponsor her bike ride! (miss you Em!)

The Luminarium is back on Thursday
Spring Music Fest starts Thursday at Mosaic
Give & Take is at Art Space Thursday
Bowerbirds are at Artspace on Thursday
Little Feat is at Lincoln on Thursday (thanks Will)

Music on the Porch Friday
There is a fundraiser for Sho Nuff this weekend
Pat McGee is at the Pour House on Saturday
Artsplosure is this weekend
Check out Insplosure this weekend
Check out AHPeele on Saturday

Mark your calendars:
DLA Bike Tour is next Saturday

Fun Stuff:
When David Blaine calls something great, you can bet it is
Photos by flying lawn chair
Chair made out of coke bottles

The National plays YouTube live from Brooklyn on Saturday

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
The most awful things you’ve seen done to the way a poodle looks (thanks J.Ross)

Ashton Mae Smith