Web Week


Sewing--Noon: Sandra Betzina, author of "Power Sewing" books, columns and video tapes, hosts a "sew perfect" chat. http://www.hgtv.com


Hand Dancing--3 p.m.: Hand dance is a form of swing and a close cousin of the jitterbug. Learn from Lawrence Bradford and then enjoy R&B; sounds from the Orioles and the Jewels. http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium


Alternative Rock--Noon: San Francisco indie rock group Creeper Lagoon has been maintaining a low profile lately, but with the release of its most recent effort, "Take Back the Universe and Give Me Yesterday," the band is again enjoying the spotlight. Catch this audio Webcast, recorded on Wednesday at House of Blues Sunset Strip. http://www.hob.com/live/events


Concert--3 p.m.: Ayanagalu, a troupe of acrobatic dancers, masqueraders, traditional drummers and singers from southwestern Nigeria, performs. http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium


Live Video--4 p.m.: Members of San Diego punk-rock band Blink-182 will be available for a Q&A; session as they prepare to release their new album. Although they are known as the guys who ran naked in the streets, everyone will remain fully clothed. http://chat.yahoo.com

Gardening--3:30 p.m.: Master gardener Paul James focuses on the lighter side of yard maintenance. Join this chat for some down-to-earth advice about garden care. http://www.hgtv.com


Chat--1 p.m.: When the ants come marching in . . . you will need more than a blanket to put together a great picnic. Join Chef Michael Kramer for some ideas for sandwiches, salads and more. http://chat.yahoo.com

R&B--Noon;: Rhythm & blues diva Patti LaBelle is featured in this audio Webcast, recorded March 8 at Universal Amphitheatre. Listen and you just might get a new attitude. http://www.hob.com/live/events


Rock--Noon: Smashmouth, known for musical optimism and catchy tunes, is featured on this audio Webcast, recorded at House of Blues Chicago on Jan. 21. http://www.hob.com/live/events

--Compiled by KATHLEEN BRADY

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