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icalendar aggregation, music, sports
by raboof on Tue 8th Jun 2010 21:15 UTC
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I'm writing some scripts to convert local online event calendars into iCalendar format, and then present them through a simple web-based iCalendar aggregator: .

I play sax in a local bigband and a recently-founded rockabilly cover band, wrote a simple arrangement for it this weekend:

I run 1-2 times a week, and participate in (recreational) races of 6-15km - if i keep this up I'd like to start training for longer distances, and do a fun marathon (like Berlin) at some point.

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