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Dead heads and pot heads take note. While the straight economy goes up in smoke with double digit unemployment, job prospects for hippies are booming -- and not just for boomers.

At the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) they're looking to hire an official Grateful Dead archivist.

And in Denver, where Colorado's medical marijuana industry is legally flourishing, there are these two recent job postings:

The alternative newspaper Westword is advertising for a pot reviewer, asking for a short essay from applicants on "What Marijuana Means to Me".

Similarly, a new biotech company, Full Spectrum Laboratories, needs scientists to test the potency of cannabis samples and salesmen to market their quality-control [ABC News]

Tickets are on sale for the Pentagram show at BB King's in January.

Tickets are on sale (Saturday @ 10am) for the Jay-Z shows at the Izod Center and Nassau Coliseum.

Screaming Females are playing the Bell House on November 25th with the So So Glos. Tickets are on sale.

ATP NY 2010 is now on sale.

Magnetic Fields and other tickets went on sale yesterday.

Tickets are on sale (Saturday @ 10am) for the Phish shows happening in Miami at the end of the year (New Years Eve included).

Eli Paperboy Reed plays Brooklyn Bowl tonight (11/21)

Negative Approach is at Southpaw this afternoon.

Yo Gabba Gabba perform their first of THREE SHOWS TODAY at Beacon Theater this morning! if you go, report back with what special guests they bring out (if any).

Happy Saturday!