It’s the Weekend!

November 4th, 2011, 4:45 pm by Sara
Newspapers. So old school.

Newspapers... So old school.

We hope that you’ll find the time to get out there this weekend to soak up some cultural fun and support the local arts scene. And make good use of that bonus hour…

But first, we’d like to send out a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

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Larry Murray
Gail Burns
J Hunter
Fred Rudofsky
David Brickman
Rudy Lu
Ed Conway
Albert Brooks
Bill Dhalle
Timothy Reidy
Martin Benjamin
Tim Livingston
Sebastian Barre
Joel Patterson

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

Thanks to the fine folks who privided us with cool giveaway merch – tickets, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany
Hellions of Troy Roller Derby, Troy

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Egg, Albany
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
A Place for Jazz, Schenectady
The Palace Theatre, Albany
Club Helsinki, Hudson
Kirschner Concerts Presents
Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
The Ale House, Troy
Proctors, Schenectady
Guthrie Bell Productions, Albany

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively.