It’s the Weekend!

May 18th, 2012, 4:00 pm by Greg

Yup, the weather is supposed to be perfect again this weekend, so get out there and enjoy.

But before we head out, we’d like to send 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
Kirsten Ferguson
Fred Rudofsky
Timothy Reidy
Joel Patterson
Gail Burns
Rudy Lu
Scott Cornish
Allison G.
Martin Benjamin
Andrew Gregory
Norman Kee

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
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
WCDB-FM, Albany
Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany

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:

Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Proctors, Schenectady
Jazz/Latino, Inc., Albany
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Linda, Albany
The Falcon, Marlboro
Jillian’s, Albany
WEXT-FM, North Greenbush
Guthrie/Bell Productions, Albany
Union College’s Emerson Auditorium, Schenectady
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Albany

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes
Andrzej Pilarczyk