From All Over Albany: A story noting that “the Albany metro area ranks #9 in the nation for musical acts per 10,000 people, according to an analysis by an academic institute at the University of Toronto that includes Richard “Creative Class” Florida and published at Atlantic Cities.” No official analysis released yet, however, regarding how many times the bandmembers outnumbered the audience members at the performances…
From the Rogovoy Report: Seth Rogovoy previews Giselle’s Remix at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown. The exhibit – which opens on Saturday – was curated by 11-year-old Giselle Ciulla.
From Hudson Dance: A new dance-centric local arts blog launches with Lisa Mehigan asking the age-old question, “Can the Arts Survive?”
From Keep Albany Boring: Andrew posted some nice photos from the Young Prisms/Sun Burdens/Careers show at Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany last week.
From The Times Union’s Arts Talk: Local 518 arts editors Michael Janairo (The Times Union) and Shawn Stone (Metroland) are getting their moment in the sun, as their quotes are being utilized as blurbs in the trailer for the documentary film “Addicted to Fame.”
From Hudson Sounds: Liz Friedman writes about the new film, “A Late Quartet” (currently screening at the Spectrum 8 Theatres in Albany), the soundtrack of which is performed by the Brentano String Quartet, who are slated to perform in concert at Union College in Schenectady on Sunday, December 2.
From The Oatmeal: “Some Thoughts and Musings About Making Things for the Web.” So very funny… and oh so painfully true.