From Figuring.Shit.Out.: Times Union arts writer Amy Biancolli is stepping out on her own and getting personal, with her new outside-the-corporate-media-box blog. Here’s the intro… Start there, and continue on. You’ll be hooked in no time.
From Keep Albany Boring: KC interviews collage artist Roland Graves, who is exhibiting his recent works from 6-9pm tonight (Friday, December 6) at Fuzz Records in Albany.
From the National Board of Review: The National Board of Review has announced the 2013 film winners, including a nod for “The Place Beyond the Pines” as one of the Top 10 Independent Films of the Year…
From Ton Lokal: Timothy Reidy recaps his November arts ramblin’…
From Berkshire Fine Arts: Charles Giuliano offers his impressions of the new exhibit at MASS MoCA’s largest gallery, “Izhar Patkin: The Wandering Veil,” which officially opens on Saturday (December 7).
From Long Story Short: Wanda Callagy reviews the recent Blues Traveler / Sly Fox & the Hustlers concert at the Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park.
From The Toast: Nancy Davis Kho’s “In Defense of the Middle-Aged Music Fan”
From Hudson Dance: An excerpt from Denise Warner Limoli’s book, “Dance in Saratoga Springs.”
From the Rogovoy Report: Seth Rogovoy reviews Nellie’s McKay’s recent concert at Club Helsinki in Hudson.
From DJ Rio Blog: “New Wave artists aging gracefully. An ’80s world gone by…” offers up an array of contemporary photos of ’80s hitmakers.
From Huffington Post: Stuart Henderson serves up his list of “15 Best Albums With The Worst Album Art, Ever.”
From Wired’s Gadget Lab: Kif Leswing’s round-up of “14 Unique and Clever Gifts Under $30”
From Hudson Sounds: Giving the Gift of Music
From Jukebox: Michael Hochanadel offers a list of two dozen of this year’s new albums worthy of gift-giving this holiday season.