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It’s the Weekend!

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

It's the weekend!

Congrats! You made it through another work/school week. Summer isn’t over yet, and there are still a few outdoor festivals on the calendar for this first weekend of October.

But before we head out for another big fun-filled weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated 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:

Rudy Lu
Timothy Reidy
Steven Stock
Don Wilcock
Joe Deuel
Ed Conway
Fred Rudofsky
Matt Mac Haffie
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Christopher Weigl
Timothy Raab
Charles H. Haymes
Kirsten Ferguson
David Brickman
Larry Murray

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 provided us with cool give-away merch – tickets, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Proctors, Schenectady

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:

Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Linda, Albany
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
The Hangar, Troy
Dana Park Summer Concert Series, Albany
A Place for Jazz, Schenectady
Albany Center Gallery, Albany
The Van Dyck, Schenectady
The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls
WEQX-FM, Manchester
New York State Office of General Services, Albany
Live Nation, Saratoga Springs

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

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It’s the (Labor Day) Weekend!

Friday, September 4th, 2015
Keep cool.

Just chillin'

Kudos to you for making it through another work week, so now it’s time to get out there and soak up some fun. But before we head out for the big Labor Day holiday weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated 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:

Rudy Lu
Timothy Reidy
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L.R. Durocher
Stanley Johnson
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Kirsten Ferguson
Michael Seinberg
Joel Patterson
Timothy Raab
Gail M. Burns
David Brickman
Larry Murray

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.

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:

Albany Office of Special Events, Albany
The Egg, Albany
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
The Music Haven, Schenectady
Club Helsinki, Hudson
Dana Park Concert Series, Albany
Altamont Fair, Altamont
UAlbany University Art Museum, Albany
Freedom Park, Scotia
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Troy
The Theater Barn, New Lebanon
Live Nation, Saratoga Springs

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, August 14th, 2015
Yeah, baby!

Zoomin'...

Kudos to you for making it through another work week, so now it’s time to get out there and soak up some fun. But before we head out for the weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated 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:

Ed Conway
Timothy Reidy
Martin Benjamin
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Cheri Bordelon
Rudy Lu
Joyce Cornell
Rosanne Cane
Larry Murray
Gail M. Burns

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.

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 Music Haven, Schenectady
Lake George Arts Project, Lake George
The Ale House, Troy
The Low Beat, Albany
Wood Park, Lake George
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Oak Hill
New York State Office of General Services, Albany
Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield
Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown
Shakespeare & Company, Lenox
Beacon Riverfest, Beacon

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Keep cool.

Looks like it’s gonna be a scorcher…

Kudos to you for making it through another work week, so now it’s time to get out there and soak up some fun. But before we head out for another big, hot summer weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated 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:

Stanley Johnson
Don Wilcock
Timothy Raab
Timothy Reidy
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Kirsten Ferguson
Richard Brody
J Hunter
Rudy Lu
Steven Stock
Ross Marvin
Gail M. Burns
David Brickman
Roseann Cane
Larry Murray

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 provided us with cool give-away merch – tickets, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

The Ale House, Troy
Unity Hall, Fort Plain

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:

Solid Sound, North Adams
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
The Palace Theatre, Albany
Lake George Arts Project, Lake George
Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs
The Egg, Albany
Club Helsinki, Hudson
MASS MoCA, North Adams
Office of Special Events, Albany
Riverlink Concerts, Amsterdam
BSP Lounge, Kingston
Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs
The Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
The Theater Barn, New Lebanon

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

This is my blanket. I like to eat it.

Kudos to you for making it through another work week, so now it’s time to get out there and soak up some fun. But before we head out for the big Independence Day weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated 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:

Stanley Johnson
Timothy Reidy
Ed Conway
Fred Rudofsky
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Joel Patterson
Gail M. Burns
Larry Murray

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 provided us with cool give-away merch – tickets, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Proctors, Schenectady

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 Low Beat, Albany
Solid Sound, North Adams
Troy River Fest, Troy
New York State Office of General Services, Albany
Art On Lark, Albany
The Falcon, Marlboro
The Theater Barn, New Lebanon

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Keep cool.

Kudos to you for making it through another work week, so now it’s time to get out there and soak up some fun. But before we head out for the big Fathers Day weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated 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:

Brett Williams
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Stanley Johnson
Don Wilcock
Timothy Reidy
Steven Stock
Rudy Lu
Richard Brody
Al Goldberg
Dan Hogan
David Brickman
Gail M. Burns
Larry Murray

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.

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:

Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Egg, Albany
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy
The Palace Theatre, Albany
The Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park
The Times Union Center, Albany
The Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Albany
Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield
The University Club, Albany
Step Up Presents, Albany
City of Albany Office of Special Events, Albany
New York State Office of General Services, Albany

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Kudos to you for making it through another work week, so now it’s time to get out there and soak up some fun. But before we head out for the big weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated 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:


Don Wilcock
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Fred Rudofsky
Richard Brody
Joe Deuel
Rudy Lu
Kirsten Ferguson
Dan Hogan
David Brickman
Gail M. Burns
Larry Murray

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 provided us with cool give-away merch – tickets, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

The Low Beat, 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:

Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Ale House, Troy
Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center, Saratoga Springs
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
Shakespeare & Company, Lenox

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

It’s the Weekend!

Friday, May 29th, 2015

The heat wave is over, but now I'm addicted to ice cubes.

Kudos to you for making it through another work week, so now it’s time to get out there and soak up some fun. But before we head out for the big weekend, we’d like to send a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support, proof-reading and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about Nippertown.com.

Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of art and entertainment offerings around Nippertown without a dedicated 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:


Don Wilcock
Mary Kozlowski
Andrzej Pilarczyk
Fred Rudofsky
Timothy Raab
Timothy Reidy
Rudy Lu
J Hunter
Joel Patterson
Gail M. Burns
Larry Murray

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 provided us with cool give-away merch – tickets, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Proctors, Schenectady

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 Eighth Step, Schenectady
The Egg, Albany
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
WAMC-FM’s The Linda, Albany
Proctors, Schenectady
The Palace Theatre, Albany
The Van Dyck, Schenectady
Albany Office of Special Events, Albany
Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield
Bard College’s Fisher Center, Annandale-On-Hudson
The Half Moon, Hudson

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes

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