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HOT READS: Nippertown’s Top 10 Stories of the Week

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Yes, yes, yes, we know…

We’ve heard all the complaints that some of you simply don’t have the time to read all of the Nippertown.com news as fast as we write it. And, yes, there was a whole lot of news to write about this week…

So for all of you casual, once-or-twice-a-week readers, here’s a summary of the Top 10 most-viewed stories from Nippertown in the past week:

1. LIVE: Empire Jazz Orchestra with Claire Daly, Sharel Cassity & Ada Rovatti @ Colonial Theatre, 10/18/14 (by J Hunter, Rudy Lu)

2. New Concert Announced for Washington Avenue Armory (by Staff)

3. Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Announces New Concert (by Staff)

4. LIVE: Richard Russo @ the Gloversville Public Library, 10/23/14 (by Stanley Johnson)

5. LIVE: Robin Trower @ The Egg, 10/21/14 (by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

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10/30/14: Today’s Tips: Thursday

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

MUSIC: The Jayhawks @ The Egg, Albany. Touring with their 1997 touring lineup – Gary Louris, Marc Perlman, Tim O’Reagan, Karen Grotberg and Kraig Johnson – the Jayhawks will be playing selected material from the band’s long history as one of America’s finest alternative country rock bands. Trapper Schoepp will open the show. 7:30pm. $34.50.

MUSIC: Rockapella @ Proctors, Schenectady. Led by founder Scott Leonard, the veteran contemporary a cappella quintet lands in the Electric City in support of their latest album, Motown & More. 8pm. $20-$40.

MUSIC: John Davidson @ Firefly Restaurant, Lenox. Broadway. “Hollywood Squares.” “That’s Incredible.” He also hosted the nationally syndicated “The John Davidson Show” from 1980-1982 and served as guest host on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” 87 times. Yup, that John Davidson, who has recently relocated to Lenox. 8pm. $7.

MUSIC: Taina Asili & Gaetano Vaccaro @ Hudson Valley Community College’s Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium, Troy. Puerto Rican vocalist Taina Asili and Sicilian guitarist Gaetano Vaccaro perform an energetic fusion of old and new reggae, rock, Afro-Latin and related musical styles with an underlying theme of social change. 12noon. FREE.

MUSIC: Zendaya & Bridgit Mendler @ the Palace Theatre, Albany. Disney teen popsters. 7pm. $35, $40, $45, $55 & $75.

PERFORMANCE: “,000,” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. “,000,” – yes, that’s the title, not a typo – is an EMPAC-commissioned multimedia artwork by Canadian artist Isabelle Pauwels. Layering sculpture, light, audio, and video, the performance guides the audience through the story of two entwined characters: a dying rust-belt town unable to let go of nostalgia for the “old days,” and a small-time actress struggling against the indignities of the film industry while making ends meet as a part-time dominatrix. 7:30pm. $18; $13 students & seniors.

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HOT READS: Nippertown’s Top 10 Stories of the Week

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Yes, yes, yes, we know…

We’ve heard all of the complaints that some of you simply don’t have the time to read all of the Nippertown.com news as fast as we write it. And, yes, there was a whole lot of news to write about this week…

So for all of you casual, once-or-twice-a-week readers, here’s a summary of the Top 10 most-viewed stories from Nippertown in the past week:

1. Upstate Concert Hall Announces Two Big New Concerts (by Staff)

2. Albany’s Madison Theatre Opens New Live Music Venue (by Staff)

3. Palace Theatre Announces New Concert (by Staff)

4. Festival Fever: Festival of the Dead @ Washington Avenue Armory on Saturday (by Staff)

5. Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Announces New Concert (by Staff)

6. COMIN’ SOON: New Concert Announcements

7. A Few More Minutes With… Roger Noyes of the Arch Stanton Quartet (by J Hunter)

8. LIVE: Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, 10/11/14 (by Bokonon)

9. LIVE: TriBeCaStan @ The Linda, 10/11/14 (by J Hunter)

10. LIVE: FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, 9/19-21/14 (by Kirsten Ferguson, Bender Mellon)

HOT READS: Nippertown’s Top 10 Stories of the Week

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Yes, yes, yes, we know…

We’ve heard all of the complaints that some of you simply don’t have the time to read all of the Nippertown.com news as fast as we write it. And, yes, there was a whole lot of news to write about this week…

So for all of you casual, once-or-twice-a-week readers, here’s a summary of the Top 10 most-viewed stories from Nippertown in the past week:

1. The Egg Announces Three New Concerts (by Staff)

2. Three New Concerts Announced for Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (by Staff)

3. COMIN’ SOON: New Concert Announcements (by Staff)

4. FREE Concert Announced for The Egg (by Staff)

5. LIVE: Richard Thompson @ The Egg, 10/12/14 (by Erin Harkes, Rudy Lu)

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HOT READS: Nippertown’s Top 10 Stories of the Week

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Yes, yes, yes, we know…

We’ve heard all of the complaints that some of you simply don’t have the time to read all of the Nippertown.com news as fast as we write it. And, yes, there was a whole lot of news to write about this week…

So for all of you casual, once-or-twice-a-week readers, here’s a summary of the Top 10 most-viewed stories from Nippertown in the past week:

1. Palace Theatre Announces New Show (by Staff)

2. Comin’ Soon: New Concert Announcements (by Staff)

3. The Egg Announces a New Concert (by Staff)

4. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced (by Staff)

5. THEATER: “Other Desert Cities” @ theREP, 9/30/14 (by Greg Haymes)

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HOT READS: Nippertown’s Top 10 Stories of the Week

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Yes, yes, yes, we know…

We’ve heard all of the complaints that some of you simply don’t have the time to read all of the Nippertown.com news as fast as we write it. And, yes, there was a whole lot of news to write about this week…

So for all of you casual, once-or-twice-a-week readers, here’s a summary of the Top 10 most-viewed stories from Nippertown in the past week:

1. Real Good for FREE: Local Harvest Festival @ Washington Park on Sunday (by Staff)

2. THE DOZEN: October’s Must-See Concerts (by Greg Haymes)

3. Another New Concert Announced for The Egg (by Staff)

4. Still Another New Concert Announced for The Egg (by Staff)

5. Comin’ Soon: New Concert Announcements (by Staff)

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HOT READS: Nippertown’s Top 10 Stories of the Week

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Yes, yes, yes, we know…

We’ve heard all of the complaints that some of you simply don’t have the time to read all of the Nippertown.com news as fast as we write it. And, yes, there was a whole lot of news to write about this week…

So for all of you casual, once-or-twice-a-week readers, here’s a summary of the Top 10 most-viewed stories from Nippertown in the past week:

1. LarkFest Through the Years (by Greg Haymes, Dave Suarez)

2. Palace Theatre Announces New Concert (by Staff)

3. Times Union Center Announces New Concert (by Staff)

4. Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Announces Three New Concerts (by Staff)

5. RIP: Cale, 1998-2014 (by Staff, Sara Ayers)

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HOT READS: Nippertown’s Top 10 Stories of the Week

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Yes, yes, yes, we know…

We’ve heard all of the complaints that some of you simply don’t have the time to read all of the Nippertown.com news as fast as we write it. And, yes, there was a whole lot of news to write about this week…

So for all of you casual, once-or-twice-a-week readers, here’s a summary of the Top 10 most-viewed stories from Nippertown in the past week:

1. LIVE: King Crimson @ The Egg, 9/9&10/14 (by Bokonon)

2. Proctors Announces New Concerts (by Staff)

3. The Egg Announces New Concerts (by Staff)

4. Win FREE Tickets to the American Music Festival for the Lake This Weekend (by Staff)

5. Comin’ Soon: New Concert Announcements (by Staff)

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