Over The Hump

August 5th, 2009, 7:41 pm by Sara



What To Do This Weekend

June 27th, 2009, 8:45 am by Sara



The Freihofers Jazz Fest in Saratoga (Through Sunday)

Old Songs Fest @ Altamont Fairgrounds (Through Sunday)

Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys @ the Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall, Albany (FREE)

Coughing Fit CD release party in Rensselaer

Blonde Redhead @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, Mass.

“Prairie Home Companion” with Steve Martin, Steep Canyon Rangers and Martin Sheen @ Tanglewood, Lenox, Mass.


Matthew Loiacono with Tern Rounders @ Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs

Yonder Mountain String Band @ Revolution Hall, Troy

The Michael Packer Blues Band @ Alchemy, Woodstock

Joy Askew @ the Tinker Street Cinema, Woodstock

Wrap It Up…

June 20th, 2009, 6:50 am by Sara


The Week In Review:

A Big Day Out at The Fields at Art Omi

Link Roundup: Paperlicious Paper

The Van Dyck Re-opens

The Outlaws stepped in for the Marshall Tucker Band

Avalon Peacock in Can You Duet?

Strange Local Commercials

Split-Single Suggestion

The Myth of the Tormented Artist

Dave Douglas: Spirit Moves CD Review

Buddy and Julie Miller: Written in Chalk CD Review

Review of Winterpills @ Valentine’s, 6/18

RIP: Bob Bogle of The Ventures

Take It From The Top: Mason Williams

Pat Metheny, What Was The First Record You Ever Bought?

This Weekend:

Artist reception for Graphic Content exhbiition at Posie Kviat Gallery on Warren Street in Hudson on Saturday.

Ian Nagoski @ Albany Sonic Arts Collective/UAG on Saturday

heARTS aligned @ Bread & Jam Cafe on Saturday

Classic Philly soul combo Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes headline the Juneteenth Celebration at the Music Haven in Central Park, Schenectady at 7:30pm Saturday.

The Whipple City Festival at various locations throughout the town of Greenwich on Friday-Sunday.

The DownTown Ensemble at the Brick Elephant on Sunday afternoon

Anvil! The Story of Anvil at the Spectrum Theatre

Wrap it up…

June 6th, 2009, 9:44 am by Sara


The online store for Dark Night Of The Soul, the unique art project from Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse and David Lynch, is now open for business. Act now if you want to buy the 100+ page book of original David Lynch photography – it’s a limited run of 5,000.

Charity dog wash at the East Greenbush Animal Hospital (477-7400) from 1-4pm today. $20 donation per dog with proceeds benefiting the playground at Castleton Elementary School.

Oink Oink. Today is Friendly’s Free Ice Cream Day

Also today, and also free:

Art on Lark @ Lark Street, Albany

Opening reception for The Karene Faul Alumni Exhibition @ the College of St. Rose’s Esther Massry Gallery, Albany

This week in review:

Alchemy opened. Tonight you can see Commander Cody and Professor Louie

It’s your funeral. What do you want to hear?

Champ? Ex-Champ.

Matchstick art, some of which goes up in flames

Bogies is back from the dead

Please don’t eat the art: Jell-O artist Liz Hickok

Mark you calendar: Real Good For Free

Link Roundup: Nipperlicious

May 22nd, 2009, 2:13 pm by Sara

991 Broadway, Albany, NY

991 Broadway, Albany, NY

Nipper on Google Maps

Lee Shaw Trio plays Nipper’s Dream

Nipper on Flickr

Nipper as a critical element in 75grand.com‘s story “Irish Lucky Latte

North Albany Studios located on North Pearl Street in Albany near the RCA Nipper Dog.

Nipper’s Hot Dogs

Nipper at The Hidden City

Nipper postcard on Ebay

Jim Gaudet and the Railroad BoysCaffe LenaHolly & EvanCartoonist John CaldwellThe Cock'N'Bull RestaurantAdvertise on Nippertown!The Sanctuary For Independent MediaBerkshire On Stage