Weekday Happenings

October 13th, 2009, 10:17 am by Greg

Rejoice, boys & girls, moms & dads! You live in Nippertown, where you don’t have to wait for the weekend for good things to happen.

Here are a few suggestions of things to do during the next couple of days:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13
Social Distortion with the Strangers, Middle Class Rut @ Northern Lights, Clifton Park
Communal Drone Night @ the Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy (FREE)
Renaissance with Jann Klose @ The Egg, Albany
Kate Voegele with Green River Ordinance @ Revolution Hall, Troy
Opening night of “The Color Purple” @ Proctors, Schenectady

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14
The Dave Brubeck Quartet @ St. Rose’s Massry Center for the Arts, Albany
“Dancing on the Air” with Jay Ungar & Molly Mason @ The Linda, Albany
Opening night of “The Seafarer” @ Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany
“Silent Film Spectacular!”: “The Lost World” with music by Beware! The Other Head of Science @ Albany Public Library, Albany (FREE)
“Live from the Living Room” poetry reading with Jason Crane @ the Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Center, Albany

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Weekend Roundup

September 16th, 2009, 3:29 pm by Greg

This just might be the single busiest weekend of the year, so we really don’t want to hear a single peep out of anyone complaining that there’s nothing to do in Nippertown. Seriously.

Here are just a few suggestions:

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Lecture and opening reception for Jennifer Dalton‘s “Is It Just Me?” @ the Teaching Gallery @ Hudson Valley Community College, Troy (FREE)
“Capital Region’s Got Talent” @ Revolution Hall, Troy (FREE)
Colleen Pratt & Friends @ the Van Dyck, Schenectady (FREE)
3rd Thursday arts walk @ various locations in Pittsfield, Mass. (FREE)
Los Lobos with Jonah Smith @ the Calvin Theater, Northampton, Mass.
Discussion with Annea Lockwood, Margaret Cogswell and Ian Berry @ the Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs (FREE)

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LIVE: Library garage-rockin’, 6/19

June 22nd, 2009, 1:07 pm by Greg

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The Albany Public Library kicked off its second annual Garage Bands in the Garage free summer series concert series on Friday, June 19, with something a little different – an actual garage band in the form of Johnny Mystery and the Mysteios and their newly expanded line-up.

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A number of other bands were on hand for the June edition of the bash, including Ben Karis-Nix, Sea of Trees and the Ashley Pond Band (seen above), who were celebrating the one-week anniversary of the release of their new CD, “The Warning.”

photos by Matthew Mac Haffie

Holly & EvanThe Cock'N'Bull RestaurantJim Gaudet and the Railroad BoysCartoonist John CaldwellCaffe LenaAdvertise on Nippertown!Artist Charles HaymesAlbany PoetsLeave Regular Radio BehindArtist and Musician Michael Eck