Other Voices, Other Rooms…
From Syracuse.com: Across the NYS Thruway in Syracuse, Katrina Tulloch writes about a batch of Salt City musicians who recently banded together to perform The Beatles’ classic “Get Back” on the rooftop of the Advance Media New York building in tribute to Paul McCartney, who plays the Carrier Dome on Saturday (September 23).
From The Spot 518: Michael Hallisey shines the spotlight on Jimmy Barrett, owner of the River Street Beat Shop and host of the loooong-running “Kaleidoscope” radio show, now heard weekly on WAIX-FM.
From EV Grieve: Walter Wlodarczyk interviews Jimmy Webb, former Albany scenester and long-time manager at NYC’s rock outfitters Trash & Vaudeville, who is opening his own rock ‘n’roll boutique on the Lower East Side at 75A Orchard St. between Broome and Grand. The shop, called I Need More, opens on Friday, October 13.
From The AV Club: William Hughes writes about the late, great, former Nippertonian author Kurt Konnegut’s posthumous short story collection “Complete Stories,” which features five previously unpublished stories, including “The Drone King,” which is also already online, courtesy of The Atlantic.
From AllOverAlbany.com: Cristin Steding writes about the relatively new entertainment concept of the escape room, in particularly reviewing 5 Wits at the Crossgates Mall in Guilderland.