It’s the Weekend!

`Is there anything as sad as an empty bowl? No, there is not.
Is there anything as sad as an empty bowl? No, there is not.

We’d like to send out a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about

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

Kirsten Ferguson
J Hunter
Larry Murray
Charles Haymes
Gail Burns
Richard Brody
Kevin Marshall
Paul Jossman
Joel Patterson
Eric Gleason
Jonathan Flanders

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 privided us with cool giveaway merch – tickets, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany
The Albany All Stars Roller Derby, Albany
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
Valentine’s Music Hall, 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:

The Egg, Albany
Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
MASS MoCA, North Adams
The Times Union Center, Albany
Design It Together, Troy
Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs
EMPAC at RPI, Troy
The Parting Glass, Saratoga Springs
Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
Millis-Robbins Productions, Saratoga Springs

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,
Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes
Andrzej Pilarczyk

1 Comment
  1. Bruce Blander says

    Hi – I just wanted to add that the new band “HipDrop” is playing tonight at Red Square ( along with several other great bands at a bargain price. I plead nepotism, as my son, Eric Blander, has recently joined the band as guitarist!! Thanks.

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