Other Voices, Other Rooms

From King 5: Nippertown pop-rock duo Sirsy is in the midst of a west coast tour, and they made a stop at Seattle TV station King 5 for an appearance on “New Day Northwest” that included an interview and a performance of “Lionheart.”

From Examiner.com: We also like Rick J. Bowen’s write-up on Sirsy, which hails “singer/drummer Melanie Krahmer, who’s sultry and powerful voice sounds like the love child of Eartha Kitt and Superman.”

From Idiots Being Idiots: A list of things you should do in Saratoga Springs before the summer is over. Better hurry…

From Facebook: Nippertown sends out our congratulations and best wishes to two of our fave musician pals – the Nellies’ Peggy Lecuyer and Kevin Maul – who tied the knot last Sunday (August 18). Go to Peggy’s Facebook page to see photos…

From Picture This: With “Last Run,” photographer Cindy Schultz captures the final moments of printing The Troy Record, The Saratogian and the Kingston Daily Freeman before all of the printing processes for those three newspapers was taken over by The Times Union.

From the 518 Music Hub: Dan Barner offers his list of “10 Local Songs That Belong On National Radio,” from Wild Adriatic to Dao Jones to Whiskey City…

From the Rogovoy Report: Seth Rogovoy reviews last Monday’s performance by the Voodoo Orchestra North at Club Helsinki in Hudson, in which master drummer Bobby Previte and his all-star band played music inspired by Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew. They’ll be returning to Club Helsinki to do it again at 8pm on Monday (August 26).

From Berkshire On Stage: Larry Murray previews the world premiere of William Coe Bigelow’s dramatic play “Leap Year,” a collaborative production by Bard College and Shakespeare & Company, which opens tonight (Friday, August 23) at Bard College at Simon’s Rock’s Daniel Arts Center in Great Barrington.

From the Dissolve: In an interview with Nathan Rabin, Jake Fogelnest (creator of MTV’s “Squirt TV” fame) declares that everyone should watch “Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains,” which just happens to be one of our fave rock films.

From the Free George: A preview of the Washington County Fair in Greenwich, which runs through Sunday (August 25).

From Berkshire Fine Arts: Charles Giuliano interviews the magnificent actor John Douglas Thompson, currently appearing at Shakespeare & Co. in Lenox in Brecht’s “Mother Courage and Her Children” starring Olympia Dukakis, through Sunday (August 24).

From This Charming Charlie: Charlie Brown meets Morrissey, a perfect match…

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