Bits & Pieces: Action Bronson, SPAC, Moon & River Cafe, Patti LuPone, More…

Rapper Action Bronson – who rolls into the Upstate Concert Hall on Friday night (May 2) – is getting his own monthly web series, “Fuck, That’s Delicious,” sponsored by VICE. He promises that the series will chronicle all things culinary. The first episode will visit restaurants in NYC, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. The big question is, “Where the heck is he going to eat in Clifton Park?”

The folks at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center are hosting a contest, and you can enter by filling out the online form and explaining in 100 words or less “Why I Love Music.” The winner will be chosen at random and awarded a New York City trip that includes Amtrak train tickets, concert tickets to the Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center on Sunday, May 18 and passes to the VIP post-concert reception. Deadline to enter is 5pm on Monday, May 12.

The Moon & River Cafe in Schenectady is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Friday (May 2). Entertainment for the party will feature the Latin sounds of Raymondo y las Chicas at 8pm. Congrats to Richard Genest and all those who keep the cafe hoppin’!

MEDIA WATCH: When was the last time that Metroland and The Times Union’s Preview both featured Local 518 musicians on the cover on the same date? I’m guessing, maybe, never? But it happened today (May 1) with Sirsy gracing the cover of Preview while Holly & Evan grabbed the cover of Metroland

The Woodstock Playhouse kicks off its new season with a gala concert at 7:30pm on Saturday (May 3) featuring Broadway superstar Patti LuPone, who will perform selections from “Evita,” “Gypsy,” “Sunset Boulevard” and other productions from the Great White Way. The gala performance will be hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky, who will play the piano and interview LuPone with a sure-to-be-witty Q&A session.

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  1. Kathy says

    RE: Media Watch article above- Interesting bit of history that 5-1-14 was the first time for two Local 518 Musicians to be featured Covers in both publications Times Union Preview and Metroland on the same date! That in fact is pretty neat local history in the making! Congrats to both bands Sirsy and Holly & Evan

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