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Play your cards right

This Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 6:00pm-10:00pm the Albany Center Gallery Hosts Annual Gala at Taste’s Penthouse on 30 South Pearl Street, entitled “Une Soirée de Monte Carlo” which roughly translates to “An Evening at Monte Carlo”. This year, the annual black-tie affair will be soaked with a casino-inspired aesthetic and games to match, such…

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Frequency North Presents Megan Abbott

The second reading of the College of Saint Rose’s Visiting Writer series, “Frequency North”, now in its seventh season, presented contemporary writer Megan Abbott this past Thursday. Megan Abbott is the author of, most recently, The End of Everything, hot off her radio-appearance on WAMC’s “The Round Table”. The event’s host, and occasionally bearded-due-to-sabbatical professor…

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Twiddling thumbs, and more

Last Friday night, Pearl Street was popping. Numerous characters hopped in and out of bars throughout the night, taking advantage of Holiday drink specials and live acts. At Jillian’s, local blues veterans Sly Fox and the Hustlers opened up for emerging Vermont-based jam and funk band Twiddle. Sly Fox had the slowly growing crowd mildly…