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Wednesday | Daily Mail

Game of Thrones: New college course lets students study the hit HBO fantasy series

Plenty of college students spend numerous hours binge-watching Game of Thrones, but now the University of Virginia is offering the opportunity to get credit for it.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Arts, Literature, Whitman College, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Rutgers University

Wednesday | Nippertown!

7/23/14: Today's Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC : The Baseball Project @ Club Helsinki , Hudson. A true all-star team featuring Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Linda Pitmon playing odes to the Great American Pastime.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY, Albany, NY, Theater, Arts, Troy, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Nippertown!

7/21/14: Today's Tips: Monday

MUSIC : Ramblin Jug Stompers @ McGeary's Pub , Albany. Raisin' a ruckus on McGeary's front patio.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Dance, Saratoga Springs, NY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nippertown!

7/19/14: Today's Tips: Saturday

OPERA : "Ariadne in Naxos" @ Glimmerglass Opera , Cooperstown. It's opening night! Richard Strauss' opera-within-an-opera features both lighthearted comedy and heroic grand opera, as two different performing troupes compete for the attention of a wealthy patron.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, US News, Albany, NY, Folk

Medical News Today

On scientific field studies, sexual harassment and assault are common

A survey of 142 men and 516 women with experience in field studies in anthropology, archaeology, geology and other scientific disciplines reveals that many of them - particularly the younger ones - suffered or witnessed sexual harassment or sexual assault while at work in the field.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, University of Illinois Chicago, Harvard University, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nippertown!

Other Voices, Other Rooms

From Goldmine : In the record collectors' magazine of choice, Dave Thompson features an in-depth interview with Jed Davis and Joe Slevin about their eclectic Albany-based record label, Eschatone, and their latest release - an album's worth of demos and out-takes from early glam-rock pioneer Jobriath From Old School Record Review: Dave Keneston has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY, Bearsville, NY, Theater, Arts

13WHAM

College hosting annual '12 Years A Slave' event

A cast member of the Oscar-winning film "12 Years A Slave" and descendants of Solomon Northup plan to attend an upstate New York community's annual tribute to the free black man who was enslaved before the Civil War.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Nippertown!

7/17/14: Today's Tips: Thursday

FESTIVAL/MUSIC : Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm , Oak Hill. It's Day One of the four-day fest, and they're kickin' it off with a big bang by featuring the reunion of Nickel Creek, the Steep Canyon Rangers, the Deadly Gentlemen, the HillBenders, the Aoife O'Donovan Band, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Town Mountain, the Barefoot ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nickel Creek, Bluegrass, Albany, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Bennington Banner

MAU junior Sebastian Durfee to play Romeo in Hubbard Hall production

Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts, based in Cambridge, New York, is launching its 20th annual Free Outdoor Shakespeare Tour this weekend, and will feature a Mount Anthony Union High School student in the role of Romeo.

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Related Topix: New York, Cambridge, NY, Theater, Arts, Family, Teenagers

News Herald

Sex assaults, harassment reported in science fieldwork

At first it started out with a few jokes - about her breast size, her sexual history.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Nippertown!

7/15/14: Today's Tips: Tuesday

THEATER : "Smokey Joe's Cafe" @ Capital Repertory Theatre , Albany. It's opening night for the jukebox musical based on the many hit songs of Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, including ""On Broadway, "Jailhouse Rock," "Hound Dog," "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?," "Stand by Me" and "Love Potion #9."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Albany, NY, Drama Movies, Jailhouse Rock, Musical Movies, Mike Stoller

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Nippertown!

7/14/14: Today's Tips: Monday

MUSIC : Low 'N Lonesome @ Dana Park , Albany. The acoustic blues and ragtime duo of Rob Adkins and Phil Drum .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Saratoga Springs, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Herald Gazette

Free Shaker music program at Farnsworth

The Farnsworth Art Museum will present a Shaker music program as part of this year's Lincoln Center Education Workshops Tuesday, July 22, at 10:45 a.m. The program, featuring musician Chris Moore's group Kindling Stone, will take place in the downtown museum's auditorium and is free to the public on a first come, first served basis.

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Related Topix: York, ME

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Nippertown!

7/10/14: Today's Tips: Thursday

MUSIC : Lord Huron @ Jennings Landing , Albany. The captivating Los Angeles-based indie-folk-rockers make their Nippertown debut at Alive at Five to help WEXT-FM celebrate their seventh birthday.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY, Schenectady, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Nippertown!

7/8/14: Today's Tips: Tuesday

DANCE : New York City Ballet @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center , Saratoga Springs.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY, Theater, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Provincetown.com

Provincetown Shoppers Go Wild with Twenty Bucks Each

By Laura Shabott June 19th, 2014 On a deliciously sunny day in Provincetown, this roving correspondent went out with three crisp Sawbucks to give away to three lucky summer visitors.

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Related Topix: Provincetown, MA, DePaul University, Muhlenberg College

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sys-Con Media

First Marblehead Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Breitman will report directly to the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Meyers, and will have responsibility for the Company's financial operations.

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Albany Times Union

Solomon Northup Day spotlights issue of...

Judging by its roster of speakers, Skidmore College has fulfilled its pledge to turn the city's annual Solomon Northup Day into an educational experience focusing on the powerful themes of enslavement and freedom.

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Related Topix: Twelve Years a Slave, Books, Saratoga Springs, NY, Fort Edward, NY

Nippertown!

7/2/14: Today's Tips: Wednesday

MUSIC : Birds of Chicago @ Empire State Plaza at The Egg , Albany. Led by JT Nero and Allison Russell , BoC is a roots music collaborative performing a soulful mix of folk, country, rhythm & blues.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Nippertown!

LIVE: Duncan Sheik @ Skidmore College's Zankel Music Center, 6/13/14

Back in 1996, singer-songwriter Duncan Sheik released his self-titled debut album.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Duncan Sheik, Musical Theater, Arts

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