NEW YORKERS FOR MENTAL HEALTH ALTERNATIVES LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO LEGALIZE USE OF PSYCHEDELICS TO TREAT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES, PAIN, AND SUBSTANCE USE PROBLEMS New Yorkers for Mental Health Alternatives (NYMHA) announced the launch of its campaign to reform the state’s antiquated drug laws and provide New Yorkers suffering from pain, depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance use […]

(from press release) On Friday, March 31st at 7:00pm, the Strand Theatre welcomes Sugar & The Tree with special guest The Bluebillies! Sugar & The Tree celebrate the release of their EP featuring the songwriting of Heather Richards & Marc Vincent. Special guest opening the show is singer songwriter Marc Delgado followed by The Bluebillies […]

Dirty IP No one went to your show. You spent more time putting out social media and email blasts than you did recording your first album, but it’s the end of the night and all your band did was test the acoustics of an empty club. What went wrong? Relax. Your music doesn’t suck. You […]

(from press release) NYS Writers Institute Presents the 3rd Annual Albany Film Festival Celebrating the Crossroads of Film and Storytelling ALBANY, N.Y. – The NYS Writers Institute at the University at Albany proudly presents the 3rd Annual Albany Film Festival, a celebration of the convergence of film and storytelling featuring a lineup of award-winning filmmakers, […]

On Sunday, March 26th at 3pm, the Listen Up Awards will pay tribute to the democratic spirit of our listeners and readers, who have diligently worked to nominate-, then vote for their favorite musicians in various categories (and a few non-musical categories like “Best Dressed.”) Over 38,000 votes were cast, which, for reference, is the […]

In the last issue of Xperience, I wrote a piece called “Screw Midjourney,” basically standing up to AI art programs like Midjourney on behalf of our area’s many talented artists, and, well, humanity as a whole. And soon, we will have a rebuttal from ChatGPT-4 programmed by somebody. I would like to say that we […]

TROY (03/16/23) – A popular public house in Troy is bringing back live outdoor concerts to its location beside the Green Island Bridge. Ryan’s Wake Public House has announced a free, six-week outdoor evening concert series kicking off May 17. “Wake Up Wednesdays” will run for six Wednesdays in a row starting at 5 p.m. […]

It is the cusp of spring, and here at Xperience it is the time we break out the barbecues and the sun tan lotion – doesn’t hurt to show up early. Featuring Glen David Andrews, Rick Barton and Michelle Moyer, and, of course…. more. Xperience March 2022 Issue – Digital Edition

We are delighted and honored to celebrate the third anniversary issue of Xperience Monthly. This month features Tragedy Yager, Willie Nile, and the Builders – Troy Speakeasy. And extra special – a centerfold with the names of everyone we’ve probed so far. Download it here. Xperience February 2022 – Digital Edition

It’s the time a year where we give to people in need, and it’s something at least to counterbalance the store stampedes, snow-laden traffic and rude family members. And in the spirit of giving, we have a fun way to hook someone up in need. If you’re on the streets, your life is what you […]

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