Amy Modesti

Photography By: Amy Modesti and Nick Montera

In years past, modern art was learned in college textbooks and museums. Paul Gauguin, Paul Cezanne, Vincent Van Gogh, and Georges Seurat painted the development of modern art by means of experimentation and viewing the world under abstract eyes. We continue to break traditional norms of modern art and how it’s represented a century plus […]

What is one blessed to have in life? A plethora of fresh food to eat daily, new attire to wear, a positive support system, an abundance of money, or basic needs to clean oneself? Not everyone is fortunate to have essentials in check. According to Feeding America, in Rensselaer County and its surrounding counties, over […]

After a two-year hiatus, “River Street Expo” (as it was titled), returned to Downtown Troy last year for a resurrection of live music, arts vending, and family fun. At a time when the pandemic was easing, families ventured to the Collar City to enjoy a bit of normalcy at one of the city’s many large […]

With the help of my photographer friends Amy Modesti and Tim Reidy, I Rob Smittix am submitting this review for you. I didn’t investigate too hard prior to the show but I can tell you that many people including myself had no idea that Madison VanDenburg was going to be the opening act. I was […]

Not feeling well. Get a prescription from T.V. Doctors who will heal your soul. T.V. Doctors are one of several musical acts to perform at the Listen Up Awards Show Friday, June 17 at Lark Hall and their mix of electronica, fusion, and improvised grooves will bandage your sour notes fast.  The Xperience witnessed this […]

Greg Bell of Guthrie Bell Productions is celebrating his success of 30 years in music production with fun and flair that tops the likes of other area productions. Following the success of his first five shows to commemorate the milestone, Bell pulled the stops to bring Capital Region’s 80s favorite, The Sharks, and Johnny Rabb […]

It was crazy then… it was even crazier Sunday afternoon.  Thirty years ago, The Lawn Sausages did a marathon performing “Louie Louie” (Richard Berry) for charity. Thirty years later, they, along with RadioRadioX/Xperience Monthly Magazine & Mirth Films, presented 5 hours of “Louie Louie” and raised money for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY.  […]

After a two-year hiatus, Foodstock returned to Rustic Barn Pub. Since its 2017 inception, guitarist, vocalist, and humanitarian, Bob Gamache, ran six benefit events raising money to help the hungry. Sunday, March 6 was Foodstock 7, Gamache’s seventh event. Donations went towards The Food Pantries of the Capital District. The Food Pantries of the Capital […]

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