What direction did the arts take you this week?
Were you yukking it up with the Yoopers in Greene, groovin' to the oldies at BU or savoring the blues in Norwich?
Please share with your friends at BAMirror....
Published here is an Aug. 18 letter from the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra about plans to cancel its season-opening concert because of a breakdown on contract negotiations with the musicians' union. It is followed by the union's response. (For more details, here is a link to coverage in the Friday, Aug 21, issue of the Press & Sun-Bulletin: http://tinyurl.com/q4qwfcu.)
Binghamton, NY - Today the negotiating committee for the American Federation of Musicians Local 380, which represents musicians of the Binghamton Philharmonic (BPO), rejected proposals from the...
Remembering Ralph Hall
Ralph Hall passed away last Thursday (July 30) in Duchess County, close to his children and grandchildren. Ralph was my predecessor here at the Broome County Arts Council, and he made a difference during his 17-month tenure as interim executive director. Among other things, Ralph created the Heart of the Arts Awards, which have evolved into a signature BCAC program and community celebration. Ralph envisioned an award that would recognize individuals for their significant contributions to the arts in Broome County. Since 2004,...