Broome Arts Mirror

Reviewed by Tony Villecco For the past 34 years, Binghamton University alumni Bill T. Jones has been bringing his innovative and thought-provoking choreography to the forefront of modern American dance movement. Performances by the professional company developed by Jones and his fellow choreographer, the late Arnie Zane, leave one to ponder in amazement at the human body used as an instrument to propel, not only movement, but an emotional depth sometimes underplayed in the dance world today. On Saturday night (Sept. 24) in Binghamton University’s Anderson Center, members of the Bill T....
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At this week’s Heart of the Arts Celebration, we remembered some of the men and women who were lost to the arts community in 2015 and 2016. The following is an expanded list, gleaned from the obituary notices in the Press & Sun-Bulletin. Please feel free to make additions and/or offer remembrances in the comments area.

2015

Dr. Delos "Jerry" Aumock Jr., April 3, arts supporter and founding member of Ti-Ahwaga Players Lucille S. Fenning, 89, July 5, founder of Landmark Society of Broome County Dennis Bock, 65, July...
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when-in-carthReviewed by Nancy Oliveri

When the Cider Mill Playhouse’s Artistic Director, Gail Belokur, commissioned hometown theatrical wunderkind Santino DeAngelo to write a farce, she knew exactly what she was doing. And, apparently, so does DeAngelo.

The playwright,/composer/lyricist/commercial producer, now based in New York, has already had his work seen in the Big Apple. His musical Foolerie won the New York Musical Festival's 2015 Next Link Project, and he has been mentioned...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Naturally, all of us at Broome Arts Mirror are very excited about the upcoming Heart of the Arts celebration on Sept. 19. To help you join in on the excitement, BAMirror has, over the past couple of weeks, featured brief Q&As with our honorees. Today, our final conversation is with glass and mosaic artist and public arts advocate Emily Jablon, a recipient of a 2016 Heart of the Arts Award. HOTA recipients are honored for significant recent contributions to and impact...
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Reviewed by George Basler Watching Dutchman is like having a scab ripped off a fresh wound. The wound is race relations in the United States, and Dutchman is a bitter and disturbing play that offers emotional fireworks, but no comfort, about the issue. The fireworks are on full display in the KNOW Theatre’s riveting production that opened this past weekend (Sept. 9-11) at the downtown Binghamton theater and will run for two more weekends. Directed by Tim Gleason and starring Kymel Yard and Caitlin McNichol, both of whom give...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Naturally, all of us at Broome Arts Mirror are very excited about the upcoming Heart of the Arts celebration on Sept. 19. To help you join in on the excitement, BAMirror has been featuring brief Q&As with our honorees. Today, our conversation is with Toby Jean and Harold Manker, recipients of a 2016 Heart of the Arts Award. HOTA recipients are honored for significant recent contributions to and impact on the arts in Broome County. They are nominated by the community and...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Naturally, all of us at Broome Arts Mirror are very excited about the upcoming Heart of the Arts celebration on Sept. 19. To help you join in on the excitement, BAMirror is featuring brief Q&As with our honorees. Today, our conversation is with photographer and public arts advocate Margaret “Peg” Johnston, a recipient of a 2016 Heart of the Arts Award. HOTA recipients are honored for significant recent contributions to and impact on the arts in Broome County. They are nominated by...
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