How were the arts part of your life this past week and weekend? Did you catch Roar of the Greasepaint or Velocity of Autumn like your BAMirror reviewers did (see below)? Or were you at the Dance Stories performance at Binghamton University? Were you in the audience when the Downtown Singers performed Dvorak's Requiem? (As a member of the chorus, may I take this opportunity to say "thank you" for that standing ovation.) Or did your musical tastes run more to Chubby Checker? Please share with your fellow blog readers.
Spring has sprung (well, sort of), and more folks are getting out and about. Please share with your fellow BAMirror readers what you have been doing in the arts lately. Was it Master Class at EPAC? The Last Five Years from SRO? A gallery exhibit? A bar band? An art film? How were the arts part of your weekend?...Read more
By Barb Van Atta To belabor a tonsorial metaphor, Tri-Cities Opera plans to continue grooming musical students and highlight rising stars in a 2015-2016 season bookended by the theatrical world’s most famous barbers: Figaro and Sweeney Todd. At a press conference today (March 24) at the 66-year-old company’s headquarters in Binghamton, Susan S. Ashbaker, general director since July 2014, announced, not only the nuts and bolts of next year’s season, but a series of changes and improvements designed to boost the opera-going audience in Broome County and...Read more
As BAMirror writer Lory Martinez recently pointed out, Broome County residents would especially enjoy Hugh Grant's The Rewrite, set at Binghamton University, if they watched it in a theater (as opposed to the current video-on-demand option). Part of the fun is the communal experience every time Grant and his fellow castmates make a comment about our community. And now we have that opportunity. The rom-com opens this week at the Art Mission and Theatre, 61 Prospect Ave., Binghamton. Screenings are at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Tuesday and 3 p.m. Sunday (Feb....Read more
When you weren't cookie baking or latke frying, card writing or gift shopping, did you take time out to enjoy the holiday arts in and around Broome County? If so, please share your experiences with your fellow BAMirror readers....Read more
I saw EPAC's The King and I (nice job all around); what did you do in the arts last weekend?...Read more