Editorial

Another day, another lingering cough from "the thing that's going around," another missed opportunity to enjoy the arts. Sniffles and snowfalls seem to be getting in my way when I want to embrace the arts in Binghamton. Soooo ... who would like to join the BAMirror conversation and tell me what I missed last weekend at the first First Friday of 2011?  And speaking of missing out on something: How many of you felt a little less complete on Dec. 31, 2010, when you didn't have a First Night...
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[caption id="attachment_1402" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Dellasanta at his easel in 1998"]A. Dellasanta 1998[/caption]  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved artist, Armondo Dellasanta, who died on Dec. 21, 2010 at the age of 94. He was a great friend who will be missed by family, his many friends and admirers. In his oil paintings, etchings and drawings, he captured the special places and history of Binghamton, New...
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A statue to The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. now stands on Binghamton's River Walk at the Court Street Bridge at the head of the Peacemakers Trail. Unveiled Wednesday (Nov. 17), the life-sized sculpture captures the civil rights martyr in dynamic action. Sculptor Stan Watts of Atlas Bronze Casting of Kearns, Utah, said he wanted to portray the civil rights martyr in full exhortation, arm raised in a call to action, mouth open to...
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[caption id="attachment_1218" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Artist Mik Tulumello and her UCF-funded Clinton Street Mural Project "]Clinton Street Mural Project by Artist Mik Tulumello [/caption]
The Clinton Street Mural Project, funded by a 2009 United Cultural Fund Project Grant to artist Mik Tulumello, was dedicated Monday, Nov. 8, during a chilly outdoor news conference.  The Broome County Arts Council awarded $2,000 to Tulumello to get the project started. She expected to complete...
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With its second gallery show since moving downtown to 81 State St., Binghamton, last February, the Broome County Arts Council is advancing the idea that promoting the local ats is good, but BUYING art locally is both better and best.

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