Did you brave the snow for First Night? How about for the first First Friday of 2010? And what's coming up for you? How are you warding off the January doldrums -- in an art-filled way, of course?...Read more
Broome Arts Mirror
Yes, this has been a particularly rough year for Greater Binghamton, and more than one of you will be saying "Good riddance!" as you raise your champagne flute Thursday in the waning moments of 2009. But art has always had the power to salvage the darkest day. What bright memories of artistic endeavour -- visual or performance -- will you carry with you from this year?...Read more
Last Sunday, Bronzissimo!, the area’s select handbell choir, filled Memorial Park Baptist Church in Vestal with familiar carols and Christmas favorites from the French, English, Ukrainian and American traditions.
How have you been celebrating the seasons through the arts? Did you brave the snow for First Night? How about for the first First Friday of 2010? Tell us what you've seen and where you've been?...Read more
"Eternal Interlude," a CD by Binghamton native John Hollenbeck and his group, has been nominated for a Grammy for "best large jazz ensemble album." The category is for large jazz ensembles, including big band sounds; albums must contain 51 percent or more instrumental tracks. Hollenbeck also is featured in an article on the future of jazz in this week's "Newsweek." (FYI: The Grammy ceremony is Jan. 31.)
If you have memories of Hollenbeck's Binghamton days, please share....