The Binghamton Theatre Organ Society
will dedicate its 2017-2018 season to its founder and volunteer executive director, Paul F. Stapel, who passed away recently.
Stapel, a native of Muskegon, Michigan, came to this community to serve as executive director of the Binghamton Symphony Orchestra (now the Binghamton Philharmonic) from 1983 to 1986. He later was instrumental in the merger of the Art Theater and Art Mission to become the ART Mission and Theater and was its first executive director.
Reviewed by George Basler
In the late 1940s and 1950s, Dalton Trumbo went from being one of the highest paid and most respected screenwriters in Hollywood to being a social and political pariah.
The reason was the Hollywood blacklist, which banned actors and writers with Communist, or even leftist, leanings from working in the movie business.
Trumbo, who wrote such films as Spartacus, Roman Holiday and Exodus, was a member of the Communist Party from 1943 to 1948. He became a prime target when he defied the House Un-American...
EDITOR's NOTE: This fall, BAMirror is chatting with recently appointed leaders of local arts organizations. Today we talk with Rebecca Sheriff, the new executive director of the Art Mission and Theater in downtown Binghamton. Sheriff, it should be noted, is a former reviewer for BAMirror.
By George Basler
With gas prices being the way they are, film enthusiasts should tip their hats to the Art Mission and Theater in downtown Binghamton.
Located at 61 Prospect Ave., the small, two-screen theater -- with a total of 78 seats -- shows independent,...