My son and I traveled to Cooperstown this past Tuesday (July 30) for a wonderful day of visual and performing arts (with a yummy lunch in between). Our agenda: the Hudson River School and Wyeth exhibits at the Fenimore Art Museum, an alfresco repast at The Blue Mingo Grill and Glimmerglass Festival's strong, well-sung production of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman. (Performances continue this month for those of you wishing to follow in our path.) What...
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Enjoy host Bill Snyder's July 5 interview with Wayne Pyle on WSKG public radio. He plays 40 ..... that's right ... 40 different characters in Chenango River Theatre's new one-man comedy Fully Committed, on stage at CRT in Greene through July 21. Broome County Arts Council is proud to underwrite Arts Interviews during WSKG's local, classical music programming....Read more
By Barb Van Atta Tomorrow (March 13), Broome County Arts Council Board Chairman Fred Xlander and Executive Director Sharon Ball will announce the awarding of more than $228,000 in United Cultural Fund (UCF) grants for 2013. Seven arts and cultural organizations will share in $210,428 in UCF general operating support grants. Project grants totaling another $18,298 will be shared by 14 organizations and individual artists. The announcement will come at a 10:30 a.m. press conference in the offices of the arts council (BCAC), 81 State St., Suite...Read more
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,...Read more
By Barb Van Atta The public is invited today (Nov. 1) to celebrate the recipients of the Broome County Arts Council’s Heart of the Arts and Lifetime Achievement Awards. The ninth annual presentation ceremony and celebration will begin at 6:30 p.m. in BCAC’s gallery space adjacent to its office on the fifth floor of Stephens Square, 81 State St., Binghamton. The theme of this free community celebration is “The Arts Connect … .” For more information, call the arts council at 723-4620 or e-mail email@example.com....Read more
The Community Foundation for South Central New York and the Broome County Arts Council are collaborating on a new program to provide funding to individual artists. A two-year pilot called the Artists Fund will be unveiled at a joint news conference at 10:30 a.m. today (March 15) at the Community Foundation’s offices, 520 Columbia Drive, Johnson City. The Community Foundation will fund the grant program, and BCAC will administer it. (more…)...Read more
The Broome County Arts Council will announce $224,754 in United Cultural Fund grant awards for 2012 at 1:30 p.m. today (March 8) at BCAC's downtown Binghamton office and gallery. The United Cultural Fund, BCAC's largest program, is an annual combined campaign for the arts that provides general operating support to established nonprofit arts organizations and project grants to other community nonprofits and individual artists in Broome County. (more…)...Read more