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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...
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By Matthew Pitcher In honor of Black History Month, the Gallery at SUNY Broome is presenting “ORIGINS: Traditions of African Art.” The Bundy Museum in Binghamton generously made items from its private collection available to the college. Library archivist Robin Valashinas, assisted by several students, selected approximately three dozen pieces from Mali, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Congo, and the finished display is nothing less than amazing. As one of Valashinas’ assistants, I have been in and out of this exhibit at least a dozen times since it...
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Editor's Note: Broome Arts Mirror reviewer Nancy Oliveri was unable to attend the Cult Movie Thursdays series opener Sept. 12, at the Bundy Museum, 129 Main St., Binghamton, and sent her sister in her stead. Reviewed by Therese Bohn The Bundy Museum's new film series – “Cult Movie Thursdays”-- promises to feature the best in high camp, low budget mid-century B-pictures. Although event coordinator Nick Rubenstein clearly is targeting the twenty-something crowd, the series surely should appeal to any adult who loves, as he puts it, “trash cinema at its...
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Reviewed by Rebecca Sheriff "Reacting to Music: The Artwork of Angela Cook," on display at Binghamton's Bundy Museum, is a colorful array of artwork, most in reaction to the music of renowned indie-pop artist Rachael Sage, who performed her vibrant and provoking songs at the show’s opening during February’s First Friday event. Cook’s artwork enhanced the warmth of Sage’s sound and the energy of her performance. (more…)...
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