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 By George Basler Sandwiches, wraps, beverages and desserts are on the menu at the Cyber Café West on Binghamton’s West Side. So is an eclectic mix of music from blues and bluegrass to urban and rock. Located at 176 Main St., the café is marking its 16th anniversary as one of the prime venues for live music in the area. On July 3, the café will host the country/rock stalwarts The New Riders of the Purple Sage. Two days later, on the actual anniversary of the café’s opening, the special...
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Reviewed by Rebecca Sheriff

I recently attended Open Mike Night at Cyber Café West in Binghamton. Open Mike occurs the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. (sign up to perform prior to 7:30). All sorts of performers are welcome: poets, musicians, comedians and the like. Guitars are even available for use by performers.

A poet was on stage when I came in. It was refreshing as poetry readings are not something found often in the area. However, I had difficulty following the content as the use...

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Reviewed by Rebecca Sheriff [caption id="attachment_1543" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Dave Eggar (photo courtesy of Angela Cook)"]Dave Egga (photo courtesy of Angela Cook)r[/caption] Cyber Café West's performance space may be small, but many people packed into the funky Binghamton venue last Friday (March 4)  to witness a performance by the Grammy-nominated Dave Eggar. A classically trained cellist, Eggar, like many musical geniuses, could not be limited to the confines of tradition. He uses the cello to compose...
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