By George Basler Seamus Lucason had never been in Binghamton before last weekend. What drew him here was the opportunity to see one of his plays performed for the first time. The Irish playwright, whose works have been produced in both Ireland and America, made the five-hour drive from Boston to be at KNOW Theatre’s Playwrights and Artists Festival for the play’s debut. “What it means for me is the chance to see what works, and what doesn’t work,” he said. Lucason is one of six playwrights featured...Read more
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Reviewed by Matthew Pitcher There was no fooling around on April 1 at the Broome County Art Council when a panel of prestigious judges (Emily and Tina Corbin, Yvonne Lucia, Orazio Salati, Alisha Sickler-Brunelli and County Legislator Karl Bernhardsen) carefully evaluated 73 submissions to this year's Broome High School Emerging Artists Competition. A total of 65 students from seven Broome County high schools (Binghamton, Chenango Forks, Chenango Valley, Deposit, Johnson City, Maine-Endwell, Whitney Point) participated in the event. Looking over all the artworks, I was both delighted and grateful...Read more
Emerging Artists Award RecipientsThe Broome County Arts Council held the Broome High School Emerging Artists Competition Award Recognition & Ceremony on First Friday, April 1st to celebrate the artistic talents of the 65 students from 7 Broome County High Schools with 73 works of art on display. The Emerging Artistists Award Recipients for 2016 are: Best of Show: Kelly Wu, “Corrina” (Pastels) Johnson City HS, Eric Adolf Art Teacher Excellence in Composition: Olivia Greene, “Breaking Free” (Acrylic) Johnson City HS, Eric Adolf Art Teacher Excellence in Line & Color: Mia Hause,...
Broome County Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2014 Heart of the Arts Awards Celebration & $10K Challenge to be held Monday, September 22nd at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Binghamton. It's the 10th year for the event, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to and impact on the arts in Broome County. BCAC issued a Call for Nominations today, inviting all members of the public to submit candidates for recognition by 5:00pm June 20th. Instructions and official nominating...Read more
[caption id="attachment_316" align="alignleft" width="91" caption="Salati, Artist & Gallery Owner"][/caption] There are professional critics who write reviews about movies, plays, books, art exhibitions, music, etc. These critics describe their responses to a variety of art forms and they give you an assessment of their merit. You may not always agree with their opinions because your criteria or standards of judgment may be very different from these professional critics. When you hear the word criticism,...Read more