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At the Broome County Arts Council (BCAC), six student artists from area high schools have won awards in “An Artistic Discovery Broome County Congressional High School Art Competition. They now advance to the final round of competition sponsored by U.S. Representative Richard Hanna for high schools in the 22nd Congressional District. Hanna will present final awards April 18th at Binghamton's Roberson Museum and Science Center. (more…)...Read more
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Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon Honored Businesses and OrganizationsThe Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce held the 18th Annual Thanksgiving Community Luncheon on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at The DoubleTree Hotel in Binghamton. A sold out event of over five hundred Chamber members and business leaders attended this event to kick off the Holiday season and to celebrate what we are thankful for in our community. We congratulate the Chamber’s 2014 Community Advocate and Corporate...
Reviewed by George and Audrey Basler Hollywood has pretty much cemented the myths of the American West even if the myths have a tenuous connection to reality. There’s John Wayne perched on a horse with six-shooters blazing, or Gary Cooper striding alone down Main Street to confront the bad guys. In all these myths, women are conspicuously absent -- either pushed into the background or ignored completely, as is the case in the popular spaghetti Westerns of the 1960s. But, myths aside, women played key roles in the settling...Read more
BC ARTS COUNCIL AWARDS $233,000 IN 2014 UCF GRANTSThe Broome County Arts Council (BCAC), located at 81 State Street, Stephens Square Bldg Suite 501, Binghamton announced United Cultural Fund (UCF) Grants for 2014 of more than $233,000, during a Wednesday morning news conference. Grants went to sixteen arts and cultural non-profit organizations and 4 individual artists, including a composer, a playwright, a muralist and a filmmaker. UCF grants are supported by contributions to BCAC’s annual UCF Campaign. Major investors include the Hoyt Foundation, the Broome...
Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri Having just seen and reviewed a stage presentation of Harvey, a comedy about the state of mental health care and one character's invisible friend just a few weeks ago, I couldn’t help but draw a few comparisons with SRO Productions III’s Next to Normal. This show also is about the state of mental health care, an invisible friend and a family’s angst, but that’s where the similarity ends. This intense rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt was...Read more
By Barb Van Atta I got in touch with my inner geek at RoberCon, the Roberson Center's inaugural sci-fi convention. What did you do this weekend?...Read more