Tag Archives: SUNY Broome

By Nancy Oliveri

A community-wide NEA Big Read program promoting reading and literacy is running throughout March and this weekend will include a compelling stage adaptation of the featured book.

SUNY Broome Professor Mary Donnelly has been the force behind bringing this program to our community. Said Donnelly, “The Big Read is a program from the National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest, which sponsors programming in local communities to help everyone gather around a good book.”

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I went to First Friday in downtown Binghamton, where I toured galleries and helped promote the Broome County Arts Council's upcoming Heart of the Arts celebration. What did you do in the arts this past week?

-- Barb Van Atta

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By Matthew Pitcher The Binghamton art scene has been flourishing recently thanks to local artists trying to make a name for themselves. Adam Schultz is doing just that this month with exhibits at both the Whole in the Wall restaurant, 43 S. Washington St., and the recently opened café Strange Brew, 137 Washington St. His artwork complements the atmosphere of both locations and gives him the opportunity to share his talent with the community. (more…)...
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It's such a busy time right now with so many arts organizations winding up their seasons. I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to revive our readers' query: "What did you do in the arts this week?". On Friday, I heard a lovely concert by the combined vocal ensembles of SUNY Broome. On Sunday, I caught the really fine Tri-Cities Opera production of one of my favorite Broadway shows, Sweeney Todd. How about you?

-- Barb Van Atta, BAMirror Editor

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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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