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By George Basler The Rod Serling Video Festival began 19 years ago as a local contest for young video makers in Broome County. Nowadays, however, the locals have some competition. This year’s entrants come from across New York state and from as way away as Tacoma, Wash., and Port Moody, British Columbia in Canada. For Larry Kassan, the festival’s founder, it’s a sign of just how successful the Serling program has become. “We’re getting entrants from further away than ever before,” he said. WSKG Public Television will broadcast an...
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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd It’s said that youth is wasted on the young. Not in the case of pianist Gretchen Hull, who is both very young and musically mature. Hull, who taped a segment of Expressions Oct. 25 before a select audience in the state-of-the-art WSKG studio in Vestal, played piano with a technical virtuosity and expressiveness that belies her age. She’s a recent college grad, so she’s probably at least in her late teens or early 20s, but she looks about 16. Read more