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At its annual meeting on Sept. 9, the Broome County Arts Council (BCAC) Board of Directors elected new officers for 2013-2015.  They are:
  • President - James Rollo, Jim Rollo State Farm
  • Vice President - Suzanne DiLella, M & T Bank
  • Secretary - Georgia Burbidge, IBM
  • Treasurer - Thomas Chase, IBM
In addition, the board approved the appointment of the following new directors to three-year terms:
  • Susan M. Appe, Ph.D. Binghamton University
  • Gregory Keeler, WSKG Public Broadcasting
  • Edward R. Quon, Citizens Bank
The board also paid tribute to outgoing president Fred Xlander of Frederick R....
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A quick reminder that WSKG is taping new segments of the "Expressions" series (for airing later), on several Thursdays in October, and you can be part of the studio audience. This Thursday (Oct. 4) is the Dave Eggar Quartet; Oct. 18 is tenor Steve Nanni and pianist Pej Reitz; Oct. 25 is young pianist, Gretchen Hull. All are at WSKG studios on Gates Road in Vestal, generally starting with a reception (good food!) at 6:45 p.m.; taping begins at 7:30 p.m. Visit http://wskg.org/expressions-classical-series-2012 to RSVP. Although...
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As you probably know, the Broome County Arts Council is presenting NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg in an appearance here on Nov. 3. “An Artful Evening … with NPR’s Susan Stamberg” at the Riverwalk Hotel & Conference Center, 225 Water St., Binghamton, will begin with cocktails at 5 p.m. Dinner is at 6 p.m. followed at 7:30 p.m. by Stamberg’s speech, “Why The Arts Are Important.” WSKG, the local NPR affiliate, is BCAC’s media partner in this event. Recently, WSKG’s Gregory Keeler interviewed Stamberg about her career...
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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Think hard rock. Think heavy metal. Think of the most intrusive, aggressive music that you can imagine. Then go to the complete opposite of the spectrum, and you have Mignarda – a lute and voice duo that will be featured on WSKG’s Expressions program at 8 p.m.  Thursday, Oct. 20. I attended a taping and was treated to a front row seat, about 15 feet from the performers. (more…)...
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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Suppose you invited four of the finest chamber musicians in the Finger Lakes into your living room to play a private house concert just for you. That’s what a few dozen people enjoyed last Thursday (Sept.23) in WSKG's Vestal studio, when the Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble taped its upcoming appearance  on the stations's Expressions show. (more…)...
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