Panigma dispels enigma about steel drums

Reviewed by David L. Schriber a.k.a CyberBassDave

About 100 persons gathered Sunday, Feb. 21, at First Presbyterian Union Church in Owego to hear the steel drum band Panigma. It was a head-nodding, toe-tapping 90 minutes of Caribbean sounds that even gave audience members a chance at the percussion instruments. The 16 selections included “Yellowbird” (the most-requested steel drum song) and other Latin tunes, plus familiar songs byStevie Wonder, Bobby McFerrin and even Elvis! Read the rest of this entry »

Did you enjoy the arts this past weekend?

What aspect of Greater Binghamton arts and entertainment drew your attention this past weekend? Did you see Know Theatre’s production of “K2” or Ti-Ahwaga Players’ “Greater Tuna”? Were you in the audience for the Musica Nova concert at BU or My Sweet Patootie at EPAC? Did you catch the monthly art walk in Owego, or try to introduce your youngsters to live performance at the “Sesame Street” show?

Or did you lay low over the weekend to save your entertainment budget for Casting Crowns Tuesday at the Arena? Please join the arts conversation and share your opinions, comments and reflections.