Ceremony honors Serling fest winners

By George Basler

The broadcast of the winning entries to the annual Rod Serling Video Festival begins at 8 p.m. today (May 18) on WSKG public television. You can watch the program at home or go to Binghamton High School, 31 Main St., Binghamton, for a screening in the Helen Foley Theater. An awards ceremony will follow the broadcast. Congratulations to the following winners: Read the rest of this entry »

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BPO Pops concert a perfect musical combination

Reviewed by Rebecca Sheriff

Last Saturday’s (May 12) Binghamton Philharmonic Pops concert with guest artist Suzanne Vega brought together orchestral and singer/songwriter music fans to experience the versatility of both genres. Vega’s understated intensity was punctuated by the orchestral arrangements of Karl Berger and Gerry Leonard. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get ‘A Taste of Broadway’ at BHS

By George Basler

For one night only, Binghamton High School’s main cafeteria is going to be turned into a cabaret. After a scoring a big hit last year, the Rod Serling School of Fine Arts in association with the high school’s culinary arts class is again presenting “A Taste of Broadway.” On the bill next Wednesday (May 23) will be s a sampling of tasty desserts and a selection of show tunes. Read the rest of this entry »

BU spring: A senior recital and final goodbyes

By Sarah Kuras

This past Saturday (May 12) I had the great pleasure of attending Mark Rossnagel’s senior recital at the United Presbyterian Church (formerly First Presbyterian) in Binghamton. Although I have heard him play the organ numerous times throughout our years of friendship, I was truly blown away by his performance at this recital and by his dedication to his craft. All attendees had the great gift of watching this masterful, expressive musician perform. Read the rest of this entry »

Rod Serling Video Festival keeps rolling

By George Basler

A lot has changed since the Rod Serling Video Festival began 17 years ago as a way to promote the creative use of technology by students in elementary, middle and high school. Read the rest of this entry »

Tier native on ‘Bones’

Anybody else catch Endwell’s John Ducey on the Monday (May 7) episode of Bones? Had a nice, meaty part that, unlike most guest spots on a procedural, was neither victim nor perp.

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Were the arts part of your week?

I caught the talented Ithacappella (Ithaca College’s all-male a cappella group) last Friday night (May 4) at Vestal High School. What part did the arts play in your week? Did you catch a show? Hear a concert or a reading? Participate in First Friday? Please share your adventures with BAMirror.

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