United Cultural Fund grants total $228,000 for 2013

By Barb Van Atta

Broome County Arts Council Board Chairman Fred Xlander and Executive Director Sharon Ball today (March 13) announced the awarding of more than $228,000 in United Cultural Fund (UCF) grants for 2013. Seven arts and cultural organizations will share in $210,428 in UCF general operating support grants. Project grants totaling another $18,298 will be shared by 14 organizations and individual artists. Read the rest of this entry »

What did you do in the arts this weekend?

Did you participate in the monthly art walk (as either a walker or an artist)? Were you in the audience for a high school musical? Did you, like me, try to catch up on Oscar winners that you hadn’t seen yet? (First thought after finally seeing Argo: Christoph Waltz must have been absolutely amazing in Django to have been deemed more worthy of the Best Supporting Actor award than the hilarious Alan Arkin.) Please join our conversation.

Violin/piano duo brings Phelps audience to its feet

Editor’s note: Julian Shepherd is the husband of  BAMirror reviewer Lee Shepherd and, like her, an accomplished string musician.

Reviewed by Julian Shepherd

You probably keep track of the Tri-Cities Opera and Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra schedules, but do you know that there is (and has been for a few years) an excellent series of chamber concerts on the second Sunday of each month at the Phelps Mansion Museum, 191 Court St., Binghamton? Read the rest of this entry »

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