Salsa Libre es muy caliente!

Reviewed by Nancy McKenzie Oliveri

According to its Facebook page, Salsa Libre, a Binghamton-based, eight-piece band with a Latin beat, was “formed in 1997  to give the Southern Tier spicy, sensual music for listening and dancing pleasure” The description continues that “the band has captured the sounds of the great Salsa, Mambo, and Merengue bands of Puerto Rico, Cuba and Santo Domingo,” prompting me to ask myself, “Where have I been?” Read the rest of this entry »

Reservation deadline approaches for evening with Stamberg

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 and her upcoming visit to Binghamton. Here’s a link to that conversation.

The reservation deadline is Monday, Oct. 31. Ticket information is available at or by calling (607) 723-4620. Proceeds benefit the Broome County Arts Council’s 2012 United Cultural Fund Campaign.

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