Art of Binghamton is a premiere gallery experience showcasing various mediums of artwork from acrylic paintings to photography, all created by local artists. Each piece is a unique representation of Binghamton's past, present, and future vision, with the artists' pride and love for their hometown reflected in their work. This show features an eclectic group … [Read more...] about Art of Binghamton Sept & Oct.
The Binghamton Women’s Center was founded in 1973 and exists to the present in the form of the Center for Gender, Art, and Culture. In its earliest iteration, the Women’s Center was a multi issue organization with community meetings and a loose committee structure to address issues such as sexual assault, abortion, divorce and displaced homemakers, lesbian … [Read more...] about Feminist History in the Binghamton area
PLOT (Progessive Leaders of Tomorrow) held a March and Rally to Protest the August 11th incident involving two black teenagers near Rec Park in Binghamton. About 150- 200 people attended chanting "Use Your Body. Use Your Privilege." Kymel Yard, PLOT speaker explained, "We each may have some privilege, as a male, or white... and we need to use that privilege … [Read more...] about PLOT Leads Protest of Police Treatment of Teens
On the afternoon of Saturday, August 11th, at the corner of Laurel Ave and Schubert St (Between Rec Park and Horace Mann Elementary School), several white police officers stopped and detained two young Black teenagers. A 13-year-old girl was placed in handcuffs, with witnesses at the scene describing officers forcefully lifting her off the ground after … [Read more...] about Community Emergency Response Rally
PLOT stands for Progressive Leaders of Tomorrow. We are based out of Binghamton, NY, but our initiatives and members exist throughout the Southern Tier and surrounding areas. WHO WE ARE: PLOT is a collective of advocates, artists, and agitators organizing around issues of race, class, gender, and state violence through an anti-capitalist lens. We seek to … [Read more...] about PLOT: Progressive Leaders Of Tomorrow
Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year American Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul by Clara Bingham Review by Andy Piascik Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year American Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul by Clara Bingham is a valuable contribution to further understanding and … [Read more...] about Witness to the Revolution: Review
Members of the Dept. of Public Art installed a mural on the factory at 19 Avenue B in Johnson City. Master Muralist Bruce Greig created a mural in panels that gives the illusion that a dinosaur is inside the factory looking out. “It’s a playful mural that brings new life to this factory,” according to Peg Johnston of the DPA. Johnson City has recently … [Read more...] about Dinosaur Mural in Residence at Johnson City Factory
The Fall Series of English Country Dance Classes with the Binghamton English Country Dancers Want to learn elegant, exuberant English country dancing? Classes offered by the Binghamton English Country Dancers start September 12 at Christ Church in downtown Binghamton and continue until the week before Thanksgiving. $25 for the series, payable at the … [Read more...] about English Country Dance Classes
At this year’s LUMA Festival, September 7-9, 2018, local artists will have the opportunity to see their images projected on a downtown building. LUMA will project 30 images generated by artists using a template or outline of a building. “We want LUMA to be a celebration of the Arts in Binghamton and a chance to showcase artists, including those that work in … [Read more...] about ARTISTS!!! Be Part of LUMA Projection Festival!
Almost out of nowhere, an inspiring wave of strikes by public school teachers has swept the United States. Teachers in Arizona have just ended a strike on the heels of walk-outs in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Colorado and Kentucky. Similar actions between now and the end of the school year loom in others states. Thus far, unity among teachers in all of … [Read more...] about Teachers’ Strikes Past and Present