Arts & Culture

Looking for something to do: Week of Nov. 8, 2011

Tuesday, Nov. 8 Friedheim Memorial Lecture/Recital Series Debussy’s “Rhapsodies for saxophone and clarinet.” Enjoy the musical talents of saxophonist April Lucas, clarinetist Timothy Perry and pianist Margaret Reitz with lecturer Stephen Zank,...


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John Smelcer: Binghamton University creative writing professor and Alaskan native

Walking into his creative writing class, it’s immediately apparent that there is something different about professor John Smelcer. Maybe it’s his laid-back jeans-and-a-sweater style, or the way he speaks to his class...


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Laurie McCarthy: Binghamton University's horse expert, jewlery-maker & teacher

While some get their blue eyes from their mother or freckles from their father, Lauren McCarthy inherited something she likes to call a "horse ...


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Amanda Ho: Binghamton University Australian exchange student

Waiting with an "Aussie" chill at Jazzman's Café, her silver bracelet jingles a sweet melody while she turns the spoon around her coffee.  ...


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Kimberly Torres: Binghamton University student opera singer extraordinaire

With auto-tuned music running rampant these days, it seems as though anyone can be a singer, but opera-trained vocalist freshman Kimberly Torres is the real deal. ...


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Al Vos: The "Mr. Feeny" of Binghamton University, professor & mentor

With name tags from Hinman College’s various resident assistants covering his door, he flashes an inviting smile as he finishes reading an email from a Binghamton University alum requesting to see him...


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Paul Brick: student-turned screenwriter

Wearing a comfortable, light blue button-down and a fuzzy brown sweatshirt over top, Paul Brick sits comfortably in his chair with a warm, reassuring smile on his face. “I never wanted to...


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Looking for stuff to do: Week of Oct. 25, 2011

Monday, Oct. 24 Building Bridges to Cultural Competency The University Center for Training and Development is hosting a workshop to increase awareness of cultural differences with a short video and an in-depth...


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Top entertainment to be spooked by

TV 1. “The Walking Dead” (AMC) Although “The Walking Dead” is a serious television drama centered on a zombie apocalypse, this show is mostly about human relationships and how people would act...


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Costume predictions: what you'll probably see on the streets this year

This year could be described as one big, colorful collage of potential Halloween costumes. From over-the-top outfits to unexplainable behavior, summer Marvel blockbusters, two weddings dubbed “the wedding of the century” and...