Off-Campus Events

LUMA festival returns for a second year

The live accompaniment was something to behold, as they were perfectly synchronized to the visuals. At one point when the “Cancan” was playing, much of State Street was clapping along to the ...


Off-Campus Events

First Friday gallery fun

Aptly named, First Friday is a monthly gallery walk occurring on the first Friday of each month. Local venues feature artists and host cultural events all around Downtown Binghamton. Every month, these...


Art

Student photos capture 'raw light' at May's First Friday

His collection featured a jarring juxtaposition between hard and soft, showing the beautifully eerie Roberson Museum next to the long-neglected New York State Inebriate Asylum. ...


Art

BU junior paints a new portrait of the 2016 election

It’s easy to get swept up into the loud and dynamic vortex of political media. What Herman’s paintings accomplish is giving the viewer a silent moment to reflect about the people vying ...


Art

Binghamton's Black Student Union hosts annual poetry slam

Many audience members were anticipating one of Mans’ most popular poems, “Footnotes for Kanye,” which has over 35,000 views on Youtube. ...


Movies

Harpur Cinema looks to expand students' horizons with spring film series

For the cinephiles on campus, Harpur Cinema is a solace from poorer-quality and frequently interruptible Netflix viewings, and for exposure to films by masters of the craft in the manner they were ...


Art

A look at Downtown's architectural gems

In the first installment of our Binghamton architecture tour, we discuss the city’s history-filled government buildings. ...


Art

Black Dance Repertoire and X'Fact'r 'bring it on' in exciting performance

Even from the beginning of the show, BDR brought energy to the room and X’Fact’r had people out of their seats with their intense and complex movements. ...


Art

Kevin Kantor blends poetry and activism at BU Slam Poetry event

As a part of his expression, he did a call-and-response with the audience, shouting out “give” and “accept,” both of which had the expected responses of “love!” ...


Art

The Binghamton Mural Review: Part 4

Slowly canvassing the Union, Release continues to review Binghamton University’s finest — and most unrefined — wall art. The Ping Pong Room (Room 029 in the Undergrounds) We use the word “mural”...