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November 6, 2015 Event, Binghamton, NY
“Art A La Carte” First Friday, New Venue, Argentine Tango Music & More Highlight Binghamton’s Next First Friday Art Walk – NOVEMBER 6
“Art A La Carte” in all its many forms represents the “mantra” next First Friday! Enjoy the actual “Art A La Carte” artwork display at HealthLinkNY and other arty First Friday highlights including a new venue downtown with the Binghamton University Photography Club co-hosting a one night gallery and silent auction at a Court Street apartment building, plus Argentine Tango in a performance hosted by the Binghamton Philharmonic at Roberson Museum, and more. There’s “something for everyone” at Binghamton, NY’s, next First Friday Art Walk on November 6.
Start your art walk downtown on Court Street for “Art A La Carte” at HealthLinkNY (49 Court St.) at their new location (formerly in the Lackawanna Train Station and now in the retail space previously occupied by Ellis Bros. Contemporary Furniture). Art A La Carte is part of a UHS cancer support group, designed to give women with a cancer diagnosis a safe and creative opportunity to process both their experience and emotions through a trying time. On First Friday at HealthlinkNY, the women of Art A La Carte will display their artwork and tell their stories. Light appetizers available. (Link for more info: www.healthlinkny.com/events-pg.html)
The “Art A La Carte” theme continues at the newest First Friday venue, Binghamton University Photography Club for a One Night Only Gallery and Silent Auction, inside the top three floors of an apartment building located above The Colonial restaurant (58 Court St.). This One Night Gallery* features Photographers from the BU Photography Club, Painters and Graphic Designers, including: Kelvin Gutierrez Wendy Meza, Wendy Huang, Theresa Pryce, Emma Rudolph, Tiye Sheares, and Zack Power with Digital Photography. Also, Rashid Al-Shaif with Acrylic Painting & more artists. It’s a Showcase of Artwork, set up as a Silent Auction, with all proceeds going to the Red Cross' "Vaccinate a Village" fundraiser. (*Co-hosted by BU Photography Club and American Red Cross Club, an extension of Broome Southern Tier chapter of American Red Cross. Online: http://www.redcross.org/what-we-do/international-services/measles-initiative. Event Contacts for more info, email: Kelvin Gutierrez at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Wendy Meza at email@example.com.)
On the list of “must see” during the next First Friday includes:
1) **Binghamton Philharmonic at Roberson Center & Science Center (30 Front St.): Nov. 6, 7:30 PM: Binghamton Phil reMastered Series: The Oblivion Project - Transporting you through an intimate night of seduction and passion as they explore the Argentine Tango with works from Astor Piazzolla. Tickets, $25; order at 723.3931.
2) **The Gallery @ 5 Riverside Drive/Towers (5 Riverside Dr.) In Lobby & Library: “Origins and Esoterica” - Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture by Cyrena Summers (Thru Dec., 2015). Opening Reception on First Friday with an Artist’s Talk at 7 PM.
3) **Lost Dog Cafe (222 Water St., corner Henry St.): November Exhibit: Featured Artist Drew Lewis: “Above Binghamton” - Photography, Images in 4K of Binghamton using DJI Phantom 3 Professional Drone (Thru Nov. 2015). Cinematographer/Graphic Artist from Binghamton bringing you views of his hometown you have never seen before! Artist’s Reception, 7-9 PM. (Artist info online: facebook.com/drewlewis.)
4) **River Read Books (5 Court St.): November Exhibit: Featuring Anni Johnson: “NotReadymades: An Economy of Gifts” - Fiber Art. Anni created these hats, made from waxed linen fabric, based on 500-word essays that people wrote about themselves. (Some hats will be raffled off with proceeds donated to VINES/Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments.)
This First Friday Art Walk, presented by GWSA and sponsored in part by Equinox Broadcasting, M&T Bank, and Triple Cities Carousel, will feature 28 locations in Binghamton, downtown, west side, and south side, and open Friday from 6-9 PM, unless noted otherwise.
Venue locations on November 6 are:
— On STATE Street and Artists’ Row:
**Atomic Tom’s (196-198 State St., Artists’ Row): Nov. 6, 6-9 PM: Recognition Fundraiser* for Colonel David Ireland & the 137th New York Volunteer Infantry (local Civil War heros). *Sponsored by Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo & Atomic Tom's. Featuring Jeff Stachyra with Dirt Farm & Friends. (Contact at Atomic Tom’s, Sherrie Rinker: 607.343.7948.)
**Community Options New York, Inc. (182-184 State St.): Nov. 6, 6-9 PM: Featuring Frank "Frankie Picasso" Feitsma! ... Abstract Artwork. Website: comop.org.
**The Connelly Gallery (205 State St., Artists’ Row): Nov. 6, 6-9 PM: Exhibit: Artists BJ Tuininga: "Philosophical Differences from the Creative Psyche of BJ Tuininga" and Karl Hester: Acrylic Paintings, Pen & Ink, Mixed Media (Exhibit thru Nov. 2015). (Call 722.9593 for Weekday Hours.)
**Cooperative Gallery 213 (213 State St., Artists’ Row): November Exhibit: Artists Aubrey Clark and John Thomson: “Air and Water" - New Works - Prints and 3-D (Nov. 6-28, 2015). (Gallery Hours: First Friday, 3-9; Friday, 3-6; Saturday, 12-4. Also, Gallery Talkon Third Thursday, Nov. 19, 7 PM.) Website: cooperativegallery.com.
**Orazio Salati Studio and Gallery (204 State St.): Orazio Salati: Encaustics, Oil and Acrylic Works (Thru Nov. 2015). (Gallery Hours: 1st Friday, 6-9 PM; Saturdays, 11-3 & by appointment, 772.6725.) Website: oraziosalati.com.
**Uncorked Creations Binghamton (205 State St., 2nd & 3rd Fls., above The Connelly Gallery, Artists’ Row): Nov. 6, 6-9 PM: New Artist, E. B. Schott: New Abstract Artwork in the 3rd Fl. Wine Bar and other lofts. Also, live acoustic music with Jesse Tranvaag, and delicious food and drink specials!
— On GORGEOUS WASHINGTON (Between Hawley & Court Sts.) & WASHINGTON Street:
**Garland Gallery (116 Gorgeous Washington St.): Music by Pat Raube, singer/songwriter, performing from 6-9 PM. First Friday Special: 30% OFF Everything on the Walls! Website: garlandgallery.com.
**Orion Beauty & Balance (118 Gorgeous Washington St.): Open on First Friday, featuring: Doug Bogart – Photography. Website: OrionBeautyandBalance.com.
**The Shop (219 Washington St., between Henry/Lewis Sts.): Featured Art: "Gaudi's Numbers," photograph on canvas by Eugenie Zynda. "The Binghamton Herald Newspaper," canvas wall graphic by Zoran Nenadich, Eugenie Zynda, and the Tynan Brothers. Also, Wine Tasting, 6-7:30 PM. Music: DJ Freeze Spinning Deep House, 9 PM-Midnight. Website: the shop219.com.
— On COURT Street:
**Binghamton University Photography Club (58 Court St., Top 3 Fls., above The Colonial): See listing on page 1. More Info on Facebook: facebook.com/BUCandidPhotographyClub.
**Citrea Restaurant and Bar (7 Court St., Suite 3, on the Riverwalk): Featured Artist, Aldo Borromei: “Improvisational Art.” Open Friday from 4-10 PM. (Citrea, Mediteranrean-inspired restaurant, features woodfire pizza, small plates & full bar, located on the Riverwalk around the corner from the Court St. Bridge and RiverRead Books & open 7 days a week, including brunch on Saturday & Sunday.) Website: citreapizza.com.
**Imagicka (39 Court St.): First Friday event, TBA. Website: imagicka.com.
**HealthLinkNY (49 Court St.): See listing on Page 1. Website: healthlinkny.com.
**Phelps Mansion Museum (191 Court St.): Nov. 6: Architectural Tours at 6, 7 and 8 PM. Experience the splendor of this Second Empire Mansion. Designed by noted architect Isaac Perry, explore the Mansion's unique architectural features from impressive Mansard Roof to its Carved Wood Details throughout. Tours FREE, open to the public.
**River Read Books (5 Court St.): See listing on Page 1. Music: Soft Jazz with Jeff Guevin & guest performer, TBA, from 7-9 PM. Website: riverreadbooks.com.
— On CHENANGO Street:
**Little Venice Restaurant (111 Chenango St.): Binghamton’s Original Art Gallery: Over 150 signed paintings on display throughout the restaurant’s new dining room. On First Friday, enjoy our Artisan Gelato; open Fridays until 11 PM. Website: LittleVeniceRestaurant.com.
— On FRONT Street:
**Binghamton Philharmonic at Roberson Center & Science Center (30 Front St.): See listing on Page 1. Website: binghamtonphilharmonic.org.
— On HAWLEY Street:
**Equinox Broadcasting at Holiday Inn Binghamton (2-8 Hawley St.): "COOL 106.7's First Fridays at the Holiday Inn" with live music by Rooster & The Roadhouse Horns, playing from 8 PM-12 Midnight in the Lounge. Website: equinoxbroadcasting.com.
— On LEWIS Street:
**The Goldsmith (31 Lewis St.): Nov. 6: OPEN STUDIO: Please join us for Studio Tours & Demonstrations of our 3D printer process 'til 8 PM. Also, featuring American Craft Artists: Kinzig Design, Gali Glass, and Grant and Noren. Website: thegoldsmith.com.
— On MAIN Street (West Side):
**The Bundy Museum of Art & History (129 Main St., west side): The Bundy Museum Presents: “Pyre” : “Eruditis Lux”: Works of Photography Students at SUNY Broome - Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced & Senior Thesis students in BW Silver Photography along with Experimental, Mixed Media & Color DPI (Digital Photographic Imaging (Thru Dec. 1, 2015). Nov. 6 Opening Reception, 6-9 PM. In the 2nd Fl. Gallery: Exhibit: “Right Where We Left It…"- Exhibit of Household Items & Trinkets belonging to Binghamton residents during the Victorian era. Strong focus on items whose availability & disposability are taken for granted today (Thru Dec. 1, 2015). (Art Gallery admission always FREE. Tue. - Sat., 11-5.) Website: bundymuseum.org.
**Chatterbox Café, Tapas & Oyster Bar (21 Main St., west side): "Fear of Art: Sportaldislexicartophobia II": A Sampling of artwork, both new & old, from the Fear of Art gallery in downtown Binghamton. Representing over 20 artists, FOA features a wide array of styles, focusing on the "oddball". First Friday Food & Bar Specials. Music, TBA.
— On PROSPECT Ave:
**ART Mission and Theater (61 Prospect Ave., off Lewis St.): Gallery: "People I Love" Sam Peck Personal Item Graphics. Theater: Independent Films in Two Theaters, now digital. Schedule online. Website: http://artmission.org.
— On RIVERSIDE Drive (West Side):
**The Gallery @ 5 Riverside Drive/Towers (5 Riverside Dr.) See listing on Page 1. (Contact/E-Mail: Marcy Swartz: firstname.lastname@example.org.)
— On SUSQUEHANNA St.:
**YMCA of Broome County/Binghamton (61 Susquehanna St.): First Friday Kids Night Out (at Binghamton Y)! Ages 0-12; $15, first child/$8, additional child. Enjoy downtown festivities without worrying about finding a babysitter & fun activities for the kids! The YMCA of Broome County Facilities (Binghamton: 61 Susquehanna St. & Johnson City: West Family Y, 740 Main St.) OPEN all day on Nov. 6 First Friday, free of charge for the community. Website: ymcabroome.org.
— On S. WASHINGTON Street (South Side):
**Confluence Running (46 S. Washington St.): Pub Run/Expressive Art: November 6 Pub Run starts at 7 PM from Confluence Running. All runners and walkers are welcome to join for 3 miles of running and walking with 4 stops along the way. Websites: ConfluenceRunning.com, facebook.com/ConfluenceRunning.
**Whole In The Wall Restaurant (43 S. Washington St.): Christine Elizabeth Curtis: "Animals by Collage and Oil Pastel Abstract Designs" (Thru Nov. 2015). NEW! Restaurant Hours: Thu.-Sat., 11 AM-9 PM.
Daily Specials & Serving until 9 PM every Thu.-Sat. Website: wholeinthewall.com.
— On WATER Street:
**Lost Dog Cafe (222 Water St., corner Henry St.): See listing on Page 1. In Lost Dog Cocktail Lounge at 9 PM: DJ mjDUKE! No Cover 21+. On First Friday, Cafe open until 11 PM. Lounge until 2 AM. Website: lostdogcafe.net.
**Water Street Brewing Co. (168 Water St., across from Boscov’s): November Exhibit: Featured Artist Lindsay Baker: “Year in Review” - Mixed Media: Highlights from her 2015 Portfolio, including Works on Wood & Experimental Frame Design (Thru Nov. 2015). Meet-the-Artist on First Friday, 6-9 PM. Website: waterstreetbrewingco.com.
The First Friday schedule is subject to change without notice.