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[11 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

By Lory Martinez

I got a chance to chat with Marc Lawrence,  Binghamton University Alum and Director of the Binghamton-set film, “The Rewrite.”  Also featured, Clyde Lawrence who composed the soundtrack, and Gracie Lawrence, who contributed vocals.
Topics include: nostalgia for Binghamton, spiedies, and advice for aspiring young filmmakers.

Arts, Headline, Uncategorized »

[6 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Aidan Williams, WHRW News
A documentary about Basilica Soundscape, Hudson, NY’s annual curated music event that caters towards the more obscure and experimental, was recently released by Pitchfork.tv. It contains live footage of many of the acts featured in 2014’s rendition, including Swans, Tim Hecker, and White Lung. You can catch the documentary, which allows you to pick and choose which artists’ performances to watch, on the web.
 
 
 
Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood confirmed that the band is back in the studio to record their ninth LP in a recent interview with BBC …

Entertainment, Featured »

[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Patrick Hao, WHRW News
Whiplash
At the age of 29, I am going to posit that Damian Chazelle has made a great American film in Whiplash. He takes the seemingly generic and frankly overplayed storyline of a student, mentor relationship and makes it about obsession. Whiplash is more “Moby Dick” than it is Dead Poets Society. Miles Teller plays Andrew, a student in Schaffer Conservatory, a top tier music school modeled after Julliard. He does not only want to be a drummer, but he wants to be great like his idol Buddy …

Featured, National News »

[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Aaron Miner, WHRW News
With the final session of congress comes more of the same; another knock down fight over Government spending. To keep the lights on and money rolling, Congress needs to pass a new spending bill by the end of this year. Earlier this week President Obama had come out in favor of Republican Speaker John Boehner’s proposed 1.1 trillion dollar deal that would fund the government for another year. The bill narrowly passed the house, 219- to 206 with both liberal democrats and conservative republicans breaking from their party leadership …

Featured, International News »

[12 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Gretchen Bogan, WHRW News
Catholic bishops are calling for an end to the use of fossil fuels, says the BBC. Currently UN-led talks are occurring in Lima, Peru to outline a possible new international agreement on combating climate change. The call to action issued by the bishops is the first ever issued by senior church officials from every continent. With 1.2 billion members, the Catholic church has a significant ability to influence public debate and issues. Monsignor Salvador Piñeiro García-Calderón, Archbishop of Ayacucho, and president of the Peruvian Bishops’ Conference, said: …