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  • GAY PRIDE WEEK: WHY DO WE BOTHER WITH THIS?

    GAY PRIDE WEEK: WHY DO WE BOTHER WITH THIS?

    On June 5th the spectacularly colorful Gay Pride Parade will usher in summer with a celebration so joyful even Ebenezer Scrooge would be compelled to smile.
  • HOST FOR PRIDE FESTIVAL 2016 IS GAY COMEDIAN MAGGIE CASSELLA

    HOST FOR PRIDE FESTIVAL 2016 IS GAY COMEDIAN MAGGIE CASSELLA

    Maggie Cassella is an actor, writer, director and producer. She has performed on stage, on screen, and on the air, and she can do it all brilliantly. Maggie a big bad-ass brilliant queer comic-very loudly stirring up activism in her comedy with unexpected observations about something we never even noticed before, and when she takes us there...we are changed by our laughter and based on the shit state of the world these days, for that moment, we feel better.

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Beer

  • 3rd Annual Farm – To – Print Event

    3rd Annual Farm – To – Print Event

    The event features 20 beers by WNY breweries and showcases WNY farmers, maltsters, and hop farmers like Niagara Malt, NY Craft Malt, East Prairie Hops and Domoy Farms.

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Visual Arts

  • George Woodman Photographs

    George Woodman Photographs

    O ne of the works in the current Nina Freudenheim Gallery show of photographs by George Woodman is called Hymn to Classicism.  It consists of collage-effect vertical strips of various Greek or Roman classical or classical revival sculptures, and one--one vertical strip--salon academic classicism painting.   But most of the works in the show could be called hymns to Classicism, which they reference in various ways.  Often by incorporating images of classical sculpture--often signature classical manner nude figural sculpture--or classical architectural elements, a Corinthian order capital, other architectural fragments.  Sometimes by including a nude--or partially nude--model in conjunction with the …

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Theater

  • 26 Annual Artie Awards

    26 Annual Artie Awards

    The 26th Annual Artie Awards, celebrating excellence in Buffalo theater, will be presented on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 710 Main at 8 p.m. Career Achievement honors will go to Tony Conte, president of Shea’s, who is retiring at the end of the season, and who was influential in moving the now venerable Artie festivities to 710 Main last year.
  • Stagefright

    Stagefright

    We mourn the loss of actor/singer Luther Nelson who died last week. Luther was in BUA’s all-male (except one) production of Godspell, directed by Kelli Bocock-Natale, and most recently in BUA’s summer camp show L’Imitation of Life, directed by Todd Warfield (pictured below l-r Bibi Bvlgari, Luther Nelson, Maria Droz, and Jimmy Janowski).
  • On the Boards – Presented by Irish Classical Theatre

    On the Boards – Presented by Irish Classical Theatre

    AN IDEAL HUSBAND, comedy by Oscar Wilde presented by The Irish Classical Theatre Company, directed by David Oliver, starring Steve Jakiel, Ben Michael Moran, Chris Kelly, David Lundy, Gerry Maher, Kristen Tripp Kelley, Pamela Rose Mangus, Kristen Bentley, Jessica Wegrzyn, Andrea Gollhardt, Kate LoConti.

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Literature

  • Poetry – A Love Sonnet?

    Poetry – A Love Sonnet?

    BY W. DALTON WEIR  I could smell the seasons in your hair; see the inexperience of time left plain on the
  • Graphic Traffic presented by Queen City Bookstore INC.

    Graphic Traffic presented by Queen City Bookstore INC.

    I cried while reading this story, and I have no clue why. Seriously, I can’t fully wrap my head around this story, and yet something about this made me actually cry. Divinity relies on subtle plays on your emotions in order to hit you when you least expect it, even if you don’t understand what’s going on.

News of the Weird

  • News of the Weird

    News of the Weird

    BY CHUCK SHEPHERD Lead Story Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announced they had recently (a first, they

Horoscopes

  • FREE WILL ASTROLOGY – Week of 5/26/16

    FREE WILL ASTROLOGY – Week of 5/26/16

    GEMINI (May 21-June 20): In the coming weeks I'd love you to learn more about how to heal your own pain and wash your own brain and right your own wrongs and sing your own songs.

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