Gemini (May 21-June 20) “Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now,” said novelist Doris Lessing. “The conditions are always impossible.” I hope you take her advice to heart, Gemini. In my astrological opinion, there is no good excuse for you to postpone your gratification or to procrastinate about moving to the next stage of a big dream. It’s senseless to tell yourself that you will finally get serious as soon as all the circumstances are perfect. Perfection does not and will never exist. The future is now. You’re as ready as you will ever be.
Planetary is a sterling example of the glories of graphic fiction. Warren Ellis, the veteran writer known for Transmetropolitan, The Authority and Global Frequency, is at the top of his game.
Final preparations for this year’s Artie Awards, celebrating excellence in Buffalo’s 2015-2016 theater season, are being made. The event will take place at 710 Main Theatre on Monday, June 6. The bar opens at 7 p.m.
Nickel City Con, presented by Dave & Adam’s, will be a two-day fan festival celebrating pop culture, science fiction, super heroes, comic books and more with over 200 vendors and artists expected to attend. The show will take place in the heart of Downtown Buffalo at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.
Richard Strauss completed his final tone poem, Ein Alpensinfonie, Op. 64 “An Alpine Symphony”, in 1915. Somewhat surprisingly, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of “An Alpine Symphony”, under the baton of its music director JoAnn Falletta, will be an orchestra premiere on its season finale concerts on Saturday June 4 at 8pm and Sunday June 5 at 2:30pm.
It was the second Bandits loss during a home game this year and the fans were devastated. Buffalo was hoping that having home field advantage would give them a first-game win in the three game series of the Champion’s Cup Finals.
Born in Sweden, she gave up a career as a trained electrician to come to the United States to pursue her goal of looking “like a cartoon character” — which she has surely achieved with her now-16-inch waist. [WRTV (Indianapolis), 5-19-2016]
Your local government high school is often the best drug store in town. Government schools are the key distribution point for illegal drugs in many communities. One study concluded that “80% of the nation’s high school students and 44% of middle-schoolers have personally seen illegal drugs used or sold and/or students drunk or high on the grounds of their schools.”
Well, after a long period of false starts and broken promises, all shrouded in “official” secrecy for lack of a better description, Cuomo announced on Tuesday that plans to build the $35 million Hyatt Place Hotel are at last underway because the Hamister Group has secured financing and is finally moving forward.
Big Al, a fixture at Hogs and Heroes events, appeared often on his bike with a child riding in back. This time Big Al could not attend. He was otherwise occupied – being held in a dank cell in the Niagara County Jail.