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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v10n35 (08/31/2011) » Section: Week in Review

BPO Nation

Accepting his VMA on Sunday night for Best Rock Video, Foo Fighter’s David Grohl urged the world to “never lose faith in real rock and roll music.”

A Showplace For Sale

Looking for a way to join the renaissance of the Grant-Amherst nieghborhood? Want to join the ranks of small artspaces like 464 Gallery and Artsphere, eateries like Black Rock Kitchen & Bar and Delish, corner bars like Rohall’s and Casey’s Nickelodeon, music venues like the Sportsmen’s Tavern?

Skate Night

When the crowd arrived at the premiere of the skate video Whatever the Weather, they saw a wide angle shot of a skateboarder, arms outstretched in mid-slide atop a stone plaque outside Coca-Cola Field, fingers pointed askew to balance himself. The photograph introduces two prominent elements of the film: the skateboarder Sal Viglietta and the city of Buffalo, where most of the video was filmed.

A Peace of His Mind

Last week in this space, we wrote: “One thing seems settled: Erie County Democratic Party Chairman Len Lenihan’s resignation will become fact by the end of the week.”

Scorecard: The Week's Winners and Losers

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