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Art Scene

Drawings and Installation by Anne Muntges at Indigo Gallery

by Gerald Mead

Members' Show at Big Orbit

by Jack Foran

Week in Review

Nathan Winograd: No-Kill Animal Shelter Advocate, Lightning Rod

Small Talk

Getting a Grip

You've Got No Mail

by Michael I. Niman

Saturday mail delivery is about to go the way of affordable college tuition, but no one is paying much attention. I’m not here to wax nostalgic about the United States Postal Service, postcards, letter carriers, or much of anything having to do with our disappearing mail service.

News Analysis

The Price of Free Money

by Bruce Fisher

Special Report

A "Cancer Crisis" in Tonawanda?

by Dan Telvock,

Residents living near the Town of Tonawanda’s industrial corridor have higher cancer rates than others in the state and region.

Theater Week

Priscilla Makes a Spectacle of Herself

by Anthony Chase

Angels in America: Parts One and Two

by Anthony Chase

Buffalo Favorites

by Anthony Chase

Circle Mirror Transformation

by Anthony Chase

Classical Music Notes

String Quartets to the Fore

by Jan Jezioro

Is the string quartet the classical music form that has inspired the most innovative classical music composers to their most inwardly revealing, intellectually satisfying compositions? Given the wealth of the classical string quartet repertoire, beginning with that of Haydn, the prolific inventor of the form, and including only Mozart and Beethoven, a very strong case might be made that this is the case.

Artvoice B.O.O.M!

Round 2, Week 3: Savannah King vs. Brandon Washburn

Congratulations to Sic Sin for collecting the most votes in our online contest this past week. With that, they win a spot on the bill for our next live showdown.

Film Reviews

Side Effects

by George Sax

Beautiful Creatures

by M. Faust

A Good Day to Die Hard

by M. Faust


On The Boards Theater Listings

Movie Times (Friday, February 15 - Thursday, February 21)

Film Now Playing

Featured Events

See You There!

Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's pick for the week: Resurrection: 464 Gallery's Fourth Birthday Party, this Friday the 15th.

Puck Stop

Deal to Keep Coyotes in Phoenix in Shambles

by Andrew Kulyk & Peter Farrell

For sale: One distressed National Hockey League franchise priced below market value.

Lit City

Book Reviews: It is Sufficient to Collect Sunbeams in a Glass of Water

by Woody Brown

Poetry: Just Buffalo's 5th Annual Member's Writing Contest Winners

Letters to Artvoice

West Valley Nuclear Demonstration Project - Old Problems and New Challenges

by Art Klein

Bad science and engineering, entwined with the loony economics of shallow planning and the ever-shifting priorities of government policy, led to the problem that is the West Valley Nuclear Demonstration Project, New York’s prominent nuclear waste site, and the delays of five decades now allows climate change to intensify its menace.

Offbeat News

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd

An estimated 3.2 million kids aged 5 to 12 take mixed-martial arts classes, training to administer beatdowns modeled after the adults’ Ultimate Fighting Championships, according to a January report in ESPN magazine, which profiled the swaggering, Mohawked Derek “Crazy” Rayfield, 11, and the meek, doll-clutching fighting machine, Regina “The Black Widow” Awana, 7.


Free Will Astrology

by Rob Brezsny

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): “All these years I’ve been searching for an impossible love,” said French writer Marguerite Duras late in her life. The novels and films she created reflect that feeling.

The Back Page

Comix: Emily Churcho

Emily Churco is a photographer/illustrator living and working in Buffalo. Originally from a small town in the Adirondacks, Emily has come to love and admire the wealth of creativity that Buffalo has to offer.