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Health & Fitness Feature

For Health and Strength

by Jamie Moses

After years of helping needy patient in Tanzania, Dr. Riyaz Hassanali is now helping to bring the country a top-flight health clinic

Health & Fitness Feature

Time To Cleanse

by Kathleen Downey, CSC

Winter nights are long, and comfort eating can substitute for being outdoors exercising. Our bodies can change during this time, when we age, during pregnancy or with emotional trauma. With a little help, you can be the healthiest you that you’ve longed to be now that spring and longer days are here.

Health & Fitness Feature

In Defense of (Some) Meat

by Dan Delluomo

Life has some grim, meat-hook realities. We can hide from them, we can deny them. But they’re still there. One is that the healthiest meat isn’t steak, ribs, or even salmon. It’s organ meat. You know, organs.

Art Scene

Biological Realism

by Jack Foran

The two cultures come together in an exhibit at the Burchfield Penney Art Center focusing on Scajaquada Creek.

Theater Week

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

by Anthony Chase

Stones In His Pockets

by Anthony Chase

The Who's Tommy

by Anthony Chase

Artvoice B.O.O.M!

Round 3, Week 1: Orius vs. Flood Drinker

This week we offer Flood Drinker vs. Orius as they vie for the final spot in that battle. Visit to check out both acts and vote for the band you prefer.

Classical Music Notes

Dmitri Novgorodsky Debut

by Jan Jezioro

The next A Musical Feast concert on Friday, March 14 at 8pm, in the Peter & Elizabeth C. Tower auditorium of the Burchfield Penney Art Center on the Buffalo State Campus, will feature the Buffalo debut of pianist Dmitri Novgorodsky.

Film Reviews

300: Rise of an Empire

by M. Faust


by M. Faust

The Wait

by M. Faust


On The Boards Theater Listings

Movie Times (Friday, March 7 - Thursday, March 13)

Film Now Playing

Featured Events

See You There!

Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's picks for the week: the Da Mafia 6ix, this Monday the 10th at The Forvm.

Puck Stop

Why the Sabres and Nolan Need Each Other

by Andrew Kulyk & Peter Farrell

We might never get to know the whole story and the entire truth as to what really went down in the Pat LaFontaine saga. Beleaguered Buffalo Sabres fans have watched the ceaseless front office drama unfold at the foot of Main Street across the span of almost two decades and five different ownerships.

Lit City

Suzan-Lori Parks Brings Her Accessible Avant-Garde to Babel

by Barbara Cole

After a series of community events featuring the plays of Suan-Lori Parks, Just Buffalo Literary center will welcome Parks herself to the BABEL stage at Kleinhans Music Hall on Tuesday, March 11.

Guest Essay

Have You Ever Dated a Colleague at Work?

by Lindy Korn, Esq.

A love contract policy establishes workplace guidance for dating or romantically involved co-workers. The purpose of the policy is to limit the liability of an organization or private employer in the event the romantic relationship turns sour, and one party claims sexual harassment.

Letters to Artvoice

College For Inmates

by Jay Tillotson


by Joseph Ciarlo

Trump Us

by Dan Hoffman

Offbeat News

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd

Norway’s prison system is regarded as among the most inmate-friendly in the world, but convicted mass murderer Anders Breivik is still not impressed.


Free Will Astrology

by Rob Brezsny

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): In the 1997 film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, the lead character announces that “’Danger’ is my middle name.” Ever since, real people in the UK have been legally making “Danger” their middle name with surprising regularity.