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Theater Week

52 Theater Highlights of 2013

by Anthony Chase

If you were so inclined, every week of 2013 could have been filled with theater. The offerings were abundant and diverse. Week by week, here are 52 highlights of last year.

Art Scene

The Illustrated Man

by Jack Foran

Far East meets Far West in the artwork of Ken Price on exhibit at the Albright-Knox. Far East as in Japan. Far West as in LA.

Artvoice B.O.O.M!

Round 1 Quarterfinals Are Set!

Congratulations to the four bands that have won a slot in our live Battle of Original Music: Fountainhead, Folkfaces, INLITE, and last week's winners, AjamajA!

Classical Music Notes

Mozart, Always

by Jan Jezioro

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra concerts on Friday, January 17 at 10:30am and on Saturday, January 18 at 8pm feature the return of the orchestra and its music director JoAnn Falletta to Kleinhans Music Hall after a well earned break following the busy Christmas music season.

Film Reviews

Inside Llewyn Davis

by M. Faust


by M. Faust

August: Osage County

by M. Faust


On The Boards Theater Listings

Movie Times (Friday, January 10 - Thursday, January 16)

Film Now Playing

Featured Events

See You There!

Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's picks for the week: Bring Me Your Vultures: A Mohawk Place Documentary, screening on Saturday the 11th at the Town Ballroom.

Dispatches: War of 1812

The Empire Strikes Back

by Mason Winfield

For all but the last two days of 1813, Buffalo was a prospering village with a fancy street plan in the elbow of two rivers, the Buffalo and the Niagara. Dense woods came up to the village limits and covered everything that wasn’t a creek, a road, or a homestead. Most of its citizens lived and worked south of today’s Chippewa Street and west of today’s Ellicott, and they had tucked in feeling pretty well protected on the night of December 29.

Letters to Artvoice

IDA Reform Needed Now

by Daniel J. Ward

Amherst, Let the Sun Shine In

by Michele F. Marconi

A Buyout? Really, What Will They Think of Next!

by Barbara Seals Nevergold

Offbeat News

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd

During the 2012 presidential campaign, Mitt Romney caught criticism for his proposed California home with parking on an upper floor, requiring a car elevator. Much more elaborate elevator access will be available in the new Porsche Design Tower near Miami (opening in 2016 and already 80 percent sold out, according to a December report by


Free Will Astrology

by Rob Brezsny

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Can you guess what combination of colors makes the most vivid visual impact? Psychologists say it’s black on yellow. Together they arrest the eye. They command attention. They activate a readiness to respond. According to my reading of the astrological omens, this is the effect you can and should have in the coming weeks.