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The News, Briefly

Buffalo News: All Kennedy, All the Time

by Geoff Kelly

Sign Right Here

by Geoff Kelly

News Analysis

Casino Rachacha?

by Bruce Fisher

Sixty-five miles east of Buffalo, in the general vicinity of the Genesee River, a battle is heating up over whether, when, and where the Seneca Gaming Corporation will establish a fourth gambling casino.

Comedy Feature

World Champion

by Sean T. Heidinger

After starring in 30 Rock and touring the world competing in martial arts contests and ping pong tournaments, Judah Friedlander pays a visit to Helium Comedy Club, February 20-22, to perform five shows.

Art Scene

Megan Mette's photographs at Unity Church of Practical Christianity

by Jack Foran

Amanda Besl, Rosemary Lyons, and Ellen Markel at Indigo Art

by Patricia Pendleton

Artvoice B.O.O.M!

Round 2 Quarterfinals Set!

Congratulations to the four bands that have won a slot in our live Battle of Original Music: ronaldraygun, Wolf, Pine Fever and Intrepid Travelers!

Theater Week


by Anthony Chase

To The Top

by Anthony Chase

Simply Liza

by Anthony Chase

Classical Music Notes

Bruckner's Eighth Symphony

by Jan Jezioro

In 1954, the late, Austrian-born BPO music director Josef Krips lead the orchestra’s first performance of the mighty Bruckner Symphony No. 8 in C minor, programming it again in 1961. The only other BPO performance of the work occurred in 1991, under the baton of the German guest conductor Hermann Michael.

Film Reviews

In Secret

by George Sax

Girl on a Bicycle

by M. Faust


On The Boards Theater Listings

Movie Times (Friday, February 21 - Thursday, February 27)

Film Now Playing

Featured Events

See You There!

Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's picks for the week: Rod Coronado: Freedom For Fur Animals, Wednesday the 26th at Burning Books.

Puck Stop

The Olympics: Top Four

by Andrew Kulyk & Peter Farrell

This weekend we head into the final games in the Olympic mens hockey tournament. Four terrific teams left standing. Any one of them has the chance to take home the gold. Yet over the past two weeks, we have already been dazzled by so many great stories and dramatic moments.

Lit City

Book Review: The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

by Woody Brown

Theater Community Focuses on Babel Author Suzan-Lori Parks

by Barbara Cole

Offbeat News

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd

The semi-obscure Florida Statute 790.15 took center stage in January following a Miami Herald report of a resident of the town of Big Pine Key who routinely target-shoots his handgun in his yard, with impunity, to the consternation of neighbors.


Free Will Astrology

by Rob Brezsny

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): From 2010 to 2012, Eric Garcetti worked as an actor on the TV cop shows The Closer and its spin-off series Major Crimes. He played the mayor of Los Angeles. Then in 2013, he ran for the office of L.A.’s mayor in real life, and won.