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Pictures From a Drawer

by Geoff Kelly

After 30 years, photos from Cummins prison in Arkansas result in two new books and a photo exhibition at the Albright-Knox

Film Feature

Not Quite the Last Picture Show

by George Sax

Jay Ruof’s first venture into movie exhibition didn’t turn out very well. The show ended abruptly when he tripped over the cord and the projector smashed on the floor.


Round 2, Week 3: Paul's Grandfather vs. Wildebeast Wontabeast

Wow! In all the time we’ve run our Battle of Original Music, we’ve never had a contest as close as last week’s. But now the votes have been counted, and we’d like to say CONGRATULATIONS to Fashion Expo 1990!

Puck Stop

Nathan Paetsch Seeks a Chance at Redemption

by Andrew Kulyk & Peter Farrell

With the Buffalo Sabres deep at the defenseman position, Nathan Paetsch has almost become the forgotten man. “Healthy scratch”... “Seventh Defenseman”... In fact seventh could be a tad generous, as since the New Year Paetsch has been placed at number eight on the depth chart.

Theater News


by Javier

The fabulous Valerie Harper is on her way back to Broadway with Michael Lombardo’s new play Looped in which she portrays legendary stage and film actress Tallulah Bankhead. The play had its world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse last July and is currently in West Palm Beach before heading to D.C. and New York.


See You There!

Artvoice's weekly round-up of events to watch out for the week, including our editor's pick: Steve Winwood, who will be playing the Seneca Niagara Casino Theater on Friday the 23rd.

Film Reviews

Revolutionary Road

by George Sax


by M. Faust


On The Boards Theater Listings

Movie Times (Friday Jan. 23 - Thursday Jan. 29)

Film Now Playing

Offbeat News

News of the Weird

“Genetic modification” sounds like frighteningly complicated lab work, but amateurs are routinely doing it in garages and dining rooms across the country, according to a December Associated Press report. Hobbyists (some terming themselves “biohackers”) are busy creating new life forms and someday, observers say, may turn up a cure for cancer or an accidental environmental catastrophe.

Literary Buffalo

Poetics Plus Presents: Poet Tyrone Williams

by Michael Kelleher

Lit City Events

First Annual Just Buffalo Member Poetry Reading and Contest


Free Will Astrology

by Rob Brezsny

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): It’s a favorable time for you to phase out at least 60 percent of your stale old fears. The cosmos is poised to assist you in this noble cause if you’ll exert even a modicum of effort. What’s that you say?


Ask Anyone

I have friends who have a ten-year-old boy. This Christmas, in the midst of all my shopping, I came across an awesome sled and decided to buy it for him. I had a great sled when I was a kid, and still have lots of wonderful memories of zipping down hills on cold winter days.