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The Lizzard Ball Tonight!

posted April 24, 1:50 pm on Artvoice Daily

Randy Niles The Lizzard Ball – the activist party that is an alternative fixture in Buffalo since it started in the ‘70’s – will be on Friday, April 24, 7pm, at the Foundry, 298 Northampton... (more)

Three Bout Weekend Coming up for QCRG

posted April 23, 7:45 pm on Artvoice Daily

Credit: Chris Kalisiak (CK Photographic Systems) Tomorrow kicks off one of the busiest weekends of the year for the Queen City Roller Girls league with the home league Nickel City Knockouts vs the Saucies bout on Friday night, the Jr... (more)

An Earth Day Remembrance

posted April 23, 11:28 am on Artvoice Daily

In 1969 a man wrote a letter to a local newspaper entitled “Moon shot, Earth shot—and a pause.” In his letter was a comment about “making every day an Earth Day.” I thought that to be the single most intelligent observation ever made on the subject... (more)

Artvoice Interview with Adam Zyglis

posted April 22, 10:31 am on Artvoice Daily

Click here to read an Artvoice interview with Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Zyglis from March 3, 2010. From Mark Sommer’s account in the Buffalo News, you’d have never known Zyglis had anything to do with Artvoice... (more)

Congratulations Adam Zyglis!

posted April 21, 1:29 pm on Artvoice Daily

Upon hearing that Buffalo News editorial cartoonist Adam Zyglis won the Pulitzer Prize, we dug up a few examples of the work he did here for Artvoice in the summer of 2004—before stepping into the big shoes of Tom Toles at the daily paper in August of that year... (more)

“Steal” City Pull Off Late Run to Down the Furies

posted April 19, 7:01 pm on Artvoice Daily

Credit: Chris Kalisiak (CK Photography) With 9:03 left in the 2nd half the Lake Effect Furies held a 29 point lead against Steel City. Steel City closed those final 8 jams on a 49-10 run to steal the game and finish with a 10 point lead... (more)

BUFFALO MASS MOB X AT SAINT LOUIS CHURCH ON SUNDAY

posted April 18, 6:00 am on Artvoice Daily

Chris Byrd sends along this press release… Buffalo, NY—Buffalo Mass Mob X will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 12:30 PM for the Annual Saint Ann’s German Mass held at Saint Louis Church ... (more)

Are We Being Turned Into Cars?

posted April 17, 12:12 pm on Artvoice Daily

On Wednesday, the Washington Post put up this piece by Eben Weiss, aka Bike Snob NYC—asking why drivers aren’t held responsible when their cars become killing machines. Is it possible the auto industry is responsible for shifting the blame for driver negligence onto cyclists and pedestrians? And could it be that the bicycle industry is complicit by selling more safety gear rather than lobbying for better cycling infrastructure? Look at the commercial for the region’s biggest bike store... (more)

Steel City Looks to Put a Hurtin’ on the Furies

posted April 16, 1:00 pm on Artvoice Daily

Photo Credit: Chris Kalisiak (CK Photographic Systems) The Furies bout against Steel City Hurtin’ on Saturday will be the first of the year against higher ranked competition. With Steel City in 27th and and the Furies at 33rd, the bout is a great chance for the Furies to move up the rankings and into the top 30 – a place they have never been... (more)

Hey kids! It’s Officer Friendly!

posted April 16, 10:46 am on Artvoice Daily

Steam Donkeys Call for End to Tax Season

posted April 15, 7:19 pm on Artvoice Daily

Addressing a crowd of overworked, underpaid barflies at a local watering hole, a spokesperson for the Steam Donkeys—a Buffalo, NY-based music act and global think tank—called for an end to tax season... (more)

Rex quondam, Rexque Futurus: Go Bills!

posted April 15, 12:04 pm on Artvoice Daily

Click here for some beer and wings with Rex Ryan, Jim Kelley, Thurman Thomas and others—courtesy of Sports Illustrated and the MMQB.

Power outage at Coca Cola Field

posted April 15, 9:13 am on Artvoice Daily

We’re not even one week into the 2015 Buffalo Bisons season, and the team has already endured a spate of cancellations and schedule disruptions. But Tuesday may have been the most bizarre of them all... (more)