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Eichel: “Buffalo I’m Coming For Ya”

posted July 2, 9:53 am on Artvoice Daily

Jack Eichel had his coming out party to the Buffalo media and public yesterday, just hours after signing an entry level contract and officially becoming a member of the Buffalo Sabres. It was a packed gallery at the First Niagara Center, with more than a few fans and passersby peering through the windows in the arena pavilion trying to get a glimpse of Buffalo’s future superstar... (more)

Buffalo Based FIlmmakers Present STRINGER’S END- A 10 Part Web Series

posted July 1, 5:33 pm on AV Film Blog

In the last few years, Buffalo State College’s Television and Film Arts program has produced a growing number of talented young artists and filmmakers whose work has received increased recognition and attention from those involved in the WNY filmmaking community and beyond... (more)

Fosdick Field Plans Announced Today; Meanwhile, BMHA Already Trying to Sell the Land

posted June 30, 1:54 pm on Artvoice Daily

Above is a photo taken this morning of the big, grassy field in front of City Honors School—currently owned by the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority. BMHA bought the land from the city for $15,000 in 1977 and constructed the long-dilapidated and recently demolished Woodson Gardens housing complex there... (more)

The Bills Beat: Don’t sleep on Tyrod Taylor

posted June 30, 11:22 am on Artvoice Daily

Welcome to The Bills Beat a new blog on featuring input and analysis of all things Buffalo Bills. Don’t miss at the end of each post where we will put a Fantasy Football spin on everything covered... (more)

Fracking Officially Prohibited in New York

posted June 29, 4:32 pm on Artvoice Daily

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued a statement today officially banning high volume horizontal fracturing in New York State. Well, that was easy enough. Click here to read all about it... (more)

Frustrated by delays Paladino plans to nominate a new School Superintendent at next meeting

posted June 29, 2:06 pm on Artvoice Daily

Buffalo Public School principal Keven Eberle is Paladino’s pick for Schools Superintendent Except from resolution to be submitted to the Buffalo Board of Education: “Whereas, only one candidate has the background and qualities necessary to immediately implement the necessary change required to correct the dysfunction in an expeditious, intelligent, informed and diligent manner to give the children of the BPS hope and an immediate opportunity for a good education... (more)

Photo Gallery: Spoon and July Talk at Canalside

posted June 29, 1:46 pm on Artvoice Daily

Toronto band July Talk and Spoon of Austin, Texas paid a visit to Canalside this past Thursday, June 25. Photos by Milad Givili.

Furies Reach New Highs, Crush New Hampshire 518-29

posted June 28, 3:19 pm on Artvoice Daily

Photo: Chris Kalisiak (CK Photographic Systems) In their last bout of the season before playoffs, and the last bout of the QCRG season at Riverworks, the Lake Effect Furies rolled like an avalanche over the New Hampshire Roller Derby All Stars with a 518-29 win... (more)

Supreme Court rules gay couples nationwide have a right to marry

posted June 26, 11:24 am on Artvoice Daily

In a landmark decision reported by the Washington Post the Supreme Court ruled states no longer can deny gay marriages.

US Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

posted June 25, 11:44 am on Artvoice Daily

The BBC reports that the Supreme Court has just upheld a key portion of Obama’s healthcare law. Click here to read the full decision.     UPDATE: Here’s the White House Statement…   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 25, 2015 FACT SHEET: The Supreme Court Upholds Critical Part of the Affordable Care ActWhat You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act After nearly a century of work, after decades of trying, after a year of sustained debate, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in 2010... (more)

Prison Escapee Richard Matt’s Paintings

posted June 25, 11:33 am on Artvoice Daily

In the ongoing saga of the two NYS Prison escapees, we are learning about the guard who accepted paintings from them, and then burned and buried the artwork to destroy the evidence. Below are a couple of videos showing prisoner Richard Matt’s paintings…  

Lake Effect Furies Host New Hampshire in Tune Up Before Playoffs

posted June 24, 6:26 pm on Artvoice Daily

Photo Cred: Joe Mac The New Hampshire Roller Derby All Stars will be making the trek down the I-90 W for a bout against the Lake Effect Furies at Riverworks in Buffalo on Saturday. The bout will be the final sanctioned bout of the season for the Furies who are hoping to make their first ever Division 1 WFTDA playoff appearance... (more)