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A Bills road trip to London… and much more!

posted October 12, 3:52 pm on Artvoice Daily

When the NFL announced that the Buffalo Bills would be participating in the league’s International Series in London in 2015, our first reaction was, “let’s go”. After all, our Ultimate Sports Road Trip odyssey has taken us to Europe on three previous occasions... (more)

Sabres goal song – a big hit

posted October 9, 7:09 pm on Artvoice Daily

For two periods last night, the Buffalo Sabres’ “Next Chapter” looked a lot like the Last Chapter… a quiet and unmotivated crowd, a team trying to find its footing, and the visiting Ottawa Senators nursing what looked like an insurmountable 2-0 lead... (more)

CUT IT OUT! A Call For Action with a Cutting Edge

posted October 9, 5:39 pm on Artvoice Daily

      By H.M. Shaw Does this make you uncomfortable? A little bit jarred? A lot a bit red hot? Pissed? The man may be sporting the uniform, but doesn’t he seem more cowardly than heroic? The young army wife may be scantily clad, but doesn’t her exposed flesh make us think that her body is and will continue to be imposed upon again and again? At first impression this may seem like yet another frightening fashion fantasy—no different than what we see in television, film, music videos, and even video games... (more)

AV Podcast: Episode 8

posted October 9, 2:52 pm on Artvoice Daily

Podcast Episode 8: October 9, 2015     In this week’s episode, Pete has his singing skills put to the test at UB’s Auditory Perception and Action Lab, plus Tomoreaux is in this week’s local music spotlight... (more)

Why Not Pay Politicians to Do What You Want Them to Do?

posted October 8, 2:14 pm on Artvoice Daily

The National Review, among others chimed in on President Obama’s call to politicize the gun control debate following the recent shooting spree in Oregon. From the article: But ultimately Obama was just paying lip service to an ideal he does not live by... (more)

Fun and Interesting Guests from the 25th Anniversary Party

posted October 6, 2:07 pm on Artvoice Daily

Here’s some shots of some of the more fun and interesting guests at the party, including AV’s founder and leader, Jamie Moses.  See anyone you know?  Thanks to Cheryl Gorski for all these great photos... (more)

AV Fashion Fall Trends

posted October 5, 4:28 pm on Artvoice Daily

Metallic inspiration is prevalent this fall. It’s a “must have” staple piece in your wardrobe, whether it’s a coat, purse, or dress. Coats are always a necessity for us living in the north east region... (more)

AV Car Pic of the Day: The Ratchetmobile

posted October 5, 3:44 pm on Artvoice Daily

Anyone who frequents Virginia Street has surely seen this beauty before.  Late ’80’s Honda Civic Wagon.  Some call it custom, some call it crazy.  It’s a matter of perception really... (more)

Check out some more pics from our 25th Anniversary Party

posted October 5, 11:51 am on Artvoice Daily

Here are some more great shots from AV’s 25th Anniversary Celebration.  All photos credited to Glenn Murray.  For the complete photo library click here!

The Buffalist: Oct 5-11

posted October 5, 8:04 am on Artvoice Daily

  “Watch the dust start to rise through the air I don’t know if it ever comes back again Breathe it in so I never forget where we came from Don’t put out the fire It’s been the summer like I wanted but it’s never enough And although my bones are tired I won’t change a thing”   “Wipe Yourself Off Man, You Dead” – Four Year Strong   5... (more)

Lake Effect Furies Skate Away From Omaha With 8th Seed

posted October 4, 3:56 pm on Artvoice Daily

The Queen City Roller Girls “Lake Effect Furies” came away from their first ever Division 1 Playoff tournament with an 8th seed position after entering at 9. Not only was this their first D1 appearance, but this is also the first time the Furies leave a playoff tournament in a higher seeding position than they entered (6th to 9th in 2013 in D2 and 2nd to 5th in 2014 in D2)... (more)

Furies Hammered by Gotham, Up Against Home Squad No Coast Next

posted October 3, 2:59 pm on Artvoice Daily

Credit: Bill Ingraf (Regularman) Moral victories are usually scoffed at by fans. You win or you lose. The canyon that exists between Queen City Roller Girl’s “Lake Effect Furies” and the Gotham Roller Girls Derby is big enough that you can actually justify stuffing some moral victories into it though... (more)

Lake Effect Furies Beat CN Power in Thriller, On to Play Gotham

posted October 2, 5:07 pm on Artvoice Daily

“The Battle of the QEW” lived up it expectations. The Lake Effect Furies pulled off a 3 point 232-229 win on the final jam of the game to upset Toronto Roller Derby’s CN Power and move on to face Gotham Girls Roller Derby tonight at 7pm/EST... (more)