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Devo drops in at Coca Cola Field

posted August 28, 2:07 pm on Artvoice Daily

With interest and excitement in the fortunes of the Toronto Blue Jays off the charts right about now, who better to get takes from than former Jay center fielder Devon White, who dropped by the Buffalo Bisons game at Coca Cola Field last night to do a bit of a good will tour, sign a few baseballs as part of the team’s mystery ball promotion, make an appearance on the radio broadcast and meet with team officials and media... (more)

News of the Weird – Cecil Speaks

posted August 27, 2:05 pm on Artvoice Daily

  > by Chuck Shepherd  Cecil Speaks The distress across the Western world in July over the big-game killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe was apparently misdirected, according to veteran “animal communicator” Karen Anderson of Elk, Washington, who told Facebook and Internet visitors (www... (more)

Free Will Astrology: Week of Thursday, August 27

posted August 27, 1:03 pm on Artvoice Daily

  Week of Thursday, August 27 > by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): You like to run ahead of the pack. You prefer to show people the way, to set the pace. It’s cleaner that way, right? There’s less risk you will be caught up in the messy details of everyday compromise... (more)

BillsVoice: Position by position fantasy outlook for the AFC East

posted August 27, 9:24 am on Artvoice Daily

LeSean McCoy courtesy of usatoday.com Saturday night the Buffalo Bills host the Pittsburgh Steelers in their third preseason match up. It will be an important one for the Bills, as the third game is regarded as the “dress rehearsal” for the regular season, but more importantly, the game will likely decide (or show to the public) who the week one starter will be at quarterback... (more)

Steam Donkeys Return to Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts This Saturday

posted August 26, 7:05 pm on Artvoice Daily

The Steam Donkeys Sixteen years ago, as things were winding down at the first Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts (EAFA), you may have noticed a grizzled group of veteran road dog musicians hanging out on the sidewalk around the now-defunct Quill’s Apothecary—drinking beer, picking guitars, banjos and mandolins, while a manic fiddler was sawing the horse hair off of his bow... (more)

Tour de Farms 2015

posted August 25, 11:57 am on Artvoice Daily

This just in from GObike Buffalo… GObike Buffalo and Massachusetts Ave. Project host 7th Annual Tour de Farms on Sept. 12th A Bicycle Tour of Local, Urban & Rural Farms BUFFALO, NY – For the 7th year in a row the Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) and GObike Buffalo are hosting the Tour de Farms, a 35-mile bicycle tour through the City of Buffalo to the Oles Family Farm in Alden, NY on Saturday, Sept... (more)

The Buffalist: Aug 24-30

posted August 24, 6:45 am on Artvoice Daily

  “First of all, we must internalize the ‘flatulation’ of the matter by transmitting the effervescence of the ‘Indianisian’ proximity in order to further segregate the crux of my venereal infection... (more)

Is Amanda’s Day Coming?

posted August 23, 3:39 pm on Artvoice Daily

Sign on Leslie Brill Meserole’s front lawn Will tomorrow be the first day for Amanda Wienckowski? Since Amanda’s highly publicized and tragic death in 2009, her mother, Leslie Brill Meserole, has been seeking answers and information... (more)

AV Podcast: Episode 2

posted August 20, 1:10 pm on Artvoice Daily

Podcast Episode 2: August 19, 2005 In this weeks episode we speak with former Buffalo Bison’s pitcher Daniel Norris about why he spends his spring living in van down by the river. In our Food Feature we have breakfast with Dick and Jenny’s Co-owner Jennifer Benz and talk about how her family got a restart in WNY after Hurricane Katrina... (more)

News of the Weird: Pets of the 1 Percent

posted August 20, 1:09 pm on Artvoice Daily

> by Chuck Shepherd   Pets of the 1 Percent “The worshipful treatment of pets may be the thing that unites all Americans,” wrote an Atlantic Magazine blogger in July, describing the luxury terminal for animals under construction at New York’s JFK airport... (more)

This Modern World: Voter Outreach

posted August 20, 1:03 pm on Artvoice Daily

Free Will Astrology: Week of Thursday, August 20

posted August 20, 12:56 pm on Artvoice Daily

  Week of Thursday, August 20 > by Rob Brezsny   ARIES (March 21-April 19): You’d probably prefer to stay in the romantic, carefree state of mind. But from what I can tell, you’re ripe for a new phase of your long-term cycle... (more)

Looking Back at the 1960s: Sense and Nonsense

posted August 20, 12:38 pm on Artvoice Daily

When I arrived at UB in the late summer of 1967 after a drive across Southern Ontario from Ann Arbor to join UB’s Department of English, I assumed that Orwellian common sense and well-wrought ordinary language (“Politics and the English Language,” “Why I Write”) were the critic’s most useful tools in a democratic society in order to communicate with a wide audience – an audience that included undergraduates and the public at large... (more)