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25th Annual Arties Tickets Available at the Door!

posted May 27, 10:41 am on Artvoice Daily

We’ve had some inquiries about getting tickets to the 25th Annual Artie Awards on Monday, June 1, at 710 Main Theatre. These tickets are available only at the door. $15 general/$10 students. The bar opens at 7pm... (more)

Slim and No Chance of Mayoral Control of School Board–It’s Just Another Farce

posted May 22, 5:54 pm on Artvoice Daily

  By Carl Paladino As it stands now the chances of Mayoral control of the Buffalo Public Schools (BPS) are 1 in 10.    If it were to pass State government, it will never survive in the courts... (more)

Oops! Best of Buffalo misprint!

posted May 22, 5:51 pm on Artvoice Daily

Lexington Food Coop, the winner of Best of Buffalo’s Best Produce award, politely pointed out to us that the print version of Artvoice listed Wegmans as the winner for Best Produce. We also heard that when the Coop announced their win it was being disputed on social media... (more)

Photo Gallery: Best of Buffalo Awards Party

posted May 20, 2:34 pm on Artvoice Daily

Photos by Julie C. Foser from the 2015 Best of Buffalo Awards party, held this past Monday, May 18th. See more Julie’s work at her website, photostudiobuffalony.com. Congratulations again to all our winners! If you missed this year’s results, you can find them on the Best of Buffalo home page... (more)

Texas to Texans: Shut Up and Take It

posted May 19, 12:16 pm on Artvoice Daily

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, front center, signs a fracking bill into law at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, Monday, May 18, 2015. Abbott has signed into law a prohibition on cities and towns imposing local ordinances preventing fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities... (more)

Best of Buffalo 2015 Winners List

posted May 18, 10:00 pm on Artvoice Daily

Miss our annual Best of Buffalo party at the Town Ballroom on Monday night? Find your 2015 Best of Buffalo winners here! A big thank you all who came out to the party, to our nominees who brought food to sample and entertained the crowds, and of course, thanks again to the thousands of you that participated in this year’s poll... (more)

Read the Federal Criminal Complaint Against Skelos

posted May 18, 1:49 pm on Artvoice Daily

Click here to read the sealed criminal complaint in the matter of the United States of America v. former NYS Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam Skelos—for committing fraud, extortion and bribery... (more)

The Steam Donkeys Present: A Scary Home Companion

posted May 15, 3:06 pm on Artvoice Daily

This Saturday (5/16) at the Sportsmen’s Tavern, the Steam Donkeys—a Buffalo-based musical act and global think tank—will present the first live broadcast of their new radio program entitled A Scary Home Companion... (more)

ENDANGERED SPECIES: TIGERS AND GOOD REPORTERS

posted May 12, 12:50 pm on Artvoice Daily

If you were listening to WNED radio yesterday you heard a report repeated over and over throughout the day that NY Assemblyman Sean Ryan was concerned about the Buffalo School Board’s search for a new Schools Superintendent... (more)

QCRG Weekend Recap: Saucies Survive Scare From Dollies, Furies Go 2-1 at Beaver Fever

posted May 11, 4:26 pm on Artvoice Daily

Credit: Chris Kalisiak (CK Photographic Systems) QCRG fans spent Friday night following twitter feeds and sending text messages trying to keep track of the Dollies and Saucies home league game at Riverworks while also following the Lake Effect Furies bout against Tri City at the Beaver Fever tournament in Kitchener-Waterloo... (more)

UB Department of Music faculty members in free concert at City Hall

posted May 8, 6:03 pm on Artvoice Daily

The popular “Music in Buffalo’s Historic Places” series will make its Buffalo City Hall debut in the Common Council chamber at noon, on Thursday May 14, in a free concert open to the public. The program will feature violinist Yuki Numata Resnick who will be joined by cellist Jonathan Golove and her husband, trumpeter Kyle Resnick in a program of works composed around the time City Hall opened, and conclude with a work by J... (more)