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Stories by Colin Dabkowski

By Colin Dabkowski » Friday, May 22, 2015

“Sweet Charity,” one of the strangest but most inspired musicals of the 1960s, demands an awful lot of its cast.Even if a production hits all the humorous notes of Neil Simon’s... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Friday, May 22, 2015

It appears that the Shaw Festival has gone out of its mind.At least that’s the immediate impression one gets after the lights go up on Jackie Maxwell’s production of “Peter and... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, May 21, 2015

On Wednesday night, the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York held a ceremony to honor the leading figures and organizations of the regional cultural community. Here are the... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, May 21, 2015

Mini golf is so 1995. Get your fine motor skills in shape for Larkin Links, Buffalo's first "nano golf" course, a lighthearted fusion of public art and recreation dreamed up by Buffalo... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, May 21, 2015

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont.– There are few better plays about commitment-phobia than George Bernard Shaw’s “You Never Can Tell,” a seaside fantasia frothing with wit and... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sometimes an art gallery is more than just an art gallery. Since its launch in 2008, Marcus Wise’s 464 Gallery on Amherst Street has played an important role in the artistic life of the city and... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Bruce Adams and Augustina Droze are making impressive progress on their new mural, "Go!", painted on the south face of 95 Perry Street. I caught up with them to talk about their process and the... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Artist: Chuck Tingley // "Biggest Little City in the World," 2014 // On view through in "Memento, through June 5 in El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera For Buffalo artist Chuck... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, May 19, 2015

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. – The opening scene of the Shaw Festival’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s “The Lady From the Sea,” now in the Court House Theatre, is a thing of terrifying... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, May 18, 2015

Three “glacial boulders,” created from weathering steel, were removed from wooden pallets and placed into position Tuesday on the front lawn of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical... Read More

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