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By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Richard Kegler, the Buffalo-born designer who launched the internationally regarded P22 type foundry and co-founded the Western New York Book Arts Center (468 Washington St.), has stepped away from hi... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, October 20, 2014

If you’ve ever wanted to dress up like Cindy Sherman – and if James Franco can do it, why can’t you? – Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center’s 40th anniversary party Friday night in Babeville (... Read More

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

When Casey Riordan Millard’s sculpture “Shark Girl” was transferred from a waterfront park in Cincinnati, Ohio to her new Canalside perch in August, her appearance created a fervo... Read More

Monday, October 13, 2014

Western New York painter John Yerger is one of the best-known practitioners of the centuries-old technique of trompe l’oeil painting in the United States. Through his sheer dexterity with the b... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, October 9, 2014

In some musical circles, the name of composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim carries a deep weight and evokes the kind of respect usually reserved for saints. Over the past few years, the concert piani... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, October 2, 2014

To many, gender and color might seem like simple concepts: A person is male or female. A color is merely the way light reflects off pigments. But the cultural significance of color, along with the ... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, October 2, 2014

Buffalo-based photographer Orin Langelle has documented social and environmental justice movements for more than 20 years, training his lens on marches and protests around the world. And now, he’s p... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

“Bluebeard’s Castle,” the only opera by Hungarian composer Bela Bartok, is a brief, gripping journey into the dark. A handsome older nobleman, Bluebeard, brings his young bride, Judith, to hi... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, September 29, 2014

At 6:53 p.m. Saturday, in the first minutes of an all-night art festival expected to draw a million people to the streets of downtown Toronto, Buffalo artist Shasti O’Leary Soudant will step into an... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, September 25, 2014

Anselm Kiefer, the acclaimed German painter whose monumental work explores issues of national identity, the trauma of war and the redemptive power of art, will make a rare U.S. appearance at 4 p.m. Sa... Read More
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