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By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, May 2, 2016

A new series of monochromatic paintings by Rodney Taylor, a highly accomplished if somewhat undersung Buffalo artist whose technique is both tightly controlled and totally expressive, is on view through May 29 in Eleven Twenty Projects (1120 Main St.). The exhibition, called “Rodney Taylor: Grey,” marks the first... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, April 29, 2016

1) Buffalo Undy Run/Walk, 7:30 a.m. registration, race at 9 on April 30 in Delaware Park (84 Parkside Ave.). Cost is $35 in advance or $40 day-of for the adult 5K (ages 14 and up), and $30 in advance or $35 day-of for the youth 5K and the 1.7-mile fun run. (I agree, too. Anything longer than 1.7 miles is not... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, April 28, 2016

The art and music worlds are still reeling from the news of Tony Conrad’s death on April 10. Dozens of writers and artists who were influenced by Conrad’s wide-ranging work as pioneering thinker, composer, artist and musician have penned tributes to him. The Museum of Modern Art, where he was slated to perform April... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, April 26, 2016

For three days, a lovingly restored turn-of-the-century house at 78 Summer St. that once belonged to watercolorist Margaret Martin will be transformed into an art gallery for a presentation of “Forefront,” an exhibition featuring 40 artworks by contemporary and historic women artists from Western New York. The show,... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Friday, April 22, 2016

The computer you got rid of last year or the hefty phone book you recycle immediately when it arrives on your porch might show up in a shop window this month, as part of an eco-friendly public art initiative being launched Friday. The Green City Window project, according to Sharon Linstedt, a spokesperson for Mayor... Read More

By Reuben Wolf » Sunday, April 17, 2016

Skylar Borgstrom is an artist sprung from a generation with a palpable paranoid attitude toward American consumerist culture. In her new exhibit, “Mockingbird,” now showing in the BOX Gallery (667 Main St. inside Hostel Buffalo-Niagara), Borgstrom seeks to exploit internal tensions toward a society she believes to... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Sunday, April 17, 2016

Brendan Bannon has built a career on curiosity. The Buffalo-based photojournalist, who just returned from an 18-month stint in Lebanon and Jordan teaching young Syrian refugees to make meaningful photographs, has followed that curiosity around the world. He’s followed it into the deserts and cities of Kenya, where... Read More

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

For the 12th year running, the University at Buffalo’s College of Arts and Sciences is bringing together a diverse collection of events, lectures, film screenings and exhibitions exploring the culture and concerns of indigenous communities in the United States.The Indigenous and American Studies Storyteller’s... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, April 7, 2016

The cozy, art-friendly spot at 497 Franklin St. that formerly housed David Vitrano’s TGW@497 Gallery has been reopened by artists Laura Borneman and Michael Pijanowski as the Paper Moon Gallery. The public will have its first official peek at the new space, now featuring a five-artist group show, from 6 to 9 p.m.... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Last September, University at Buffalo graduate student Ashley Powell sparked a local controversy with national implications when she posted a series of provocative signs on the university’s Amherst campus. The signs, which displayed the words “black only” and “white only,” drew both ire and applause from... Read More

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