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By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, February 5, 2016

1) Madd Tiki Winter Luau, 4 p.m. to midnight on Feb. 6 in Buffalo RiverWorks (359 Ganson St.) Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here. Commentary: Usually the winter luau falls in the dead of winter that makes you fondly covet warmer times. But it will be around 40 degrees on Saturday with minimal snow on the ground.... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, February 4, 2016

Three wildly different takes on the endlessly adaptable and reconfigurable medium of fiber will go on display Thursday in Sugar City, which sorted though 15 proposals to fill its February exhibition slot and landed on a show it’s calling “Cut from the Same Cloth.” The show comes on the heels of Sugar City’s popular... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A new series of lavishly illustrated prints by the gifted comic artist and University at Buffalo professor John Jennings is on view through Feb. 27 in El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera (91 Allen St.). The show, called “MATTERZ of the FACT,” features what an El Museo release calls “surreal sci-fi contraptions... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Ron Ehmke is here to dispel the myth of the bad, old Buffalo. As the rhetoric about Buffalo’s economic and psychological resurgence approaches a fever pitch, the veteran performance artist and observer of Buffalo’s alternative arts scene is getting ready to drop some hard-won perspective on audiences in a new... Read More

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Along the south wall of the Hydraulic Hearth restaurant in Larkinville, just off the bar, stands an old-fashioned telephone booth. The booth seem so at home amid the retro-chic decor of the popular dining spot that it would be easy to treat it as inspired touch of decoration rather than the remarkable thing it is:... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, January 21, 2016

Buffalo artist Robert Harris is a reliable fixture at art openings and events. You can usually spot him floating somewhere around the edge, his hair and beard pouring out from beneath his flat cap, his eyes scanning the scene in search – one imagines – of material for his next painting. If he doesn’t appear,... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, January 20, 2016

When you look at a sculpture in the park, you’re not just looking at a sculpture in the park. You’re looking at the light – morning, afternoon, twilight, moonlight – reflecting off its surface. You’re looking through the snow, or rain, or mist that encircles it. You’re looking at it from a particular angle,... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, January 15, 2016

1) Chillabration, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 15; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 16; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 17; 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Canalside (44 Prime St.). Free to attend, but some of the activities, like Paint the Town, certain windows of ice skating and the Frozen Buffalo Bar Crawl, for example, require... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, January 14, 2016

For many artists, the notion of a “complete” work of art is elusive or even false. Master watercolorist Charles Burchfield, for example, expanded his works over several decades by adding sheets of paper to his canvases. Similarly, multidisciplinary artist Joan Jonas views her art practice as a constant work in... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Saturday, January 9, 2016

Niagara Falls will welcome its first major public art project in years this summer, when a towering new abstract sculpture by Indianapolis-based artist Jeff Laramore is installed on Centennial Circle. The yet-to-be-fabricated piece, announced during a Niagara Falls City Council Meeting last week, was designed to... Read More

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