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By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, May 27, 2016

The Buffalo Zoo's fundraiser, BuffaLoveFest, is one of the major events for this weekend, but the early-bird ticket sales have ended and the event is officially sold out. If you're going or curious about the event, browse the gallery at the Buffalo Zoo from last year. Here's what else is going on in Buffalo on Memorial... Read More

By Nancy Fischer » Wednesday, May 11, 2016

NORTH TONAWANDA – After decades under the direction of Larry Denef, two new leaders have emerged to bring Canalfest 2016 to the Tonawandas on July 17-24.But with just a few months until the big event, it appears there still is some work to be done.Canalfest President Peter Chenier Jr. of North Tonawanda and Vice... Read More

By Gene Warner » Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The ice cream shop came first, followed by the Oriental Billiard Parlor in the early 1920s. But the site, at 496 Michigan Ave., will be remembered forever as the Little Harlem Hotel and Night Club.During its heyday, in the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, the Little Harlem became a mecca in Buffalo’s African-American community,... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, May 10, 2016

If Shakespeare was right, and all the world’s a stage, Buffalo is about to see a whole new world.Shakespeare in Delaware Park, the free summer festival founded in 1976, is breaking ground May 12 for the new stage installation. The installation begins May 16.The new stage, the result of a $1.2 million fund-raising... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, May 6, 2016

1) Buffalo Porchfest, 1 to 6 p.m. May 7 throughout the Elmwood Village. Free to attend all of the shows. Commentary: For once, it doesn't look like Porchfest will be remembered for its dismal weather -- it's expected to be overcast, but not "aggressively sloppy." Much of the Porchfest allure is walking, biking or... Read More

By Mary Friona-Celani » Wednesday, April 20, 2016

It is time to celebrate nature at its finest. Here are a few ideas sure to please everyone in the family, especially the kiddos. The Spring Nature Festival at Chestnut Ridge Park (6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park) will celebrate Earth Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 23. The family themed event includes live... Read More

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The fifth season of the Live at Larkin concert series opens June 1 with an expanded lineup featuring additional theme nights, two album release concerts and nearly 40 musical acts.The 14-week free series takes place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Larkinville. Each performance features at least two area musical acts... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, April 19, 2016

What’s that rumbling? Is it the engines of dozens of food trucks, gathering for the first time this year at Larkinville? Or is it my stomach? It could be both. At 5 p.m. today, Food Truck Tuesday returns. Ladies and Gentlemen, loosen your belts. To go to Food Truck Tuesday for the first time is to discover... Read More

By Tim O'Shei » Thursday, April 14, 2016

Stephen Lang’s career hasn’t been short on glory. He’s starred on Broadway, television and in the movies. As the villainous colonel in James Cameron’s classic “Avatar,” he’s etched his spot in pop-culture history. But Lang’s toughest challenge as an actor, which is one he created for himself (rather than... Read More

By Ben Siegel » Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Actor Tim Joyce is a character actor, through and through. If you’ve seen him on stage with Subversive Theatre Collective, Shakespeare in Delaware Park, or virtually any other company, or if you’ve caught his stand-up comedy act, you know his type: dry, acerbic, bitter, sour. Joyce spoils assumptions, though,... Read More

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