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By Tim O'Shei » Sunday, December 28, 2014

It was the fast-food version of “Dancing with the Stars”: tasty in small bites, served up to a crowd that swallowed every last morsel, and one that especially liked the most prominent packaging: a... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Friday, December 26, 2014

The revolution took place a couple seasons ago when the definition of the word “star” on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” was peacefully overthrown.That season’... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Saturday, December 6, 2014

I first saw “The Nutcracker” performed live more than 30 years ago, and my hazy recollection of that elementary school auditorium performance could be summarized in two words – creepy mice. S... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Saturday, November 8, 2014

When Jon Lehrer moved his eponymous dance troupe to Buffalo in 2008, he was determined to build the company into an internationally recognized touring outfit with a diverse global audience.What he nev... Read More

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

“Dancing with the Stars” is packing up its ballroom and hitting the road. And the first stop is in Niagara Falls. The long-running ABC competition show, which pairs celebrities with professiona... Read More

By Nancy J. Parisi » Sunday, November 2, 2014

An amalgamation of rock opera and dance recital electricity filled venerable Shea’s Performing Arts Center Saturday night, when Shaping Sound jolted onto the stage with acts of athleticism and ... Read More

Thursday, October 30, 2014

When is dance more than dance?When it is Shaping Sound. That’s the name of a group of dancers who are going beyond the basics to give shape and sound to the form as “visual musicians.&#x... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, October 28, 2014

“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” means “The Middle-Class Gentleman.” The playwright Moliere wrote the broad comedy in 1670 as a private entertainment at the court of the Sun King... Read More

By Steve Sucato » Saturday, October 18, 2014

Neglia Ballet Artists opened its 15th anniversary season Saturday afternoon in Shea’s Performing Arts Center with the often-performed Halloween favorite, “Baba Yaga.” The kid-frie... Read More

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Saturday is the day all the little ghosts, goblins and munchkins in Buffalo have been awaiting. It is the darkest and spookiest day of their pre-Halloween calendar, the day when they learn for certain... Read More
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