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By Susan Schulman » Friday, December 5, 2014

For the past few years, Max Langer has been telling his family – including his grandfather, Mark Goldman – that when he grows up, he wants to be mayor of Buffalo.Lucky for Max, his grand... Read More

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Chazz Palminteri’s performance of “A Bronx Tale,” scheduled for Saturday at Kleinhans Music Hall has been canceled, it has been announced.Palminteri cited family reasons, said Mik... Read More

Thursday, July 10, 2014

There has been a change in the program of the Silo City Reading Series event scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday in the Perot Elevator (100 Childs St.) in Buffalo’s historic grain elevator district.Awa... Read More

By Nancy J. Parisi » Thursday, June 26, 2014

Saturday, June 28, 20147:00 p.m.Rust Belt Books – 202 Allen StreetFreeIn classic used bookstore fashion, dusty, organized, and crowded Rust Belt Books on Allen Street is a place for discovery. ... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The poet Maya Angelou, whose work captured the challenges and aspirations of her generation in graceful and sometimes strident language, died Wednesday at 86.Presidents and proles alike embraced Angel... Read More

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Humorist, best-selling author and National Public Radio "This American Life" essayist David Sedaris will visit Buffalo for a brief book talk and reading, followed by a question-and-answer se... Read More

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Buffalo area native Patrick Riedy returns to his hometown as the featured reader at this month’s 4th Friday Poetry Series reading at 7 p.m. May 23. in Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, 688 Ab... Read More

By Anne Neville » Wednesday, April 2, 2014

A prominent Irish poet whose work should be appealing to a local audience will give the 11th annual Hassett Reading on Thursday in the Montante Cultural Center of Canisius College.Paula Meehan, who wa... Read More

By Anne Neville » Tuesday, April 1, 2014

For a herring seller and former attorney, Mark Russ Federman isn’t a bad writer.And now the retired operator of the venerated “Russ & Daughters” deli on the Lower East Side of... Read More