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YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted October 31, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

Okay, so what’s the first thing you noticed about this 1999 Chevrolet Corvette coupe which is different from most of the newer ‘Vettes you see today on the road? That’s right, it’s… (more)

Investigative Post Event at Burchfield Penney Wednesday

posted October 30, 5:05 pm on Artvoice Daily

Investigative Post is screening Good Night, and Good Luck, the story of legendary TV newsman Edward R. Murrow staring down Sen. Joe McCarthy and the CBS hierarchy, Wednesday at 7pm at the Burchfield Penny… (more)

Letter to the Editor: Preserve the Film Tax Credit

posted October 30, 1:30 pm on Too Long In the Dark

When I moved to Buffalo 11 years ago, there was no film industry. Commercials, maybe, and the occasional indie feature like Poultrygeist, but that was it. This started to change with the popularity… (more)

Why I Am Not Voting For Cuomo

posted October 30, 12:01 pm on Artvoice Daily

Below are just a few reasons why I am not voting to re-elect Andrew Cuomo as Governor. 1)Open Government- Cuomo promised his administration would be the most open and transparent New York State has… (more)

Guns, Ebola, Torture, and a Sour Weppner

posted October 30, 6:44 am on Artvoice Daily

At long last, Kathy Weppner got her debate against Brian Higgins yesterday. The candidates vying to represent NY-26 in Congress faced off in front of an audience of about 1,000 students and faculty at… (more)

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Vent: Have A Voice

posted October 7, 12:41 am on Local Interest

Fast Track Food: Cheesy Chick

posted September 12, 3:14 pm on Food

Fast Track Food: Roamin' Buffalo

posted August 22, 2:43 pm on Food

This week in Artvoice, issue v13n44 (Week of Thursday, October 30):

News Feature

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

by Charlotte Keith, Investigative Post

The Buffalo Sabres like to point out that HarborCenter, which opens later this week, is privately financed to the tune of $172.2 million.

News Feature

Court Educates Cuomo on the Meaning of the Word "Independent"

by Paul Wolf, Esq.

Politicians are masters at hijacking words and twisting them for their own purposes. One of the words politicians like to use is “independent” to describe themselves and their actions.

Guest Essay

Why Buffalo should provide speedy internet service for all

by Andrew Banchich

I have lived in the Buffalo area all my life. Today the city is entering a renaissance. I see the rapid changes every day from my neighborhood in the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. As the city begins to grow and thrive, the Internet service on which we all depend will need to keep pace.

Art Scene

Raising the Ship

by Jack Foran

Affinities: The Work of Nancy Belfer at Indigo Art

by Patricia Pendleton

Classical Music Notes

The Irish Classical Theatre Company and LehrerDance meet the BPO

by Jan Jezioro

The three highest profile classical music, theater and dance producing organizations in Western New York—the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Irish Classical Theatre Company and Lehrerdance, respectively—will combine their very considerable talents for three performances this weekend of Molière’s sparkling comedy Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, featuring Vincent O’Neill in the title role.

Theater News

Theatrically Speaking

by Anthony Chase

This week sees two great American plays in which the lies of children cause havoc and pain for all around them. The first of these is The Crucible, Arthur Miller’s 1953 account of the Salem Witch trials, told as an allegory for Senator Joseph McCarthy’s anti communist crusade.

Film Review

Birdman

by George Sax

There’s really no getting away from Michael Keaton in Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu’s Birdman. Not just because he’s the star and in almost all of the movie’s scenes. It’s Keaton, not Riggan Thomson, the character he plays, who’s so deeply woven into Birdman’s fabric.

Listings

On The Boards Theater Listings

Movie Listings (Friday, October 31 - Thursday, November 6)

Film Now Playing

Featured Events

See You There!

Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's pick for the week: Stripteasers Presents: "Midnight Mass", performing at the Nietzsche’s on Saturday, November 1.

Puck Stop

The awesomeness that is HarborCenter

by Andrew Kulyk and Peter Farrell

HarborCenter, the largest private sector development in the city’s history, is opening its doors to the public, and the excitement about this project has been off the charts as thousands of visitors to Canalside and First Niagara Center over the past 20 months have watched this massive structure go up at breakneck speed.

Graphic Traffic

Black Hole

by Carolyn Marcille

Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes

by Carolyn Marcille

The Walking Dead

by Carolyn Marcille

Letters to Artvoice

Not Right

by Diane Ellis

Keep fear out of Halloween

by Joseph Gallagher

Offbeat News

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd

The Osiligi Maasai Warrior choir, from Kenya, in ornate, mystifying native costumes and uncalled-for headdresses, happened to be touring the U.K. this fall, coinciding with the recent Paris Fashion Week in which the most celebrated designers from the “developed” world exhibited their wares, which often seemed as excessive as the Maasais’.

Horoscopes

Free Will Astrology

by Rob Brezsny

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): In AMC’s famous TV drama, a high school chemistry teacher responds to his awful luck by turning to a life of crime. The show’s title, “Breaking Bad,” refers to what happens when a good person cracks and veers over to the dark side. So then what does “breaking good” mean?