Greg Gerke is a writer living in Buffalo. The native of Wisconsin, who grew up in the City of Milwaukee, will have a reading of his novel, There's Something Wrong with Sven, a collection of short stories and flash fiction, at Talking Leaves Books! 3158 Main Street location, on November 4th at 7PM.
In the spring of 2003, three young filmmakers traveled to Africa in search of a story. What started out as a filmmaking adventure transformed into much more when these boys from Southern California discovered a tragedy that disgusted and inspired them, a tragedy where children are both the weapons and the victims.
After returning to the States, they created the documentary "Invisible Children: Rough Cut," a film that exposes the
Myers is +8 through 9 games with the Sabres, adding two goals and three assists, and seeing plenty of ice time. He's been a staple on the blue line for the Sabres.
Playing 10 games in the NHL means losing Junior hockey eligibility, and at 19, Myers would have to play
By Kelly Lovering
El Buen Amigo will host its second annual Día de los Muertos celebration Sunday, November 1st, from 4 - 8PM, at 114 Elmwood Avenue. Día de Los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday that brings together family, friends and loved ones to honor those who have passed.
Lots of things are cooking at Sugar City these days, from a screening of Barbarella last week, a performance by the folk duo Paleface, new exhibitions by Jay Miller and Tambyln Gawley, and a swap o rama rama night of free stuff-trading.
Trent Edwards will be sidelined with a concussion giving Ryan Fitzpatrick the start. The Panthers are 7 point favorites over the Bills and the game is yet another 4pm start.
As usual, the person who accurately predicts
BECPL Staff Review by Britt White
Che: A Graphic Biography by Spain Rodriguez is a lovingly written work of graphic non-fiction about the life
The most requested play at the Irish Classical Theatre Company will open on Friday, October 30th. Someone Who'll Watch Over Me by Frank McGuinness, was last presented by ICTC at The Calumet in 1994 to great audience and critical acclaim.
It's the story of three strangers - an Irishman,
The show runs until November 15th and features the works of seven photographers (below), who highlight "scenes of closed down, long abandoned, or already demolished locations." The description goes further to say that the exhibit "brings you into the realm of
Thursday, October 22nd
-Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo holds Lights on Afterschool!, a rally to call for an expansion of after-school activities so any child in need of one is represented. It will be one of 7,500 events taking place all over the country as part of the Afterschool Alliance's quest to stop budget cuts and freezes in public schools. 4:30 PM.
Let me be clear, this is an Elmwood Village event, not a Lafayette Church event. EVA
The whole thing takes place at the Adam Mickliewicz Theatre, and features "DJ Richard Simmins," your guide to fat loss, and the six-pack abs you couldn't achieve this past summer. It's Buffalo's first ever 80s workout party/electroclash union.
You don't HAVE to wear a leotard, legwarmers and a headband, but you should. Tickets are $10 for those in costume, and
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House of Horrors The Movie is just what you need. DVDs are available through the House of Horrors website and at the House of Horrors and Haunted Catacombs locations.
It's Buffalo Comic Con (comic convention) weekend, and as part of the festivities for comic enthusiasts and newbies, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library will host a full day of free public programs on Saturday, October 24th, including a talk and book signing with renowned author (and native Buffalonian) Spain Rodriquez.
"Science is creative," said Will Kinney, the UB professor responsible for the cabaret, "a lot of people forget that."
Kinney is a professor of cosmology, a discipline that studies our universe, including the Big Bang theory. Tomorrow's
THE BASICS: The Jewish Repertory Theatre opens its diminutive 2009-2010 season with a one-woman show by Martin Sherman ("Bent"). It plays weekends (no Fridays) through November 1st, at the Alleyway Theatre. Directed by JRT's artistic director Saul Elkin and starring Christina Rausa, Rose runs about two hours, with
As you likely recall, the Bills will be coming off one of the most excruciatingly boring games in NFL history as they were beat by the Browns 6-3 in front of a sell-out crowd at /lifestyle/index.html
Fall barrels on! This weekend features a wide array of diverse events all over the city.
Thursday, October 15th
-Arts in Education presents Beer On Tap, a dance instruction fundraiser at Pearl Street Brewery, for their Artful Living, Artful Learning series, headlined by Broadway performer Jimmy Tate. Tate has performed with Gregory Hines and many Broadway productions. 6-9 PM. $40 per person, $70 per couple. Admission includes one free beer and finger foods.
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