In This Issue:
We’ve missed you, Steve Pigeon. And now we have to share you with state police investigators.
HarborCenter, now open at 75 Main Street, was originally the site of the Webster Block built by Benjamin Rathbun in 1835.
An encounter with partners Melanie Morse and Tom McDade at their book launch at Hallwalls.
Our friends at BuffaBlog present weekly local album reviews and event picks. Find them in print in The Public weekly!
There’s a sign in the front hallway of Dreamland that reads: “This is a safe space for queers, women, and transfolk.”
Paintings and drawing that evoke a wilderness geography, familiar and strange.
The playwright and producer of 4 Girls 4: A Christmas Together at 710 Main Theatre talks about working with his four women stars.
Actor Cristian Brandjes on family, zombies, and his struggles with pants.
“Everybody thanked me for my service. Nobody seemed to know exactly what they were thanking me for.” —Phil Klay, “Bodies”
Reviews of The Theory of Everything and Horrible Bosses 2.
Over the past decade, Buffalo has experienced a dire shortage of social venues catering to the middle-class African-American community.
In reponse to last week’s snowstorm, local artist Matthew Nagowski updated a piece he’d done for the Infringement Festival a couple years ago documenting Buffalo’s snowfall over the years.
Julian Montague is a Buffalo based artist, graphic designer, and illustrator. You can find his work at montagueprojects.com
The Public | Issue No. 3Untitled by Max Collins
This month marks the sixth year since the triumph of hope over helplessness, fear, and greed.
How and why to become a smaller Western New York. There’s a robust and accessible academic literature about how shrinking cities, even “zombie” cities (Buffalo was recently so labeled), can come back to life.