In This Issue:
Ratepayers on the hook to support a political patronage trough of six-figure salaries and fringe benefits.
Carved out of the woods next to a creek there’s a hidden field in Alden where for the last few years an underground music festival has gone on. At first, the festival featured several bands, all paying tribute to the Grateful Dead.
The Public’s weekly local music reviews and previews.
Buffalo Public Schools students exhibit photography and poetry via a special program that teaches modes of artistic expression.
At WNYBAC, poet Trudy Stern and visual artist Michael Morgulis show what partners of 40 years can do together and apart.
Literary news and recommendations from the editors of Peach Mag.
Stay in the Loop with this week’s LGBT happenings in Western New York presented by Loop Magazine!
The newspaper account of trumpet player Lee Morgan’s death in February 1972 features two photos. One is of him, smiling for a photographer in a posed shot.
An Everyman protagonist is ensnared in the cruelly restrictive British social service system and begins a harrowing odyssey of soul-trying frustration.
Car Parks (Parking lots of Buffalo, NY) by Buffalo State College professor Brent Patterson, comes from a larger body of work called “Non-Places.” More on that project soon…
I-Prep Student Husna Akther’s photo included in the show at El Museo, reviewed this issue.
On June 19-20, Buffalo State hosts US, Canadian economists who are getting it right on jobs, banking, and infrastructure.
Chason Affinity’s project at Elmwood and Forest seems to skirt new code requirements. Why, asks an attonrey for skeptices, isn’t the city asking questions?