Talks & Readings

Winter Speaker Series Session #4

Thursday Feb. 23, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Buffalo

This five-part speaker series features different Explore Buffalo docents presenting lectures on a wide variety of topics.


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Buffalo Cemeteries: A Grave Discussion

Sunday Feb. 26, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo

Our speaker, Judy Tucker will share insights on where Buffalonians buried their family, friends and neighbors prior to the advent of the Rural Cemetery movement – which Forest Lawn is a part of – that began to sweep the country beginning in the mid 1830’s.


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INNER-EAR Reading Series presents GEOFFREY GATZA and JARED SCHICKLING

Sunday Feb. 26, 2017
3:00 pm
Rustbelt Books, Buffalo

INNER-EAR Reading Series presents GEOFFREY GATZA and JARED SCHICKLING


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Speaker Nite

Tuesday Feb. 28, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, Buffalo

This month, we’ll welcome Buffalo State Professor of Sociology Eric “Luke” Krieg. Dr. Krieg will explore the topic of “Race, Environmental Justice and Community: A Look at Buffalo’s Curious History.”


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Artist’s Talk: Paul Vanouse

Wednesday Mar. 01, 2017
7:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

Artist’s Talk: Paul Vanouse


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Emily Fridlund, Elisabeth Schmitz, and Nicole Aragi

Thursday Mar. 02, 2017
7:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

Talking Leaves…Books, is pleased to announce two days of discussion and celebration of the traditional publishing system.


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Jacob Kassay: OTNY and Eric Mack: Vogue Fabrics

Friday Mar. 03, 2017
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Join Albright-Knox Curatorial Assistant Jasmine Magaña for a discussion of the exhibitions Jacob Kassay: OTNYand Eric Mack: Vogue Fabrics.


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Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj

Friday Mar. 03, 2017
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Join Albright-Knox Curatorial Assistant Jasmine Magaña for a discussion of the exhibitions Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj: Studies for A Minor History of Trembling Matter and Willa Nasatir.


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Albright-Knox Public Art Initiative

Tuesday Mar. 07, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Join the team behind the Albright-Knox’s Public Art Initiative to learn about this groundbreaking program, including stories about completed projects and a sneak peek into what Western New Yorkers can look forward to seeing this summer.


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Michael Farrell and John Howell

Wednesday Mar. 08, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Larkin Square, Buffalo

The Larkin Square Author Series is a collaboration between Larkin Square and Talking Leaves Books.


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WINTER SPEAKER SERIES SESSION #5: ARTSY BUFFALO

Thursday Mar. 09, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Explore Buffalo, Buffalo

This five-part speaker series features different Explore Buffalo docents presenting lectures on a wide variety of topics.


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Sarah Fonzi and Renée Lear- Opening Reception and Artists’ Talks

Friday Mar. 10, 2017
8:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

Sarah Fonzi and Renée Lear- Opening Reception and Artists’ Talks


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Martin Wong’s Liberty Mourning the Death of Her Sister

Tuesday Mar. 14, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Wong is best known for his loving depictions of chained storefront facades and the brick walls of Lower East Side tenement buildings, although these buildings were often teeming with local life.


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National Geographic Live: Coral, Fire and Ice

Tuesday Mar. 14, 2017
7:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

Explore a hidden universe through the eyes of the photographic team of David Doubilet and his underwater partner Jennifer Hayes.


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Wordism

Saturday Mar. 18, 2017
8:00 pm
Pausa Art House, Buffalo

Wordism is a non-competitive open mike forum for spoken word artists with music by Walter Kemp III.


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Theresa Caputo Live

Wednesday Mar. 22, 2017
7:30 pm
Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo

She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them, just in a different way.


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Babel: Edna O’Brien

Friday Mar. 24, 2017
8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo

Irish novelist and short-story writer EDNA O’BRIEN was born on 15 December 1930 in Tuamgraney, County Clare, Ireland.


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But NO One Will Do That: Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease Through Plant-Based Nutrition

Saturday Mar. 25, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sweet Home High School, Amherst

Chad Teeters, Chief Cardiology Highland Hospital Speaking on Plant-Based Foods For Heart Health. Cost: $30.


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Jaume Franquesa Scholars @ Hallwalls

Friday Apr. 07, 2017
4:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

Jaume Franquesa’s talk, “Messy Ground: Wind, Profits and Livelihoods,” offers a historically informed and ethnographically grounded study of the unparalleled development of wind energy in Spain.


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Visions of an Island: Sky Hopinka in Person

Saturday Apr. 15, 2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center, Buffalo

Sky Hopinka’s sensitive, gorgeous works approach both his own heritage and history as a Ho-Chunk Nation national and descendent of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, as well as the reverberations of the the continuing injustices that confront indigenous peoples.


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