Talks & Readings

SPEAKER NITE – Nancy J. Rosenbloom Ph.D.

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

In the Speaker Nite series, we examine issues that were important during TR’s lifetime and continue to be relevant today.


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A Discussion of Passive House

Tuesday Mar. 28, 2017
7:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

A Discussion of Passive House: by John Rockwell of Zehnder America, Inc.


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An Evening with NPR Special Correspondent, Renee Montagne

Wednesday Mar. 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
WNED|WBFO Studios, Buffalo

Montagne is a familiar voice on NPR, having reported and hosted since the mid-1980s. She hosted “All Things Considered” with Robert Siegel for two years in the late 1980s.


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The History of the Delaware Mansions

Wednesday Mar. 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo

The Research Library’s very own Cynthia VanNess will present about the mansions on Delaware Avenue and their history.


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Artist talk with Fotini Galanes

Wednesday Mar. 29, 2017
7:00 pm
Pausa Art House, Buffalo

Artist talk with Fotini Galanes


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Ilia Delio, OSF, Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC

Thursday Mar. 30, 2017
7:30 pm
Canisius College, Buffalo

Canisius College will welcome Ilia Delio, OSF, Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC, in the Montante Cultural Center. Sister Delio holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova. The event is free and open to the public.


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Poly-Potluck

Friday Mar. 31, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dreamland Arts, Buffalo

This is an event to discuss poly relations and such, not a hook up type thing (though we all are adults so do what you do). I absolutely love this event and am so excited to have it again!


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SSJ Sister Karen Klimczak Center for Nonviolence 10th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday Apr. 02, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SS. Columba & Brigid Parish, Buffalo

Dr. Christopher Stanley, professor of theology at St. Bonaventure University, will speak at the SSJ Sister Karen Klimczak Center for Nonviolence’s annual fundraiser


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Roxane Gay

Wednesday Apr. 05, 2017
8:00 pm
Alumni Arena at SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo

Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic whose writing is unmatched and widely revered.


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Ann Goldsmith

Thursday Apr. 06, 2017
7:00 pm
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including, most recently, the Burchfield Penney Art Center’s MORTALS AND IMMORTALS, 2014; STEEL BELLOW, 2014; AN OUTRIDERS ANTHOLOGY, POETRY IN BUFFALO, 1969-1979; A CELEBRATION OF WESTERN NEW YORK POETS, 2014, and THE SOW’S EAR POETRY REVIEW, 2016.


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Artist’s Talk: Pam Glick

Thursday Apr. 06, 2017
7:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

Pam Glick’s paintings are anchored by her diverse range of mark making.


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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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Jacob Kassay: OTNY and Eric Mack: Vogue Fabrics

Friday Apr. 07, 2017
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Jacob Kassay presents new works dispersed through the museum’s galleries and transitional spaces that draw attention to the way we rationalize, navigate, and narrate our own movement through space.


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Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj

Friday Apr. 07, 2017
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Studies for A Minor History of Trembling Matter focuses on Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj’s research in Palmelo, a small town in Brazil where half of the town’s inhabitants see themselves as spiritual mediums while also holding day jobs as civil servants.


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Shantell Martin in Conversation with Curator of Public Art Aaron Ott

Friday Apr. 07, 2017
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Using her simple trademark linework—black ink on white surfaces—Shantell Martin transforms everything from walls to found objects, ceramics, toys, sneakers, and even the faces and bodies of participants and passersby into a signature visual narrative.


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DIVA by DIVA

Wednesday Apr. 12, 2017
7:30 pm
O’Connell & Company (The Park School), Snyder

DIVA by DIVA is our “Celebration of Women” … with songs, readings, humor & quotes by, for & about women. Although DIVA by DIVA is gender specific, it is not gender exclusive … men like it too!


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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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Buffalo Unconfrence

Sunday Apr. 16, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
VCAMP, Buffalo

Buffalo Unconference is an interactive event with talks, demos, and plenty-of-time for discussions between attendees.


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Theaster Gates’s Civil Tapestry 5, 2012

Tuesday Apr. 18, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

The history of America’s long struggle for civil rights is one of Theaster Gates’s predominant themes.


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Old vs New World White Wines

Thursday Apr. 20, 2017
6:30 pm
Premier Wine & Spirits, Amherst

New World wines come from countries that used to be colonies, including the U.S., and are in hotter climates, which, generally speaking, causes wines from the New World to be fuller bodied and have bolder fruit flavors.


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