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Talks & Readings

Talks, Readings, Lectures in Buffalo/WNY

Talks, readings and yes, now lectures too (obv). If you’re looking for more knowledge, a mind expander or just a little brain food – look no further. SOB has the most complete guide to lectures, readings and talks from UB to Buff. State to the Chautagua Institute. kevin spacey lecture

 

Buffalo’s East Side Industry and the Forest Lawn Connection

Sunday Feb. 19, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Author Shane Stephenson explores historic Buffalo’s most important industrial section—the East Side, highlighting companies like Buffalo Forge, the Hewitt Rubber Company, and many more.  His book, “Buffalo’s East Side Industry” will be available for sale and personalization.

Tickets are $15 or FREE for members of the Forest Lawn Heritage Foundation.

Location:

Forest Lawn

Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center

1990 Main St.

Buffalo, NY 14209

 

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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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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

Speaker Nite provides the opportunity for us to consider issues that were important during Theodore Roosevelt’s lifetime and continue to be relevant today.

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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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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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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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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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Happiness for Your Health Spring Expo

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg

The Happiness for Your Health Spring Expo features 22,000 square feet of products, services, practitioners, therapies, treatments, as well as treats, wearables, jewelry, decorations and gifts for yourself, your office and home, to REDUCE stress and INCREASE happiness!

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Cringe Worthy Poets Present: Neil Hilborn

Saturday Apr. 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Barrel Factory, Buffalo

Cringe Worthy Poets Presents: Neil Hilborn. In 2013 his poem “OCD” went viral, garnering over twelve million views to date, making it the most-viewed slam poem ever. He has performed in 39 states and 4 countries, and he is the author of Our Numbered Days, out now on Button Poetry Press.

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