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Lady Gaga and Sarah McLachlan were neck and neck until the bitter end and Aretha Franklin was finally able to separate herself from Zac Brown.Meanwhile, the Buffalo Garden Walk was no match for the Italian Festival and Jam in the Valley was pummeled into submission by the Goo Goo Dolls.And the Canal Fest of the Tonwandas learned a hard lesson: Do NOT mess with the Queen of…

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A stately 19th-century mansion and arts-viewing venue located on Locust Street in Lockport, the Kenan Center, is hosting its 44th annual 100 American Craftsmen, a three-day event, from May 30th through June 1. This lively festival happens all over the Kenan 25-acre campus – in the mansion, its gardens and the Kenan Arena. This renowned, juried show and sale features fine h…

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A stately 19th-century mansion and arts-viewing venue located on Locust Street in Lockport, the Kenan Center, is hosting its 44th annual 100 American Craftsmen, a three-day event, from May 30th through June 1. This lively festival happens all over the Kenan 25-acre campus – in the mansion, its gardens and the Kenan Arena. This renowned, juried show and sale features …

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Who doesn’t love a parade? And who doesn’t especially love a gay pride parade festooned with rainbow flags, dancing marchers, and happy disco beats?Buffalo Pride Week culminates with two parades on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 – Dyke March and Pride Parade.The Dyke March, beginning at 5 p.m. on May 31, wends from Kleinhans Music Hall on Symphony Circle to North Stre…

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Who doesn’t love a parade? And who doesn’t especially love a gay pride parade festooned with rainbow flags, dancing marchers, and happy disco beats? Buffalo Pride Week culminates with two parades on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 – Dyke March and Pride Parade. The Dyke March, beginning at 5 p.m. on May 31, wends from Kleinhans Music Hall on Symphony Circle to North …

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All things Buffa-Lovely will be happening at The Buffalo Zoo on May 30 with BuffaLoveFest, a musical and artful benefit event. All the Queen City-centric activity starts at 5:30 and goes until 9 p.m. at various stages and sites throughout the grounds.Local bands slated to perform on stages near the lions, tigers and polar bears are The Steam Donkeys, Whiskey Reverb, and a …

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All things Buffa-Lovely will be happening at The Buffalo Zoo on May 30 with BuffaLoveFest, a musical and artful benefit event. All the Queen City-centric activity starts at 5:30 and goes until 9 p.m. at various stages and sites throughout the grounds. Local bands slated to perform on stages near the lions, tigers and polar bears are The Steam Donkeys, Whiskey Reverb, and …

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There are so many reasons to be excited about summer in Western New York, leading off with the faint possibility that it might not snow for a few months.But right after that is the bounty of things to do that we are presented with each year. If you wanted to, you could see multiple outdoor concerts each week and experience multiple outdoor festivals and fairs each weekend.…

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There are so many reasons to be excited about summer in Western New York, leading off with the faint possibility that it might not snow for a few months.But right after that is the bounty of things to do that we are presented with each year. If you wanted to, you could see multiple outdoor concerts each week and experience multiple outdoor festivals and fairs each weekend.…

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With Easter just a week away, people filled the aisles of he Broadway Market on Saturday, eating pierogi, buying butter lambs and taking in the spectacle of Polish dancers, polka music and everyone else.“I love to see it come alive like this,” said Lisa Florczak, who came to the market when she was girl. “I wish it could be like this all of the time.&#…

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With Easter just a week away, people filled the aisles of he Broadway Market on Saturday, eating pierogi, buying butter lambs and taking in the spectacle of Polish dancers, polka music and everyone else.“I love to see it come alive like this,” said Lisa Florczak, who came to the market when she was girl. “I wish it could be like this all of the time.”Florczak, a teacher wi…

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AUSTIN, Texas – For nearly 30 years, the irreverent soul of this Texas capital city has been linked with what has been billed as the biggest music festival of its kind in the world – the ever-expanding mash-up of music, culture, technology and buzz known as South by Southwest.But when two people were killed and at least 23 were injured shortly after midnight …

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AUSTIN, Texas – For nearly 30 years, the irreverent soul of this Texas capital city has been linked with what has been billed as the biggest music festival of its kind in the world – the ever-expanding mash-up of music, culture, technology and buzz known as South by Southwest.But when two people were killed and at least 23 were injured shortly after midnight Thursday after…

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The calendar marks St. Patrick’s Day as a single-day observance on March 17.But you don’t need to be Irish to know that this is one holiday that’s not limited to 24 hours.Our St. Patty’s Day celebrations already are in high gear and will culminate this weekend with more Irish food, drink and merriment than is probably good for anyone.Here, then,…

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The calendar marks St. Patrick’s Day as a single-day observance on March 17.But you don’t need to be Irish to know that this is one holiday that’s not limited to 24 hours.Our St. Patty’s Day celebrations already are in high gear and will culminate this weekend with more Irish food, drink and merriment than is probably good for anyone.Here, then, is Gusto’s look at some of …