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We've entered high mural season on Buffalo's arts scene, as demonstrated by three new eye-catching additions to three historic neighborhoods. In the Old First Ward, a group of artists is toiling diligently on "The Worker," a tribute to the historic industries responsible for the neighborhood and the city's development and prosperity. The piece is a kind of thank-you prese…

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In the minds of many participants in Buffalo’s great cultural renaissance, the 4-year-old City of Night festival has become synonymous with the riverside venue it helped to revive: Silo City.But this year, the cross-disciplinary art, music and cultural festival – created by Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo in 2011 as a showcase for off-the-radar work by young artists –…

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Buffalo keeps appearing in articles by national and international media outlets -- more frequently than ever, it seems -- which some interpret as a sign of the city's resurgence or, at the very least, a greater degree of national relevance. The Guardian US, which won a Pulitzer in 2014 for exposing the NSA, featured the Queen City in its travel section's On the Radar [rea…

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It might not look like it today, but it won't be long before the streets are filled with people and music and the air is filled with the aromas of summer. Summer festival season is upon us. The Buffalo News will publish a guide to all things festival, but it's never too soon to start planning. This should get you started. Buffalo Greek Fest - June 5 to 7 Kick off your …

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The third annual City of Night interactive arts party took place on the grounds of Silo City on Childs Street in Buffalo’s Old First Ward on Saturday. This was an opportunity to set foot on these industrial grounds that offer breathtaking views of several grain elevators, the Buffalo River and all its chugging boating activity. The event took place where the river t…

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Get ready, because Western New York's summer festivals are set to descend upon us like a starved panther at a pig roast. (Contender for worst analogy of 2014). Below, we've culled both the big and small festivals scheduled for Sunday and provided the necessary logistical details. If you're the "bigger picture" sort, you can see the entire Gusto Festival Guide here. You m…