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Cover Story

Still That Bitch

by Charlotte Hsu

Buffalo’s Angelea Preston is back on Top Model for the third time, but there’s still a lot to her that viewers haven’t seen

Week in Review

Democrats Elect Poloncarz, Clean out Bar at Adam's Mark

GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy's Future Looks...

And Your Next (Name of Public Office Here) Will Be

Collins, A Class Act to the Bitter End

Paper Tiger

Fracking Letters

Scorecard: The Week's Winners and Losers

Election Analysis

Messages From Home

by Bruce Fisher

Forty years ago, Western New York voters sent a seemingly nice California football star named Jack Kemp to Congress, where he helped Ronald Reagan destroy the social contract, empower the financial services industry, and perfect a cynical politics of racial code words that equated social insurance with handouts to chaotic, fornicating ghetto-dwellers, all to mask a money-grab for oil companies, defense contractors, and any other outfit that can intimidate witless local politicians into agreeing to call such theft “economic development.”

Getting a Grip

iDidn't Mourn Steve Jobs

by Michael I. Niman

i know I’m skating on thin ice with this column. Writing about the FBI, CIA, NSA, or any of the other spook agencies? No problem. But mention the deceased Steve Jobs as anything other than saintly or god-like and you’ve crossed over the line.

Art Scene

Dia de los Muertos Altars Exhibit at El Museo

by Jack Foran

An Exhibit on Disabled Veterans at People Inc.'s Museum of disAbility

by J. Tim Raymond

Classical Music Notes

The Guarneri Legacy Lives On

by Jan Jezioro

On Tuesday, November 15, at 8pm, the Buffalo Chamber Music Society presents a program in the Mary Seaton Room of Kleinhans Music Hall featuring the Johannes String Quartet. The collaboration of the members of the Johannes Quartet was forged in Vermont, at the Marlboro Music Festival, where they were shaped and mentored by the now recently disbanded, much-loved Guarneri String Quartet.

Artvoice B.O.O.M!

Round 1, Week 4: Lazlo Hollyfeld vs. The Steakouts

Congratulations to week three winner, Patrons of Sweet, in our Battle of Original Music, or BOOM! With that win, they progresses to the live showdown on Friday, November 26 at Nietzsche’s.

Puck Stop

What's New at the Arena

by Andrew Kulyk & Peter Farrell

Much has been made of all the new things fans can expect to experience both inside and outside the First Niagara Center on game night.

Film Reviews

J. Edgar

by George Sax

Martha Marcy May Marlene

by M. Faust


by M. Faust

The Skin I Live In

by M. Faust


On The Boards Theater Listings

Movie Times (Friday, November 11 - Thursday, November 17)

Film Now Playing

Featured Events

See You There!

Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's picks for the week: The 2nd Annual Buffalo Decency Rally, this Saturday November 12 at the Dnipro Ukrainian Cultural Center.

5 Questions With...

Jennifer Hibit: Poloncarz Campaign Manager

Jennifer Hibit, a Depew native who now lives in Buffalo, just made a big mark in the political world: The Niagara University graduate served as campaign manager for Mark Poloncarz, the Democrat who unseated incumbent Erie County Executive Chris Collins on Tuesday.

Letters to Artvoice

Revising Collins's Golf Score

Republican Chair Should Resign

Go Ahead, Close Lafayette High School - Why Should We Care?

Offbeat News

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd

“You eat meat, so why not blood?” asked The Globe and Mail, which sampled several Toronto restaurants’ sanguinary haute cuisines, including the Italian eatery Buca’s spaghetti with blood-blackened noodles and torta di sanguinaccio (figs, almonds, buffalo-milk creme, on a base custard of dark chocolate and slow-cooked pig’s blood).


Free Will Astrology

by Rob Brezsny

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The Cunnilinguistic Dicktionary defines the newly coined word “mutinyversal” as “rebellion against the whole universe.” I think it would be an excellent time for you to engage in a playful, vivacious version of that approach to life.


Ask Anyone

When I was young, Thanksgiving used to be my favorite holiday. No gifts to buy. Just a day off to gather with relatives and friends, cook a lot of great food, load up on stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy, kick back and really be thankful.