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Film Feature

Time & Again

by M. Faust

The writer and director of The Time Traveler's Wife talk about love stories and late starts

Getting a Grip

Whose Recovery?

by Michael I. Niman

Great news for those of you who’ve been fretting about the economy, are losing or have lost your jobs or homes, can’t quite decide between medicine or food, or are just plain worried that some starving desperado is gonna jack your bling ride. It’s over. The depression, recession, whatever you want to call it—it’s over. The corporate media told me so.

The News, Briefly

The Train Stops Here

by Eddy Dobosiewicz

Week in Review

by Geoff Kelly

5 Questions With: David Torke, Activist & Blogger

Ear to the Ground

Somewhere Under the Sea

by Eric Kendall

Good music will make you think about the band playing it, but great music makes you think about yourself and the world around you. Wooden Waves evoke a certain child-like wonder with their music, which mirrors their approach in creating it.

Sports Feature

Once Again, Canton Becomes Buffalo South

by Andrew Kulyk & Peter Farrell

CANTON, Ohio—The Pro Football Hall of Fame has seen this before…one of Buffalo’s own gets enshrined into the Hall, and Buffalo descends en masse to celebrate the accomplishment.

Book Review

Organized Shouting

by Bruce Fisher

My elderly passenger knows arithmetic as well as I do. Still, she insists that her friends are right to drive all the way from Hamburg to the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation in order to save 10 cents per gallon for gas.


Tommy Flynn Dies

The Tragic and The Camp

Film Reviews

Soul Power

by M. Faust

Local Color

by M. Faust

District 9

by M. Faust

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

by George Sax


by M. Faust


On The Boards

Movie Times (Fri. August 14 - Thurs. August 20)

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See You There!

Artvoice's weekly round-up of events to watch out for the week, including our editor's pick: The Weekend Off Festival, taking place Thursday through Saturday in Warsaw, NY.

Letters to Artvoice

Not My Cup of Tea Party

by Thomas L. Creed

Move Crushed Stone's Entrance

by Frank Sikorski

Offbeat News

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd

A Whiff of Injustice: William Dillon was released in November after 26 years in prison when a DNA test ruled him out as the murderer. He was the second Florida man recently freed by DNA after being positively identified at trial by a star police dog, Harass II, whose trainer Bill Preston had sworn could amazingly track scents through water and after months of site contamination.

You Auto Know

Cash for Clunkers: Ugh!

by Jim Corbran

While the know-it-alls in Washington try to satisfy the taxpayers by giving them back some of their hard-earned cash, they didn’t really think this whole thing through very well.


Listings & Events

Buffalo has a large and diverse gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. For further information about its numerous organizations and activities, visit Gaywatch at, call the Western New York Pride Center (852-7743), or email


Free Will Astrology

by Rob Brezsny

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): The monsoon rains have not blessed eastern India with their usual downpours this year. In response, frustrated farmers have resorted to a radical ritual: asking their unmarried daughters to get naked and plow the fields.


Ask Anyone

Yesterday, after I got home from work, I heard my daughter calling upstairs to my wife. “Mom, some dude is at the front door asking for you.” By the time I got to the front door, my wife was in a conversation with a campaigner for Byron Brown.