See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Buffalo area, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
March 8 - May 17, 2015. Inspired by Albright-Knox’s Collection works, includes paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, and immersive video installations. Rather than an exhaustive survey of labor’s representation in modern and contemporary art, the exhibition unfolds in a series of unexpected juxtapositions, creating connections between art and artists, the 1850s to now.
April 23, 2015, 7pm at Hallwalls, 341 Delaware Ave. Bashing through binaries, Cassils performs transgendered not as crossing from one sex to another, but as a continual becoming, process-oriented way of being that works in a space of indeterminacy, spasm, and slipperiness; elaborating on: "Our bodies are often formed in relation to societal expectations."
May 15, 2015, 8pm at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St, North Tonawanda, NY. May 16th, 8pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Ave, Buffalo. May 17th, 3pm at North Presbyterian Church, 300 N Forest Rd, Williamsville, NY. Quality music in the rich tradition of men’s choral singing, featuring the songs of the divas.
June 1-7, 2015. Annual events include: WED BGMC Big Gay Sing; THU 5K Run; FRI Chroma art exhibition; SAT Allen Street Festival + Dyke March; SUN Pride Parade + Pride Festival Canalside with food, live performances, beverage tent, and exhibitors; also events around town at the bars. Organized by Pride Center of West NY.
June 18 - July 12, 2015 Romeo & Juliet directed by Tom Loughlin; July 23 - August 16 Twelfth Night (All-Male Cast) directed by Steve Vaughan. Performances Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30pm on Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park (next to Hoyt Lake behind Rose Garden), off Lincoln Pkwy near the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets, food, soda, water, wine, beer...
June 26, 2015, 7:30pm + June 28, 2015, 2:30pm, at the Riviera Theatre, Mozart’s musical setting of the french play, one of the most beloved operas ever written. Founded in 2004, the Nickel City Opera is Buffalo’s only major opera company producing full-scale operas, complete with costumes, sets and full orchestra.