See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Buffalo area, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
May 14–September 11, 2016, at Albright-Knox Art Gallery. A five-channel video installation and related sculptures by New York–based printmaker, sculptor, and filmmaker Marie Lorenz, who uses the tide to navigate, explore, and document urban waterways in boats she builds by hand. Launch Party: Friday, July 1, 2016, 6-9pm.
May 31 - June 5, 2016. Typical annual events include: BGMC Big Gay Sing; 5K Run; 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 2, 2016, 7pm at Asbury Hall, Babeville. Illustrating, through 30 live auction and 20 silent auction works, the wide diversity of artistic activity in the region; to include works of painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture from emerging, mid-career, and senior artists. Tickets are $40 each or 2 for $70. Open bar cocktails, champagne, wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres.
June 10 + 12, 2016, at Shea’s Performing Arts Center/ Buffalo Theatre, “SHOT!” by Persis Vehar about the 1901 Buffalo assassination of President William McKinley. 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.
June 23 - August 21, 2016 (TBC) Performances of Shakespeare's plays, 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. The Winter’s Tale, June 23 - July 17 + The Taming of the Shrew, July 28 - August 21. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets, food, soda, water, wine, beer...