Theater Review: Hamilton @ Shea’s Buffalo Theatre

Hamilton is back in Buffalo as brash and brilliant as before, but with a different cast, some new choreography, and a slightly different vibe. by Ann Marie Cusella Hamilton is back at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre It’s Back Hamilton is back in Buffalo as brash...

Helping Youth in Need: Compass House

For many of us, with Christmastime comes joy and compassion. But beyond that lies an ever-present problem: youth in need. Compass House addresses this perennial problem. by Max Fisher Compass House Helping Youth in Need For many of us, Christmastime brings a mist...

A Few Places to Shop Local in Buffalo Niagara This Holiday Season

When you buy local, the care always shines through. We spotlight a few local stores & discuss why they’re worth visiting this holiday season! by Max Fisher Make a difference to your community this holiday season and choose to shop local. Anyway, Jeff Bezos...

Theater Review: Smart People @ Ujima Theatre Company

Smart People is a smart play with very smart dialogue that is both hilarious and thought-provoking about themes of racial and sexual politics that are ever present in our national psyche but never fully understood. by Ann Marie Cusella Smart People is now playing at...

Places to See Santa in Buffalo Niagara

St. Nick is getting ready to grace kids from 1 to 92 with his presents once again. Find the perfect place to take the kids for photos this Christmas season. by Max Fisher Find the perfect spot for Christmas photos with Santa this holiday season Hey, Santa Claus Once...

Exploring Clarence

From massive stores that have whatever you want in one place, to a slew of great restaurants, Clarence truly has everything that would entice average Joe’s or the more sophisticated amongst us alike. by Max Fisher Discover some of the attractions of Clarence, NY –...

Theater Review: All Is Calm @ MusicalFare Theatre

On Christmas Eve in 1914 in the trenches on the Western Front of The Great War, German and Great Britain troops called an unofficial truce. by Ann Marie Cusella All is Calm can be seen at the MusicalFare Theatre in Amherst, NY The Christmas Truce On Christmas Eve in...

Theater Review: Hand to God @ Road Less Traveled Theater

A foul-mouthed evil little hand puppet named Tyrone is on stage at RLTP on the arm of Dan Urtz, who just this week was co-winner of the Artie Award for Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play for this role! by Ann Marie Cusella Dan Urtz and Tyrone, the stars of Hand to...

Theater Review: The Band’s Visit @ Shea’s Performing Art Center

Imagine an isolated tiny desert town somewhere in Israel in 1996, where the inhabitants say today is exactly like yesterday and tomorrow will be exactly like today. by Ann Marie Cusella The Band’s Visit is playing at Shea’s The Band is Visiting Imagine an...