Weekly Feature



2010-04-20 / Entertainment

Art

fri. 23  I Am Here Today — Media-psychological phenomenon of simulation confusion - where a simulation (movie, TV and radio) affects not only our perception, but our engagement with realty by artist Sam Van Aken, Opens 7 p.m. Friday, April 23 and continues through Friday, June 4 at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org  97 ROCK Classic Rock Art Show — Exhibit featuring rare artwork created by rock stars, famous rock photographers, handwritten song lyrics, album artwork, gold records, animation, concert posters and more. All works are available to purchase at the event which is being held starting at 10 a.m. Friday, April 23 and continues during regular mall hours through Sunday, April 25 at the Walden Galleria, One Walden Galleria, Buffalo; Free. www.waldengalleria.com sat. 24  10th Biennial Photography Art Auction — The open bar reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 24 at the CEPA Gallery at the Market Arcade, 617 Main St., Buffalo; $, 856-2717, www.cepagaller y.org

ongoing: now-April 30  6th Annual Month of the Young Child Art Exhibit — The art exhibit will be held at The Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo; www.aeycwny.org  Sacred Legacy — Featur ing earthenware portraits by Heidrun Vilz Heim at Artsphere Studio, 447 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. http://artspherestudio.com  We Robot — Mixed media celebration of our metal friends at the Queen City Gallery, 617 Main St., Buffalo; Free. 856-2839, http://queencitygaller y.tripod.com

now-May 1  In a Different Light — Featur ing the photography of local photographers at the Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 453 Porter Ave., Buffalo. 885-4139, www.rain.org/~kar peles  Feigning — Paintings by Jolene Beckman at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org

now-May 7  Expression Through Art — The Mental Health Association will host an “Expression Through Art” program at the Harlem Road Community Center at 6 p.m. Ages 7-10 years old meet Fridays from April 16 to May 7 and ages 11-15 years old meet Thursdays April 15 to May 6. Cost is $70 per person for a 4-week session. Call 886-1242 ext. 319. now-May 9  Fifty Works for Fifty States: The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection — Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

now-May 11  Microcosmic Archive: A History of Nichols — Gerald Mead’s celebration of the school project at Nichols School Gallery, Glenn & Audrey Flickinger Performing Arts Center, 1250 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. 875-8212, www.nic holsnet.net

now-May 15  Scan Lines — Video installation curated by Stella Mars at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegiear tcenter.org  Biological Regionalism & Precious Cargo — Exhibits by Alberto Ray and Paul Sargeant at UB Art Gallery, 201A, Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst. 645-6912, www.ubar tgalleries.buffalo.edu

now-May 23  Heat Waves in a Swamp — Retrospective of Charles E. Burchfield’s work. Burchfield-Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 878-6011, www.yourne wburchfieldpenney.com  Frances Koenig: Color Crush — Solo exhibition by an emerging regional artist. Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, 5795 Lewiston Road, Lewiston; donation. 286-8201, www.niagara.edu/c am

Now-May 28  Joan Fitzgerald — A restrospective exhibition of paintings, collages and monoprints at 11 a.m. at the The Western New York Artists Group, One Linwood Ave., Buffalo; 885-2251, www. wnyag. com

now-May 29  Sally Rebl’s Consummation — Consummation is a body of work driven by pure, unfettered emotion and desire, as expressed through the eyes of a newlywed separated from her husband by war at the CEPA Gallery, 617 Main St., Buffalo; 856-2717  Edg ar Heap of Birds

Desert Words — 36 new monotypes in the third floor gallery displayed until May 29 at the CEPA Gallery, 617 Main St., Buffalo; 856-2717

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