Weekly Feature



2014-02-05 / Entertainment

Art

thurs. 6

Comparative Artistic Practice — With Professor Ai Honghua, visiting instructor from South China Normal University, the presentation will focus on exploration and reconstruction in relation to gender and contemporary women artists, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Haberman Gacioch Center for the Visual & Performing Arts at Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst; Free. 839-8241

fri. 7

M&T First Fridays @ The Gallery — Events include art classes for all ages, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; public tour, 1:30 p.m.; “What’s Your Vision?” tour, 4 p.m.; Artist-Hosted Art Activity for Families, 5-7 p.m.; Jazz and Happy Hour, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; performance with Young Audiences WNY - Sarah Haykel, “Journey into the History of Latin Dance,” 5:30 p.m.; AK Contemporary: Gerhard Richter, lecture: Curator of Education and Community Engagement Jessica DiPalma,” 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

First Friday Gallery Walk — Presented by the Greater Allentown Gallery Association and features a free, self-guided tour of galleries, shops and restaurants in the Greater Allentown District. Join them for art, food, shopping and fun, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. Visit www.firstfridaysallentown.com for specific locations.

Identity: Photography by Marcus L. Wise — Marcus L. Wise will be hosting his first solo exhibition held within Buffalo’s city limits, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, and continues through March 21 at El Museo Francisco Y Oller Diego Rivera, 91 Allen St., Buffalo. 886-2356, www.elmuseobuffalo.org

fri. 7 & sat. 8

CEPA/Big Orbit Members Exhibition — Big Orbit Gallery (all media excluding photography), opening reception from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, and continues through Feb. 28; and CEPA Gallery (photography and photo-related works), opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, and continues through March 15 at CEPA Gallery, The Market Arcade, 617 Main St., Buffalo. 856-2717, www.cepagallery.com

sat. 8

Small Works, Great Gifts: Valentine’s Art Show — Exhibit features artwork in multiple mediums: Paintings, jewelry, pottery, prints, photography, mixed media and more, with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, and continues through Feb. 16 at McGee Art Gallery, 10931 Main St., Clarence; Free. 481-8737, www.mcgeeartgallery.com

wed. 12

Open Art Critique — Join Buffalo Arts Studio for their monthly open art critique at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the BAS Community Space, at the Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo. Bring a work, new or old, and become a part of the discussion. RSVP to cori@buffaloartsstudio.org

Announcement

2014 AK Teens: Future Curators Call for Work — The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is accepting artwork for the 2014 AK Teens: Future Curators exhibition, which will focus on three-dimensional works. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, Feb. 13. Visit www.albrightknox.org.

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