Upcoming Literary Events in Buffalo

Check back regularly for upcoming literary events in Buffalo, hosted by Just Buffalo & numerous other organizations across WNY.

Poetics Plus: Christopher Chen

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Where:
Western New York Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Cultivate Cinema Circle presents “Beloved”

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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Where:
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 7:00–10:30 p.m. (more…)

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The Write Thing Reading Series Presents Garth Stein

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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Where:
Medaille College
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Readings at the RIC: Stevenson & Smith

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Where:
Research and Information Commons at Daemen College
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226
Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 7:30–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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The Third Annual Poetry Reading featuring Susan Nusbaum & Ansie Baird

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Where:
Jewish Community Center
787 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 7:30–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Marc Lamont Hill, Presented by Open Buffalo

Thursday, October 26, 2017
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Where:
Bennett High School
2885 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: October 26, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. (more…)

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Chairman’s Book Club: “The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation and Failing the Middle Class – And What We Can Do About It”

Friday, October 27, 2017
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Where:
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: October 27, 2017
Time: 12:00–1:00 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL@Betty’s: Toni Morrison’s “Beloved”

Monday, October 30, 2017
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Where:
Betty’s
370 Virginia St
Buffalo, NY 142031
Date: October 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (more…)

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Free Fred Brown!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Where:
Paul Robeson Theatre
350 Masten Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Date: November 1, 2017
Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Poetics Plus: Peter Manson

Thursday, November 2, 2017


Where:

Western New York Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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The Future of Freedom: A Community Conversation with Alexis De Veaux

Thursday, November 2, 2017
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Where:
Montante Cultural Center
2001 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14208
Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Exhibit X Fiction Series: Edie Meidav

Monday, November 6, 2017
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Where:
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Gallery
341 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: October 11, 2017
Time: 7:00–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Open Studios+ Event: SUNY Erie + BABEL Toni Morrison

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
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Where:
SUNY ECC South Campus Library
4041 Southwestern Blvd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: November 8, 2017
Time: 12:15–1:45 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Toni Morrison

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Toni Morrison - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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BPS Art Exhibit @ BABEL

Thursday, November 9, 2017
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Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Spotlight On Youth – Open Mic Series

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Spotlight on Youth

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
Shea’s Smith Theatre
658 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: November 15, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Word Flight at the Red Doors: Rich Olson & J. Tim Raymond

Thursday, November 16, 2017
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Where:
Parkside Lutheran Church
2 Wallace Ave @ Depew
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Poetic Plus: Redell Olsen

Thursday, November 16, 2017


Where:

Western New York Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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To & From 1967: A Rebellion with Martin Sostre

Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Where:
Frank E. Merriweather Library
1324 Jefferson Ave
Buffalo, NY 14208
Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 2:00–4:00 p.m. (more…)

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The Write Thing Reading Series Presents poet Ben Brindise

Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Where:
Medaille College
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Friday, March 23, 2018

Viet Thanh Nguyen - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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The Write Thing Reading Series Presents Coleen Murtagh-Paratore

Thursday, April 5, 2018
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Where:
Medaille College
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 5, 2018
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m. (more…)

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BABEL: Junot Díaz

Friday, April 20, 2018

Junot Diaz - BABEL - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo, NY

Where:
Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: Friday, April 20, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Patron VIP Reception: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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