Theater District

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It took only minutes Thursday for downtown Buffalo's brand new Market Arcade Cinema to have that eternal sign of a movie theater: the odor and sound of fresh popcorn, as customers arrived for the first day of shows.


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This year's annual Artie Awards were so successful as a fundraiser for Erie County Medical Center's Immunodeficiency Services Department, the money raised was double last year's.

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So you can't get enough Artie Awards 2018 coverage? Neither can we. Check out all the glitz and glamour, the gowns and shoe cam, Anthony Chase's epaulets and more in this slide show of photos from the 28th annual event on June 3, presented by WNED|WBFO.

DCI Signs and Awnings

The Buffalo Preservation Board gave the go-ahead Thursday for electric lights and signs on the outside of the Market Arcade Cinema. That came as work rushes toward completion of $9 million in renovations to re-open the movie complex closed in June of 2014.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The announcement of a new movie theater coming to downtown Buffalo next year has the leader of a local not-for-profit celebrating another step in a neighborhood that has made a dramatic turnaround over the past three decades.


WBFO's Marian Hetherly

The diva of downtown dance clubs is holding a grand re-opening Friday beginning at 10 p.m. Club Marcella is celebrating Buffalo's renaissance with a renaissance of its own.

Patrick Koster

Curtain Up! events hail the official start of the theater season, and many  business leaders view the celebration as a reminder that the theater industry has contributed to the region's resurgence.

Ellicott Development Company

Ellicott Development is planning a flagship project, a 12-story complex at the north end of the Theater District.


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  For those under the age of 30, cars driving on Main Street in Buffalo’s downtown area is a foreign concept. That is, until now.

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Since several theaters have already opened up their schedules, tonight's Curtain Up! isn't truly the beginning of the theater season, but it will be a great party anyway.

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Buffalo United Artists is coming back to the Theater District, moving into the Alleyway Theatre.