Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

A well-known national artist will be visiting a Buffalo Public high school today.  Abstract artist Mark Bradford will be speaking to students at Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts.  WBFO's Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley says students created art work in preparation for his visit. 

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Racism, poverty, gangs and immigration rise to the top of social issues for some Buffalo teens. Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts students have been play-acting those issues for their production of West Side Story. It opens tonight on the school's Main Stage. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley attended a rehearsal.