Mark Russell

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With a non-stop news cycle spotlighting the occasionally bizarre behavior of public officials, a political satirist like Buffalo-born Mark Russell is never lacking for material. Russell appears this Sunday in a fundraiser for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System.

Week two of the Chautauqua Institution season pays tribute to the next, great generation.  Plus, old friend Mark Russell returns and the season's first opera is staged.  WBFO's Mark Scott has more in our Chautauqua preview.