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Listen: arts education & pro basketball in Buffalo


Artist Alex Fernandez demonstrates virtual reality to Buffalo Review producer Clifton Robinson.

Joseph Kasko

(Buffalo, N.Y.) – On the Buffalo Review (4/25) we covered arts education and the state of professional basketball in Buffalo.

In the first half of the show, we spoke with Michele Agosto, the supervisor of art education for the Buffalo Public Schools, about a new arts program that will be available to students this summer and the state of arts education in Buffalo.

Listen to part 1 here.

Next we spoke with artist and Yahoo employee Alex Fernandez, who will teach media arts in a new arts program this summer, about bridging the gap between arts and technology.

Listen to part 2 here.

In the second half of the show, we discussed the state of pro basketball in Buffalo with Tawan Slaughter, the owner of the Buffalo 716ers.

Listen to part 3 here and a bonus interview here.

Finally, we spoke with Thomas Tarapacki, a contributor to Buffalo Rising, about the old Buffalo Braves NBA franchise, which was active in the city from 1970-1978.

Listen to part 4 here.

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