Exhibitions: Where the Militants Roam

Most people think of Buffalo, when they think of it at all, as a sooty industrial port on a blustery bluff overlooking Lake Erie. They ought to try shuffling off to Buffalo some time.

Ask any contemporary-art lover and he will tell you that Buffalo is the home of the Albright-Knox Gallery, one of the nation's finest and most up-to-date art collections.

Ask any experimental-music lover and he will tell you that since 1963 Lukas Foss, 45, one of the nation's most venturesome young composers, has been leading the Buffalo Philharmonic through...

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