By Lonnie Barlow, Organizer, PUSH Buffalo
“Just got paid, it’s Friday night/Party hunting, feeling right/Bodies shaking, all around/bought one drink, now I’m getting down.”
We’ll be singing something like this later tonight at the Movement Party. If you’ve been moving around in Buffalo’s progressive and activist community, then you’ve probably heard about one of the area’s foremost, underground holiday-time traditions. Read more
By Jennifer Ryan, Starlight Studio and Art Gallery
It’s that time of the year again; a time for family and friends, for cheerful tunes on the radio, a time for trudging through that Buffalo weather and finding that perfect gift for someone you care about. This year, on Friday, December 5th from 6-9pm, finding that gift just got a little easier. Read more
Continuing an annual tradition that honors Phish’s 1991 performance at Nietzsche’s on their rise to worldwide renown, three Buffalo bands will take to that same Allentown venue to pay tribute with four nonstop hours of Phish songs without any repeats.
This year’s tribute will feature some new players as well as guests who’ve performed at past editions – having dazzled in dabbling into Phish covers at prior shows, new kids on the scene Read more
Editor’s note: As promised, this survey took about five minutes to complete.
By Cara Matteliano, Vice President, Community Impact, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Take a survey and receive a rain barrel. Your feedback will help shape a public engagement campaign to ensure Buffalo’s waterways are clean and safe for years to come.
By Kerry Alsheimer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County (BBBSEC)
I’m writing this on Wednesday, November 19th, a day that many areas in and surrounding the City of Buffalo have been pummeled with upwards of 5 feet of snow, while my Allentown home and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County (BBBSEC) offices in North Buffalo are relatively unscathed. This is a really great day to be thankful. Read more
Extending a tradition that has helped establish Larkinville as a unique entertainment destination, Holiday Live at Larkin is returning for a third year with even more fun added to the free event that supports the Food Bank of Western New York.
Set for Friday, December 5th, in Larkin Square, Holiday Live at Larkin will once again be headlined by a two-hour performance under the heated, covered boardwalk from Robot Holiday, the local collective known for original, nontraditional holiday music which has again recorded a new album full of songs, “Between the Snowflakes.” In a new twist this year, Read more
Building on the success of last month’s four-band bill and instrument donation drive for Music is Art at Nietzsche’s, The Good Hood returns this Saturday, November 22nd, with a wildly different lineup.
Over the past couple weeks, Starlight Studio & Art Gallery staff and artists have dropped what we’ve been working on to see the 17 community artists and their completed artworks. When Nancy Parisi brought in hers, she had a chance to talk with her Co-Artifact partner artist, Ricky Hogan, and see how he had finished the work she started. Read more