Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Journey’s End to Host “Global Gala” at Foundry Suites

By Amy Patten, Volunteer Services and Marketing Intern, Journey’s End Refugee Services Join Journey’s End Refugee Services (JERS) for a night of food and fun! In celebration of their 30th anniversary, JERS will be hosting their inaugural Global Gala on … Continue reading

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BBBS Celebrates National Mentoring Month with The Art of Friendship

By Kerry Alsheimer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County (BBBSEC) A BIG welcome to 2015! New Years Day is always exciting BBBSEC, along with many other organizations, as January is National Mentoring Month (NMM)!

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Starlight Spotlight – Give the Gift that Says, “Snow is Overrated”

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 … Continue reading

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Starlight Spotlight – Co-Artifact Hits Tonight

By Judy Clonan-Smith, Art Studio Case Coordinator, The Learning Disabilities Association of WNY & Starlight Studio and Art Gallery Over the past couple weeks, Starlight Studio & Art Gallery staff and artists have dropped what we’ve been working on to see the 17 … Continue reading

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Starlight Spotlight – Co-Artifact Comes Together

By Judy Clonan-Smith, Art Studio Case Coordinator, The Learning Disabilities Association of WNY & Starlight Studio and Art Gallery 34 artists involved in the Co-Artifact Project have been very busy. A few weeks ago, 17 Starlight Studio & Art Gallery artists and 17 … Continue reading

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Starlight Spotlight – "Co-Artifact," a Profound Pairing of Visual Artists

By Judy Clonan-Smith, Art Studio Case Coordinator, The Learning Disabilities Association of WNY & Starlight Studio and Art Gallery Starlight Studio and Art Gallery, a division of LDA of WNY, has begun a new project with local community artists called Co-Artifact. The Buffalo … Continue reading

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Brazen-Faced Varlets to Host Bar Party Benefit at Gypsy Parlor

By Kerry Alsheimer The Brazen-Faced Varlets: Buffalo’s Progressive Feminist Theater Company. What does that even mean? The Varlets came together back in 2006, as the brainchild of Lara Haberberger, Heather Fansgrud and Kelly Beuth with some pretty big goals in … Continue reading

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PUSHin’ the Envelope – See Buffalo Caribana in the Flesh This Weekend

By Lonnie Barlow, Organizer, PUSH Buffalo “I estimate that there were at least 4,000 people inside this particular intersection, with thousands more behind them, and even many more thousands coming further behind them. I’ve never seen so much joy, happiness, … Continue reading

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