RIP Lance Diamond, The Most Interesting Man in Buffalo

RIP Lance Diamond, heavy hearts across Buffalo. He told me he was 81.

The final show we worked together offered many profound, defining moments; Continue reading

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Tonight – PPG Hosts the Movement Dance Party at The Foundry

By Lonnie Barlow, Organizer, PUSH Buffalo

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“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. Continue reading

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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 someone you care about. This year, on Friday, December 5th from 6-9pm, finding that gift just got a little easier. Continue reading

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Announcing, 4th Annual Phish Tribute at Nietzsche’s

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 Continue reading

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Take This Simple Survey to Improve our Sewer System

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.

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Big Brothers & Big Sisters Bring “Big Give” for Giving Tuesday

By Kerry Alsheimer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County (BBBSEC)

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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. Continue reading

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Announcing, 3rd Annual Holiday Live at Larkin ft. Robot Holiday & Food Trucks

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, Continue reading

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Saturday at Nietzsche’s – Zuri, Lady Lush, Zak Ward, Bob Buckley & MiA Instrument Drive

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.

Leading off the night will be a new and experimental group led by budding bass queen Zuri Appleby, who has assembled  Continue reading

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