Literacy Volunteers of Buffalo & Erie County is pleased to announce that tickets are on sale for its second annual Cocktails in Character fundraiser. This unique event will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. in the grand lobby of Shea’s Performing Arts Center. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite book character, but are welcome to come as they are, or in cocktail attire. Costumed actors portraying literary characters from classic books will interact with guests during the evening.
Journey’s End Refugee Services is hosting Buffalo Through Their Eyes, a photo exposition, on Thursday, October 6 in the lower lobby of the Tri-Main Center (2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY). The show will feature the photographs of up to 15 refugee artists documenting their lives including their families, schools, workplaces, and community.
The project includes training from CEPA in framing and shooting photographs, with bi-weekly discussion and critique of the artists’ work in the months leading up to the show.
The artists at the Tri-Main Center are now opening their studios and inviting in the public every fourth Friday of each month. Between 5pm and 8pm there will be special events, guest artists, demonstrations and other unique and creative happenings.
The next date is September 23, 2011. Come visit the Tri-Main Center, 5th Floor, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY and get creative.
The 48 Hour Film Project comes to Buffalo on the weekend of August 5th. Filmmakers from all over the Buffalo area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world.
Join us for the Party on the Portico! The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society will kick off its seventh annual Party on the Portico summer happy hour series on Friday, June 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at its museum building, located at 25 Nottingham Court at Elmwood Avenue.
Shakespeare in Delaware Park is pleased to announce our 37th Anniversary Season. Join us on the hill in 2012 for Richard the Third - June 21st – July 15th, directed by Saul Elkin. Then director Kyle LoConti will helm our production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream which will take the stage July 26th – August 19th.
The Allentown Art Festival takes place in the Allentown Historic Preservation District of Buffalo, NY. Tens of Thousands art patrons visit the Festival to enjoy the beauty of Buffalo's weather in June, the charm and uniqueness of the Allentown area and the quality of the art and crafts presented by the over 400 juried exhibitors.
Called "One of Western New York's most popular craft shows," by The Craft's Report, 100 American Craftsmen is the unofficial kick-off to festival season in Niagara County, taking place the first weekend after Memorial Day each year. The juried show of fine contemporary craft art features live music, wine tastings, gourmet food vendors, children's art space, herbal plant sale, and fine art exhibit in the Kenan Gallery.
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