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V.S. Naipaul comes to BABEL series tonight

Just Buffalo's BABEL series begins tonight! October 19, 2010, 8:00 PM

An evening with V.S. Naipaul, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo

Tickets available at the door

Students: $10

General Admission: $35

General Admission with B&ECPL library card: $25

Or use your HSBC card for discounts!

VIP (with author reception): $100

Call 716-832-5400 with questions

Experience Holiday Magic at the Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees presents a magical wonderland for all of Western New York to enjoy with decorated trees, wreaths, swags and mantle pieces on display and a Boutique filled with holiday home décor and gifts at the Hyatt Regency Hotel located at 2 Fountain Plaza, Buffalo 14202 from November 19- December 3. 

Sponsored by CGF Anesthesiology, Mark IV Industries Foundation and TOPS Friendly Markets, the Festival of Trees is Western New York’s premier holiday event, featuring decorated trees, wreaths, swags and mantle pieces on display and a Boutique filled with holiday home décor and gifts.

Journey’s End Celebrates 25 Years with Photo Show by Refugees

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- More than a quarter century ago Journey’s End began as a volunteer effort by local churches to assist an out-of-town agency resettle refugees in Buffalo. Early on, Journey’s End hoped to resettle 40 refugees/ year. This year the local non-profit has already resettled more than 450 refugees with more arriving every week.

In the last quarter century, Journey’s End has grown to provide a full range of services to help refugees integrate and contribute to our community as rapidly and thoroughly as possible. And through that growth they’ve stayed true to their roots, as the only agency working with churches and community groups to directly assist with the resettlement process through their co-sponsorship program.

Monster Mashup at Nietzsche's, 10/28 - Introducing & Benefiting the People's Party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       

Contact: Seamus Gallivan, The Good Neighborhood, 716-587-2005, seamusgallivan@yahoo.com


Who: Critt’s Juke Joint, Lazlo Hollyfeld & Sonny Baker, DJs Cutler & LoPro

What: The Monster Mashup

When: Thursday, October 28th, 8pm

Where: Nietzsche’s, 248 Allen St., Buffalo – 716-886-8539 – 21 & over event

Why: Introducing and benefiting the People’s Party - Buffalo First!, Buffalo CarShare, Heart of the City Neighborhoods

 

Monster Mashup Conjures Old Spirits of the Stage While Introducing New Local Coalition

Popular Author of Young Adult Books Gives Free Presentation

Who:  Jennifer Allison, author of the Gilda Joyce Psychic Investigator series of books for young adults

What: Author visit/book signing

Where:  Crane Branch Library, 633 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo

When:  Monday, November 8 at 3:30p.m. Free and open to the public

“Gilda found it unbearably dull to be stuck in the single identity of ‘Gilda Joyce, thirteen-year-old,’ and she often wore costumes just to make life more interesting,” taken from the book, Gilda Joyce Psychic Investigator.  Author Jennifer Allison visits Buffalo’s Crane Library to speak about the creative writing process from story to the printed page and will read from her forthcoming book, Gilda Joyce and The Bones of the Holy.

Parkside Association’s Halloween Party a Safe Place to Trick-or-Treat

PARKSIDE, BUFFALO, NY -- Come all ye goblins, ghosts and ghouls to the Annual Parkside Community Association's Children's Halloween Party on Sunday, October 31 from 5:30-7:00 pm at the Church of the Good Shepherd, at the corner of Jewett Parkway and Summit Avenue in Buffalo.

 The Halloween party offers a safe alternative to "Trick or Treating" for youngsters throughout the city. There will be some freaky fun, creepy candy, and ghoulish games at this ghostly gala! The event is free for children up to 12 years old with a parent or guardian.

 For further information, contact the Parkside Community Association at 838-1240 or visit the PCA website.

Historical Society Puts the Spotlight on Niagara Square

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, in co-sponsorship with the Louise Bethune Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, is pleased to announce an evening program featuring Jennifer Walkowski, architectural historian.

Walkowski will share her insight and research about the history of Niagara Square and Buffalo City Hall in an illustrated lecture, "The Keystone of the Arch of the Plan: Edward H. Bennett's Buffalo of Tomorrow and John J. Wade's Buffalo City Hall." The talk will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13 at the History Museum.

Walkowski, acting president and founding member of the Louise Bethune Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, is the leading authority on the history and architecture of Buffalo City Hall.