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Painting for Preservation: Community Art-Making at Broadway Theatre

Painting for Preservation: Community Art-Making at Broadway Theatre

Join Painting for Preservation for on-site art-making at The Broadway Theatre located at 512 Broadway in Buffalo, NY. The event is today, Saturday, July 27th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.  Artists of all skill levels and media are welcome, as are any interested observers and community members.

Local High Schools and College to Host Drums Along the Waterfront Corps

Local High Schools and College to Host Drums Along the Waterfront Corps

 

The top seven drum corps in the world will begin arriving on Monday, Aug. 5, for the Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions event taking place at 7:30 p.m. that evening at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. Western New York is the last stop on the 2013 tour, and a world champion will be crowned that night.

All of the corps will be staying at local high schools and colleges for at least one day in preparation for the event. While five of the corps will stay for one day, two corps will be staying in the area until midnight Tuesday, Aug. 6. 

Never Gone Without a Trace: An Architectural Historian's Tour of the TR Site

Never Gone Without a Trace: An Architectural Historian's Tour of the TR Site

While the TR Site is best known as the inauguration site of our nation’s 26th President in 1901, the Site has over 170 years of history.  In addition to serving as a museum, it has also been a private residence, a popular restaurant, and part of a military post.  Join this special limited-capacity tour of the Site with architectural historian Kerry Traynor for a unique perspective on how the building has changed and evolved over time to suit its changing uses.  Ms.

IDENTITY : A Group Show Presented by MAIN (ST)UDIOS

IDENTITY : A Group Show Presented by MAIN (ST)UDIOS

 

BUFFALO, NY – JULY 12, 2013, 6-9PM

 

VETTE Block Club to Host Annual Block Sale on Saturday, July 13

VETTE Block Club to Host Annual Block Sale on Saturday, July 13

Portions of all sales will be used for beatification projects within the neighborhood, including sustaining the VETTE’s Trinity/Tupper Grassroots Community organic vegetable garden 

The Virginia, Edward, Trinity, Tupper, Elmwood (VETTE) Block Club, invites all bargain shoppers and treasure hunters to attend the historic neighborhood’s annual block sale, with a portion from all sales going to support the beautification efforts of the neighborhood, including sustaining its one-of-a-kind Grassroots Community Garden. The Block Sale will take place on Saturday, July 13th (rain date, Saturday, July 20th) from 9am-3pm on the beautifully eclectic Trinity Place, between Elmwood Ave. and Virginia St.

Canada’s Premier World Music Festival Gets Under Way

Canada’s Premier World Music Festival Gets Under Way

TD Sunfest, billed as Canada’s premier world music festival and a celebration of world cultures, is under way in nearby London, Ontario, and runs through July 7. This fun-filled annual event has been voted a Top 100 Ontario Festival and Best Local Festival/Event courtesy of a clearly satisfied audience.

TD Sunfest brings together an eclectic roster of performers that span the globe — from Algeria to the United Kingdom. The event has evolved into a must-see attraction and now draws more than 225,000 visitors annually!

Western New York Musician Shares Concert Stage with Icon Joan Baez

Western New York Musician Shares Concert Stage with Icon Joan Baez

Hired in late 2011 as a personal assistant and guitar tech to folk music icon Joan Baez, local singer, songwriter, guitarist and bandleader Grace Stumberg is now living a musician's dream. 

Within days of the start Baez's current US tour, Stumberg was invited to sing harmony on a few songs in the music legend's set and, just yesterday (June 28), she began Baez's concert in Lowell, MA with a well received 6 song solo acoustic set of her own original songs, largely drawn from her own 2 CDs (2010 & 2012) and new material. 

Stumberg returns home for a series of performances with the Grace Stumberg Band around Western New York during July, and then heads out again with Baez's August tour of Australia & New Zealand.