Our network

Arts & Culture

Buffalo Civil War Roundtable to Host Renowned Author Stephen Davis

Buffalo Civil War Roundtable to Host Renowned Author Stephen Davis

 

The Buffalo Civil War Roundtable, Benedict R. Maryniak Chapter, will host Civil War author and expert Stephen Davis at its next meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Gateway Executive Center, 3556 Lakeshore Blvd., Blasdell. Davis, a native of Atlanta, Ga., will discuss his latest book, “What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman’s Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta,” and sign copies for those in attendance.

Richardson Center South Lawn Celebration

Richardson Center South Lawn Celebration

The public is invited to join the Richardson Olmsted Complex on Saturday, September 28 at the “South Lawn Celebration,”  (400 Foresst Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14213) to commemorate the unveiling of the new landscape between the Richardson Olmsted Complex and Forest Avenue and the transformation of the historic buildings and grounds. The event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

“Re-greening” is part of the redevelopment of this National Historic Landmark – which will include a hotel, event and conference space and an architecture center for Buffalo. The nine-acre South Lawn was created by replacing two large parking lots with a historically and ecologically sensitive Olmstedian landscape and drive, transforming the South Lawn into a welcoming green space for gathering and recreation.  

Storage Tours! Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village to Offer Rare Behind-the-scenes Look

Storage Tours! Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village to Offer Rare Behind-the-scenes Look

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a museum? Are you interested in knowing where all of the objects are stored and how they are cared for? If so, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village has special tours planned that you won’t want to miss!

Behind-the-scenes tours, led by Heritage Village curators, will offer a backstage pass into the restricted areas of the museum where guests can see how artifacts are selected for the collection, stored and preserved for future generations. Participants will be introduced to a variety of fabric prints used in historic quilts dating back to the early 1800s. These quilts are a visual delight and surprisingly modern looking even today. Tour attendees will also learn how to identify fabrics and the fascinating story about their production. 

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Announces Fall Events

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Announces Fall Events

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery in West Seneca has announced a wide variety of exhibits, classes and other events to take place throughout the fall season.

Calling all BRArtists! The Painted Bra Art Project is a fun art project created to support breast cancer research and education, and Enjoy The Journey is looking for BRArtists with creative minds and the desire to support women’s health. Sessions will be held at the gallery at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 19. Please call the gallery at 675-0204 if you are interested in participating in this fun activity.

Hightail it to Heritage Village for Lobster Feast

Hightail it to Heritage Village for Lobster Feast

 

Get ready to sink your teeth into some mouthwatering lobster, all in the name of a very good cause!

The Amherst Museum Foundation is making preparations for their first-ever Lobster Feast to benefit Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst.

Friends of Harmony Welcomes Clarence Resident as Youngest Barbershop Singer

Friends of Harmony Welcomes Clarence Resident as Youngest Barbershop Singer

When you think of a Barbershop Quartet, you may think of four elderly men standing on a street corner serenading their sweetheart with a verse of "Sweet Adeline" . Well, the Friends of Harmony broke that stereotype as they welcomed young Blaise Lucciano of Clarence as the latest member of their award-winning male barbershop chorus on Monday evening, August 26th. Blaise, a lead singer, just turned 10 which makes him the youngest barbershopper in the international Barbershop Harmony Society. Older brother Rocco, 11, has sung tenor with the chorus since 2012 and was given the honor of presenting Blaise with his certificate and membership pin.

Emerging Business Leaders to Hold Coffee Connections on September 10th

Emerging Business Leaders to Hold Coffee Connections on September 10th

The Emerging Business Leaders get back to business in September with the fall kick-off of the monthly Coffee Connections networking event, on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Young professionals are invited to join the conversation being held from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Salvatore’s Garden Place Hotel, located at 6615 Transit Road in Williamsville. Salvatore’s Garden Place Hotel will be generously providing attendees with a complimentary continental breakfast and coffee.