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Garbaz Brings Zeppelin Back to Buffalo

Garbaz Brings Zeppelin Back to Buffalo

In its fourteenth year, renowned live performance artist Jeff Garbaz brings his latest installment of Blouses of the Holy: A Tribute to Zeppelin to Nietzsche's. 

BUFFALO, NY-January 24, 2015 – Renowned live performance artist Jeff Garbaz, well-known for innovative video and visual screens at concerts and festivals, will be presenting his latest installment of the annual Blouses of the Holy Led Zeppelin tribute show on January 24th at Nietzsche’s, 248 Allen Street. With a $7 cover for eight bands, heady visual stimulation will combine with Zeppelin tunes to produce an experience to fill the senses. In its fourteenth year, Blouses of the Holy will spotlight some of the best of Buffalo. With performances by Eric Crittenden’s Juke Joint, the Instigators, Yogurt Club, Cowboys of Scotland, Youngblood, Random Abstract (formerly Jeff Miers Band) Dan Delano Band, and the talented Metal Mania, Blouses is designed to be a multi sensory feast for music lovers.

Dog Ears to Host Book Signing with Fr. Bill Quinlivan

Dog Ears to Host Book Signing with Fr. Bill Quinlivan

 

Fr. Bill Quinlivan, a native of South Buffalo now serving as pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church in Tonawanda, will visit Dog Ears Bookstore & Café for a book-signing event from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16. Dog Ears Bookstore is located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo.

Fr. Quinlivan’s self-published autobiography, “Made to Praise Him: Finding My Song,” was released in the Fall of 2014.

Come See the Cars — and the Stars — at the 2015 Buffalo Auto Show

Come See the Cars — and the Stars — at the 2015 Buffalo Auto Show

 

The Buffalo Auto Show, Western New York’s premier new vehicle automotive event, will take place from Feb. 5-8 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. In addition to seeing every brand new car sold in WNY on display, attendees will have a chance to meet and obtain autographs from some of Buffalo greatest star athletes!

Buffalo Bandits Ryan Benesch, Dhane Smith and Brandon Goodwin, along with some members of the Buffalo Bandettes, will visit the Buffalo Auto Show from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, for a free autograph session. Benesch and Smith are among the team’s leading scorers this year, while Goodwin is playing in his first NLL season.

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk, So Game Plan for a ‘Super Sunday’

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk, So Game Plan for a ‘Super Sunday’

 

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event, and on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why The Resource Training Center of Amherst, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and local law enforcement officials are urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving. If you plan on drinking on Super Bowl Sunday, these organizations encourage you to designate a sober driver to get you home safely! 

Winter Market on Hertel Continues on January 24

Winter Market on Hertel Continues on January 24

 

The new Winter Market on Hertel, housed in The Pasta Peddler/Blackbird Sweets location at 1547 Hertel Ave. in Buffalo, continues from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24. The market will run every Saturday through early April.

In addition to The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, vendors taking part in the market on a full 20-week schedule include Alpine Made/First Light Farm & Creamery, Biscotti for Everybotti, Plato Dale Farm, Prudom Farms, Public Espresso & Coffee/BreadHive Worker Cooperative Bakery and White Cow Dairy! Participating on a 10-week rotating schedule are JJ’s Jams, Sandy’s Dandies, Chateau Buffalo, Fetch! Dog Treats and T-Meadow Farm.

Sports Collectors Expo to Feature 17 Well-known Athletes

Sports Collectors Expo to Feature 17 Well-known Athletes

 

Seventeen stars from the NFL, NHL and Major League Baseball are scheduled to appear from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Sports Collectors Expo. The event is set to take place at Batavia Downs Gaming, located at 8315 Park Road, Batavia.

NFL greats scheduled to appear include former Buffalo Bills Marv Levy, Billy Shaw, Vince Ferragamo and Ken Jones. Other NFL greats including Don Maynard, Larry Brown, George Rogers, Jack Youngblood, Tom Mack and Rocky Bleier are also on the schedule. Levy, Shaw, Maynard, Youngblood and Mack are all members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Catholic Charities Volunteers from Erie County Gather for First 2015 Appeal Workshop

About 50 parish and community volunteers, local clergy and lay leaders, and staff of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, gathered Wednesday, Jan. 15 for a  volunteer training workshop to help kick off the 2015 Appeal for Catholic Charities in Erie County.

The event was held at Christ the King Seminary on Knox Road in East Aurora in preparation for the 91st annual campaign, which carries a goal of $10.9 million and officially began Jan. 7. The patron saint for the 2015 Appeal is Saint Francis of Assisi.

Working under the theme “Find Good Within,” Appeal volunteers from Erie County will begin reaching out to individuals and businesses in the community to encourage their support of the 2015 Appeal, which helps fund Catholic Charities’ 70 myriad programs across 61 sites in Western New York, along with a number of ministries through the Bishop’s Fund for the Faith.