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Evolution | Revolution: Buffalo Arts Studio's 20th Anniversary Exhibition

Evolution | Revolution:  Buffalo Arts Studio's 20th Anniversary Exhibition

Buffalo Arts Studio is pleased to announce a celebratory group exhibition in commemoration of its twentieth anniversary. A free public opening reception with live music, performance art, and refreshments will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 7-11 p.m.

The exhibition will feature new works by selected artists who have previously exhibited at the gallery or been in residence at Buffalo Arts Studio. An accompanying catalog will be produced, including color photographs, essays, and a timeline documenting past exhibitions, artists in residence, Board of Directors members, education programs, events, community outreach, and notable accomplishments at the center from its conception in 1991 to the present.

Featured artists include:

John Aäsp
Joanna Angie
Jozef Bajus
Michael Beitz
Dennis Bertram
Amanda Besl
Krista Birnbaum
Robert Booth
Marie-Claire Bozant
David Buck
Bob Budin
Kyle Butler

Enjoy Lunch on the Historical Society Portico, Food Trucks are HERE

Enjoy Lunch on the Historical Society Portico, Food Trucks are HERE

Thursday, August 11 you can enjoy, for the cost of only your lunch:

  • A free seat on the gorgeous portico, and views from said portico, etc.
  • Your choice of lunch, coffee and fresh baked goods from three of trucks now working to define a new food movement that is LITERALLY on the move: TRUCKS!

Trucks this week will include The Roaming Buffalo, R&R BBQ, and Rolling Joe’s Café

SO: Grab your kids, your co-workers; come early, have lunch, then hang around and finish off with coffee and dessert. Or start at 11:30, have coffee and a snack, then move into lunch around 1:30 or so…they’ll still be here!

WHAT: Lunch trucks at the Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Court (corner of Elmwood and Nottingham Terrace, just north of the Scajaquada).

WHO: This week's trucks include The Roaming Buffalo, R&R BBQ and Rolling Joe's Cafe.

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011: July 28th - August 7th

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011: July 28th - August 7th

11 Days of Art Under the Radar

1200 performances!
52 venues
50 visual artists
190 musical acts
24 films/videos
90 performance projects including:
20 dances troupes/performers
35 theater groups/performers
27 poetry/ spoken word


The Buffalo Infringement Festival is an 11 day celebration of art of all kinds. It takes place in over 50 venues centered in Allentown and spans across the whole city of Buffalo. 

Artists perform in the usual venues and take over the streets of Allentown and the Elmwood Village.


There are 1200 performances and events scheduled in dance, theater, music, poetry, film, and visual installations.

In its 7th year, Infringement has grown tremendously from under 50 proposals in 2005, to 350 this year. Just about every artist in Buffalo takes part in the festival somehow and this year has 30 out- of - town acts coming to perform. 

Mayor Brown Announces $1.2 Million For City Parks

Mayor Brown Announces $1.2 Million For City Parks

BUFFALO, NY– Mayor Byron W. Brown today announced that five grants have been awarded directly from New York State to the City of Buffalo/Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), worth approximately $1.2 million for major park improvements.

“I remain focused on upgrading recreational facilities throughout the city, especially parks,” said Mayor Brown. “The parks are one of the city’s greatest assets, and I will continue to support initiatives that make the parks safe and enjoyable for Buffalo residents and visitors.”

The grants will fund improvements in Delaware Park for the Parkside Lodge, Hoyt Lake pathway restoration, Point of Meadow shelter and pathway restoration. The grants will also include $525,000 in upgrades to MLK, Jr. Park for the Humboldt Basin wall, new statue sculpture and plaza improvements. Riverside Park will receive $125,000 in new landscaping around the lighthouse.

Free Concert Series: Summer Breeze by the Lake

Free Concert Series: Summer Breeze by the Lake

Summer Breeze by the Lake is a free 9 week concert series hosted by Delaware Park at Hoyt Lake. 

Thursday July 7th Neville Francis will be the series fourth concert. 

The concerts are held at Shakespeare Hill from 5-7:30. 

Food and cash bar are provided by Magnolia Catering Company and Coles Restaurant.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists July 9 Activities

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists July 9 Activities

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, a Western New York tradition featuring more than 30 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local products, is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. Providing musical entertainment at the open-air venue this week, July 9, will be Kate Shaffer from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and Robert Ritchie from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

The market also welcomes several community groups this week, including UNYTS, Buffalo Animal Shelter, Lexington Cooperative Market and KidBiz. Niagara Landing Wine Cellars and Freedom Run Winery will offer wine-tasting.

Music, Culture at ‘Summer Breeze by the Lake’

Music, Culture at ‘Summer Breeze by the Lake’