Arts + Entertainment
The mainstream rock jam-band, O.A.R, took to the stage Wednesday night to perform a free concert in the park. The opening act Rebelution amped up the crowd's energy and made way for this hugely popular group. O.A.R. captured the concert-goers' enthusiasm and turned the night into a summer memory not soon to be forgotten.
blog by Scott Behrend • August 01, 2012 @ 10:29am •
Fans of Road Less Traveled Productions are no strangers to RLTP’s Emanuel Fried New Play Workshop (NPW), where RLTP Literary Director Jon Elston and NPW Director Kyle LoConti support and enable the development of world premiere plays by Western New York playwrights. I’ve certainly expended some digital ink on our NPW in past blogs. This week, though, I thought I’d spotlight another…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • August 01, 2012 @ 10:17am •
(Update: Judging from this tweet (@OfaRevolution), O.A.R. appears to be cutting it close at the airport. Hopefully they’ll arrive on time this evening!)
Easily the most highly-anticipated of Artpark’s Coors Light Wednesday lineup this summer, O.A.R. has earned the hype through its growing loyalty to the Western New York area.
For the third straight summer, the Maryland-based…
gallery by BuffaloDotCom • August 01, 2012 @ 9:24am •
Hot enough for you, scarecrow? We are officially in the dog days of summer -- those long, muggy days when you can just cut the humidity with a dull knife. Nothing wrong with that -- we at Buffalo.com love the heat. Our promo team hit the weekly Elmwood Village Association Tuesday night concert at Bidwell Park yesterday, and had a blast handing out stickers, taking photos, sharing…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • August 01, 2012 @ 9:23am •
Local band the Breathing Tree, a four-piece group accustomed to playing shows primarily in Western New York, took full advantage of a path-changing opportunity this summer: traveling to Nashville to record with producer Dave Elkins, who doubles as the founder and lead singer of the band Mae.
Using the funding platform Kickstarter, an effective method of accruing financial support…
blog by Maria Redd • July 31, 2012 @ 7:02pm •
Introducing A.J. Jordan: Meet A.J. Jordan, an aspiring entrepreneur, entertainer and graphic design artist from Buffalo. Jordan was recently named Artvoice’s Best Hip Hop Act of 2012. His new album, Sentimental Situations, was released in April and features Grammy Award-winning hip-hop emcee Whitney Peyton from Philadelphia, as well as Billboard-charting Koshir from Montana and…
blog by S.J. Velasquez • July 31, 2012 @ 3:07pm •
Buff State’s theater department announced its 2012-2012 lineup Monday, making the upcoming year one full of drama, humor, dance and more.
The information below is from the official statement released by the theater department:
“When the Walls Come Down-Truth!”
Created by the storytelling team of the Theater Department, the Anne Frank Project and Mashirika Performing Arts…
blog by S.J. Velasquez • July 31, 2012 @ 10:50am •
While many private schools—especially the big names in the Ivy League—offer financial aid based on need, there exists a network of colleges and universities that reward good students with scholarships.
They may not be the valedictorians of their high school graduating classes, but strong students can still find money. The New York Times recently published a list of schools that…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • July 31, 2012 @ 9:10am •
(Update: UB Spectrum has confirmed that J. Cole and Childish Gambino will perform Sept. 1 at Alumni Arena.)
According to the UB Spectrum’s Twitter account and an archived Google search result, Childish Gambino and J. Cole will headline the University at Buffalo Fall Fest at 6 p.m. Sept. 1.
Here are the Spectrum’s Tweets from Monday evening:
To verify the Ticketmaster page…
It’s going to be a dance party when the buzzy Brooklyn electro-pop combo Yeasayer—fresh off a July jaunt through Europe—comes to town for a 7 p.m. show on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Town Ballroom (681 Main St., Buffalo). Advance tickets are $20.
Yeasayer (composed of the trio of Chris Keating, Ira Wolf Tuton and Anand Wilder) is currently touring in support of its new record, Fragrant…
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