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blog by Kathryn Przybyla • May 21, 2013 @ 12:08pm •
Making a return to WNY, Alkaline Trio will be joined by Bayside and Off With Their Heads at 6:30 p.m. this Saturday at Water Street Music Hall in Rochester.
With their recently released and ninth studio album, the band has embarked on a successful tour so far this summer, playing all throughout the U.S. and ending in late August with a mini-European tour.
In an interview with…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • May 21, 2013 @ 10:54am •
The Buffalo History Museum’s annual summer Party on the Portico series is a monthly gathering that makes you wish our summer endured indefinitely.
If you’re unfamiliar with the Party on the Portico setup, the event is a gathering that’s held on the stairs of the Buffalo History Museum overlooking Mirror Lake, the nearby Japanese rose garden and Delaware Park to the east. It’s…
Allow yourself to be Greek for a day.
From May 31 to June 2, join the local Greek community in celebrating the 36th annual Buffalo Greek Fest at the Hellenic Orthodox Church (146 West Utica St. in Buffalo). With Greek cuisine, continuous live Greek music, Greek folk dancing, church tours and cultural exhibits, you won’t be disappointed
“It will soon be Festival time in Buffalo,…
blog by S.J. Velasquez • May 21, 2013 @ 10:11am •
The Lake Effect Comedy Series returns for the month of May on Friday night. Come for the stand-up comedy, stay for the air conditioning—and the comedy.
The 9 p.m. show at the Adam’s Mark, 120 Church St. in downtown Buffalo, will feature a promising lineup of comedic talent.
Headlining the show is Rick Matthews, winner of the Buffalo Laugh-Off. Movie Maddness podcaster Jason…
blog by Kathryn Przybyla • May 20, 2013 @ 5:00pm •
One of the biggest concert announcements of the summer, The Black Keys will play Buffalo’s Outer Harbor on Monday, July 8.
Tickets for the show are $48 in advance and they will go on sale Thursday at noon. You can purchase them from Ticketmaster.com, Walmart locations, Town Ballroom box office or the After Dark office.
Presented by Funtime After Dark, the rock band from Akron,…
blog by Kathryn Przybyla • May 20, 2013 @ 11:59am •
Formed in 2000, the alternative rock band Brand New has just announced its long awaited return to Buffalo.
You can catch Brand New at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Town Ballroom. Tickets for the show are $28 in advance and $30 the day of show. Tickets to catch Brand New will go on sale at noon on Thursday and can be purchased from Tickets.com or the After Dark offices.
blog by S.J. Velasquez • May 20, 2013 @ 10:15am •
Back in its industrial heyday, Buffalo’s grain district was full of immigrants—mostly Irish—who worked tirelessly to feed their families and, quite literally, the world.
On Saturday, the Valley Community Association will host Feeding the World, a guided tour and commemorative event that is meant to pay tribute to Buffalo’s grain scoopers of decades past.
“The history of…
blog by Ben Kirst • May 19, 2013 @ 10:08am •
There is a romantic figure in our collective imaginations, an image that dates back to the earliest days of our country that has evolved over time and distance: the solitary man whose rugged freedom and guileless self-knowledge are counterbalanced by a troubled sense of emptiness and loss. The frontiersman, the pioneer, the railroad tramp, the hitchhiker, the folk singer—tough…
blog by Ben Kirst • May 18, 2013 @ 2:10pm •
When Tupac Shakur was shot and killed in September 1996, I was in my sophomore year at the University at Buffalo and I was convinced—CONVINCED—that it was a marketing ploy. I was certain that he would disappear from the scene for a few years (and why not—in the final two years of his life, Shakur suffered five gunshot wounds, spent nearly a year in prison and was hanging out with…
blog by Kathryn Przybyla • May 17, 2013 @ 11:07am •
Updated: We’ve announced our winners on Monday morning. They are Derek Lutz, Evan Barrick, Paul Westover, Kristen Marie Lutz, Mary Best, Diane Riedel, Jennifer Macey, Kimberly Shores, Deirdre Carroll Whelehan, Phil Ciallela, Adam Kern, Joe Speranza, and Catherine Walsh.
Thanks to everyone who participated. Enjoy the show.
It all ends. Buffalo.com wants you to see the epic finale…
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