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Magazines…alive n’ well?

Magazines…alive n’ well?

If you go into your local grocery store or drug store, you’ll notice the continued shrinking of the magazine rack. The dwindling of magazine titles is concerning to this long-time lover of print. In 2016, print magazine sales declined by 12 percent. Imagine my surprise […]

Craft beer and art collide at a unique event this Friday at Murphy Brown’s in Clarence

Craft beer and art collide at a unique event this Friday at Murphy Brown’s in Clarence

This Friday, May 12th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Murphy Brown’s Craft Beer Empourium (9500 Main Street) is bringing the worlds of brewing and art together for a fun event. Murphy Brown’s is hosting a community art show revolving around the launch of Collective […]

10,000 Maniacs make highly anticipated return to  Griffis Sculpture Park

10,000 Maniacs make highly anticipated return to Griffis Sculpture Park

East Otto, NY: In 1991, over 6,000 people attended a benefit concert for Griffis Sculpture Park hosted by alternative rockers 10,000 Maniacs. It was a legendary day that is etched in Western New York music history. 26 years later, 10,000 Maniacs make a highly anticipated […]

An immovable artistic force…Anne Valby

An immovable artistic force…Anne Valby

Anne Valby is an immovable artistic force. Whether it be her ultra-cool Penny Lane Cafe on Main Street in Clarence or her individual artwork…Anne is all in! Last night, a huge and festive turnout attend Ms. Valby’s colorful art opening at Canvas Salon. The artwork […]

Albright-Knox Art Gallery Adventure

Albright-Knox Art Gallery Adventure

It’s impossible to walk through the doors of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo and not be inspired. From their permanent collection that features the names of Rothko, Pollock, Warhol, Johns and countless other heroes of the contemporary art world. We paid a recent visit […]

Sabres player’s charity makes donation to three organizations

Sabres player’s charity makes donation to three organizations

Throughout the year, Buffalo’s social calendar is pretty full with fundraising events and parties. Often lost in these fun, and sometimes swanky events, are the actual financial impacts they create for local non-profits. On Friday afternoon at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach […]

Clever idea.

Clever idea.

I totally dig this customer interaction feature in the packaging of Batavia Boot Company products. The hard-working people who assemble your shoe, put an ink stamp of their face on the different processes in creating the product. The buyer actually gets to see an artistic portrait and […]

Panel Discussion: Working with Tourism Promotions Agencies

Panel Discussion: Working with Tourism Promotions Agencies

Tonight I went to the Frank Lloyd Wright’s Darwin D. Martin House to attend a panel discussion on how local arts organizations can work with tourism promotions agencies. The discussion was hosted by Arts Services Initiative of Buffalo. The prevailing theme for non-profits…they have to […]

A waterfront stroll

A waterfront stroll

It was a brisk, sunny winter morning on the shores of Lake Erie. I was down capturing some video footage of a project that may make an appearance in 2017. This post is vague in order to protect the parties involved, because nothing is set in […]

Buffalo Sabres’ Zach Bogosian’s “Casino for a Cause” fundraiser

Buffalo Sabres’ Zach Bogosian’s “Casino for a Cause” fundraiser

Harking back to the ultra fun Ryan Miller “Catwalk” fundraiser events, it was fun to team up with events impresario Therese Forton Barnes to lend a little media relations help. On a cold winter’s night, Buffalo Sabres player Zach Bogosian teamed up with Therese for […]