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With all the exciting events going on year-round, you'll never run out of things to do in Buffalo! From the Buffalo Winterfest and Powder Keg Festival in February, to the Taste of Buffalo, the Elmwood Festival of the Arts, the National Buffalo Wing Festival, and the National Garden Festival (which features America's largest garden walk) in the summer, our events bring in visitors from all over the world.

 


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Thursday Apr 24, 2014

Cherry Blossom Festival

A 12-day Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival, with a "pink-tie" gala, garden tours, origami kite flying, a pink-and-white costume parade, rides on a pink boat, tea ceremonies, concerts and Japanese food and films is scheduled for late April and early May. More information on detailed events will be provided at a later date. Wed, April 23, 6:30PM. Japanese Tea Ceremony - Atsuko Nishida Mitchell - Portico of BHM (or Theater) This will be an authentic full, ceremonial Tea Ceremony which w...

GODSPELL

  • April 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014
  • Location: Park School
  • Address: 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder, NY 14226
  • Visit Website

Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most beloved shows of all time in a brand-new and up-to-date script in our delightfully intimate venue. With the Tony®-nominated score filled with the popular hits "Day By Day," "Light of the World," and "Turn Back, O Man," it is sure to raise spirits high. A timeless tale of friendship, loyalty, and love, GODSPELL has touched the hearts of countless theatergoers all over the world.  

Wellness Walk at Tifft

Drop by Tifft Nature Preserve and enjoy the fresh air and the sights and sounds of the season with a guided outdoor walk at a casual pace on our beautiful, flat trails! Offered Thursdays all year. $2.00 per person donation appreciated. Please call 716-825-6397 to confirm walk will be taking place.

Rachel

Beautiful Buffalo - Twelve-year-old photographer Rachel sees the beauty in Western New York. She loves to take pictures of architecture and flowers. This show will focus on sites from around the Buffalo area, highlighting the Botanical Gardens. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Buffalo Civil War Roundtable: The Battle of the Bloody Angle Spotsylvania

The Buffalo Civil War Roundtable kicks off our spring lecture series with Dr Chris Mackowski presenting the "The Battle of the Bloody Angle at Spotsylvania". Come meet this noted author and historian for the National Park Service present this details of a 22 hour nightmare of mud and blood at Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 12, 1864. Dr Mackowski was recently name Historian in Residence at Stevenson Rd at Spotsylvania Courthouse Battlefield. His many books include "The Last Days of...

Buffalo, The Best Planned City in the Word: Exhibit

Now on display in the Buffalo Niagara Visitor Center Gallery is photographer Andy Olenick's exhibition titled, "Buffalo, The Best Planned City in the World: A Heritage of Distinguished Parks and Architecture." The exhibit includes photos from Buffalo's Olmsted Park System, as well as along Delaware Avenue and in the Parkside neighborhood that Frederick Law Olmsted helped to design. Also on display are incredible shots of Buffalo's grand architecture.

Buffalo Bites Food Tours

Embark on a three-hour guided walking tour of the Elmwood Village where you will eat delicious samples from local eateries and explore the exquisite architecture, history and present day vibrancy of this neighborhood. This delicious and memorable experience will entice you to come back to the Elmwood Village like a local again and again! All food tastings, enough for lunch are included in the ticket price of $44.

A View From the Bridge

  • April 24, 2014 - May 03, 2014
  • Location: The Manny Fried Playhouse
  • Address: 255 Great Arrow Ave., Buffalo, NY 14207
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Visit Website

For the eighth installment of our annual "Workers' Power Play Series", we're proud to present one of the most powerful blue collar plays by one of America's most defiantly pro-worker playwrights -- A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE by Arthur Miller. This all-too-often overlooked masterpiece by America's unrepentantly "subversive" master playwright takes us to the starkly blue-collar world of New York City's over-worked and under-paid dock workers in the 1950s. Boiling with passion,...

Spring Flower Show

Don’t miss WNY’s favorite Easter tradition! The Gardens will be FILLED with spring colors and fragrances, Farmer Brown’s Animals will visit from 10am-4pm daily. Visit baby bunnies, chicks, lambs, goats, a donkey and more. The Easter Bunny will visit the Gardens April 12, 13, 18 & 19 from 11am-4pm.

Mummies of the World Exhibition

  Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts in North America. This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies and important artifacts from across the globe including ancient Egypt. A fascinating mix of old and new, this never-before-seen collection bridges the gap between past and present with contributions from 10 world-renowned Institutions and two private collectors. Embark on a journey into the extraordi...

Echoes of Suspended Motion: Paintings by Sara M. Zak

 “This is Time” Artist Bio: Sara M. Zak is a Western New York visual artist specializing in oil painting. Her work will be on display during this time.

ADRIFT IN MACAO

A loving musical comedy parody of film noir movies. Everyone that comes to Rick’s Nightclub in Macao, China in 1952 is waiting for something, and though none of them know exactly what that is, they hang around to find out. Featuring hysterical quips and songs, puns and farcical shenanigans, the New York Times declared that “the gags come slathered in soy sauce” and called the show “an opportunity for laughs.”

Donnell Rawlings (Ashy Larry)

You've seen Donnell Rawlings on Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show" as Ashy Larry. He was the host the "Chappelle's Show" Lost Episodes, and can be seen regularly on E!'s hit show "Chelsea Lately," and MTV's "Guy Code" and "Hip Hop Squares".

Killing Rocco Palladino-A Hotel Lafayette Murder Mystery

Welcome to the grand opening of the Hotel Lafayette. It’s 1904 and you’re invited to the biggest social event of the season. However, before the night is through, Rocco Palladino will be murdered. You need to collect the clues and find the killer! Your dinner package includes a wine toast, salad, main entrée, dessert and coffee. There are prizes for the winning team that correctly guesses the culprit. Cast members will provide a tour of the Hotel at the conclusion of the p...

The Plough and the Stars live at The Andrews Theatre

"The Plough and the Stars" performed live at The Andrews Theatre, the area’s only true theatre-in-the-round, by the Irish Classical Theatre Company. Constantly revived worldwide and widely regarded as the finest Irish tragedy-comedy ever written, this is Sean O’Casey’s masterpiece, part of his famous Dublin Trilogy, along with Juno and the Paycock and Shadow of a Gunman. Brilliantly capturing the daily lives of working class Dubliners caught up in the events of the 1...

Buffalo Niagara Film Festival

Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill 1 & 2, The Natural) and Larry Bishop, son of Joey Bishop (The Rat Pack) and films such as (Underworld, Kill Bill 2, Hell Ride, The Savages) will both be present at the BNFF Events April 10-14. A special Premiere of "Hell Ride" will be shown at 1:45pm on April 14th at The Adam's Mark Hotel with both Larry Bishop & Michael Madsen in attendance with a Q&A, autograph and picture opportunities. The BNFF will also induct Michael Madsen &a...

Shen Yun

Shen Yun brings to life 5,000 years of Chinese civilization through classical Chinese dance and music in an exhilarating show you will never forget. Shen Yun captures the spirit of a culture long lost. The show moves quickly through regions, dynasties, and legends. Ethnic and folk dances fill the stage with color and energy. Tremendous athleticism, thunderous battle drums, and masterful vocalists are all set to animated backdrops that transport you to another world. more information: http://www....

Friday Apr 25, 2014

Cherry Blossom Festival

A 12-day Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival, with a "pink-tie" gala, garden tours, origami kite flying, a pink-and-white costume parade, rides on a pink boat, tea ceremonies, concerts and Japanese food and films is scheduled for late April and early May. More information on detailed events will be provided at a later date. Wed, April 23, 6:30PM. Japanese Tea Ceremony - Atsuko Nishida Mitchell - Portico of BHM (or Theater) This will be an authentic full, ceremonial Tea Ceremony which w...

GODSPELL

  • April 25, 2014 - May 25, 2014
  • Location: Park School
  • Address: 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder, NY 14226
  • Visit Website

Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most beloved shows of all time in a brand-new and up-to-date script in our delightfully intimate venue. With the Tony®-nominated score filled with the popular hits "Day By Day," "Light of the World," and "Turn Back, O Man," it is sure to raise spirits high. A timeless tale of friendship, loyalty, and love, GODSPELL has touched the hearts of countless theatergoers all over the world.  

Nickel City Indie Market

  • April 25, 2014
  • Location: Tool Library Community Room
  • Address: 5 West Northrup Place, Buffalo, NY 14215

Every fourth Friday of the month, a number of skilled artisans come together in the University Heights to showcase their wares and share their collective passion for their trades. The free event invites the community to partake in an event series that promotes the crafts from artisanal industries such as woodworking, metal work, jewelry design, fabrics, paperworks... the artists range from show to show. In the past, the Indie Market has been known to travel, making guest appearances throughout ...

Rachel

Beautiful Buffalo - Twelve-year-old photographer Rachel sees the beauty in Western New York. She loves to take pictures of architecture and flowers. This show will focus on sites from around the Buffalo area, highlighting the Botanical Gardens. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

BPO Rocks- Lou Gramn, the voice of Foreigner

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra presents the Rock Series with Lou Gramn, the voice of Foreigner.

Canisius College Presents Newcomers a Photography Exhibit by Lukia Costello

ArtsCanisius presents Newcomers, a photography exhibit featuring the work of Lukia Costello, in the college’s Peter A. and Mary Lou Vogt Gallery in the Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library. An artist’s reception will be held on Friday, April 25 from 5 p.m. − 7 p.m. in the library. “Newcomers” consists of black and white photographs of the faces of Buffalo’s refugee population. From 2010-2011 alone, 3,000 refugees from countries such as Burma, Somalia and Bhutan started ...

Casino Night

Cardinal O'Hara is proud to announce Casino Night will be held Friday, April 25th with doors opening at 7PM. The evening will be filled with horse races, blackjack, and other games of chance. The cost is only $25 per ticket and admits 2 to the event, includes an entry into the $5,000 Buried Treasure Sweepstakes, and food, pop, beer and wine for both guests. Contact Cardinal O'Hara High School's Advancement Department today to order tickets.

Gangstagrass w/special guests

ESI Events presents, Gangstagrass - 'Banjos and rappers should'nt sound this awesome. But they do! Bluegrass adn hip-hop collide.'

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