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Mount Mercy Academy Welcomes the Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra for “A Rhapsody for Spring”

Mount Mercy Academy Welcomes the  Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra  for “A Rhapsody for Spring”

Mount Mercy Academy is honored to welcome Marylouise Nanna, MMA class of 1955, Music Director and conductor of the Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra to Mercy Center Chapel (625 Abbott Road, Buffalo) on Thursday March 26 at 7:00 pm for “A Rhapsody for Spring”.

Maestra Nanna will feature Mount Mercy’s award winning Women’s Chorus as well as soloists, Claudia Hoca, piano, and Donna Lorenzo, viola,  with the orchestra, known widely as “A Cultural Treasure” both by the City of Buffalo and County of Erie. All are welcome for this delightful spring concert. Tickets: $10 adults and $5 students are available at the door.

Street parking and Mercy Hospital ramp parking available.

New Exhibit, Classes and Contests Among Upcoming Events at Enjoy The Journey

New Exhibit, Classes and Contests Among Upcoming Events at Enjoy The Journey

 

A new exhibit — “Trillium Roads” — featuring the work of artist Matthew Palmo is among the upcoming highlight at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, 1168 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca. 

Palmo’s work includes surreal landscapes, abstract figures, night scenes and seascapes. The exhibit will run from March 10 through April 4, with an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 13.

Dog Ears Bookstore Reschedules Two Postponed Events

Dog Ears Bookstore Reschedules Two Postponed Events

 

Weather postponed two weekend events at Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, but both have been reschedule and will take place in the near future.

A book-signing event with the author and illustrator of “Feral Cat Stories: From Rescue to Love,” will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Dog Ears, 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo. The book is an entertaining and inspiring collection of Western New York feral cat rescue stories from participants of the spay/neuter programs of Feral Cat FOCUS. Local author Susan Sellingsloh and illustrator Joan Peck capture the struggles and joys of people who encounter feral cats and decide to help. Proceeds from the event will benefit Feral Cat FOCUS.

Buffalo Artvoice Award Winning Poet To Volunteer in Nepal

Buffalo Artvoice Award Winning Poet To Volunteer in Nepal

 

Joel Lesses [2014 Buffalo’s Artvoice, Best Poet] has an opportunity to volunteer in Nepal on a program dedicated to human rights, education, healthcare and agriculture in impoverished rural and urban settings. He most deeply desires to serve these communities and learn from beautiful Nepali people in a once in a life time exchange of mutual benefit and cross cultural understanding.

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Joel will be volunteering with and for http://www.tevelbtzedek.org an organization that focuses on impoverished communities in Nepal, Haiti and Burundi, to enhance and advance the livelihood, capacity, and well-being of their members.

Historical Re-enactments and Events Planned at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Historical Re-enactments and Events Planned at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, a place to travel back in time and explore Western New York’s rich history, has several exciting events planned through the end of April.

Art Project Introduces MQA Students to the Work of Norman Rockwell

Art Project Introduces MQA Students to the Work of Norman Rockwell

 

Social media played a prominent role in an interesting and creative student art project currently under way at Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in Cheektowaga.

It started in January when a member of the school’s faculty spotted an ad on Craigslist offering approximately four dozen Norman Rockwell collectible plates free to a good home. The Boston, N.Y., resident who donated the plates just wanted them to go somewhere where they would be appreciated.

Dog Ears Art Event Adds Second Artist

Dog Ears Art Event Adds Second Artist

 

Dog Ears Bookstore & Café has announced that a second artist, Barbara Fox, will have work featured during an art show from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. The work of artist Fred Fielding will also be featured at the event. The bookstore is located at 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo. 

The public is invited to attend the event, which will also feature music by DKM2 featuring David Kane and Michael Miskuly.