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ART Community Dialog: The Voices of Western New York Artists

ART Community Dialog:  The Voices of Western New York Artists

In keeping with the mission statement of community support, American Repertory Theater of Western New York has created a website and Facebook Page dedicated to opening up online forums to discuss issues facing WNY Artists. This new Website Public Forum page is entitled "The Voices of Western New York Artists."

These public forums are designed for all members of WNY Cultural Groups, media, individual artists and anyone with an opinion that faces Artists in Western New York.

Those visiting The Voices of WNY Artists website and the Facebook page are encouraged to post opinions, offer links to blogs & websites, announce upcoming shows and, most importantly, utilize their voices for the sole purposes of creating dialog and being heard.

Football Awards Ceremony

Football Awards Ceremony

Outstanding Buffalo Public School football players were presented with awards on Sunday, May 1st at EB Green’s Steakhouse in the Buffalo Hyatt Regency Hotel.  The athletes represented nine Buffalo high schools.

Superintendent of Buffalo Public Schools Dr. James A. Williams and Supervisor of Physical Education Andrea L. Norton handed put the awards as follows:

2010 Scholar Athlete Award
Jason Oden               East High        
Dawnte Dooling         I Prep
Shakier Nesbitt          Burgard            
Chaquile Nettles         South Park
Dereon Washington    Riverside        
Josh Koester              Hutch Tech

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011

The Buffalo Infringement Festival (BIF) is an 11-day long multi-genre arts festival in Buffalo, NY.

It is free for all artists to participate, everyone is accepted and artists keep 100% of the profits from their projects and performances. The art that is typically Under the Radar is exemplified.

The Buffalo Infringement Festival is a non-profit-driven, non-hierarchical grassroots endeavor bringing together a broad range of eclectic, independent, experimental, and controversial art of all forms. Visual, performing, musical, and media arts are all welcome here. Taking place in multiple venues in and around Buffalo’s Allentown District, the festival is an annual eleven-day event running from the last weekend of July through the first weekend of August.

Nickel City Triathlon and Eclipse Multi-Sport

Nickel City Triathlon and Eclipse Multi-Sport

During the weekend of the Nickel City Triathlon, ALL ARE WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE!  Age group olympic and sprint distance races are starting off both Saturday and Sunday.  Following are the Elite races.  Come out and race on the same course that the pros will be racing on.

Nickel City Triathlon Brings World-Class Competition to Buffalo

Nickel City Triathlon Brings World-Class Competition to Buffalo

The Nickel City Triathlon (NCT) will be a part of the six-city USA Triathlon Elite Race Series in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

The NCT will have its first running on Sept. 24 and 25, 2011 at Gallagher Beach and throughout South Buffalo. With more than 1,600 athletes from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe are expected to compete in Buffalo.

The Nickel City Triathlon is also part of the USAT ELITE RACE SERIES - an ITU compliant race, with a DRAFT LEGAL, completely closed bike course. A super competitive and fast race, this special Elite Draft Legal race will attract the best names in the sport, as top Elite athletes fight for a spot in the 2012 Olympic games in London.

You can learn more about the USAT ELITE RACE SERIES by clicking here: Elite Race Series.

Pond Skimming at Holiday Valley

Pond Skimming at Holiday Valley

What would Spring at Holiday Valley be without the Pond Skimming Spring Party on March 26! Pond Skimming competition registration starts at 11:00 and the skimming starts at 1:00. Also enjoy the music, cookout and a Margarita bar!

Prizes will be awarded to all pondskimmers. The top prizes will be awarded for best outfit, best skimmer, best crash and best child (age 16 and under).

All the action takes place at Yodeler...bring your friends, your lawn chair, sunglasses and swimmies...and be there!

ProActive Sports Rehab Offers ASTYM Treatments to Decrease Pain, Increase Function

ProActive Sports Rehab Offers ASTYM Treatments to Decrease Pain, Increase Function

If you’ve been suffering from a chronic medical condition that causes pain in your daily life, there is new hope through the ASTYM system.

ASTYM, an advanced form of soft tissue mobilization proven to be a highly effective treatment for ailments such as chronic tendinitis and tendinosis, is now available at the Orchard Park and Hamburg offices of ProActive Sport Rehab.