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Plans for Buffalo Mass Mob 2 Announced

Plans for Buffalo Mass Mob 2 Announced

After the very successful first Buffalo Mass Mob at Saint Adalbert Basilica, the Mass Mob crew is pleased to announce its plans for the next Buffalo Mass Mob taking place on January 12, 2014.  This time around we are going to ask the public to choose the church we are going to attend.

How?  What we are asking is that between now and December 9, 2013, the public submit their suggestions via an online form at the end of this post.  The top three most suggested churches will move on to a final round of voting by the public at large beginning on December 10 and ending on December 15, 2013.  The church with the most votes will be the next the Buffalo Mass Mob attends.

3 Doors Down, Burlesque to Broadway, Mike Epps Join Seneca Casinos’ Winter Entertainment

3 Doors Down, Burlesque to Broadway, Mike Epps Join Seneca Casinos’ Winter Entertainment

As the cold and snow come to Western New York this winter, Seneca Casinos will make the indoors seem even more warm and inviting with a variety of world-class entertainers. Modern rock band 3 Doors Down, the musical Burlesque to Broadway™ and Mike Epps of “Def Comedy Jam” are booked for Niagara Falls, while classic rock band Grand Funk Railroad makes a return visit to Salamanca. Six very diverse performances also are lined up for the 440-seat Bear’s Den Showroom between New Year’s Eve and February 1.

"fifty' by Ryki Zuckerman [In Honor of JFK]

"fifty' by Ryki Zuckerman [In Honor of JFK]

 

fifty

the crackle of the overhead speaker,
usually mute after morning announcements,
interrupted our lesson.
someone must have thought
we should know what had happened in dallas.

what happened in dallas
that sent us streaming into the halls,
sobbing and confused,
leaning against the shoulders
of teachers and friends,
pained and numb all at once.

pained and numb all at once
that he was gone, not yet
knowing it would all change now,
the bright future diminished, and our eyes
fixed on tv screens for days after,

tv screens during the day,
usually verboten until after dinner,
while history played out in front of us
inside the little black and white box:
the bloody pink suit, the riderless horse, the casket
lying in state

November 2013 Live Regional Musical Acts at Seneca Casinos

November 2013 Live Regional Musical Acts at Seneca Casinos

Some of the best live musical acts from Western New York, Southern Ontario and beyond can be seen for free at Seneca Casinos.  Club 101 and The Lobby Bar at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls and Casino Bar at Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel in Salamanca are the places to be for intimate, live music while enjoying drinks and gaming.

Club 101 features an elevated circular lounge at the center of Seneca Niagara Casino’s gaming floor, while the Lobby Bar provides a lively space between the hotel and gaming floor entrances at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. Seneca Allegany’s Casino Bar offers a vibrant gathering place in the heart of the gaming floor, near the table games.

Dialogues on disABILITY: "Good Blood, Bad Blood"

Dialogues on disABILITY: "Good Blood, Bad Blood"

The Museum of disABILITY History is pleased to welcome its latest addition to the Dialogues on disABILITY Speaker Series: author Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD., who will focus on his book, Good Blood, Bad Blood: Science, Nature, and the Myth of the Kallikaks. The event will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. at the Museum of disABILITY History, 3826 Main Street in Buffalo. It will include a candid question-and-answer with the author.

Vanessa Williams, Cheap Trick Play New Year's Eve Weekend at Seneca Casinos

Vanessa Williams, Cheap Trick Play New Year's Eve Weekend at Seneca Casinos

The final weekend of 2013 promises to be one to remember at the Seneca Casinos in Western New York. Entertainment will ring out the year with world-famous singer and actress Vanessa Williams at Seneca Niagara Events Center on December 28, followed by a boisterous rock performance by Cheap Trick on December 29 at Seneca Allegany Events Center. The new entertainment lineup for 2014 then kicks off with fan-favorite comedian Lisa Lampanelli at Seneca Allegany on January 11.