Monthly Archives: August 2013

Battle @ Buffalo August 24, 2013

Come and join us this Saturday (August 24) for the 8th Annual Battle @ Buffalo. The event runs from 12-10PM and is at the New Era Headquarters (160 Delaware Ave, Buffalo 14202).

The first 100 people through the door will receive a gift bag that includes a custom New Era Cap.  Admission is $5 and dancers coming to compete need to add another buck to that for a total of $6.

This is going to be a great day with 10 full hours of amazing dancing and art so make it a point to come down.  We  will be joined by a bunch of other food trucks and serving the entire day, so there will be tons of good food too!

Here’s some more information from the Battle @ Buffalo site about the days activities:

DANCE:
This year the dance competition will consist of a 3vs3 B-Boy/B-Girl Battle and a 1v1 All Styles Battle. For both battles we will showcase for the top sixteen in each bracket. PRIZE FOR THE B-BOY BATTLE $1500 IN CASH AND A NEW ERA GIFT BAG! PRIZE FOR THE ALL STYLES BATTLE $300 IN CASH AND A NEW ERA GIFT BAG!
Brackets and Rules will be posted soon.

Judges:
B-boy/B-girl
DOMKEY – Lions of Zion
LOOSE LEE – Dynamic Rockers
BORN -Rivers Crew

All Styles
ANDROID
ZIYIN LEE
ROOK

MUSIC:
DJ Cutler
DJ Trevthorn
DJ Sike
Chill Harmonic Orchestra
Billy Drease Williams

ART:
Our art tent this year will feature local artists and the supplies necessary for you to create your own master pieces. Local canvas maker Brian Wilcox will be on hand showing you how to build and stretch your own canvas while local graffiti artists show you how to master the art of spray paint.

Local artists, vendors and food trucks will be there throughout the day to bring you their talent. Our mission for this festival is to take what we do everyday at Verve Dance Studio and bring it outdoors. To share family friendly hip hop based on unity and respect with a larger audience. Please help us by spreading the word, bringing your family, friends and neighbors and by respecting yourself and others at the event.

For more information on attending the event, volunteering or vending please email us at vervedancestudio@gmail .

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City of Night at Silo City

Join us tonight at Buffalo’s City of Night at Silo City.

Tonight is the 2nd Annual City of Night and is dedicated to celebrate all the things that make Buffalo great and “is meant to draw attention to Buffalo’s history, art community, and architectural heritage by featuring the grain elevators at silo city in the old first ward as a living work of art, a symbol of our architectural heritage and a vessel for what our community’s future can be.”

The party kicks off  at 4PM and continues to 2AM and is going to be an amazing experience for everyone who comes! Don’t forget that it’s FREE.

Here’s the link for more information: http://www.cityofnightbuffalo.com/ and here’s the map of the event layout.   Parking is very limited so take a minute and looking over the information about transportation to Silo City here.

 

See you tonight! Be happy that you’re hungry

Saturday Artisan Market – August 10

Come out today (August 10th) to the Saturday Artisan Market.  Located at Canalside (across from the First Niagara Center, right near the Naval Park) the Artisan Market hosts more than 60 vendors and live entertainment.

  • Come hungry!
  • Stay all day!
  • Grab lunch and dinner! 
  • If your friends can’t make it, volunteer to be their designated Amy’s Food Truck deliverer! 
  • We will be serving all day 10AM – 5PM !

Click HERE for directions.

ChalkFest Buffalo 2013

Join us today for day 2 of  the 2013 ChalkFest

We’ll be serving 12-6PM

Here’s a breakdown of today’s activity:

12:00 PM:  FESTIVAL RE-OPENS! Food Trucks, Vendors and Beer

                  tent re-open.    

​12:30 PM:  Dan & Leanne (Music)

                  Mad-Hatter’s Hat Making Activity (space limited)

1:00 PM:    LIVE STORYBOOK NARRATION     

                 Sidewalk Chalk Making Activity (space limited)  

1:30 PM:    Hip-Hop Dance Performance by Differential Flava Crew

2:00 PM:   Alice’s Tea Party (space is limited)    

2:30 PM:   LIVE STORYBOOK NARRATION                  

3:00 PM:   Hopscotch Tournament (Children welcome, adults

                 encouraged)

                 Break-Dance Performance by SolStace             

3:30 PM:   Break-Dance Performance by SolStace       

4:30 PM:   Diamond Ricelli Concert

6:00 PM: FESTIVAL ENDS!

 

For more information click here

 

In case you’re wonder what to expect here are are a couple pictures from last year.photo3 photo1 photo2

Saturday Artisan Market – Saturday August 3, 2013

Come out tomorrow (August 3rd) to the Saturday Artisan Market.  Located at Canalside (across from the First Niagara Center, right near the Naval Park) the Artisan Market hosts more than 60 vendors and live entertainment.

  • Come hungry!
  • Stay all day!
  • Grab lunch and dinner! 
  • If your friends can’t make it, volunteer to be their designated Amy’s Food Truck deliverer! 
  • We will be serving all day 10AM – 5PM ! 

Click HERE for directions.

Tragically Hip & Flogging Molly August 2, 2013

This Friday (August 2, 2013) we will be serving at the Outer Harbor Concert series.

Lowest of the Low, The Tragically Hip and Flogging Molly will start to hit the stage starting at 6:45, gates open at 5PM and the parking lot opens at 4PM

A couple of things you should know before

  • We will be having a specially priced menu! (Same food though)
  • We will NOT be serving DRINKS
  • It’s all a ticket system – NO CASH, NO CARDS

For more information about the event and the venue check out the link below:

 

http://www.outerharborconcerts.com/