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Inaugural UHAA Integrated Arts Event

The University Heights Arts Association has announced that it will be hosting an integrated arts event that will feature a wide array of artists doing what artists do best. On Saturday, August 16, 2014, the streets in the University District will come alive with the sounds of live music and the colors of plein air painters. There will be artists painting, poets reading, sculptures on display, and a time capsule will be filled with various artistic creations.

The venues where the artists will be performing are not your typical galleries and studios. Rather they will be performing and showing at parking lots, businesses, sidewalks and street corners, in order to bring a vibrancy to the entire district.

According to event organizers, the arts event complements the already successful University Heights Arts Association Arts Crawl that takes place throughout the year. Artists spend time drawing attention to their works by incorporating pieces into the community’s businesses and public spaces. This inaugural arts event will help to draw attention to the artwork, as well as to the artists who have already been demonstrating their works on Bailey, Main Street, etc.

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Highlights of the arts event will include performers, interactive visual art components, filmmakers, actors, children’s art activities, food art, natural crafts and a number of community organizations – more than 100 artists total will be included.

UHAA Offers Integrated Arts Event – See Facebook event
DATE: Saturday, August 16, 2014
TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
PLACE: 3107 Main Street (St. Andrews Church at Main and Lisbon Ave.) to Main St. and Niagara Falls Blvd.
COST: Free. Open to the general public.

Reba Baldwin-Bush St. Andrews Porch 12-12:30 p.m. Performance
WNY Ukelele Band Music City 12 – 1:30 p.m. Performance
Chalk Art Competition Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 4:00 (jurying @ 4:00) Art Competition
AccessorART Competition Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 4:00 (jurying @ 4:00) Art Competition
Kiddie Corner Creations St. Andrews Parking 12 – 4:00 p.m. Take Away Craft/Art & Games
Operation “Shear Joy” Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 5:00 p.m. Display with Take-Away
The Fine Art of Fabric Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 5:00 p.m. Display
Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 6 p.m. Community Display
University Heights Tool Library Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 6 p.m. Community Display
My Little Literacy Leaders Tut.Svc. Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 6 p.m. Community Display
Rapha Wellness Center Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 6 p.m. Community Display
Dinosaurs in Your Neighborhood St. Andrews Parking 12 – 6 p.m. Display with Take-Away
Catherine Parker Salon Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 6 p.m. Display
NYPA Time Capsule Therapy Parking Lot 12 – 6 p.m. Display with Take-Away
Steam-Bent Sculptures with Larry Kinney St. Andrews Parking 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Demo with Take-Away
Plein Air Painting in the Round Therapy Parking Lot 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Take-Away Art
Nature Art, Collage & Cards Therapy Parking Lot 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. Take Away Craft/Art
Jack Stories with Sallye Keith St. Andrews Porch 12:45 p.m. Performance/Display
Wooden Cities St. Andrews Church 1 – 1:30 p.m. Performance
Six String Circus Buffalo Roots Hydroponics 1 – 2:00 pm. Performance
Impact Artists Gallery Exhibition Therapy Parking Lot 1 – 5:00 pm Display
Buffalo Legacy Publications WNY Anthology Reading St. Andrews Church 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Performance – Reading
U.G. & The Youngins St. Andrews Porch 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Performance
MRoZ Jazz Ensemble St. Andrews Church 2 – 2:30 p.m. Performance
Sammy “Street Corner” Sole Music City 2 – 4:00 p.m. Performance
Council Member Rasheed Wyatt & Dignitaries St. Andrews Porch 2:30 p.m. Speech
The Freudig Singers of WNY St. Andrews Church 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Performance
Lewis and Klark Guitar Duo St. Andrews Porch 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Performance   *
Ceramic Art with Stephanie Maher Therapy Parking Lot 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Demo with Take-Away
Equinox The Steer 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Performance
The Art of Food with Judy Pufpaff Therapy Parking Lot 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Demo with Take-Away
The PM Guitar Duo Music City 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Performance
Gruvology The Steer 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Performance

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Written by queenseyes

queenseyes

Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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