Sugar City, Buffalo’s beloved DIY arts collective, is celebrating ten years of hosting/promoting the indie music scene, the arts, countless DIY activities, festivals, workshops, etc. Looking back at Sugar City over the years, we’ve seen the arts collective get its start in Allentown, before heading over to Niagara Street to join the resurgence in that neck of the woods. The move allowed Sugar City to expand its offerings, which include everything from its heralded Zine Fair to the ever-delightful Fun-A-Day event. It’s hard to think where Buffalo would be, culturally speaking, without Sugar City. On Friday, October 12, the community will have a chance to say “thank you” to this celebrated DIY art institution, by attending Sugar City’s 10 Year Anniversary Party. All of the sensational details are below: Sugar City’s 10 Year Anniversary Party Friday October 12, 2018 7PM Sugar City | 1239 Niagara Street | Buffalo, NY $10 admission // All-Ages … [Read more...] about Sugar City Celebrates 10 Years of DIY Arts in Buffalo
The 3rd Annual “Kids Music Day” will be celebrated on Friday October 5, 2018. Each year, Keep Music Alive partners with music schools, music retail and other music organizations worldwide to spotlight the importance of including music in children’s education. Events held by participating locations include open houses, instrument petting zoos, student music performances, community/family jams, instrument donation drives and more. It is estimated that over 500 locations worldwide will help celebrate Kids Music Day in 2018. This year, a number of celebrity artists are showing their support for Music Education by joining the inaugural class of Kids Music Day Ambassadors including: Julie Andrews, Richie Sambora, Nancy Wilson of Heart, Sarah McLachlan, Victor Wooten, Mandy Harvey, Jim Brickman, Bernie Williams, Siedah Garrett, Orianthi, Alma Deutsher, Todd Rundgren, Jan Hammer, Damien Escobar, Amy Holland, Charlie Worsham. Kids Music Day is also being supported this year by … [Read more...] about Keep Music Alive Celebrates Third Annual Kids Music Day
To say that The Simpsons has had an eventful year ahead of The Simpsons season 30 premiere would be an understatement. Following the release of comedian Hari Kondabolu’s documentary The Problem with Apu, show creator Matt Groening and many others at the FOX flagship have done little to assuage critics’ concerns. Speaking with USA Today in April, Groening dismissed the Apu criticism, saying “I’m proud of what we do on the show” and claiming “people love to pretend they’re offended.” When the New York Times followed up a few months later, however, the creator’s tone had changed somewhat. “I love the character, and it makes me feel bad that it makes other people feel bad,” he said. “But on the other hand, it’s tainted now -- the conversation, there’s no nuance to the conversation now. It seems very, very clunky.” Whether you agree with the criticisms raised by Kondabolu or … [Read more...] about Celebrate The Simpsons season 30 with its 5 best episodes
The October 2016 Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris did make a number of VIPs review their personal security.Celebrities are exposed to threats every day, from stalkers and over exuberant fans, but are celebrities taking their security seriously or only being reactive? Bodyguard services are not all about some big guy or girl in a suit, those times have changed - an intelligent approach is required...”— Alex BombergNEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, September 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- There are several examples in the world’s Press of celebrities facing security incidents, some of these are more serious than others but all could have been avoided or risk diminished greatly if the celebrity had adequate security. Celebrity stalking is on the rise with much of it manifesting itself on social media before in extreme cases, becoming physical. Security breaches happen often because of a serious lapse in security, obviously due to several factors that may include … [Read more...] about Are Celebrities Cutting Corners with Personal Security?
By Andrea Leinfelder Updated 7:57 am CDT, Friday, September 28, 2018 PHOTOS: Familiar allegations In 1991, Anita Hill swore to tell the truth before an all-male panel as she detailed allegations of workplace sexual harassment against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. She speaks today in Houston, in the wake of Thursday's similar showdown between California professor Christine Blasey Ford and conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh. >>>See social media's reaction to Thursday's testimony ... less PHOTOS: Familiar allegations In 1991, Anita Hill swore to tell the truth before an all-male panel as she detailed allegations of workplace sexual harassment against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. She ... more Photo: JENNIFER LAW, Contributor / AFP/Getty Images @GraceParra360 @GraceParra360 Photo: @GraceParra360 @LisaBloom @LisaBloom … [Read more...] about Anita Hill to speak on #MeToo movement at Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston