In the gallery:
Velo Visions: Bike-Themed Art
Exhibit on view May 6- June 2
GObike Buffalo and Sugar City are partnering for Buffalo Bike Month in May to present an exhibition focusing on the art of biking. We are asking all bicycle-loving artists and artistically-inclined bicyclists to submit original works in any medium to showcase the beauty of cycling. Artists may submit works with depictions of bicycles and bike culture to objects made of bicycles and bicycle parts.
The exhibition will be on view at Sugar City (1239 Niagara St) from May 6 to June 3, with a closing reception on Thursday, June 2, from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Gallery hours are Fridays 5:30 to 7:30pm, during all events, and by appointment.
Participating artists: Aimee Buyea, Chris Nicolai, Dmitry Gudkov, Joe George, Matthew Holsinger, Nathaniel Hill, Rebecca Gay, Sarah Doueck, Sarah Fonzi & Yann Spindler
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Tues 5/24 6-10PM | MUSIC | $6 | INVITE Troller (Austin Darkwave), Radiator Greys (DC Noise/ Experimental), Cloning (Pittsburgh Electronic/Drone), Night Slaves (Bflo Industrail/Noise/Punk), VWLS (Bflo Noise)
Fri 5/27 7PM-11PM | COMEDY | $7 | We Are Not a Glum Lot. The Buffalo Bid committee for the Empire State convention of young people in alcoholics anonymous and the Rochester area service committee for young people in AA present a night of comedy!
Sat 5/28 7-11PM | POETRY & ART | $TBA There Will Be No Haikus Here: Poets: Marquis Burton,
Brandon Williamson, Tom Dreitlein, Benjamin Brindise Justin Karcher, Lissa Roads. Artists: Artists:
Sara Reimer, Bianca McGraw, Tara Sasiadek, Keisha Patterson & Jeff Cudmore with acoustic music by Tyler Bagwell and Ryan Howze.
Sun 5/29 6-10PM | MUSIC | $10 presale $13 at the door | INVITE Sycamour (Michigan post-hardcore), It Lives, It Breathes (Providence post-hardcore), Senick (Buffalo pop-rock), Ideas (Corning post-hardcore), Pointless Pursuit (Buffalo grunge)
Thurs 6/2 7-10PM | ART RECEPTION | FREE | INVITE Come celebrate the closing of our current exhibition Velo Visions
Sat 6/4 10PM-4AM | DANCE PARTY | $5 for keep Sugar City sweet or FREE if you ride down wearing a bike helmet | Milkie’s 522 Elmwood Ave | 18+ | INVITE Put on your dancing shoes and rock out to sets by: Handsome Dan, Magic Nikkita, Frankie Rainbows & DJ Press. All proceeds to benefit Sugar City.
Tues 6/7 7:30-8:30PM | MEETING | OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING Sugar City Monthly Open Programming Meeting: Are you interested in getting involved with programming at Sugar City? Would you just like to volunteer? Or maybe you are just curious about how we manage this an endeavor? WELL come out to our open monthly meeting!