NeedToBreathe tour dates


Congrats to NeedToBreathe on hitting #3 on the Billboard 200 with their new release, “Rivers in the Wasteland.” The trio recently performed their song, “The Heart” on Ellen and Letterman. Pretty soon they’ll be touring the USA.
NeedToBreathe tour dates:
5/1/14 – Gillioz Theatre – Springfield, MO * 5/2/14 – Brady Theater – Tulsa, OK * 5/3-4/14 – Suburbia Music Festival – Plano, TX…

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What’s the deal about Buffalo?

What’s the deal about Buffalo?

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My cousin Geoff said that Buffalo was a place to “be from,” rather than “move to.” And I’ve heard relatives and friends relentlessly talk about how cold and snowy Buffalo weather is, which, while true at times, isn’t that much different from most other Northeastern and Midwestern cities in the USA during the winter months. Ever since I can remember people–both locals and people across the…

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Buffalo is one of USA’s happiest cities

Buffalo is one of USA’s happiest cities

Say what you want about Buffalo– the Buffalo you **think** you know based on The Bills football team, chicken wings, and snow reports on The Weather Channel…get this– Buffalo is considered the second happiest city to work in, here in the USA! Want to know the other happy cities? Here’s the list.

What makes Buffalonians happy?…

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Buffalo is one of the USA’s greenest cities

Buffalo is one of the USA’s greenest cities

FOTNP 082Buffalo–yes, Buffalo–not only made the Top 10 for ‘greenest cities’ in the USA– it is at #6 on the list. Nice!

What Buffalo has that makes it ‘green’…

–clean air

–lots of parks and recreational spaces

–lots of people who walk, bike, carpool, or take the bus/subway to school/work

–short commute times, lack of traffic jams


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Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits coming to Buffalo this June


Buffalo teenagers will showcase their acting talent when “Shakespeare Comes to (716)” is performed on stage at Shea’s Smith Theatre on June 18th and 19th in downtown Buffalo.
Put on by Peace of the City, the production features the best scenes from Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing and The Tempest.

Doors open at 6pm, desserts are served from 6:30-7pm, and…

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Echo: Bought Not Souled

Echo: Bought Not Souled

Echo is a band that includes three singing sisters who’ll remind you of The Emotions, The Pointer Sisters and many others who’ve come before them. Indeed, Echo covers several famous soulful songs on their new release, “Bought Not Souled,” including “Best of My Love,” “We Are Family,” and “Dancing In The Street.”

Several live tracks…

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Intelligent music to support global charities

Intelligent music to support global charities


Joshua K. Hinckley (aka AIST-AER) is an American born, self-taught music producer, sound engineer, and recording artist. His music has been described as inspirational and intelligent, as well as both spiritually and politically charged. He has a poetic soul, coupled with a revolutionary spirit.

AIST-AER is using his recordings to…

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Premature baby walk in Buffalo

Premature baby walk in Buffalo

1 of 9 babies born in the USA is born prematurely. “March for Babies” is a Buffalo walk meant to raise funds for research and programs to help babies begin healthy lives. The 2014 Buffalo March for Babies will be held Sunday, April 27th, at 11am in downtown Buffalo at Canalside. For more info, email Lisa Casper at or visit

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Going Home: My Love Affair with Buffalo, New York

Going Home: My Love Affair with Buffalo, New York

Originally posted on The Daily Sampler:

There are many people who don’t understand my obsession with Buffalo, New York, and I get why. Buffalo is a rust belt city, never quite reaching its full potential for the last 50 years, a mere shadow of its original 1900′s glory. If you live in or around Buffalo, you’re fully aware of its struggles, the poverty, the sagging politics, the snail’s pace of…

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Going Home: My Love Affair with Buffalo, New York