Arts Services Initiative is proud to coordinate this project on behalf of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC).


2015 Buffalo River Programming Grants


  • Buffalo River Fest Park (249 Ohio Street)
  • Father Conway Park (300 Ohio Street)
  • Mutual Riverfront Park (41 Hamburg Street at South Street)
  • Silo City (120 Childs Street)
  • The Buffalo River

  • Buffalo Creek Treaty Canoe Paddle by Neto Hatinakwe Onkwehowe
  • Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival by Blues Society of Western New York
  • Buffalo Youth Media Institute River Exploration by the Buffalo Center for Arts & Technology
  • Canal Street String Band to perform at Silo City’s Boom Day on April 18
  • City of Night by Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo
  • Club Casbah by Maia Alexandra Potter –event to feature Mohamed Diaby’s performance of African music and drums
  • Et Tu, Shakespeare? by Shakespeare in Delaware Park
  • Exercise Body & Mind – Buffalo River Style by Exercise Like the Animals
  • Games Your Grandparents Played by the Old First Ward Community Association –event to feature the Lock City Glee Club
  • “From the Other Side” Historic Tours of the Buffalo River by the Valley Community Association
  • Lichens performs live to Hollis Frampton’s landmark film Magellan Cycle by Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center September 5 at Silo City
  • Riverfest Beats and Dance by the Learning Disabilities Association of WNY
  • Riverworks Market Series by the Old First Ward Community Association
  • Silo City Reading Series by Just Buffalo Literary Center
  • Theodore Roosevelt Comes to Buffalo by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Historic Site
  • They Kill Things by Torn Space Theater
  • Urban Drive-In at Silo City by Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center –event also featuring Franklin LaVoie’s light and sound installation piece, “Star Mother of Light Night Sculpture” on September 12
  • Wellness on the Water by the Valley Community Association
  • Wurstfest 2015! by the German American Musicians

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