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About Jen Swan

Associate Director, Arts Services Initiative of Western New York Grants Coordinator

A Song of Bethlehem & LA Hustle

TWO DAYS, TWO EVENTS.  Emmy-winning filmmaker and musician Ken Goldstein will be in Buffalo for a special screening of his documentary A Song of Bethlehem. His band, The LA Hustle, will peform the following night at Sportsmen's Tavern. The 30-minute documentary explores the impact of The Bethlehem Steel Company closures in the communities in which [...]

A Song of Bethlehem & LA Hustle 2018-06-11T13:22:05+00:00

Castellani curator recognized for “Trailblazer” Spark Award

Thanks to Mike Randall & WKBW for this video segment on Michael J. Beam, ASI's Trailblazer of the Arts Spark winner - view the video HERE! NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY (WKBW-TV) - It may not be an exaggeration to say that Michael Beam knows every square inch of the Castellani Art Museum on the campus of [...]

Castellani curator recognized for “Trailblazer” Spark Award 2018-05-16T11:57:24+00:00

Creating a Powerful Artist Statement Workshop

Creating a Powerful Artist Statement Workshop Co-Presented by Kind Aesthetic Tuesday, June 12 5:30PM sign-in; 6PM start Buffalo Arts Studio 2495 Main Street (5th floor) Buffalo, NY $10 - Please RSVP HERE (required). Artists of all disciplines, please join us for a productive, hands-on workshop! This workshop is perfect for you if you: • Have [...]

Creating a Powerful Artist Statement Workshop 2018-06-21T11:56:08+00:00

ASI Offers Bookkeeping and Fiscal Sponsorship Services

ASI Offers Financial Support Services For Organizations and Artists Two Services We Offer - Bookkeeping Services Organize your financial records and assist with budgeting needs using Quickbooks (or another software or record keeping system). Produce financial statements and reports. This service is good for non-profits, for-profit businesses in the creative field, or artists or creative [...]

ASI Offers Bookkeeping and Fiscal Sponsorship Services 2018-05-09T12:02:40+00:00

Qween City Community Profile: ASI

The female staff of Arts Services Initiative of WNY was featured in this week's Qween City Community Profile. Arts Services Initiative: Custodians of Culture "Jen Swan and Parrish Gibbons Herzog sit in their small but efficient conference room overlooking the cobblestone district on a Friday afternoon, sun lazily leaking through the windows, post-it notes adorning [...]

Qween City Community Profile: ASI 2018-05-09T12:08:59+00:00

John Papa Gros Band & Buffalo Brass Machine

John Papa Gros Band & Buffalo Brass Machine August 15 It’s The Big Easy in Buffalo night at Larkin Square on August 15 with NOLA headliner The John Papa Gros Band with The Buffalo Brass Machine kicking things off for this free show, part of the KeyBank Live At Larkin Square series. The Big Easy [...]

John Papa Gros Band & Buffalo Brass Machine 2018-04-27T17:03:19+00:00

Josh Paxton at Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival

Josh Paxton at the Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival July 14 The Big Easy in Buffalo presents Josh Paxton performing a solo piano set as part of the Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival on July 14 at Silo City! Josh will be playing from 1 - 1:40 pm. Other acts at the Fest include David Bromberg Quintet [...]

Josh Paxton at Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival 2018-04-27T16:59:08+00:00

RESOURCES: For Erie County Cultural Funding Applicants

In preparation for the 2019 Erie County Cultural Funding process, ASI has offered several public workshops on topics that the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning see as needs for Cultural Funding Applications. These topics include: Board of Directors/By-Laws/Non-Profit Revitalization Act, Governance, and Finance (including Cash Flows).  For more information on the upcoming public [...]

RESOURCES: For Erie County Cultural Funding Applicants 2018-03-08T16:26:05+00:00

Kevin Naquin & The Ossun Playboys

Kevin Naquin & The Ossun Playboys February 25 Sportsmens Tavern in The Big Easy in Buffalo series, coming at you for a matinee on Sunday February 25 at Sportsmens Tavern! Just $10 at the door. Doors at noon, music at 1 pm (no opener, two sets). Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys have arrived! This [...]

Kevin Naquin & The Ossun Playboys 2018-04-27T17:04:38+00:00

CJ Chenier & The Twang Gang

CJ Chenier & The Twang Gang February 13 Sportsmens Tavern Celebrate Mardi Gras Day February 13 with a Louisiana zydeco master and one of Buffalo's best bands! Join the legendary CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band for a night of blazing zydeco, with special guests The Twang Gang! Doors at 5, music at [...]

CJ Chenier & The Twang Gang 2018-04-27T17:08:52+00:00
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