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ASI Appoints Executive Director

Arts Services Initiative of WNY Appoints Executive Director Jennifer Swan is appointed as ASI’s permanent Executive Director Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) is proud to announce the appointment of Jennifer Swan as the organization’s permanent Executive Director.  Arts Services Initiative is a nonprofit organization that promotes the cultural sector’s vital role in [...]

ASI Appoints Executive Director2018-09-24T12:49:04-05:00

Enter the Battle of the Corporate Bands

November 5, 2016 at Town Ballroom …we are gearing up now!!!  Enter your corporate band today and show’em who is boss! 9 bands from local corporations will take the stage to B-A-T-T-L-E.  Download and complete the registration form to be one of the nine bands!!!  Do you have what it takes to win??  CLICK HERE [...]

Enter the Battle of the Corporate Bands2016-10-04T13:20:35-05:00

Economic Impact Report (2014)

The Economic Impact of Western New York’s Not-for-Profit Industry November 2014 Prepared By: Kent Gardener, Ph.D. – Project Director; Center for Governmental Research Inc.   Click here to download the 2014 Economic Impact of Western New York Full Report SUMMARY Center for Governmental Research (CGR) was engaged to estimate the impact of the not-for-profit cultural industry [...]

Economic Impact Report (2014)2017-02-12T01:02:30-05:00

SPARK AWARDS

3RD ANNUAL SPARK CULTURAL AWARDS Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Hotel Lafayette 5:30PM – 8:30PM Join us for our annual fundraiser – celebrating those who ignite arts and culture. Once a year we hold this awards party honoring outstanding individuals and organizations in our arts community with food and drinks, entertainment, a live art raffle, and [...]

SPARK AWARDS2016-04-20T10:20:38-05:00

Attorney general goes after misconduct in the ticket sales industry

When the announcement came through that Paul McCartney would perform in Buffalo for the first time last October, Debra Cresanti, like many fans, hurried to make sure that she was among those who would get a ticket before the concert sold out. But it did sell out, in just four minutes. She did eventually purchase [...]

Attorney general goes after misconduct in the ticket sales industry2016-02-10T11:03:13-05:00

Corporate Battle of the Bands rocks out Saturday

Eight teams of business professionals will set aside their suits and ties in favor of guitars and microphones Saturday afternoon. It’s part of the region’s first Corporate Battle of the Bands, a fundraiser for Give for Greatness, a program of the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI). Tracey Drury, Reporter, Buffalo Business First [...]

Corporate Battle of the Bands rocks out Saturday2016-01-06T15:29:15-05:00

Corporate performers band together to support Give for Greatness

Program features eight live bands in concert Inspired by events of its kind in other cities, the first "Battle of the Corporate Bands" in Buffalo will feature corporate sponsors and their competing bands of the most unlikely musicians - such as bankers, PR executives, accountants, lawyers, software engineers and others. The four-hour event will kick off at 2 p.m. [...]

Corporate performers band together to support Give for Greatness2016-01-16T11:40:56-05:00

Buffalo arts leader (and ASI Board Member) tapped for national post

A Buffalo nonprofit arts executive is taking a big leap with a new appointment at the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C. Jax Deluca has accepted a post as director of media arts at the NEA, beginning Jan. 11. It’s a significant jump from Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, which operates [...]

Buffalo arts leader (and ASI Board Member) tapped for national post2016-01-06T17:08:28-05:00

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York appoints three to board of directors

Appointments continue connections to business sector, expand geographic representation At its Feb. 19 board of directors meeting, Arts Services Initiative of Western New York appointed three new directors. They are: Journey Gunderson - executive director, Lucy Desi Center for Comedy/Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum Daniel T. Montante - president, Montante Solar John A. Mueller - [...]

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York appoints three to board of directors2015-12-23T12:45:25-05:00

Buffalo Cultural Cards are here for the holidays

Not sure what to get your loved ones this holiday season. Well, look no further! Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) has reintroduced a crowd favorite when it comes to shopping for culturally inclined people. It’s a deck of cards filled with amazing deals and discounts at local cultural institutions – Buffalo Cultural [...]

Buffalo Cultural Cards are here for the holidays2015-12-22T15:56:58-05:00
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