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Presented by Buffalo Architecture Foundation

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 6–8 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

Buffalo Architecture Foundation, Inc. (BAF), a non-profit, 501(c)(3) public charity, announces 6 Minute Building Stories (6Mbs), a fun all-ages event which will be hosted at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at 1300 Elmwood Avenue in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium on Thursday, November 5th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. As part of Burchfield Penney's Ideas Prime series, diverse performances will explore architecture and places throughout Western New York. Admission is free.

Presenters will include performance artist Annette Daniels Taylor, puppeteer Cameron Garrity, Configuration Dance Theatre and School of Ballet, magician Jake Weiland, SUNY Buffalo State Associate Professor of Dance Joy Guarino, storyteller Lorna MacDonald Czarnota and Shane Depree Fry of Differential Flava Crew presented by Verve Dance Studio

The event will also feature Haiku for Buffalo in BPAC’s Front Yard, a site-specific animation exploring architecture and space in Buffalo, developed by SUNY Buffalo State Interior Design students and Assistant Professor of Design Brent Patterson with Interior Design Chair Bhakti Sharma.

About Buffalo Architecture Foundation:
Buffalo Architecture Foundation invites the community to discover architecture, to become stewards of the built environment and to advocate for design excellence. This mission is implemented through the organization’s primary programs: Architecture+Education, an innovative collaboration between local architects and public educators dedicated to inspiring our youth; the Pro Bono Publico Award, which recognizes exemplary pro bono architectural services provided to not-for-profit groups; and Buildings Stories.

Established with the generous support of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Buffalo/Western New York chapter, Buffalo Architecture Foundation is committed to nurturing creative cooperation with the AIA and other regional cultural organizations to inspire the exploration and appreciation of architecture and how it shapes our lives.

BAF invites you to become involved and discover how architecture shapes our lives in a multitude of ways. There are many opportunities for you to be a part of BAF’s important mission. Join them in “building appreciation from the ground up”. All donations great and small are welcome and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.