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March 18, 2019 - 1:59pm
posted by Billie Owens in classical arts, ballet, opera, Announcements.
The Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for the Arts is accepting grant applications for its 2019 granting cycle. The Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for the Arts is administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and awards annual grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations located within the eight counties of Western New York that specialize in the classical arts sector.
 
Applications are due Friday, April 12, 2019, and are available here
 
The  Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for the Arts was established in 1996, by Sarah Bauman Baxter as a unique way to memorialize her father, Oliver Bauman. Sarah Bauman Baxter and her father shared a love of the classics, including classical languages, ballet and opera. At the end of her life, she translated that love into a legacy gift, which Sarah Bauman Baxter hoped would help “perpetuate the appreciation of such fine arts as an important and integral part of our culture.” 
 
In accordance to her wishes, priority will be given to applications that focus solely on the performance of “traditional, classical ballet and opera on the living stage, and preferably of the English, European or Russian schools.” 
 
For more information on the Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for the Arts grant process, please visit here.
 
About the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Celebrating its centennial year in 2019, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo was established in 1919 to enhance and encourage long-term philanthropy in the Western New York community. A 501 (c)(3) organization, the Community Foundation’s mission is: Connecting people, ideas and resources to improve lives in Western New York. For 100 years the Community Foundation has made the most of the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and organizations who entrust charitable assets to the Community Foundation’s care. Learn more at www.cfgb.org.
December 17, 2016 - 11:36am
posted by Howard B. Owens in ballet, arts, entertainment, news, batavia.

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The New York State Ballet performs "The Nutcracker" in the auditorium of Batavia High School today and tomorrow at 2 p.m.

The online ticket site says ticket sales have ended for today's performance, but I'm not sure if there will be tickets at the door.

There are definitely tickets available for tomorrow's performance.

The company was rehearsing when I went to the school last night for Batavia's basketball game.

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