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Canned Food Drive Added to Hip Hop Festival in Buffalo
Posted by Steve Juon at Monday, September 22nd, 2008 at 3:45PM :: Email this article :: Print this article



This press release courtesy of DTR45.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Canned Food Drive Added to The Art of Hip Hop Weekend Buffalo, NY


 DTR45 announced today that a canned food drive will now be held in
conjunction with the "Buffalo Art of Hip Hop Festival". The
weekend-long extravaganza will be kicked the evening of Friday,
September 26 at the Albright Knox Art Gallery, featuring a number of
events, workshops, showcases, and demonstrations.

 "We have received a great response from the community in support of
this weekends events- artists, activists, organizations, media and
local government - so we want to make sure we give something back",
DTR Founder Tony Caferro commented. Patrons attending any of the
events are encouraged to bring a canned food item, which will be
donated to the Food Bank of WNY and Compass House. The label has a
history of holding food drives around the holiday season, but as
Caferro pointed out, "Today more than ever, many families are feeling
financially stressed all year round, especially here in Buffalo. It's
important that everyone contributes what they can."

Anyone making a charitable donation will be registered for a chance
to win one of the many prizes supplied by the events' sponsors, which
includes New Era Cap, Xtreme Wheels Skatepark, Sakora Art Supplies,
and of course DTR45.

 Full Schedule of Events, Time, Venues, and Performers:

 Friday September 26
 5pm-9pm: The Art of Hip Hop 3 @ The Albright Knox Art Gallery - 1285
Elmwood Ave
 featuring Edreys, Fresh Guac, A.L. Third, DJ Lopro and DJ Cutler
 Free and Open to All Ages

 10pm: The Art of Hip Hop Afterparty @ Cozumel VIP Lounge   153
Elmwood Ave
 featuring DJ Lopro, Universal and Tiger. Live to air to WBNY 91.3FM
 Free and 21+

 Saturday September 27
 4pm-8pm: The Rally @ Rock Harbor Yard   57 Tonawanda St
 featuring Dali s Climax, Pseudo Intellectuals, A.L. Third, Edreys
and 6 Lenses
 Free and Open to All Ages

 7-11pm: Battle at Buffalo @ Verve   910 Main St 3rd Floor
 2 X 2 Breakdance battle feat Depree, Simple and Miss Shing-a-Ling
 $5 and Open to All Ages

 10pm: Krush Groovin  Old School Party @ Merlins   727 Elmwood Ave
 feat Mad Dukes (of Type:Relevant), It Smells Like Laundry, Sons of
the King and Eimaj.
 $5 and 21+ ($2 cover if dressed in 1980's era wardrobe!)

 Sunday September 28
 9pm: Vast Aire (of Def Jux s Cannibal Ox) @ Broadway Joe s   3051
Main St
 feat Vast Aire, Kool Taj, Masterpeace, Askew Artistry, and Sons of
Style.
 $7 and 18+
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DTR45 " 604 Hertel Ave " Buffalo, NY 14207 " 716.553.8155 (p) "
716.873.2151 (f) " www.dtr45.com " mail@dtr45.com

 DTR45 is an independent record label aimed at preserving both the
music and the culture of hip hop, which are by nature inseparable.
More info is available at www.dtr45.com .



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