FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Squeaky Wheel announces Peepshow: Scary-oke!
Let your inner rock star shine and show off your Halloween threads at Squeaky Wheel’s biannual fundraiser party!
Karaoke Fundraiser & Halloween Party
October 21st, 2017, 7:00pm-1:00am
DNIPRO Ukrainian Cultural Center (562 Genesee St, Buffalo)
Pre-Sale Tickets $15 | Door $20
Purchase at: http://squeaky.org/scaryoke
Or at: Squeaky Wheel, The Pine Apple Company, Spot Coffee Elmwood, and Terrapin Station
(Buffalo, NY) Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center’s wildly popular fundraiser-art show, Peepshow, returns on October 21st, 2017. Part Halloween Costume Ball, part Legendary Singer’s Hall, this year’s Peepshow: Scary-oke! offers multiple rooms and activities where you can immerse yourself in an audio-visual extravaganza, just in time for Halloween and with a karaoke twist!
Peepshow: Scary-oke! offers a unique opportunity to sing your favorite songs while celebrating Halloween. Partygoers can perform in five themed karaoke rooms designed by local artists.Themed rooms include: Vamp it up! featuring show-tunes with Holly Johnson; NSFW Room (Not Safe For Work or Werewolves) with black-light face painting by Tom Holt; White Noise karaoke installation by Brian Milbrand; Melt & Move, a psychedelic delirium of visuals by UVB-76; and an auto-tuned karaoke Robo Room populated by lo-fi/sci-fi robots by Jeff Mace. The immersive karaoke rooms will showcase an impressive list of karaoke DJ’s including DJ Blue Lazer, DJ J Love, and DJ Rick Vallone. Watch for special cameo performances by local celebrities and karaoke superstars, including, Curtis Lovell & Madame Noire, Max Darling, Cersei Lannister, Vidalia May, and more!
In the ballroom and on the main stage, party goers will have the chance to experience a carnival of participatory activities and spectacles. Silently dance the night away with Silent Disco against a dazzling green-screened backdrop; experience Live Band Karaoke as you belt out your best onstage accompanied by local band Fernway; bid on exciting work by local and regional artists such as Kyle Butler, Mickey Harmon, and Virocode in a Silent Art Auction; enjoy Burlesque performances by Femme Noire and a Thriller Dance-Off by Cat Sinclair’s Boolesque Ensemble; enter for your chance to win a costume contest hosted by the artists of The Pine Apple Company; take part in ghoulish carnival games by Esther Neisen, and much more! Be sure to stick around for the collective Epic Song Sing-a-long and a GLDN GIRLS-deejayed dance party to cap off the night.
Early arrivers will enjoy a Trick or Treat Happy Hour from 7pm-8pm courtesy of local confectionary Blue Table Chocolates. Local pop-up, Yey’s Food will serve up Cambodian inspired cuisine in DNIPRO’s kitchen and Lloyd’s Taco Truck will also be on site.
Get your tickets now and save $5 off the door! Scary-oke tickets can be purchased at:
Online – http://squeaky.org/scaryoke
Squeaky Wheel – 617 Main St. Buffalo,14203
The Pine Apple Company – 224 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201
Spot Coffee – 765 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
Terrapin Station – 1172 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216
Sponsors & Supporters
Peepshow: Scary-oke! is Squeaky Wheel’s 2017 fundraiser, supporting activities in access, education, and exhibition of media arts and is made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors: Clover Management, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, Allen Street Consulting, Block Club, Blue Table Chocolates, BreadHive Bakery & Cafe, Buffalo Spree magazine, Cafe 59, Challenger News, Cosmetic Vein and Laser Center, Communication Department at Buffalo State College, eco_logic STUDIO, FGI Landscaping, Fuse Salon & Gallery, Hodgson Russ LLP, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., Law Office of Dominic Saraceno, Lumiflux Media, The Pilates loft, The Public, SE², Sinatra & Company Real Estate, Thin Ice, UB Department of Art, UB Department of Media Study.
About Squeaky Wheel
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center has a mission to continue a legacy of innovation in media arts through access, education, and exhibition. We envision a community that uses electronic media and film to celebrate freedom of expression and diversity of voice. Established in 1985, Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center is the only organization in Western NY to offer education, equipment access, and exhibition programming dedicated to exploring film & digital media arts. Squeaky Wheel’s reputation in the media arts field continues to grow nationally and internationally. More information on current programs can be found at www.squeaky.org.