The Lizzard Ball is an annual celebration for the Activists and the Justice Seekers and even the Peaceniks. It's been going on here in Buffalo, New York since the 1970s. The 2011 Lizzard Ball features live music by BloodThirsty Vegans, Lara Buckley, Gruvology, Kilissa Cissoko, Fudgychewy, EcoJoe and comedy by Kristen Becker. Activities: Basket Auction, Silent Auction, 50/50 Split, Bike Raffle, Door Prize, Snacks, Cash bar Tickets are $15 ($10 for seniors, students and low income). Proceeds benefit the Peace Education Fund. http://www.PeaceOnEarthMonth.org
JFK The Musical - Acting/Improv Workshop. Buffalo Infringement Festival.
JFK The Musical- Acting/Improv Workshop. Buffalo Infringement Festival.
Solo Show, Buffalo Infringement Festival
Sounds Like: Carole King, Fionna Apple, Nina Simone., Patti Smith, Elvis Costello
Bio: Classically trained and soulfully syncopated, Kilissa Cissoko is a tuneful and observant songwriter with comparisons to Carole King and Fiona Apple. With nuanced vocals and subtle piano textures she plays on the balance of candid wit and emotional honesty.
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“For Kilissa Cissoko, Infringement provides a space to hone her project, a work-in-progress called "JFK: The Musical" based on her experience in an airport after her flight to Germany was egregiously delayed in 2008. Cissoko presented some rough drafts of songs from the musical at last year's festival and will conduct more workshops at 7 p.m. July 26 and 27 in the Gateway Gallery (141 Elmwood Ave.). "I think people will enjoy having a chance to see the creative process, and it'll allow me to try out some new ideas," Cissoko said. "Infringement gives everybody a lot of sympathetic vibration."”