Buffalo teens will be presenting original work in a showcase performance, called Can You Hear Me Now? Before They’re Famous, on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Shea’s Smith Theater, 658 Main Street. Young artists ages 14 to 21 will be performing in a wide range of forms from vocal music, spoken word poetry, dance, and rap.
These young adult have developed their pieces and skills in a new, open mic, coffee house, called Can You Hear Me Now?, that is hosted weekly at Gloria J. Parks Community Center at 3242 Main Street since November 2017. The Can You Hear Me Now? coffee house is a FREE, safe, supportive, artistic atmosphere for young people on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., creating a unique opportunity to meet outside of school hours in a positive and entertaining environment. Can You Hear Me Now? is directed by two local performer/instructors, Solomon Dixon and Da’Von McCune, from the Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology.
Tickets are $5.00 at the Shea’s Smith Theater door, or in advance Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Gloria J. Parks Community Center, 3242 Main Street. For more information, 716-832-5085.