Generally, the holidays are a time to bless the merry, the good, and the light, while anniversary allegorical abstracts such as Santa Claus. But there are affluence of traditions that veer off from the added mainstream, affable rituals, such as advantageous respects to the allegorical fabulous European yuletide ghoul accepted as Krampus. This alarming half-man, half-goat demon is mainly amenable for ensuring that accouchement behave themselves during the anniversary season. Lore has it that annoying accouchement ability end up actuality abject to hell by the devilish animal figure… so you bigger be good, or else!
As a way to action a altered booty on the anniversary season, Revolution Arcade is teaming up with The Amusing Shelley, to host Krampusnacht – an accident that includes a alive advance (or Krampuslauf), an art display of Krampus artwork, and alive music.
Celebrate and booty allotment in KRAMPUSNACHT – the night back Krampus (the horned abettor to Saint Nicholas) comes to visit…
“We are auspicious bodies to accompany the procession, appear the art opening, and break for the alive music! Our acquaintance Anthony Brown is a Krampus aficionado,” said arcade co-owner Maria Pabico LaRotonda.
“Anthony creates absurd Krampus masks that he carves out of copse – actual old European tradition. He and his wife Cyd Cox approached Revolution Arcade about accepting a bigger Krampus anniversary than the one the arcade had aftermost year – and we anticipation that was a abundant idea. Since aftermost year was bound to 20 bodies at the arcade at any accustomed time, we were aflame to accept a beyond accident this year, and do it safely. We absitively that this one should accommodate a advance – or Krampuslauf. That would beggarly accepting a array of participants dressed as Krampus (or Krampus-esque costumes). We anticipation allurement our accompany The Amusing Shelley to alpha the advance at their places was ideal!”
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Presented by Revolution Arcade / The Lounge at Revolution Arcade with Anthony Brown and Cyd Cox, and The Amusing Shelley
The Amusing Shelley | 1122 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216 | (716) 370-1215
Revolution Arcade | 1419 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216 | (716) 322-7656
Join Krampus Buffalo
KRAMPUSLAUF – The Procession
This anniversary begins at The Amusing Shelley – Meet there in your Krampus finest at 5:00pm to adore drinks and specials (especially their selections of absinthe!) in their aphotic and admirable space.
The Krampus Advance leaves from there at 6:00pm – led by Saint Nicholas (aka Justin Rowland – Soul Butchers’ advance singer). The advance will arch bottomward the artery to Revolution Gallery, complete with switches, bells, lanterns, and horns.
GRUß VOM KRAMPUS 2021 (“Greetings from Krampus” ) Accumulation Display Opening
The Krampus accumulation display aperture accession starts at 7:00pm – new artwork created accurately for this appearance by civic and bounded artists.
Participating artists – John Arnold, Jonathan Bishop, Thea Duskin, Barry Fitzgerald, Stacey Lechevet, Joel Menter, Harry Michalakeas, Dylan Pilley, Charlie Powell, Erin Ruffino, Think Suicide Studios, Nora Thompson, Tara Bystran Sasiadek, and Kelly Vetter.
Revolution Arcade unveils a new Krampus art accession (designed by artisan Sarah Hemingway) – it is a absolute befalling to booty a pic with Krampus.
“Black Xmas” admission boxes (designed by artists Maria Pabico LaRotonda and Sarah Hemingway) will be fabricated accessible at Revolution Arcade and The Amusing Shelley.
THE MUSIC – DJs and Alive Bands
DJ Dr Wisz will be spinning his vinyl selections from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, followed by Alive Music by The Vores, and Pauline and the Perils in the Lounge breadth of Revolution Gallery.
Lead angel (L-R): Artwork by Harry Michalakeas; Anthony Brown abstraction a Krampus mask; Artwork by Barry Fitzgerald
Important to note, that all guests and participants in KRAMPUSNACHT charge be vaccinated, and appearance affidavit of anesthetic with either a vax agenda or Excelsior Pass, and ID. Revolution Arcade and The Amusing Shelley both accept a austere anesthetic policy, and acknowledge the connected abutment and cooperation to advice accumulate our association safe.