Weekly Feature



October 24, 2007 RSS feed / Entertainment

Snyder resident sponsors ceramics room in new Burchfield-Penney center

To Sylvia L. Rosen, 87, ceramics are art. They are also her life's work. She has dedicated her life to being a potter, supporting other craft artists and championing the fact that ceramics are fine art. More...

Literature

thurs. 25 Small Press Poetry - Just Buffalo presents poets Aaron Belz, Jennifer Knox and Shanna Compton, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St., Buffalo; free. 832-5400, www.justbuffalo. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 25 The Shapes of States, with Rebel Jelly, Slampig, 9 p.m., Merlin's, 727 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 886-9270, www.merlinsbuffalo.com Paul Bruschini, Peter Howard & Joe Coat, 9 p.m. More...

Villainy held in awe in latest Hollywood western

MOVIE REVIEW

Director Andrew Dominic does a clever thing in his movie "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," exposing the climax of the film in the title itself, allowing us to instead focus on the superb acting and commentary that follow More...

Family Activities

thurs. 25 Halloween Crafts - An Amherst Y.E.S. program for children ages 5 and older, 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst; free, but registration required. More...

Performance

thurs. 25 The comedy of Lewis Black on his Red, White & Screwed tour, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St., Buffalo; $. 847-0850, www.sheas. More...

Dance

fri. 26 Georgian State Dance Company - From exploding airborne kicks and twirling sword fights to intricate toe steps, the elegance and originality of centuries-old Georgian folk dances come alive, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Concerts

thurs. 25 Critically acclaimed jazz guitarist Pat Metheny with special guests Christian McBride and Antonio Sanchez will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Mainstage Theater of the UB Center for the Arts, North Campus, Amherst; $. More...

Halloween

thurs. 25-sat. 27 Kiwanis Haunted House - Designed for children in third through seventh grades, 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 through Saturday, Oct. 27, Kiwanis Youth Center, 50 Legion Parkway, West Seneca; $. fri. More...

Speakers

thurs. 25 Irene Khan - The Secretary General of Amnesty International, the first woman, first Asian and first Muslim to head the world's largest human rights organization, will present a lecture, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Symphonic/Classical

fri. 26 Dorian Wind Quintet - 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, Slee Hall's Lippes Concert Hall, North Campus, Amherst; $. 645-2921, www.slee.buffalo.edu sat. More...

No pot of gold at the end of 'In Rainbows'

CD REVIEW

CD REVIEW Thanks for making the new album free on the Internet, Radiohead. Because I surely would not have paid a cent for your new disc, "In Rainbows." The album appeared on the Web Oct. More...

Theater

Openings thurs. 25 Back to Beckett - Three short plays by Samuel Beckett, directed by Peter Feldman, opens 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 and runs through Saturday, Nov. More...

World Music

sat. 27 Havdalah Happening - Klezmer music by the Bupkes featuring cantorial soloist Penny Myers, Alan Wishnoff, Marty Kerker, Tom Wisewall, Buddy Rein and Steve Rosenthal, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Auditions

• Kaleidoscope Theatre Productions will hold auditions for its January production of "Proof," by David Auburn, on Saturday, Oct. 27. Sought are males (late 20s to early 30s, and 50s) and females (late 20s to early 30s). More...

Film/Video

fri. 26 Jill Johnston-Price - The science-fiction inspired fairytales of Johnson-Price presented by the filmmaker herself, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, Squeaky Wheel/Buffalo Media Resources, 712 Main St., Buffalo; $. More...

Art

thurs. 25 Buffalo State College Hosts Chinese Art - One hundred and twenty works from Chinese students from Capital Normal University in Beijing, opens Thursday, Oct. 25, and continues through Nov. More...

Photo

SHALL WE DANCE? - Mike and Carolyn Dowling demonstrate the period dances that will be part of The Victorian Dance Society of the Amherst Museum's ninth annual Victorian Ball, to be held Saturday, Nov. 10. More...