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December 26, 2007 RSS feed / Entertainment

Christmas in Clarence

A holiday light drive-through extravaganza featuring one mile of giant twinkling sculptures, cascading arches and dazzling animated characters set against a scenic winter wonderland. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 27 . Early New Year's Celebration - Children ages 7-12 are invited to make a craft, play New Year's bingo and celebrate with fun, food and festivities, 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Special Events

now-Dec. 31 . Christmas Week - Hourly musket firings, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. through Dec. 31, Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown; $. 745-7611, www.oldfortniagara.org sun. 30 . Argentine Tango - Free lessons starting at 7:30 p.m. More...

First Night fun

Families can take part in Independent Health Foundation's First Night Buffalo, from 5-10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31 at the Buffalo Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo. More...

Art

fri. 28 . Gusto at the Gallery - "Voyage in Italy," art activity for children (5-7 p.m.), Paul Klee will lecture with Mariann Smith (6 p.m.), the 1928 Vitto De Sica film, "Bicycle Thieves," will be shown (7 p.m. More...

Anger management

The Kavinoky Theatre will have Twelve Angry Men" on stage, beginning next week, Friday, Jan. 4, through Feb. 3. More...

Armadillo Acres is the place to be

"The Great American Trailer Park Musical" has pulled into the Riviera Theatre and will be running through Dec. 31. More...

Film/Video

fri. 28 . 'Twist Around the Clock' - A struggling manager visits a small town and discovers a new dance craze and hopes to turn it into an overnight sensation. More...

Announcements

• CALL FOR WORK - Squeaky Wheel is seeking installation proposals around the theme of love and sex for "Peepshow 2008," to be installed in the open booths and spaces of the Broadway Market in February. More...

Literature

fri. 28 . The Poetik High - 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, Gallery 51, 567-569 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; free. 332-6821, www.gallery51byek.com sun. 30 . Spoken Word Sundays - Spoken word and open mic hosted by poet Liz Mariani, 8 p.m. More...

Wellness center plans healing afternoon

An afternoon of Health, Hope and Healing In Memory of Gail Louise Kern, who lost her battle with breast cancer in July 1998, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Women's Wellness Center, 835 Hopkins Road, at Klein Road. More...

Events

now-Dec. 30 . Fairgrounds Holiday Lights Festival - A one-of-a-kind holiday attraction featuring a two-mile drive-through of 40 different displays, holiday magic show, Frosty's 3-D Adventure, photos with Santa and more, 5:30-9:30 p.m. More...

Tours

thurs. 27 & fri. 28 . Downtown Revealed Tour - You don't know Buffalo if you don't know the landmarks on this tour by master architects Sullivan, Burnham, Upjohn and E.B. Green. The Guaranty Building, St. More...

Auditions

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 27 . Bill Draws 2 with Elipsus, Lon & Jisa and First to Fall, 10 p.m., Club Diablo, 517 Washington St., Buffalo; $. 842-0666, www.clubdiablo.com . Mick Hayes, 8:30 p.m., Lafayette Tap Room, 391 Washington St. More...

Concerts

fri. 28 .The new bluegrass sounds of The John Cowan Band will be heard at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28 at the Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.sportsmenstavern.com sat. 29 . More...

Theater

wed. 2 . DIVA by DIVA: A Celebration of Women - 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, O'Connell & Company, The Cabaret in the Square Theatre, Snyder Square, 4476 Main St. at Harlem Road, Snyder; $. 839-3949 fri. 4 . More...

Ball drop

The 20th annual Buffalo Ball Drop & Fireworks Display, presented by 97 Rock (WGRF-FM), will be putting on a special show this year to celebrate its platinum anniversary. More...

Symphonic Classical

sun. 30 . A Night with Ronan Tynan and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 885-5000, www.bpo.org More...

Puppet show set at St. Benedict's

A family Holiday Puppet Show with magic tricks, puppets and a story for children and their families will be held after the 10 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Dec. 30 at the St. Benedict's School cafeteria, 1317 Eggert Road, Amherst. More...