July 1, 2009 RSS feed / Entertainment

FOURTH OF JULY

thurs. 2 . Seneca Niagara Fireworks — 9:45 p.m. Thursday, July 3, Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls. Rain date is Friday, July 3. 299-1100 fri. 3 . East Aurora Fireworks — 7:30-11 p.m. More...

Festivals

fri. 3-sun. 5 . Summer Festival of the Arts — Event features a country concert on the slopes of HoliMont featuring Sean Patrick McGraw, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra along with a fireworks display on Saturday, More...

Film/Video

thurs. 2 . Paul Newman Film Festival — "Cool Hand Luke," 7 p.m. Thursday, July 2, the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413 fri. 3 . Monsters Vs. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 2 . Down to the Roots, 10 p.m., Allen Street Hardware Cafe, 245 Allen St., Buffalo; free. 882-8843, www.allenstreethardwarec afe.com . Chris Maloney, 9 p.m., Blue Lantern, 6120 Seneca St., Elma. 652-2583 . More...

Art

fri. 3 . Allentown First Fridays Gallery Walk — A total art experience in Buffalo's historic Allentown District that includes nine participating galleries, 5-10 p.m. Friday, July 3. More...

Symphony

wed. 8 . Summer in the Parks — With the BPO and conductor Paul Ferington, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, Delaware Park, Buffalo; free. www.bpo.org Announcement . More...

Dance

mon. 6-10 . 2009 UB Summer Dance Program — Day program, 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, July 6-10, UB Center for the Arts Dance Studio, Room B82, North Campus, Amherst. More...

Special Events

thurs. 2 . Born in the USA Cruise — Third annual LEAP of WNY event includes classic rock music with Innocent Bystander, dancing, raffles, contests and 50/50 split, 6-9 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 2 . Challenge Quest Camp — Challenge Quest is a series of fun and unusual experiments led by experienced teachers. More...

Literature

sun. 5 . Spoken Word Sundays — 7:45 p.m. sign-up and 8 p.m. performance with five-minute time limit, Sunday, July 5, Allen Street Hardware Cafe, 245 Allen St., Buffalo; free. 882-8843 mon. 6 . More...

Concerts

thurs. 2 .Join Dweezil Zappa as he pays tribute to his father, Frank Zappa, when Zappa Plays Zappa performs at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 2 at Thursday at the Square, Lafayette Square, downtown Buffalo; free. www.buffaloplace. More...

Auditions

. O'Connell & Company — O'Connell & Company will hold auditions for its 2009-2010 season from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

COMEDY

thurs. 2-sat. 4 . Irwin Barker — Canadian comedian living with leiomyosarcoma, 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 2 and 3, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4, Yuk Yuk's in Casino Niagara, 5705 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. More...