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January 2, 2008 RSS feed / Entertainment

Missing Karma's '::Revolution::' a strong CD

CD REVIEW

In February of 2007, I reviewed Missing Karma's self-titled debut CD. More...

Holiday

now-Jan. 6 Holiday Festival Includes Poinsettia Show and Trees Around the World, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park, Buffalo; $. 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...

Concerts

fri. 4 & sat. 5 . Kevin Costner and Modern West will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4 and Saturday, Jan. 5 at Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort's Avalon Ballroom, 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. More...

Masters and servant

The Irish Classical Theatre Company presents the hilarious Italian comedy, "The Servant of Two Masters," by Carlo Goldoni, which opens next Friday, Jan. 11, and runs through Feb. 10. More...

Performance

sat. 5 . Queen City Roller Girls - Buffalo's Roller Derby Association consisting of four teams of roughly 70 women will feature the Devil Dollies vs. Nickel City Knockouts, 7 p.m. Rainbow Roller Rink, 101 Oliver St. More...

Speakers

sun. 6 . Organize Your Life, Organize Your Death - The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society is hosting a panel discussion on planning for death, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 25 Nottingham Court, Buffalo; $. More...

Biting farce

Theater

Douglas Carter Beane's Tony Award-nominated comedy, "The Little Dog Laughed," will be presented by Buffalo United Artists, Friday, Jan. 4 through Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Alleyway Theatre. More...

Family Activities

fri. 4 . Family Fridays! - Open play Family Day, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, Kidzplay Hero's Facility, 9300 County Road, Building C, Clarence Center; $. . More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 3 . Lo Cash Cowboys, 7 p.m., Club Paradise, 3950 McKinley Parkway, Blasdell; $. 648-4944, www.clubparadiseonline.com . Johnny Nobody, 10 p.m., Merlin's, 727 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 886-9270, www.merlinsbuffalo. More...

Art

fri. 4 . Gusto at the Gallery - "The New Year with Panache!" TK, a South American-styled trio led by world-class guitarist Mir Ali and joined by BPO flautist Betsy Reeds and TK on percussion, More...

A musical 'cut' above the rest

MusicalFare Theatre will be presenting Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd" beginning Wednesday, Jan. 9, and running through Feb. 10. More...

Special Events

fri. 4 Crossroads Singles Celebrates Crossroads Singles Celebrates the Year of 2008 Dance & Buffet with DJ, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, Polish Villa II, 1085 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; $. fri. 4 . More...

Literature

thurs. 3 . Northside Writers Group - 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, Ascension Lutheran Church, 4640 Main St., Amherst; free. 626-4204 sun. 6 . Spoken Word Sundays - Spoken word and open mic hosted by poet Liz Mariani, 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. More...

Auditions

• PLAYHOUSE OF AMERICAN CLASSICS - Nine boys and one girl are sought for children's roles. Children will be asked to read scenes from scripts. Auditions by appointment only by calling 862-9531. More...

Film/Video

fri. 4 & sat. 5 . 'Cause for Alarm' - Director Tay Garnett's 1951 thriller featuring Loretta Young and Barry Sullivan, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4 and Saturday, Jan. 5, Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...