Tickets for the Flaming Lips at Artpark will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
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Falls native Michael Civisca returns to stage April 24 for fundraiser
Niagara Falls native and American standards crooner Michael Civisca will join some of New York City's top nightclub entertainers for "Life is a Cabaret," a show celebrating the Buffalo Community Music School's 90th anniversary. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on April 24 in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle.
- JENNINGS: One of two Queensrÿche's in town this weekend The summer concert scene is filling in its final pieces, North Tonawanda's Niagara River Rocks series should be announcing details of their series soon, and Artpark has announced they will reveal the rest of what is already the best lineup in Western New York, on April 28. Tickets for their remaining shows going on sale May 3.
'Raising Matty Christian' examines struggles of boy without limbs
A movie profiling the life of a young man born without full limbs or a tongue will be part of a film festival being held by an organization created to highlight the abilities of people with disabilities.
The film “Raising Matty Christian,’ will be shown by the Museum of disABILITY History and People Inc. as part of the Spring 2014 Annual disABILITIES Film Festival and Speaker Series. The movie will be shown twice on April 25. The showings will be at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Dipson Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main St., Buffalo. A reception will be held at 5 p.m. at the museum at 3826 Main St. in Buffalo
The purpose of the event is to educate attendees, challenge stereotypes and celebrate the contributions of people with disabilities.
- CALLERI: From Britain with a warning, and a lot of style and talent Two new movies visit frightening aspects of the human condition. Both are from Great Britain, which may tell us something about the nature of creativity there.
3 Doors Down latest Artpark concert announcement
Another addition to the Wednesday concert series at Artpark was announced Monday.
- Intimate Goo Goo Dolls show a real treat for fans There is at least one person who will not be reading this review -- Johnny Rzeznik -- who told an intimate crowd at Seneca Niagara's Bear's Den on Saturday that he is "too neurotic" to read reviews.
- Jon Anderson progresses into solo artist Progressive rock pioneers Yes have undergone a staggering amount of lineup changes over the years, but none had the impact of the two times that vocalist Jon Anderson parted ways with the group, once replaced by Trevor Horn in 1980 and later in 2008 with a sound-alike while Anderson dealt with health issues.
- JENNINGS: Goo Goo Dolls highlight weekend music scene This weekend the Bear's Den offers the best pair of shows in the region, including a rare intimate, acoustic performance from The Goo Goo Dolls.
- Shaw Fest players get their acts together Summer theaters have spring training, too, and the Shaw Festival threw out its first pitch last Friday afternoon.
- CALLERI: Jakarta, Paris, Manhattan, and LA visited when movies are spread across the globe How much time for movie-going do you have? Four new films arrive, and some of you might consider a marathon of sorts, although it's certainly obvious that these movies have their own specific appeal.
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