Events to keep your eye on in WNY

Hot picks for a cool November




Buffalo native Chris Trapper performs at 9th Ward on November 2.

 

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Thoughts Along The Way

Almost entirely self-taught, artist Daniel Rodgers’s repertoire includes collage, décollage, photomontage, and assemblage.

Through Dec. 28 at Jewish Repertory Theatre (2640 North Forest Rd., Getzville; jccbuffalo.org or 204-2255)

 

Five Jewish Photographers From WNY Art Exhibit

Includes Errol Daniels, Milt Ehrenberg, Linda Gale Gellman, Marty Kerker, and Shiri Kester.

Through Dec. 28 at Jewish Repertory Theatre (2640 North Forest Rd., Getzville; jccbuffalo.org or 204-2255)

 

Theo Von

Von’s podcast, This Past Weekend, is one of the fastest growing comedy podcasts.

Through Nov. 3 at Helium (30 Mississippi St.; heliumcomedy.com/buffalo or 853-1211)

 

Seven Lions

With opening acts Jason Ross, and MitiS, artist Seven Lions showcases bass-driven electronica music on his Journey II tour.

8 p.m. at Town Ballroom (681 Main St.; townballroom.com or 852-3900)

 

Omar Khayyam’s Rubaiyat

This exhibition celebrates “The Persian Poem that Became a Sensation in English Translation,” featuring multiple beautifully illustrated and collectible fine press editions.

Through March 2019, at Downtown Central Library; free and open to the public (1 Lafayette Sq.; buffalolib.org or 858-8050)

 

The Three Musketeers

Five local theaters team up to produce a story of strength, unity, and courage in this classic adventure tale based in 1625.

Through Nov. 18  at 710 Main Theatre (710 Main St.; sheas.org or 847-0850, for tickets 800-745-3000)

  

Little Shop of Horrors

A night of apocalyptic satire awaits in an evening of gruesome laughter and infectious R&B songs within this riotous spoof of a 1960 sci-fi film by Roger Corman.

Through Nov. 11 at Niagara University Theatre (5795 Lewiston Rd., Lewiston; theatre.niagara.edu or 286-8685)

 

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Chris Trapper

Featuring Diana Chittester, Trapper is best known for his work with the ’90s alternative band, The Push Stars, and a short run with popular Matchbox Twenty.

8 p.m at 9th Ward at Babeville (341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo; babevillebuffalo.com)

 

The Linda Ronstadt Songbook (Symphonic Premiere)

Ann Hampton Callaway performs ten-time Grammy winner Linda Ronstadt’s songbook, complete with a full orchestra and a rock band in this symphonic premiere performance.

Through Nov. 3 at Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Cir.; bpo.org or 885-5000)

 

Allentown First Friday

Allentown art galleries, performance artists, musicians, restaurants, retailers, and more come together to create a rich cultural attraction.

6–9 p.m. at Allentown (allentown.org/events or 881-1024)

 

Buffalo Jazz Octet

This concert is part of the Reflections of 1968, examining the social, political, historical, artistic and musical aspects of one of the most tumultuous years in American history.

8 p.m. at Burchfield Penney Art Center (1300 Elmwood Ave.; burchfieldpenney.org or 878-6011)

 

Joni Mitchell Birthday Celebration

Featuring Lauren Faggiano & The Good Souls, celebrate the 75th birthday, and over two decades worth of brilliant songwriting by Joni Mitchell.

9:30 p.m. at Sportsmen’s Tavern (326 Amherst St.; sportsmensbuffalo.com or 874-7734)

 

Oliver!

This award-winning, late-1960s hit is based on Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.

Through Nov. 18 at Lancaster Opera House (21 Central Ave., Lancaster; lancopera.org or 683-1776)

 

Sive

Sive reveals the rocky status of Irish women in the 1950s, where young Sive is married off to an old, wealthy farmer at the poverty-stricken desperation of her family.

Through Nov. 25 at Irish Classical Theatre (Andrews Theatre, 625 Main St.; irishclassicaltheatre.com or 853-1380)

 

AKAG First Friday

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery provides public tours, art classes, and special events.

10 a.m.–10 p.m. at Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Ave.; albrightknox.org or 882-8700)

 

A Doll’s House, Part 2

Last time we saw Nora Helmer, she walked out the door leaving her family behind. This play begins 15 years later with a knock on that same door—Nora has returned for a visit.

Through Nov. 25 at Kavinoky Theatre (D’Youville College, 320 Porter Ave.; kavinokytheatre.com or 829-7668)

 

Tribute to Tina Turner

Karen Durrant takes the stage with a tribute to the Queen of Rock ‘N’ Roll.

8 p.m.–10 p.m. at Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; rivieratheatre.org or 692-2413)

 

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Private Clubs & Covert Ops: Forgotten Buffalo

For years, private social and military clubs were networking hubs. Join Forgotten Buffalo to explore other cultures and share secret codes without ever leaving the city or having to go through boot camp.

5:30 p.m. (see forgottenbuffalo.com/departureboard.html for details)

 

Tribute to Edmund Fitzgerald

A presentation about the American Great Lakes freighter that sank during a storm on Lake Superior, losing the entire crew

7 p.m.-–9 p.m. at Lewiston Opera Hall (732 Center St., Lewiston; artcouncil.org or 754-0166)

 

Mark Farner: Acoustic Evening

A special acoustic night featuring the rock patriot who brought us “We’re An American Band.”

8–10 p.m. at Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; rivieratheatre.org or 692-2413)

 

18th Century Cooking Workshop

Prepare an 18th century meal from original recipes in the Boulangerie, then dine in the French Castle.

9 a.m.–2 p.m. at Old Fort Niagara (Youngstown; oldfortniagara.org or 745-7611)

 

Workingman’s Dead

Local tribute band to the Grateful Dead performs.

8 p.m. at Sportsmen’s Tavern (326 Amherst St.; sportsmensbuffalo.com or 874-7734)

 

Witnesses: Buffalo’s Holocaust-Era Stories

A traveling gallery exhibit and speaker events relay personal stories, photographs, and artifacts, exploring the themes of movement, antisemitism, cooperation, and resilience as witnesses to the Holocaust survivors who arrived in Buffalo.

Through Nov. 11 at  Lippman Lounge (2nd floor, JCC Benderson Family Building, 2640 North Forest Rd., Amherst; jccbuffalo.com)

 

4

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey

This special evening brings the artists together to celebrate through song and reflection the enduring impact of their music.

7 p.m. at Mainstage Theatre (Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst; ubcfa.org or 645-6915)

 

5

Ars Nova Orchestra

Ars Nova musicians and their featured performers are masters in auditory arts, drawing upon decades of performance and dedication to their field.

Through November at various locations, (check arsnovamusicians.com for schedule and locations)

 

6

Delaware North Food & Beverage Summit

Hundreds of food and beverage professionals, along with vendor representatives and keynote speakers come together for the company’s annual food and beverage summit.

Through Nov. 9 at Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.; buffaloconvention.com or 855-5555)

 

7

Vinyl Theatre

A night of American-indie rock bands, featuring headliner Vinyl Theatre from Wisconsin, along with Royal Teeth and The Catching

6:30 p.m. at Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.; buffalosmohawkplace.com or 312-9279)

 

The Joy Formidable

 

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The Joy Formidable

A British alternative rock band trio that got their start in 2007.

7 p.m. at Rec Room (79 West Chippewa Avenue, Buffalo;  recroombuffalo.com)

 

London Ladd: Children’s Book Illustrations

A graduate of Syracuse University with a BFA in illustration, Ladd presents the art of illustrating historical children’s books.

7–9 p.m. at Medaille College (18 Agassiz Circle; justbuffalo.org or 832-5400)

 

Dan Cummins

Cummins is a stand-up vet whose goofy, autobiographical style of comedy has made him a favorite in clubs around the country.

Through Nov. 11 at Helium (30 Mississippi St.; heliumcomedy.com/buffalo or 853-1211)

 

The Beach Boys

With over five decades of success, the Beach Boys bring, “Fun, Fun, Fun,” to the Fallsview Casino.

Through Nov. 10 at Fallsview Casino Resort (6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, ON; fallsviewcasinoresort.com or 877-833-3110)

 

Women Direct: Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust

The first wide release by a black female filmmaker, Daughters of the Dust was met with wild critical acclaim when it initially opened in 1991.

7 p.m. at Hallwalls (Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave.; hallwalls.org or 854-1694)

 

Skid Row

Achieving top ten singles, gold and multiplatinum sales, and No. 1 on the Billboard album charts, Skid Row’s punk-metal attitude resonates with ’80s music fans.

8 p.m. at Seneca Niagara Casino (310 4th St., Niagara Falls; senecaniagaracasino.com or 299-1100)

 

9

M&T Second Fridays

From openings and happy hours, programs, concerts, screenings, and other special events, visitors experience the best of the Burchfield Penney.

10 a.m.–8 p.m. at Burchfield Penney Art Center (1300 Elmwood Ave.; burchfieldpenney.org or 878-6011)

 

Shooter Jennings

Son of Waylon Jennings, this young Nashville native has paved his own path, creating southern rock music with a twist.

6:30 p.m. at Rec Room (79 West Chippewa Avenue, Buffalo; recroombuffalo.com)

 

Guy Richards Smit: Guilty of Everything

For the past decade, Guy Richards Smit has been known for his paintings, video installations, musicals, and performances exploring the themes of narcissism, desire, power, and failure.

Through Dec. 21 at Hallwalls (Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave.; hallwalls.org or 854-1694)

 

Holiday Valley Beer & Wine Festival

This year’s 15th annual event features over 30 craft brewers, with over 100 beers and wines from New York State and the region, plus entertainment on three floors of the beautiful Holiday Valley Lodge.

Through Nov. 10 at Village of Ellicottville (Ellicottville, NY; ellicottvilleny.com or 699-5046)

 

Puddles Pity Party

Humor and tenderness brought to you by this dynamic duo of a sad, silent clown and his friend and confidant, Big Mike.

8 p.m. at Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall (Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave.; buffalostatepac.org or 878-3005)

 

Sean Rowe

A songwriter since youth, Rowe’s music includes intricate lyrics and guitar picking.

8 p.m. at 9th Ward at Babeville (341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo; babevillebuffalo.com)

 

Art Walk

More than 50 local artists showcase their work, also available for purchase.

Through Nov. 11 at various locations (artistsinbuffalo.org/pages/holidayopen or 881-2199 )

 

10

Veterans Day Parade

For nine years, the WNY Veterans Day Parade has marched along Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, honoring our veterans with a celebration; this year, the City of Lackawanna will join the parade route.

11 a.m. at roundabout on Red Jacket in South Buffalo (WNY Veterans Day Parade Committee on facebook.com/wnyveteransdayparadecommittee)

 

WNY Children’s Book Expo

With more than three dozen local, national, and international authors, this premier literary event encourages children to discover the many joys of reading and explore new worlds around them.

10 a.m.–3 p.m. at Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.; buffaloconvention.com or 855-5555)

 

Nature’s Gathering

Sample local wines, beer, and spirits, and browse art and specialty crafts from local vendors, as well as a cash bar and raffles.

5–8 p.m. at Buffalo Iron Works (49 Illinois St.; reinsteinwoods.org or 683-5959)

 

Kiiara with Abir

Featuring Moroccan-born Abir and American singer/songwriter Kiiara, the young artists showcase their take on pop culture music.

7 p.m. at Rec Room (79 West Chippewa Avenue, Buffalo; recroombuffalo.com)

 

Paganini’s Fire

Paganini is so virtuosic that it was once rumored he had traded his soul to the devil in exchange for his unearthly violin talent.

Through Nov. 11 at Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Cir.; bpo.org or 885-5000)

 

David Schiavone

Hear classic arrangements of Stan Getz’s hits by Buffalo’s top arranger, bandleader, and sax player.

8 p.m. at PAUSA Art House (19 Wadsworth St.; pausaarthouse.com or 697-9069)

 

Dinofest

Experience a day of dinosaur fun at this annual event.

10 a.m.–6 p.m. at Buffalo Science Museum (1020 Humboldt Pkwy.; sciencebuff.org or 896-5200 ext. 345)

 

City Of Light Bus Tour

Experience Buffalo through the eyes of the narrator of Lauren Belfer’s historical novel, City of Light, set in Buffalo at the dawn of the twentieth century.

At Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14222 (explorebuffalo.org or 245-3032)

 

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Tinsley Ellis and Tommy Castro

Two of the blues rock genre’s most popular artists come together for one memorable evening of music, with a set by each artist and their bands, hosted by 97 Rock.

8 p.m. at Tralf Music Hall (622 Main St, Buffalo; tralfmusichall.com)

 

Assuming We Survive

A pop-punk alternative band out of California performs with the utmost passion and energy in their Turn the Stage tour.

6 p.m. at Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.; buffalosmohawkplace.com or 312-9279)

 

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Slothrust

Enjoy ’90s-style alternative music with a modern day twist.

6:30 p.m. at Rec Room (79 West Chippewa Avenue, Buffalo; recroombuffalo.com)

 

Keith Kenny

This one-man band consists of blues harp, guitar riffs, vocals, and more.

7 p.m. at Sportsmen’s Tavern (326 Amherst St.; sportsmensbuffalo.com or 874-7734)

 

Macklemore

Grammy Award-winning rapper and songwriter Macklemore has been topping worldwide charts with his hits such as “Good Old Days,” “Can’t Hold Us,” and “Same Love.”

8:30 p.m. at Fallsview Casino Resort (6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, ON; fallsviewcasinoresort.com or 877-833-3110)

 

14

Christmas Over The Tavern

A world premiere musical from acclaimed playwright and Buffalo native, Tom Dudzick, from his Over The Tavern series.

Through Dec. 16 at MusicalFare Theatre (Daemen College, 4380 Main St; musicalfare.com or 839-8540)

 

15

San Holo

The Dutch DJ brings his Album 1 tour stateside, featuring opening acts Baynk, EASTGHOST, and Taska Black.

8 p.m. at Town Ballroom (681 Main St.; townballroom.com or 852-3900)

 

Shemekia Copeland

Her instantly recognizable voice blends contemporary Americana with soul while delivering honesty and passion through every song.

7 p.m. at Tralf Music Hall (622 Main St, Buffalo; tralfmusichall.com)

 

Tim Clark Soultet featuring Darryl Washington

A local quintet brings to life seldom-heard, groove-driven Latin, hard bop, and soul-jazz tunes from the 1950s to the early 1990s.

8 p.m. at PAUSA Art House (19 Wadsworth St.; pausaarthouse.com or 697-9069)

 

It’s Just A Phase: Composers and the 1960s

Complementing the Albright-Knox’s exhibition Giant Steps: Artists and the 1960s, this program explores the musical trends of that decade.

7:30 p.m. at Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Ave.; albrightknox.org or 882-8700)

 

BABEL Presents Jesmyn Ward

Join the author for a Q&A about her new book, Sing, Unburied, Sing, which won the 2017 National Book Award.

8 p.m. at Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Circle; justbuffalo.org or 832-5400)

 

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Pictures at an Exhibition

An inventive concert saluting the 80th birthday of Joan Tower, one of our country’s most important composers, and featuring a new work from R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, with arrangements and additional music by David Mallamud.

10:30 a.m. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Cir.; bpo.org or 885-5000)

 

Manmade Earth

In this guided performance created by the attending audience, Manmade Earth examines the evolution of our society and how we come together to create what we could not on our own.

Through Nov. 18 at Torn Space Theater at Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle (612 Filmore Ave.; tornspacetheater.com or 812-5733)

 

M&T Third Friday

Spirit of the City, the History Museum’s 3000-square-foot feature exhibit, showcases the Pan-American Exposition.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Buffalo History Museum (One Museum Court; buffalohistory.org or 873 9644)

 

17

WORDISM & JFT

Back by popular demand, WORDISM features local JFT, who provides tailor-made musical backdrops for each poet.

8 p.m. at PAUSA Art House (19 Wadsworth St.; pausaarthouse.com or 697-9069)

 

TAUK

This instrumental band from Long Island offers a one-of-a-kind blend of jazz, hip hop, and progressive rock.

9 p.m. at Buffalo Iron Works (49 Illinois Street, Buffalo; buffaloironworks.com)

 

Art of Jazz: The Sullivan Fortner Trio

Now entering its 19th season as the most successful music series of its kind in WNY history, the Art of Jazz has established the Albright-Knox as one of the premier venues to experience live jazz in North America.

8 p.m. at Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Ave.; albrightknox.org or 882-8700)

 

18

Bill Engvall

In town for one night only, Grammy nominee and multiplatinum recording artist Bill Engvall offers two show times to catch his stand-up comedy.

4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; rivieratheatre.org or 692-2413)

 

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Buffalo’s The Last Waltz Live

The Sportsman’s Americana Music Foundation and Babeville present an encore reenactment of The Last Waltz featuring local talent.

8 p.m. at Asbury Hall (Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave.; babevillebuffalo.com or 852-3835)

 

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Hamilton

Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now.

Through Dec. 9. at Shea’s Performing Arts Center (646 Main St.; sheas.org or 847-0850, for tickets 800-745-3000)

 

21

Edge 103.3 Comedy Night

This 18-and-up show features adult comedy along with local talent from 103.3 The Edge.

8 p.m. at Helium (30 Mississippi St.; heliumcomedy.com/buffalo or 853-1211)

 

22

YMCA Turkey Trot

This longest-running footrace goes all the way down Delaware Avenue into the heart of Buffalo’s downtown.

9 a.m. on Delaware Ave. (ymcabuffaloniagara.org/annual-events/ymca-turkey-trot)

 

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Festival of Lights at the Fairgrounds

With shows, rides, and strolls, the festival has something for everyone.

Through Dec. 23 at Hamburg Fairgrounds (5600 McKinley Pkwy., Hamburg; the-fairgrounds.com or 649-3900)

 

Tom Green

Before YouTube and social media existed, Green’s man-on-the-street pranks changed television forever.

Through Nov. 24 at Helium (30 Mississippi St.; heliumcomedy.com/buffalo or 853-1211)

 

 

Christmas in Ellicottville

This old-fashioned celebration features horse-drawn carriages, fire truck rides with Santa, and much more.

Through Nov. 25 at Village of Ellicottville (Ellicottville, NY; ellicottvilleny.com or 699-5046)

 

Southtowns Camera Club Exhibit

The inspired collection of photographs in this exhibit captures the sublime beauty of fall, winter, and the Botanical Gardens.

Through Jan. 13 at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (2655 S. Park Ave.; buffalogardens.com or 827-1584)

 

Poinsettia and Railway Exhibit

This exhibit features thousands of lush and colorful poinsettias, whimsical woodland scenes, and an entertaining model railway with fun surprises for this holiday season.

Through Jan. 6 at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (2655 S. Park Ave.; buffalogardens.com or 827-1584)

 

A Christmas Story

A live stage adaptation of the hugely popular film, an annual holiday tradition for millions

Through Dec. 9. at Lancaster Opera House (21 Central Ave., Lancaster; lancopera.org or 683-1776)

 

The World's Largest Disco

 

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The World’s Largest Disco

Celebrate the ’70s at this beloved annual event.

9 p.m. at the Buffalo Convention Center (153 Franklin St.; theworldslargestdisco.com/tickets)

 

Rotary Rink Ice Skating

Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza is a free and public ice skating rink downtown. The rink is weather dependent, so please call ahead of time.

Weather permitting through March 17 at Fountain Plaza (580 Main St.; buffaloplace.com/specialevents)

 

Visit with Santa

Join Santa for lunch, followed by picture opportunities and a carrousel ride.

Through Dec. 15 at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum (180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda; carrouselmuseum.org or 693-1885)

 

Superheroes Soundtrack

John Morris Russell features your favorites from Batman, Superman, and The Avengers, with more than a few surprises.

7 p.m. at Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Cir.; bpo.org or 885-5000)

 

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias

Gabriel’s stand-up comedy is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters, and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life.

8 p.m. at Seneca Niagara Casino (310 4th St., Niagara Falls; senecaniagaracasino.com or 299-1100)

 

Generation Axe

After a successful tour in Asia, Generation Axe is back and goes way beyond simply gathering five guitar greats on one stage to jam.

8 p.m. at the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main Street, Niagara Falls; rapidstheatre.com)

 

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Death From Above

This Canadian rock duo features bassist Jesse F. Keeler with drummer and vocalist Sebastian Grainger.

8:30 p.m. at Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls; rapidstheatre.com or 205-8925)

 

The Marcus King Band

Led by 22-year-old Marcus King, the band just released its third full-length album of psychedelic southern rock blues.

8 p.m. at Buffalo Iron Works (49 Illinois Street, Buffalo; buffaloironworks.com)

 

Celtic Woman Tour

 

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Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas

The Irish music sensation performs classic hits and Christmas favorites.

7 p.m. at Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Cir.; bpo.org or 885-5000)

 

Lindsay Buckingham

Widely considered one of the best guitarists of all time, the former Fleetwood Mac member has quite the repertoire.

8 p.m. at Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; rivieratheatre.org or 692-2413)

 

Steven Wilson

British musician, who is best known as the founder, lead guitarist, singer and songwriter of Porcupine Tree, returns for another undoubtedly astounding performance.

8 p.m. at Town Ballroom (681 S. Main St., Buffalo; townballroom.com or 852-3900)

 

28

Readings at The RIC

Poets Joey Nicoletti and John Marohn read.

7:30 p.m. at Daemen College Research & Information Commons (4380 Main St.; justbuffalo.org or 832-5400)

 

Flint Eastwood

This sister-brother duo from Detroit has been described as “spaghetti-inspired Western,” featuring their very own style of indie rock.

7 p.m. at Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.; buffalosmohawkplace.com or 312-9279)

 

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NUNCRACKERS: A NUNSENSE Christmas Musical

The Nunsense Christmas Musical is presented as the first TV special taped in the Cable Access Studio built by Reverend Mother in the convent basement.

Through Dec. 23. at O’Connell & Company (The Park School, 4625 Harlem Rd., Snyder; oconnellandcompany.com or 848-0800)

 

Is He Dead?

A comedy written by Mark Twain in 1898, undiscovered for over 100 years, tells the story of a French painter who fakes his death in hopes to increase the value of his paintings.

Through Dec. 9. at Niagara University Theatre (5795 Lewiston Rd., Lewiston; theatre.niagara.edu or 286-8685)

 

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Holiday Live Featuring Robot Holiday

Enjoy live original holiday music by the Robot Holiday group of musicians. vendors, food trucks, beer, wine, and free parking.

5 p.m.–8 p.m. at Larkin Square (745 Seneca St.; larkinsquare.com or 362-2665)

 

Silent Night

Buffalo Opera Unlimited is excited to present this true story of an unofficial Christmas Eve truce between French, Scottish, and German soldiers during World War I.

8 p.m. at Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall (Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave.; buffalostatepac.org or 878-3005)

 

Supersonic: Oasis Tribute

Straight from the UK, Supersonic is a tribute to indie-rock band Oasis.

7 p.m. at Town Ballroom (681 Main St.; townballroom.com or 852-3900)

 

Kaleida Health: Festival of Trees

Take a stroll while getting into holiday spirit with hundreds of decorated trees celebrating different cultures.

Through Dec. 5 at Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.; buffaloconvention.com or 855-5555)

 

Jason Mewes

Cinema icon Jason Mewes is best known as the potty-mouthed vocal half of Jay and Silent Bob, the onscreen comedic duo who first appeared in Kevin Smith’s seminal 1994 indie film Clerks.

Thorough Dec. 1 at Helium (30 Mississippi St.; heliumcomedy.com/buffalo or 853-1211)

 

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