August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 18. Teddy Bear Picnic Herschell —Bring along your best bear for an afternoonof games, crafts, stories and treats. Enjoy“The Enchanted Bear” puppet show at11:30 a.m. More...

Art

thurs. 18. Art Sense-ations — A tour of the gallery for adults who areblind or partially sighted, 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 at theAlbright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $.882-8700, www.albrightknox.orgongoing: now-Aug. More...

Festivals

fri. 19-sun. 21. Buffalo Caribbean Island Carnival — Join us for a Caribana carnival streetparade Saturday ending with a weekend of live entertainment, vendors and children’sgames, 12-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20; 12 noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Comedy

fri. 19.Come watch the interactive improvexperience as Comedy Sportz Buffalopresents the Bleu Cheezes, led by CaptainJohn Kehoe, as they take on Red HotWingz led by Captain Richard Satterwhite,8 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

Announcements . .

Volunteers Needed — The Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts seeks volunteers to help Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday,Aug. 28, 2011. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 18. Stimulus Package — 6 p.m., Village Artisans, 5560 MainSt., Williamsville; Free. www.willvill.com. Gimme Buffet — 6 p.m., Glen Park Tavern, 5507 Main St.,Williamsville; Free. More...

Theater

thurs. 18. This Is our Youth — KennethLonergan’s drama presented byPost-Industrial Productions and starringMichael Renna, Jeffry Burke and MauraNolan under the direction of Bob Van Valin.Performances: 7:30 p.m. More...

Performance

sun. 21.Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion summer love tour featuring NickelCreek’s Sara Watkins, the Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band and sound-effects man Fred Newman,7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Special Events

thurs. 18. Summer Affair — Annual HospiceFoundation fundraiser featuring cocktails,hors d’oeuvres, desserts, live music byStrictly Hip, auctions and raffles, 6-10 p.m.Thursday, Aug. More...

Speakers

thurs. 25 and fri. 26 .Humanitarian and award-winning actor, writer, producer and director, Sean Penn, live on stage for a candid interview followed by a Q&A session with the audience, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 and 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

Concerts

thurs. 18.Electronic rock musical duo, Breathe Carolina, with special guests Chidos, I SeeStars, the Color Morale, Tek-One, the Air I Breathe and more, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug.18 at Xtreme Wheels, 356 Hertel Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Classes

ongoing. Guitar Lessons for Childrenand Adults — Beginner, intermediate andadvanced lessons. Depending on registration,classes are planned for one evening per week atboth JCC locations beginning this fall. More...

Film/Video

fri. 19. UB Outdoor Summer MovieSeries — Come see Kenneth Branagh’s“Thor,” starring Chris Hemsworth,Anthony Hopkins and Natalie Portman, atdusk Friday, Aug. More...