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FRI 2/6

Friday Night Laughs: Faizon Love w/ Capone

Tralf Music Hall | Early Show 7PM/ Late Show 9PM | $37-$40

You may have seen Faizon Love in movies such as Elf, Couples Retreat and Friday. He’s come a long way as a stand up comedian so you won’t want to miss out when he brings his set to the Tralf Music Hall this Friday night with Capone.

SAT 2/7

Elab Birthday Party

Glow Gallery | 6pm-10pm

The Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo, a group brought to you by City of Night, ArtLab, Cirque de la Lune, and Creative Conversations will celebrate it’s fifth birthday with a party and exhibition at Glow Gallery.

SAT 2/7

Boy Scouts w/ Jamie and The Debt

Mohawk Place | 8PM | $5

Buffalo’s own feminist beat riff group Boy Scouts (I love that name) will be kicking it off at Mohawk Place Saturday night with Jamie and the Debt and Peter Kirsch.

SUN 2/8

Fight Against Leukemia for Josh Benefit

The Forvm | 1PM | $20 donation appreciated

Join Josh and his family for a day of fun, food, drinks, music, Chinese auction, silent auction, door prizes and more in support of the courageous 14 year old boy fighting his 2nd battle against Leukemia.

SUN 2/8

The Latin Beat

Amherst Middle School | 3pm | free

Bring the entire family and enjoy a fun-filled, Latin inspired family concert featuring Tom Halpin, violinist, and conductor David Handel. Come early for an instrument petting zoo where guests have the chance to try out all the instruments of the orchestra.

SUN 2/8


Hallwalls | 8pm | Free, $10-$20 suggested donation

Atomic is a Scandinavian Jazz Group that was established in 2000 featuring Fredrik Ljungkvist on reeds, Mangus Broo on trumpet, Havard Wilk on piano, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass, & Has Hulbaekmo on drums. The bad describes themselves as “part academic lecture, part fun night out on the town.”

TUE 2/10

Just Buffalo's Babel Series

Kleinhans Music Hall | 8pm | $35

Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang has won numerous Tony Awards and is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-nominated works, M. Butterfly & Yellow Face. He will be reading from his most recent work, Ch’inglish which was named Best New American Play of 2011.

TUE 2/10

Dirty Smile

Iron Works | 9PM | Free

Buffalo’s favorite rock n/ roll band, Dirty Smile will be performing a free show at Iron Works this Tuesday evening after the Sabres game. It doesn’t matter if they win or lose; you have no excuse not to come celebrate at a FREE Sabres post-game party.