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AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week

1/7 - 1/10 Aries Spears

Helium Comedy Club, $20-$30

Comedian Aries Spears is best known as hilarious principal cast member from Madtv, Russell Simmons’s Def Comedy Jam and Showtime at the Apollo. His spot on impersonations include James Brown, Shaquille O’Neal, Al Pacino, and Eddie Murphy. Check out one of his shows this weekend at Helium.

Fri 1/8 Gos Gozah: Battle Winter Edition

Milkie’s, 10pm, $5

Enjoy a Sailor Moon themed dance party and drag show this Friday night at Milkie’s on Elmwood. With “nasty good” DJs Pu$$y Pop and ABC Crew and a 2-for-$5 drink special, what better way to get warm and toasted on a blustery winter weekend night in Buffalo?

FRI 1/8 Siti Bauw

Big Orbit Gallery, 8pm, free

Amsterdam-based music and performance duo Siti Bauw will be at Big Orbit Gallery on Friday to give a live performance with Liz Lessner’s exhibition Appetites/Anxieties. Known for their mesmerizing, almost otherworldly performances, Siti Bauw will create an ethereal soundtrack to accompany Lessner’s work.

SAT 1/9 Satisfaction - The International Rolling Stones Show

Riviera Theatre, 8pm, $30

Satisfaction is the international touring tribute show dedicated to the “World’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band”. Touring since 2001 with over 2000 performance dates to their credit, they roll into town this Saturday night to play the Riviera Theatre.

SAT 1/9 Rocketeer's Winter Paintball Tournament

Pocketeer’s Billiards, 12pm, $10 & $15

Pinball wizards, here’s a chance to show off your skills. Pocketeer’s Billiards will host their first tournament of the year this Saturday. With trophies and cash prizes to be handed out, this is a group match play style tournament divided into A and B divisions. For more information and registration, go to

SAT 1/9 Silent Graphic Novel Reading Party

Dreamland, 2pm, $2 donation

Spend a few hours this Saturday afternoon sharing and reading your favorite comics/graphic novels with fellow fans and enthusiasts. Curl up in a cozy corner and enjoy a free tea or coffee while you read to your heart’s content.

Mon 1/11 Elvis' Birthday With The Lustrekings

Sportsmen’s Tavern, 7pm, $10

He may be gone but he’ll never be forgotten. Celebrate the birthday of Rock and Roll’s King this Monday night at the Sportsmen’s Tavern with The Lustre Kings and Mark Gamsjager, featuring Eddie Clendenning.