AV Hit List: Top Event Picks for This Week
LABYRINTH IN MEMORIAM MASQUERADE SCREENING|
North Park Theatre, 10pm, $7 w/ mask or Bowie themed costume or $9.50
All hail Jareth, the Goblin King! Celebrate the life of our beloved pop icon with a special screening of Labyrinth, Jim Henson’s surreal 1986 masterpiece, starring the fabulous David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly. (Dress up!)
TUDOR LOUNGE KARAOKE REUNION|
Tudor Lounge, 8pm
Karaoke, comedy and covers? What more could you ask for this Friday night? Clayton Williams and Spencer Carr will start the evening with stand up comedy, Ed Wyner will take to the stage and perform all of your favorite hits, and then The Tone of Bones will be taking your karaoke requests until Pink o’ Clock.
LATIN JAZZ W/MICHEL FERRE & VLADIMIR ESPINOSA
Pausa Art House, 7pm, $15
Special Visiting Artists Series presents an evening with acclaimed musicians percussionist Vladimir Espinosa and pianist /arranger Michel Ferré who will perform original compositions from their CD Acoustic Latin Jazz. Jeff Hoffmann joins them on bass. There are 50 seats maximum so hurry up and get your tickets ahead of time!
Milkie’s, 8pm, $5
Enjoy an evening of hip hop and funk with up and coming local headlining band PeaceBridge this Friday night at Milkie’s (formerly Elmwood Lounge). Also playing are hip hop collective Good Huemans, Dashuri & Jenevieve Egriu, and Trappy Gilmore. Come get your groove on!
The Waiting Room, 8pm, $10-12
After Dark presents talented Niagara Falls native rap artist and Piff Music Empire founder Jamal Gasol this Saturday night. Also playing are Jottibee, Shmaurice, A.M., Kobi Johann, and Mo Lotto.
Mohawk Place, 7pm, $12-14
Punk-Ska legends The Toasters play Mohawk Place on Tuesday night. With a style that incorporates a blend of pop, rap, R&B, and calypso, they’ve been putting on great shows since they started playing in ’81, first touring with Bad Brains. Local ska bands The Barksdales and the Abruptors will open for them.
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