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HARBORCENTER announces partnership with Erie Community College
Tue, Apr 8th 2014 01:05 pm
HARBORCENTER President John R. Koelmel and Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr. have announced a partnership that will make HARBORCENTER the home of ECC Kats hockey, beginning with the 2014-15 season.
Sabres recall Pysyk, Makarov
Tue, Apr 8th 2014 01:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled defenseman Mark Pysyk and goaltender Andrey Makarov from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis. The team also announced it assigned forward Luke Adam to Rochester.
Train making a stop at Fallsview Casino this summer
Mon, Apr 7th 2014 12:10 pm
It all started with two guys and one guitar in 1994. Two decades later, Train is a highly successful pop-rock act thanks to the breakout album "Drops of Jupiter" and chart-topping singles like "Meet Virginia" and "Calling All Angels." The Grammy Award-winning act will perform live for two nights in July at Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
ABC announces premiere of new summer series 'Sing Your Face Off'
Mon, Apr 7th 2014 10:20 am
ABC announced the premiere of new summer series "Sing Your Face Off" will be Saturday, May 31, from 9-11 p.m. Two all-new episodes will air back-to-back in that time period each week.
Television legend Barbara Walters to make her final scheduled television appearances Friday, May 16
Mon, Apr 7th 2014 10:20 am
After more than five decades entertaining and informing generations of Americans, Barbara Walters says goodbye to daily television Friday, May 16, with her final co-host appearance on "The View," and a two-hour ABC primetime special celebrating her life - both on screen and off.
Artpark welcomes Blue Rodeo, 54-40, Ziggy Marley, Megadeth to Lewiston
Mon, Apr 7th 2014 10:05 am
Artpark & Company announced another batch of bands Monday in the "Tuesday in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series. Tickets for these events will go on sale Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m.

Acts include:

Daphne Oz returns to 'The Chew' Wednesday, April 23
Fri, Apr 4th 2014 10:40 pm
During a taping of ABC's "The Chew" yesterday in New York, new mom Daphne Oz appeared via Skype to check-in with her co-hosts and share the exciting news she will return to the show full-time Wednesday, April 23. Oz will bring her daughter, Philomena Bijou Jovanovic, with her for a special on-air visit with Aunt Carla and Uncle Mario, Uncle Michael and Uncle Clinton.
No more second chances: 'American Idol XIII' judges use save on Sam Woolf
Fri, Apr 4th 2014 10:35 pm
Thursday night, Sam Woolf was rescued from elimination after "American Idol XIII" judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. unanimously agreed to use the save after it was revealed Sam he received the lowest number of votes. Woolf will continue in the competition as he takes the stage with the remaining finalists next week.
Sabres sign defenseman Jake McCabe
Wed, Apr 2nd 2014 11:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed defenseman Jake McCabe to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Seneca Casinos unveils 2014 'Summer Rush' entertainment lineup
Wed, Apr 2nd 2014 11:05 am
Officials with Seneca Gaming Corp. announced a blockbuster summer entertainment lineup they hope will delight tens of thousands of music and comedy lovers. The "Summer Rush" 2014 schedule was unveiled on a 20-by40-foot high-definition screen in the heart of the gaming floor at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel - a fitting display for a larger-than-life entertainment series.
Todd Rundgren gives 'Unpredictable' casino concert
Tue, Apr 1st 2014 09:30 pm
"An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren" is how Mr. Rundgren's current tour is christened, and it certainly proved to be an unpredictable concert at the Seneca Niagara Casino Friday night.
HARBORCENTER, Tim Hortons announce partnership
Tue, Apr 1st 2014 07:00 pm
HARBORCENTER President John Koelmel and Tim Hortons President and CEO Marc Caira have announced a one-of-a-kind Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop will open at HARBORCENTER this fall.
Sabres sign forward Justin Kea
Tue, Apr 1st 2014 07:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team signed forward Justin Kea to a three-year, entry-level contract.
BPO Nation to present Il Volo
Tue, Apr 1st 2014 06:55 pm
BPO Nation proudly welcomes worldwide musical sensation ll Volo to Kleinhans Music Hall at 8 p.m. Wednesday June 11.
2014 Scotty Bowman Showcase rosters announced
Tue, Apr 1st 2014 12:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the rosters for the 10th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place Wednesday, April 9, at First Niagara Center.
Erin Freeman and the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus present Karl Jenkins' 'The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace'
Tue, Apr 1st 2014 12:40 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus has announced the Buffalo premiere of Karl Jenkins' "The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace," presented by CCS Oncology, on April 11 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Buffalo.
Michael Civisca to join top NYC entertainers for cabaret fundraiser
Tue, Apr 1st 2014 12:35 pm
Western New York's own Michael Civisca will join some of New York City's top nightclub entertainers for "Life is a Cabaret," a show celebrating Community Music School's 90th anniversary. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo.
'Give for Greatness' announces expanded scope, round of funding to culturals
Tue, Apr 1st 2014 12:35 pm
Following a successful "Lawyers for the Arts" event that raised approximately $15,000, leaders from "Give for Greatness" and Arts Services Initiative of Western New York have announced plans to enhance "G4G's" activities and mission of raising funding and awareness for local cultural organizations. Under the plan, made possible by a grant from Fund for the Arts, "Give for Greatness" will become a program of ASI.
Erie County Fair announces grandstand concert lineup
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 06:15 pm
With just 128 days remaining until the opening of the 175th Erie County Fair, organizers are proud to announce the 2014 concert lineup. The shows will take place in the newly named Gusto Grandstand throughout the run of the fair.
Shakira and Blake Shelton to perform together on Academy of Country Music Awards
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 05:55 pm
Multiplatinum singer/songwriter and global recording artist Shakira will perform her single "Medicine," featuring ACM co-host Blake Shelton, who is up for five nominations including Entertainer of the Year, on the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' launches 'LIVE'S Fit Spot'
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 05:45 pm
This morning, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced the launch of "LIVE's Fit Spot," a new feature on www.LIVEKellyandMichael.com devoted to health and fitness.
Pharrell Williams named coach for season seven of 'The Voice'
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 03:45 pm
Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Pharrell Williams has signed on as a coach for the upcoming seventh season of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice," set to air this fall.
Updated: Artpark books O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 12:50 pm
Artpark & Company welcomes O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips to Lewiston July 2 at 6:30 p.m. as part of its "Coors Light Wednesdays" concert series.

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m.

2014 Antiques Home Show Returns to WNED ǀ WBFO on May 10
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 11:35 am
WNED ǀ WBFO Buffalo-Toronto has announced the 2014 Antiques Home Show will take place Saturday, May 10, at the WNED Studios. This is an annual community event that offers professional verbal appraisals in several categories, including ceramics, paintings, glass, silver, small furniture, jewelry, books, textiles, quilts, collectibles and more.
Nolan named Sabres head coach, signs contract extension
Mon, Mar 31st 2014 09:30 am
Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray today announced Ted Nolan was named head coach of the Sabres, after serving as the club's interim head coach since Nov. 13.

"We are very happy to get this deal done and have Ted Nolan as our permanent head coach going forward," Murray said.

'The Voice': Early frontrunners Bria Kelly and Christina Grimmie advance to second 'Battle Round'
Sat, Mar 29th 2014 07:00 pm
INTERVIEW: After winning their first "Battle Round," Bria and Christina are just one round away from competing on the live shows, where the audience will decide which singer (or group) will win "The Voice."
'The Chew' springs into the season with tapas, Easter goodies and a holiday feast
Sat, Mar 29th 2014 07:00 am
Spring has sprung at "The Chew." Join the hosts March 31-April 4 for a week of delicious recipes bursting with flavor, Easter treats, and a Skype update from co-host Daphne Oz, who is still on maternity leave until late April.
'Bills Mafia' tailgate in Orchard Park
Fri, Mar 28th 2014 06:10 pm
"The Bills Mafia," one of the largest Buffalo Bills fan clubs, is organizing a tailgate to honor the late Ralph C. Wilson, owner of the Buffalo Bills, who passed away Tuesday.
The Band Perry to open Academy of Country Music Awards with explosive performance
Fri, Mar 28th 2014 05:55 pm
The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will open with an explosive performance by The Band Perry, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 6 (8 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network. The broadcast will also feature a slate of special performances by Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, George Strait and Florida Georgia Line.
Faith Driven Consumer: 'Noah' misses the boat
Fri, Mar 28th 2014 05:50 pm
Paramount's movie "Noah" - a movie Paramount asserts is inspired by the Bible story in Genesis - rates a faith-friendly 2 out of 5 stars by Faith Driven Consumer.
Johnny Depp, Billy Crystal, Cobie Smulders to visit 'Late Show with David Letterman' next week
Fri, Mar 28th 2014 05:50 pm
Actor Johnny Depp, comedian Billy Crystal and actress Cobie Smulders are just some of the many stars who will visit the "Late Show with David Letterman" the week of March 31 (11:35 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
Buffalo Sabres to retire Dominik Hasek's jersey next season
Fri, Mar 28th 2014 05:50 pm
The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, in a ceremony during the 2014-15 season. Hasek, who was the fifth and final Sabres player to wear No. 39, will be the seventh player in franchise history to receive the honor of having his jersey retired to the rafters.
Majesty Rose is eliminated on 'American Idol XIII'
Fri, Mar 28th 2014 05:45 pm
Majesty Rose was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol XIII," after she received the fewest votes.
LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell co-host 'ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops' on CBS
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 04:40 pm
LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell, stars of the hit CBS drama series "NCIS: Los Angeles," will co-host "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops," a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces, to be broadcast Tuesday, May 20 (9 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
Sabres plan 'Fan Appreciation Month' for April
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 04:40 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced plans for "Fan Appreciation Month," which will take place during the team's final three home games of the 2013-14 regular season.
TBT: For Jennifer Marie, 'This Is It'
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 03:55 pm
It's insulting to compare local musicians to mainstream acts these days.

The latest defense of this statement came recently when Rochester's Jennifer Marie unloaded a musical assault on college students simply incomparable with the drivel heard on radio and television.

Rick Azar book signing at Sabres Store March 29
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 03:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced legendary Buffalo broadcaster Rick Azar will sign copies of his new book, "Tales From Azar's Attic: A Look Inside a Broadcasting Career," before the team's home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday, March 29, at First Niagara Center.
Summer's No. 1 reality series, 'America's Got Talent,' brings judges' auditions to New York and LA
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 02:55 pm
NBC's "America's Got Talent," ranked the no. 1 summer reality series, continues season nine with the judges' auditions in New York and Los Angeles in front of a live audience and hosted by Nick Cannon.
Buffalo Sabres recall Ristolainen, Larsson
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 12:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen and forward Johan Larsson from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis.
Lewiston Music hosts Sunday showcase at Tin Pan Alley
Wed, Mar 26th 2014 08:55 pm
Students and instructors from Lewiston Music will perform a Sunday showcase at Tin Pan Alley on April 6 and May 18. Musicians will perform from 2 until 5 p.m., demonstrating their skills and what they've learned in class.