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Seneca Niagara Casino announces $26 million transformation of main casino floor
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 02:20 pm
Officials with the Seneca Nation of Indians and Seneca Gaming Corp. have unveiled plans to completely renovate the 88,000-square-foot main gaming floor at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel.
ABC News: Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush television interview
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 01:25 pm
The 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush, and former first lady Laura Bush will sit down with ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl for their only broadcast television interview during their trip to Africa.
Buy lunch for Buffalo Zoo animals in July
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 12:20 pm
The Buffalo Zoo invites readers to show their support for the animals by buying them lunch.
Chuck Hughes pounds the pavement in search of unique food destinations in 'Chuck's Eat the Street'
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 12:20 pm
Chuck Hughes returns to Cooking Channel for the second season of "Chuck's Eat the Street," premiering Thursday, Aug. 1, at 10 p.m. Throughout the season, viewers join Hughes on his travels in search of some of the most intriguing and off-the-radar streets, while tasting savory dishes and listening to the histories behind them.
NBC to partner with Mark Burnett on his follow-up project to 'The Bible'
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 12:40 pm
Award-winning executive producer Mark Burnett ("The Voice," "Celebrity Apprentice") will continue his relationship with the peacock network by bringing "A.D.: Beyond the Bible" (working title) to NBC. Working with his wife, actress Roma Downey, this is Burnett's follow-up project to spring's enormously popular 10-part miniseries "The Bible."

"We are thrilled to be working with Bob, Jen and Quinn Taylor to bring the follow-up to our hit cable series 'The Bible' to broadcast television with NBC," Burnett and Downey said. "Our new series, 'A.D.: Beyond the Bible,' is another massive project and a major commitment, but it's a story that has to be told. It's a story that changed the world. We look forward to making this an enormous television event on NBC."

Lewiston Council on the Arts celebrating 19 years of blues, jazz and rock 'n' roll
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 12:15 pm
The Lewiston Council on the Arts once again presents a summer of free music, with "Blue Mondays," the "Summer of '69" and the Lewiston Jazz Project.
USA Hockey selects Gilbert as Olympic team liaison
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 11:45 am
USA Hockey has announced that Michael Gilbert, Buffalo Sabres vice president of public and community relations, has been appointed as media relations liaison for Team USA at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, to be held in Sochi, Russia.
Sabres draft 11 prospects, acquire defenseman McBain at 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 11:45 am
The Buffalo Sabres selected a league-high 11 prospects, including seven forwards, three defensemen and a goaltender, at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, which was held Sunday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Buffalo also traded defenseman Andrej Sekera to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Jamie McBain and a second-round pick (35th overall) in this year's draft.
Taylor Swift, Cher, Pitbull and Selena Gomez added to 'Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular'
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 11:45 am
Taylor Swift, Cher, Pitbull and Selena Gomez have been added to the lineup for the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular," which will air on Thursday, July 4, from 8-10 p.m., with an encore one-hour fireworks special airing at 10 p.m.
Second wave of nominees heats up Teen Choice 2013
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 11:45 am
The next wave of nominees has been announced for Teen Choice 2013, airing live Sunday, Aug. 11 (8 p.m.), on FOX. "Glee" leads the second wave of Teen Choice 2013 nominees with five nominations and "Pitch Perfect" garnered four nominations.
'Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass'
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 11:45 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces "Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass" on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. Tickets, $49.50 and $37.50, go on sale Friday, July 12, at 10 a.m.
Craig Hosking: Adopted Lewiston resident in high demand in Hollywood
Sat, Jun 29th 2013 11:00 am
One could easily mistake part-time Lewiston resident Craig Hosking for Batman.
KeyBank to sponsor 29th annual Chalkwalk competition
Sat, Jun 29th 2013 07:00 am
KeyBank has been named the lead sponsor of the 29th annual Chalkwalk competition, taking place Saturday, Aug. 10, and presented by the Lewiston Council on the Arts.
Live music takes 'Root'
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 04:05 pm
Papa and Mama Root of Grand Island will play oldies rock and roll before local minor league baseball games.
Sabres re-sign defenseman Mike Weber
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 08:10 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced late Thursday the team signed defenseman Mike Weber to a multi-year contract extension.
Johnny Depp speaks with 'CBS Sunday Morning'
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 04:30 pm
Actor Johnny Depp likes movie roles that are a bit dangerous and include the risk of failure, he tells Lee Cowan in an interview for this weekend's "CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood," to be broadcast June 30 (9 a.m.) on the CBS Television Network.
Counting Crows bring unique live show to Buffalo
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 04:00 pm
Adam Duritz and Counting Crows have recorded nine Top 10 singles. When the band performs Friday in Buffalo, fans can expect to hear all of them. ... Or none of them.

Frankly, we don't know what you'll hear from Counting Crows. ... And neither does the band, for that matter.

WBFO-FM 88.7 to make programming changes
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 01:40 pm
Beginning July 1, WBFO-FM 88.7 will be making changes to its programming lineup.
Jackie Evancho is live at Artpark on Friday
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 01:15 pm
Thirteen-year-old Jackie Evancho will perform for one night only at Artpark's Mainstage Theater on Friday, June 28, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance are available at
Great Lakes Seaway Trail named to 'Bucket List' of great motorcycle rides
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 12:00 pm
The Great Lakes Seaway Trail has been named a RoadRUNNER Magazine "Bucket List Road" for great motorcycle rides.
MSG to replay best Sabres games of 2012-13
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and MSG Networks have announced plans to air a series of the best games of the Sabres' 2012-13 season. MSG will replay nine Sabres telecasts from the 2012-13 season in a two-hour, condensed format beginning on July 1 and running through Aug. 26.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra set to perform at The Riv
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 12:00 pm
The Historic Riviera Theatre presents The Glenn Miller Orchestra on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. for one performance only.
Buffalo Music Hall of Fame announces Class of 2013 inductees
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 11:55 am
The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame has announced the inductees for the Class of 2013. The official unveiling took place at the Hard Rock Café in Niagara Falls just prior to the dedication and grand opening off the new Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Room given by the Hard Rock in honor of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame and the talent in this region.
Buffalo History Museum's 150th anniversary exhibit 'Ever After,' closes July 7
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 11:55 am
"Ever After," an exhibit celebrating The Buffalo History Museum's sesquicentennial, closes Sunday, July 7. Starting in July 2012, "Ever After" exhibited prized and treasured artifacts from the museum's vast collection.
USA orders two additional episodes of 'Psych'
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 11:55 am
USA Network, the No. 1 cable network, is giving Psych-Os what they want: more "Psych" episodes! Due to the extraordinary popularity of the show, the network has ordered two additional episodes for the eighth season, and, for the first time ever, fans will have the opportunity to vote for one they want to see appear on air.
Rhys Ifans to star in a recurring role on 'Elementary'
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 11:55 am
Rhys Ifans has been cast in the recurring role of Sherlock Holmes' older brother, Mycroft Holmes, in the second season premiere of "Elementary," Thursday, Sept. 26 (10 p.m.), on CBS Television Network. For the first time, the premiere will be shot on location in London.
Chicago is 'The Inspiration' for sold-out Artpark crowd
Wed, Jun 26th 2013 12:00 pm
Artpark welcomed its largest crowd of the summer, more than 10,000 in total, for "An Evening with Chicago." The legendary American band performed two sets and offered hit songs including "25 or 6 to 4," "If You Leave Me Now," "Another Rainy Day In New York City," "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" and "You're the Inspiration."
Patrick Kane, MVP of 2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, to visit 'Late Show with David Letterman' Wednesday
Wed, Jun 26th 2013 11:55 am
Patrick Kane, MVP of the 2013 Stanley Cup champions the Chicago Blackhawks, talks about his team's exciting six-game NHL championship victory over the Boston Bruins when he visits the "Late Show with David Letterman" Wednesday, June 26 (11:35 p.m.), on CBS.
NBC Sports Group presents live and primetime coverage of 100th Tour de France
Wed, Jun 26th 2013 09:50 am
NBC Sports Group, the exclusive rights holder of Tour de France coverage in the U.S., will present live and primetime coverage of each stage of the 100th Tour de France, the world's most prestigious and grueling cycling race, on NBC, NBC Sports Network, NBC Sports Tour de France Live and NBC Sports Tour de France Live mobile apps.
One Direction to open Teen Choice 2013 with performance of 'Best Song Ever' Sunday, Aug. 11, on FOX
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 01:35 pm
Global superstars One Direction tease their upcoming 3D movie "This Is Us" with the eagerly awaited release of their brand new single "Best Song Ever." The first song to be released from their forthcoming third album due out later this year, "Best Song Ever" will be digitally released globally on Monday, July 22.
Buffalo Philharmonic to perform first concert at Old Fort Niagara in a decade
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 08:45 am
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates the region's rich heritage and the tradition of classical music with a concert at Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29.

BPO Associate Conductor Matthew Kraemer will lead a concert packed with symphonic favorites by Copland, Rossini and Beethoven, culminating in Tchaikovsky's bombastic "1812 Overture."

Roycroft 'goodie box' raffle set for June 30
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 08:45 am
One of the most creative and sought-after prizes to be given away in Western New York this summer will be raffled off at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at the annual Roycroft Summer Arts & Crafts Festival. The popular festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29-30 at Parkdale Elementary School, 141 Girard Ave., East Aurora.
'So You Think You Can Dance' gives fans a 'SuperVote'
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 08:30 am
Beginning tonight, and for the first time on "So You Think You Can Dance," viewers will be able to "SuperVote" - cast multiple votes online at one time - immediately after the performance show airs (8-10 p.m.) on FOX.
NBC Sports Group names John Strong lead voice for MLS
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 08:30 am
NBC Sports Group has named John Strong, formerly the lead voice for MLS' Portland Timbers, as the lead play-by-play voice for its Major League Soccer telecasts, beginning in July.
Academy announces submission dates for 2013 Oscars
Tue, Jun 25th 2013 08:30 am
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced category submission deadlines for 86th Academy Awards consideration.
Discovery Channel's 'Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda' smashes television, live, social media and digital ratings records
Mon, Jun 24th 2013 03:00 pm
On "Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda," tightrope walker Nik Wallenda, "The King of the High Wire," made history as the first person ever to cross over the Grand Canyon.
Good luck, Nik Wallenda
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 10:05 am
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. has put together a giant scroll signed by Niagara Falls leaders and visitors offering daredevil Nik Wallenda best wishes as he prepares to cross the Grand Canyon on a tightrope Sunday night.
'Slamming' Chicago ready to rock Artpark
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
Music has become a game of numbers for legendary Illinois-bred band Chicago.
CNBC'S '#TwitterRevolution' will premiere on Wednesday, Aug. 7
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 07:50 pm
It's been called the pulse of the planet - home to Lady Gaga, LeBron, foreign revolutionaries, journalists, tech geeks and the Pope himself. CNBC tells the story behind the rise of Twitter, the social media giant whose 200 million active users have made it a fixture at home and around the world.
NBC orders animated special 'How Murray Saved Christmas'
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 07:45 pm
NBC has greenlit the animated holiday musical special "How Murray Saved Christmas" from four-time Emmy-winning writer and executive producer Mike Reiss ("The Simpsons").

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