News Categories

Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories

Entertainment feature

Article Title: 

Viewing articles 1 to 40 of 775 total.
 
1234567891011 
>>Next >>
In the end, Emmett, Levine and Moore Triumph
Fri, Apr 29th 2016 05:05 pm
They were a "Rock-n-Roll Machine" known for their annual stops at Kleinhans and later the Buffalo Aud. The Canadian power trio Triumph, featuring Rik Emmett, Mike Levine and Gil Moore, defined the arena rock era with a powerful stage show complete with lasers and a healthy dose of pyrotechnics.
Artpark welcomes Tears For Fears, YES, Beatles tribute RAIN and O.A.R.; full outdoor lineups announced
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 10:00 am
Artpark announced nine remaining concert dates today, revealing complete lineups for "First Niagara presents Tuesdays in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series. The new shows include:
Actors turned singers: Kiefer Sutherland, Johnny Depp among those performing locally this summer
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 11:00 am
In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, "24" star Kiefer Sutherland said he rolls his eyes when he hears of actors turning into singers. But that didn't stop him from adding his name to that list.
Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott reveals debut single, 'Thy Will,' off upcoming faith-based collection 'Love Remains'
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 09:55 am
One third of the multiplatinum-selling group Lady Antebellum, Hillary Scott candidly shared an open letter to fans via social media this morning, introducing her latest musical endeavor and describing the story behind her sonically stunning first single, "Thy Will."
Johnny Depp, Olivia Newton John, Boy George and more headed to Seneca Niagara Casino
Tue, Apr 19th 2016 02:55 pm
After their worldwide television debut on the 58th Annual Grammy Awards earlier this year, The Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Joe Perry, will stop at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Saturday, July 9, for a special outdoor show starting at 8 p.m.
Cuomo signs legislation legalizing mixed martial arts in New York
Fri, Apr 15th 2016 10:15 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation Thursday authorizing competitive mixed martial arts in New York.
Dolly Parton opens Artpark season in special outdoor concert event Sunday, June 12
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 10:00 am
Artpark welcomes country music legend and pop culture icon Dolly Parton in a special amphitheater concert event at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12 (gates at 5:30 p.m.). Tickets ($77-$22) go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 15.
Tedeschi Trucks Band two-night run in Buffalo
Sat, Apr 9th 2016 07:00 am
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Tedeschi Trucks Band - "Let Me Get By 2016" Tour at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8. Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers will be the opening act for both nights.
Trent Harmon is crowned final 'American Idol'
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Thursday night on "American Idol," the lights were dimmed for a final time and host Ryan Seacrest made one last dream come true, as Trent Harmon, 25, from Amory, Mississippi, was named the 15th and final "American Idol" in the history-making series finale live from Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. He beat out La'Porsha Renae.
'Grimm' renewed for sixth season as Friday night series readies to tell new tales
Tue, Apr 5th 2016 07:15 pm
The war on Wesen rages on! NBC's Friday night drama series "Grimm" has been renewed for a sixth season.
Recap: 'Star Wars' Daisy Ridley in Facebook live Q&A
Mon, Apr 4th 2016 01:25 pm
Earlier today, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" actress Daisy Ridley (Rey) participated in an exclusive Q&A via Facebook Live on the "Star Wars" Facebook page.
'The Voice': Q&A with 'grounded,' 'grateful,' grand Hannah Huston
Thu, Mar 31st 2016 03:50 pm
From her blind audition, when three chairs turned, Hannah Huston has earned rave reviews for her performances (including covers of Allen Stone's "Unaware" and Sia's "Elastic Heart"), while also charting on iTunes.
'The Voice': Adam calls Alisan Porter 'the Jordan Smith of this season' following 'Battle Round' win
Thu, Mar 24th 2016 08:05 am
At the conclusion of Monday's episode of "The Voice," coach Adam Levine said Alisan Porter is "the Jordan Smith of this season." He likened the former actor and "Curly Sue" star to the season nine champion, whose high notes made him the frontrunner from his blind audition through the finale.
Geoffrey Zakarian, Lewiston's favorite celebrity chef, dishes on success, new show
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 08:10 am
When interviewing celebrities, many times one has to say, "I'm from Niagara Falls," or "I'm from Buffalo," because, despite Lewiston's rising status nationwide, some people still aren't familiar with the village. Geoffrey Zakarian is not one of those people.
'The Voice': Hannah Huston topples nerves to wow judges
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 05:45 pm
On Monday's episode, Hannah covered Allen Stone's "Unaware."
Sarah Koenig of acclaimed 'Serial' podcast to speak at UB Center for the Arts on April 11
Mon, Mar 7th 2016 01:25 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents "Sarah Koenig: Binge-Worthy Journalism - Backstage with the Host & Co-Creator of 'Serial' " at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 11. Tickets are $34.50 general admission and $24.50 for students (any school).
Artpark announces Ray LaMontagne, Styx, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Mon, Mar 7th 2016 10:00 am
Artpark confirmed six additional concerts in its 2016 season lineup. These headlining acts will perform this summer on Artpark's outdoor stage at the award-winning "First Niagara presents Tuesday in the Park" series and the popular "Coors Light Wednesdays" series. The concerts just announced will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 11.
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' arriving early on Digital HD April 1
Thu, Mar 3rd 2016 02:45 pm
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" shattered box office records upon its debut to become the cinematic event of a generation with over $926 million domestic and $2.05 billion worldwide.
Buffalo History Museum announces M&T 'Third Fridays' 'Giants of Buffalo' 2016
Wed, Mar 2nd 2016 11:45 am
The Buffalo History Museum announces its fourth annual "Giants of Buffalo" program. Local hospitality sage Russell Salvatore and award-winning television and film writer/producer Diane English will be feted at the M&T "Third Fridays" event this spring.
'Curly Sue' star Alisan Porter impresses coaches on 'The Voice'
Tue, Mar 1st 2016 08:35 pm
Alisan Porter began acting in commercials at the age of 3. By 5, she was on "Star Search." At 8, she starred in the John Hughes film "Parenthood." The next year, she played the title character in "Curly Sue."
Yes! Riviera Theatre welcomes Anderson Ponty Band
Mon, Feb 29th 2016 10:25 am
The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center welcomes Anderson Ponty Band, featuring music legends Jon Anderson and Jean-Luc Ponty, at 8 p.m. Tuesday May 17.
'Frozen falls' climber Will Gadd returns to Niagara
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 02:50 pm
Nearly 13 months after he successfully climbed a frozen Niagara Falls, internationally renowned climber Will Gadd returned Thursday to find somewhat different conditions.
'Bones' renewed for final farewell season on FOX
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 06:45 pm
"Bones," the long-running comedic procedural beloved by millions of fans around the world, will return for a final farewell 12th season on FOX, it was announced today by Dana Walden and Gary Newman, chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group.
'The Biggest Loser': Roberto Hernandez named winner
Tue, Feb 23rd 2016 08:30 am
Roberto Hernandez, a 36-year-old physical/health/driver's education teacher from Burbank, Illinois, was named 'The Biggest Loser" on NBC's live finale last night, winning $250,000. He started season 17 at 348 pounds and ended weighing 188, shedding 160 pounds and 45.98 percent of his body weight.
Goo Goo Dolls announce North American headline tour
Mon, Feb 22nd 2016 02:30 pm
Multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road in July for an extensive summer headlining tour of amphitheaters and arenas. Also on the bill as direct support are Collective Soul and Tribe Society.
Nils Lofgren reflects on career with new material, tours Buffalo with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Sun, Feb 21st 2016 02:50 pm
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform Thursday at Buffalo's First Niagara Center.
'Grimm Gala' raises $386,000 for OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 12:05 pm
The "Grimmster Endowment" at OSHU Doernbecher Children's Hospital has grown by $386,000, due to the success of the "Grimm Gala," which took place Saturday, Feb. 13.
All-new celebrity cast of ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars' will be revealed live, Tuesday, March 8, exclusively on 'Good Morning America'
Fri, Feb 19th 2016 11:55 am
This season's new cast of "Dancing with the Stars" will be revealed live, Tuesday, March 8, exclusively on "Good Morning America" (7-9 a.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Setting the stage for bigger acts: Riviera Theatre plans for expansion project
Fri, Feb 12th 2016 07:25 pm
While driving down Webster Street in North Tonawanda, you may be surprised by some famous acts flashing on the Riviera Theatre's marquee - acts unlike what the venue has booked in past years.
'American Idol': Meet the top 24 semifinalists
Fri, Feb 5th 2016 01:45 pm
Thursday night, "American Idol" judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. revealed their picks for the top 24 semifinalists.
The truth is out there: FOX premiere of 'The X-File's breaks worldwide ratings records with more than 50 million viewers in first three days
Mon, Feb 1st 2016 02:05 pm
The latest mind-bending chapter of "The X-Files" captured the attention of tens of millions of viewers around the world with its record-setting, two-night return to FOX last week.
'The Blacklist': Hisham Tawfiq brings life to Dembe, credits James Spader for fan-favorite role
Wed, Jan 27th 2016 08:10 pm
Actor Hisham Tawfiq brings life to Dembe, his popular character on NBC's hit series "The Blacklist."
UB welcomes Brian Wilson 'Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour,' Tedeschi Trucks Band
Mon, Jan 25th 2016 03:00 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces Brian Wilson "Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour" will visit campus at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. Tedeschi Trucks Band's "Let Me Get By 2016 Tour" offers two shows at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8.
Interview: 'Supergirl' star David Harewood 'excited' to play Martian Manhunter J'onn J'onzz
Sun, Jan 24th 2016 08:30 pm
Once again, it's up to a stylish Brit to save the world. This time, however, it isn't Daniel Craig's James Bond fighting off Spectre, but rather David Harewood's J'onn J'onzz shielding the populace from White Martians.
Interview: Seneca Niagara Casino hosts 'An Evening With Richard Marx Solo'
Fri, Jan 22nd 2016 10:20 am
The Richard Marx of your childhood don't mean nothing to the Richard Marx of today.
Interview: Recovering, healthier Scott Stapp returns to Buffalo with revamped 'Proof of Life' tour
Mon, Jan 18th 2016 02:45 pm
A grateful Scott Stapp is recovering; ready to meet, entertain, inspire fans on new "Proof of Life" tour.
Q&A: Artpark's new executive director, Sonia Kozlova Clark, excited about venue's future
Mon, Jan 11th 2016 05:30 pm
Sonia Kozlova Clark was officially announced Monday as Artpark & Company's new executive director.
'The Only Pirate at the Party': Lindsey Stirling inspires others to be different with first book
Sun, Jan 10th 2016 02:00 pm
Lindsey Stirling talks about her first book, "The Only Pirate at the Party," in a new interview with NFP.
You're gonna need a bigger boat: Only surviving 'Jaws' shark acquired by Academy Museum
Thu, Jan 7th 2016 05:25 pm
The Academy Museum announced today it accepted into its collection a major gift of the sole surviving full-scale model of the 1975 "Jaws" shark, donated by Nathan Adlen.
'American Idol's' farewell journey begins
Wed, Jan 6th 2016 08:00 pm
"American Idol's" farewell season kicks off tonight, with auditions from around the country. For three weeks, the judges - Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. - and host Ryan Seacrest will travel to Atlanta, Denver, Little Rock, Philadelphia and San Francisco in search of the 15th "Idol."