MOVIES: Opening Dec. 10, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" (PG), "The Tourist" (PG-13); opening Dec. 17, "How Do You Know" (PG-13), "Yogi Bear" (PG).
DVD: Released Tuesday, "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" (PG-13), "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (PG), "Knight and Day" (PG-13), "Vampires Suck" (PG-13).
CONCERTS: Miss May I, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Xtreme Wheels, 356 Hertel Ave.
Kissmas Bash with Maroon 5, Kelly Rowland, Miranda Cosgrove and more, 6 p.m. Saturday, HSBC Arena.
Beatlemagic Holiday Show, 7 p.m. Saturday, Tralf, 622 Main St.
Affiance and Memphis May Fire, 5 p.m. Sunday, Xtreme Wheels, 356 Hertel Ave.
Freelance Whales with Miniature Tigers, 8 p.m. Sunday, Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St.
Haste the Day with Oh Sleeper, Our Last Night and Conditions, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Xtreme Wheels, 356 Hertel Ave.
George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls.
Grace Potter & the Nocturnals with Blues & Lasers, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Town Ballroom, 681 Main St.
Chris Isaak, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mainstage Theatre, UB Center for the Arts, North Campus, Amherst.
Robert Randolph and the Family Band, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Tralf, 622 Main St.
THEATER: Dance Theatre of Niagara, 7 p.m. today, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Niagara University.
"The Nutcracker," 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
SMELL LIKE A CELEBRATION
LUSH can make you smell like anything you want. It has a lot of soaps and body washes to choose from, but here are some of our favorites.
Glogg is a LUSH interpretation of a festive mulled wine. The shower wash is a pleasant little jolt during your sleepy morning shower. Its main scent is a spicy cinnamon. It is $24.95 for a 16.9-ounce bottle.
Mandarin's Tea Party bar soap. The smell of this one is pure spring. The scent of orange blossoms will fill your bathroom. There are real dried orange slices throughout, along with soft chunks of crystallized ginger to add a little bit of sweet spice. This soap will help to keep you smiling in winter. It is $6.95 for 3.5-ounce bar.
If you like the smell, get the Orange Blossom solid stick perfume. It's a handy little transportable stick you can toss in your purse without worrying it will spill. The stick has neroli oil and Ylang Ylang oil in it. It comes in a 0.4-ounce container for $9.95.
Lush Gifts also has gifts that give back (the entire price of its Charity Pot hand and body cream goes to charitable organizations), eco-friendly finds (in reusable packaging), food-inspired treats, and vegan products all that are great stocking stuffers.
See all this and way more at www.lushusa.com.
Spirit Day never looked so good until you found just the right way to draw the school mascot across your face.
With the UO Face and Body Crayon Set ($16) from Urban Outfitters, you can be sure you'll be prepared for the next Spirit Week. Each set includes 12 sticks of color you can use to decorate your face and body. You can also use the colors for makeup, as eye or lip liners!
So get out your crayon set and start coloring, inside and outside the lines. See them at www.urbanoutfitters.com.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
... The first big concert I went to was the Gun 'N Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour in '92. It was incredible."
-- "Unstoppable" actor Chris Pine, on his first concert.
-- McClatchy Newspapers