MOVIES: Opening Friday, "Dream House" (PG-13); coming Oct. 7, "Real Steel" (PG-13).

CONCERTS: White Horse, 8 p.m. today, Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St.

The Bella Donna and the Donner Party with Red October, Don't Be a Hero, Sheltered by Skies, Currents and Come Honor, 5 p.m. Friday, Xtreme Wheels, 356 Hertel Ave.

Sean McCann & the Committed, 7 p.m. Friday, Town Ballroom, 681 Main St.

ZOSO The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience with Back to the Bars., 7 p.m. Friday, Club Paradise, 3950 McKinley Parkway, Blasdell.

The Head and the Heart with Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, 7 p.m. Saturday, Town Ballroom, 681 Main St.

Lionize/Larry and His Flask, 7 p.m. Saturday, Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St.

Rare Earth, 8 p.m. Saturday, Bear's Den, Seneca Niagara Casino and Hotel, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls.

Willie Nile, 8 p.m. Saturday, Seneca Theatre, 4642 Queen St., Niagara Falls, Ont.

Keb' Mo' Band, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Mainstage Theatre, UB Center for the Arts, North Campus, Amherst.

Falling in Reverse with For All Those Sleeping, Eyes Set to Kill and My City, My Secret, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Xtreme Wheels, 356 Hertel Ave.

Matt Nathanson, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Town Ballroom, 681 Main St.

Jackie Greene, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Tralf, 622 Main St.

Adrian Belew Power Trio and Stick Men, 8 p.m. Wednesday, 622 Main St.

Mac Miller with Casey Veggies and the Come Up, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls.

THEATER: "Fiddler on the Roof," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Ellicott Creek Playhouse, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda.

"Pinkalicious: The Musical," 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre of Youth, Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St.

POETRY: Reading by Ron Silliman, 8 p.m. Friday, Western New York Book Arts Collaborative, 468 Washington St.

Fringes and Infringement poetry workshop with Anne Goldsmith, 10 a.m. Saturday, CG Jung Center, 408 Franklin St.



TankBots from Desk Pets are remote-controlled robot vehicles that can move through obstacles, rocks, even mazes, thanks to an infrared sensor. Even cooler is the remote is your phone. The app for your smartphone tells your TankBot not only where to move, but also to make growling and honking noises.

The TankBot has a retractable USB charger built in and carries a 30-minute charge.

It comes in orange, blue, black and green and costs $20. It is available at, Radio Shack and Toys R Us.

You can get the app at



If you walk to school throughout the fall rains and winter snows, you have probably been searching for this unicorn of a boot. The Merrell Tetra Launch Waterproof Boot is where performance meets style. It is waterproof, with antimicrobial fleece lining. It is easy to put on and take off and has a rubber sole that grips in all directions.

It comes in black or cherry brown and is $160 at or



"I found out Jillian [Michaels] was leaving, I went after it because it was the perfect opportunity. It was about health, fitness and diet, and I could relate to them being scrutinized for how they look: too this, too that, not good enough." -- Former pro tennis player Anna Kournikova, a personal trainer on the new season of NBC's "The Biggest Loser."