"Journeys Into Papua," the Buffalo Museum of Science's extraordinary exhibition of New Guinean art and artifacts, runs through Jan. 8.



WNED-TV is repeating the first season of the fantastic "Downton Abbey" at 9 p.m Sundays; Season 2 premieres on Jan. 8.


COOL APP: Instagram

Apple named this its "definitive" app of the year. The photo filter app makes it "near-impossible to take a bad shot," it boasts. More than 15 million users would seem to agree. Use customed-designed filters and borders and share pics instantly to Facebook, Twitter and more.



Social media activists gather at Just Vino (846 Main St.) for Lloyd tacos, wine and networking from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Free; register at


GET THERE: Niagara Holiday Market

Peruse the shops and enjoy yuletide events through Jan. 1 on Old Falls Street, between First and Prospect streets, Niagara Falls. Opens at 11 a.m. daily (closes early at 4 p.m. Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day).


THIS WEEK'S PLAYLIST: The top five lyric searches of the year from Yahoo!

5. "Someone Like You" — Adele
4. "Rolling in the Deep" — Adele
3. "Grenade" — Bruno Mars
2. "The Lazy Song" — Bruno Mars
1."SuperBass" — Nicki Minaj



"I get to sit on a throne and boss people around. I took right to it."

— Charlize Theron to the Associated Press, about her role as the Evil Queen in "Snow White and the Huntsman."