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WHAT'S HAPPENING

MOVIES: Opening Friday, "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" (PG); coming March 9, "John Carter" (PG-13); "A Thousand Words" (PG-13); "Footnote" (PG); coming March 23, "The Hunger Games."

CONCERTS: Rachelle Ferrell, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, Tralf, 622 Main St.

Martin Sexton, 8 p.m. Friday, Asbury Hall at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave.

Kelly Clarkson, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Avalon Theatre, Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Ont.

Matthew Good with Emily Greene, 9 p.m. Friday, Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls.

Shopkeepers, 7 p.m. Saturday, Alden Christian Theatre Society, 1470 Church St., Alden.

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

Ron Hawkins & the Do Good Assassins with Jeremy Hoyle, 8 p.m. Saturday, Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St.

The Irish Rovers, 4 p.m. Sunday, Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.

moe, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Town Ballroom, 681 Main St.

WYRK Acoustic Concert Series with Thompson Square, Hunter Hayes and JT Hodges, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mainstage Theatre, UB Center for the Arts, North Campus, Amherst.

POETRY: Poetics Plus at UB with Dale Smith and Hoa Nguyen, 8 p.m. Friday, Rust Belt Books, 202 Allen St.

Burchfield Penney Art Center Poetry Series with Carol Brown Knuth and Craig Werner, 2 p.m. Sunday, Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave.

EXHIBIT: "CSI: The Experience," through April 29, Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway.

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SPIN THE BLACK CIRCLE

Throw-back to years past with this retro gift idea. A set of two vintage LP record bookends is the perfect addition to a desk or shelf.

The bookends, handmade from authentic records, crafted from 45 rpm vinyl records, satisfy the desires of both the music lover and the environmentalist, as they are all recycled and made in the United States.

The bookends measure 7 inches in diameter and have a 3 3/4 -inch stand to hold the books up. Artists featured on the records vary by purchase and cannot be requested.

The set costs $39.95 before shipping and can be purchased at www.greatgiftsformen.com.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If people spent as much time thinking about the genocides going on in Africa and around the world as they do the shoes that actors wear to after-parties, the world would be a much more peaceful environment."

-- "The Descendants' " Shailene Woodley, responding to criticism for wearing barefoot running shoes to a Golden Globes after party, to New York magazine

-- McClatchy Newspapers