Tuesday, 7 p.m.: Circleformance Series reading featuring poets Perry Nicholas and Katherine Russell. Meridian West Gallery, 1209 Hertel Ave. $5.

Wednesday, 6:15 p.m.: Spotlight on Youth: Open format performance showcase for Western New York young artists, ages 12 to 21. Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main St. Call Just Buffalo at 832-5400 for information.