MOVIES: Opening today, “Safe Haven” (PG-13) and “Beautiful Creatures” (PG-13); opening Friday, “Escape From Planet Earth” (PG).

NEW ON DVD: “Skyfall” (PG-13) and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” (PG-13).

CONCERTS: Badfish, 7 p.m. Friday, Town Ballroom, 681 Main St.

Scotty McCreery, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls.

BPO Rocks Concert Series with Natalie Merchant, 8 p.m. Saturday, Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle.

Testament with Over Kill, Flotsam & Jetsam and 4Arm, 6 p.m. Sunday, Town Ballroom, 681 Main St.

The Wolfe Tones, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road.

Tab Benoit, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Tralf, 622 Main St.

Elephant Revival, 8 p.m. next Thursday, Ninth Ward at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave.

THEATER: “Inherit the Wind,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Ellicott Creek, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda.

“Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” 7 p.m. today, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, Lewiston.

“Strawberry Shortcake with Special Guests the Doodle Bops,” 12:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.


Even though it’s only February, some teens are already thinking about prom. Cassandra Bankson, who became famous for her YouTube video that showed her makeup routine to cover her cystic acne, has teamed up with David’s Bridal to hunt for the next prom style star. Ten winners of the contest will receive an ultimate prom package and have her prom tips featured on David’s website. One grand prize winner will receive $10,000. To enter, visit, complete a submission form, upload a prom tip video to YouTube, then copy and paste the URL of the video on David’s website. The deadline is March 3.


“I’ve been telling people I’m definitely a little bit more sassy now. I’m a little bit more mouthy.”

– Selena Gomez, on her new attitude since splitting from Justin Bieber, to E! Online