MOVIES: Opening Friday, “After Earth” (PG-13); coming June 7, “Much Ado About Nothing” (PG-13) and “Tiger Eyes” (PG-13); coming June 14, “Man of Steel” (PG-13).

NEW ON DVD: “Beautiful Creatures” (PG-13).

CONCERTS: Billy Currington, 8 p.m. Friday, Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls.

Shawn Phillips, 8 p.m. Friday, Tralf, 622 Main St.

Dru Hill with Shirley Murdock and D’mott, 8 p.m. Saturday, Tralf, 622 Main St.

Roy Clark and Mel Tillis, 8 p.m. Saturday, Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.

Bloc Party with Bear Mountain, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls.

Billy Idol, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater, Lewiston.

Swingin’ Utters with the Chosen Ones and more, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave.

Bleeding Hearts, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Buffalo River Fest Park, 249 Ohio St.

Organist Nathan Avakian, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.

Guns N Roses, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Outer Harbor Concerts, Fuhrmann Boulevard.

THEATER: “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley,” 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Allendale Theatre, 203 Allen St. (Ice cream social to follow.)


Hurry, the deadline is tomorrow to submit a design for Diet Coke’s T-shirt contest. Go to to submit your idea, and also check out a video featuring Taylor Swift’s thoughts on personal style and how she approaches fashion:;v=3heblmOC6TU. The winner will receive $10,000, a trip to meet Swift at a concert in Nashville, Tenn., and his or her design will be featured in all Target stories in the United States in the fall.


“It can absolutely feel like one big popularity contest, and you know what? I can’t be bothered.”

– Nicki Minaj, comparing the music business to high school, to Teen Vogue