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First Fridays – Allentown

February 5
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Every month on the first Friday until December 17, 2016

Location

  • Allentown District
  • Allen St. From N. Pearl to Wadsworth St.
  • Buffalo, NY 14202

Allentown’s gallery walk, known as “First Fridays”, has grown into one of the most popular monthly events in the city of Buffalo. Join us on the first Friday of each month when Allentown art galleries, performance artists, musicians, restaurants, retailers, and more, come together to create a rich cultural attraction.

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First Fridays @ The Gallery

February 5
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Every month on the first Friday until May 6, 2016

Location

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery
  • 1285 Elmwood Avenue
  • Buffalo, NY 14222

On the first Friday of every month admission to the museum’s 1962 Building and select events are free for everyone. Art classes and certain tours are available to the general public for a fee. Special exhibitions in the 1905 Building are available to the general public with museum admission.

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Harlem Globetrotters

February 5

Location

  • First Niagara Center
  • 1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza
  • Buffalo, NY 14203-3007

On the court, the Globetrotters’ 90-year celebration will feature some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet. With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Maddox and Sweet J Ekworomadu* – the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction.

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Monet and the Impressionist Revolution, 1860–1910

February 5
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 20, 2016

Location

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery
  • 1285 Elmwood Avenue
  • Buffalo, NY 14222

The show, “Monet and the Impressionist Revolution,” is the brainchild of Albright-Knox Director Janne Sirén, who organized it along with gallery curator Holly E. Hughes. It will display 40 works from the gallery’s collection spanning five decades, augmented by several Monet paintings borrowed from other American museums.

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All My Sons

February 5
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Every day until February 5, 2016

Location

  • Irish Classical Theatre Company at Andrews Theatre
  • 625 Main Street
  • Buffalo, NY 14203
$43

ICTC presents this powerful and gripping study of honesty and guilt and the corrupting power of greed. Set in post World War II America, it is the story of Joe Keller, a successful businessman and loving family man who during the war allowed his factory to ship faulty airplane cylinders to the US Armed Forces, causing the death of 21 American pilots. A tragedy of the common man in a searing moral crisis, told with electrifying intensity.

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Fetch Clay, Make Man

February 5
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until February 28, 2016

Location

  • Paul Robeson Theatre
  • 350 Masten Avenue
  • African American Cultural Center
  • Buffalo, NY 14209

In the days before one of the most anticipated fights in boxing history, heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali forms an unlikely friendship with controversial Hollywood star Stepin Fetchit. This true story explores the improbable bond that forms between these drastically different, influential cultural icons – one a vibrant and audacious youth, the other a resentful, almost forgotten relic – as they fight to shape their legacies amidst the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

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Fetch Clay, Make Man

February 5
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Every week on Sunday until February 28, 2016

Location

  • Paul Robeson Theatre
  • 350 Masten Avenue
  • African American Cultural Center
  • Buffalo, NY 14209

In the days before one of the most anticipated fights in boxing history, heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali forms an unlikely friendship with controversial Hollywood star Stepin Fetchit. This true story explores the improbable bond that forms between these drastically different, influential cultural icons – one a vibrant and audacious youth, the other a resentful, almost forgotten relic – as they fight to shape their legacies amidst the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

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Milestones of Science

February 5
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Every day until September 30, 2017

Location

  • Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
  • 1 Lafayette Square
  • Buffalo, NY 14203

The Milestones of Science is a collection of first and rare editions by world famous early scientists. The Milestones Collection features 11 science-related disciplines and their fundamental first edition masterworks by world-renown scientists, explorers and inventors.

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Buffalo ComedySportz

February 5
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Every week on Friday until February 12, 2016

Location

  • Buffalo ComedySportz
  • 4476 Main Street
  • Snyder Square - Lower Level
  • Amherst, NY 14226
$3 - $12

ComedySportz is fast-paced, improvisational comedy for all ages, played as a sport. Two teams take turns making up scenes, playing games, and singing songs – and the loyal fans (you!) vote on which team they like the best. It’s all presided over by a referee, who plays host for the evening, calls the ComedySportz fouls, and takes suggestions shouted out by the fans before each game.

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Ice at Canalside

February 5
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Every day until March 13, 2016

Location

  • Canalside
  • 44 Prime Street
  • Buffalo, NY 14202
$4 & $6

Lace up your skates for The Ice at Canalside. Whether you’re on your lunch break, on a date, with family, or with friends you’ll love to take a spin on the Canals on Downtown Buffalo’s Waterfront! Also available, Ice Bike Rentals and Curling (reserve for curling ahead of time).

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