sat. 25 & sun. 26 Bach’s Birthday Bash — The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra with the special guest pianist Angela Hewitt will perform Bach concertos under the baton of Stefan Sanders, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 25, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 885-5000, www.bpo.org

Kenmore West’s Roszak voted Coach of the Year

When Rob Roszak saw the other nominees for 2016-17 All-Bee Boys Hockey Coach of the Year, he thought there was no way he was going to win. But Roszak, in his second year as Kenmore West head coach, should give himself a little more credit, as his peers in The Bee coverage area chose him for the top honor. “I […]

First teamers boast elite-level talent

All-Bee Boys Hockey

The 2016-17 All-Bee Boys Hockey Team is not short on elite talent. This year’s squad includes a pair of forwards who led their divisions in scoring, a forward and a defenseman who won a state championship, a defenseman who had a plus/minus ratio of plus-27, and a goalie who stopped practically every shot to help his team win its first-ever […]

Family Activities

thurs. 23 After-School Escape — Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different fun hour-long outdoor activity each week, for children in grades K through 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to […]

Special Events

thurs. 23 Spaghetti Dinner — Benefiting Westen’s Warriors and Honor Flight and featuring basket raffle, and take-out is available, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at West Seneca Middle School, 395 Center Road, West Seneca; $. 821-7042, 821-7002, www.e1b.org Plantasia: Gardens Through the Ages — Step into the past or journey into the future and experience a display of gardens through […]


thurs. 23 Proof — By David Auburn and produced by Buffalo Laboratory Theatre. On the eve of her 25th birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions, the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire, and the attentions […]


fri. 24 INVITE will perform, along with Twin Rivals, Old Ghosts, Treadwalker, Lying in Wait, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, at Sugar City, 1239 Niagara St., Buffalo; Free. 553-2530, www.buffalosugarcity.org sat. 25 Up and coming EDM artist Bear Grillz, with special guests Terravita and Buffalo’s own Notixx, 9 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at The Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., […]


fri. 24 Pushing the Envelope — An exhibit of new works by artist Jozef Bajus. In uniquely experimental ways, the artist of two and three-dimensional pieces employ several mediums, including staples, rag paper and vintage envelopes, which have been printed, painted, cut, woven and torn, with an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 24, and continues through […]


thurs. 23 Hot Club of Buffalo — The group adds some modern twists to traditional gypsy swing, with Dean Gionis (guitar), Joshua Assad (guitar), Kevin O’Brien (bass) and E.J. Koeppel (violin), 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com thurs. 23-sat. 25 Veronic Voices — Voice impressionist Veronic at […]

Marauder defenseman Lalley tabbed Player of the Year

Rich Crozier has coached some elite hockey players in his nine years at St. Joe’s, and senior defenseman Jack Lalley ranks right at the top of the list. Lalley, the 2016-17 All-Bee Boys Hockey Player of the Year, might not have the flashiest stats with five goals and 13 assists for 18 points, but his competitiveness and leadership were keys […]