Weekly Feature



2017-10-12 / Entertainment

Literature

fri. 13

Luncheon with Laura Pederson — Buffalo author, Laura Pederson, will discuss her new book, Wanda’s Better Way,” 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Twentieth Century Club, 595 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 688-7835

Second Stage Writers — Featuring Charlie Petch (TransMasculine poet from Toronto) Rachelle Toarmino and Rachael K. Williams, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Grindhaus Cafe, 160 Allen St., Buffalo; Free. 725-6300

Amaranth Borsuk — Poet, scholar and book artist whose work encompasses print and digital media, performance and installations, as part of Poetics Plus, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Western New York Book Arts Center, 468 Washington St., Buffalo. 832-5400, www.justbuffalo.org

sat. 14

Discovering Yourself Through Story — An interactive engagement program that uses poetry, performance and art to awaken the individuality, self-esteem, creativity and inner voice of each participant, with spoken word poet, Ten Thousand, for ages 14 to 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. 332-4375, www.brightonplacelibrary.org

Indie Author Day — Second annual event featuring 50 local authors representing all genres, including Jonathon Welch, Marti Gorman, Karen Wielinski, E.A. Hennessy and Rick Falkowski, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo; Free. 858-8900, www.buffalolib.org, www.indieauthorday.com

sun. 15

Inner Ear Reading Series: Basinski & Melin — Featuring

Michael Basinski and Buffalo’s own Paige Melin, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St., Buffalo; $.

mon. 16

Free Writing Sessions for Children — Niagara University’s Family Literacy Center is offering a free program that is designed to facilitate creative writing opportunities for children in grades 3-8, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in the Academic Complex, Room 125 of Niagara University, 5795 Lewiston Road, Lewiston. To register, contact Dr. Kathleen McGrath, associate professor of education and director of the Family Literacy Center at NU at 286-8309 or flc@niagara.edu. www.niagara.edu

Emanuel Xavier and Luis Negr√≥n — Award-winning slam poet Emanuel Xavier will perform, and acclaimed fiction writer Luis Negron will read from his works, with a question and answer session following, 7-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in Old Main Room 314 of the Language Resource at Canisius College, 2001 Main St., Buffalo; Free. 888-2408

tues. 17

History of Buffalo Music & Entertainment — Following a one-hour audio presentation on rock ‘n’ roll in Buffalo from the late 1950s to the early 1980s, the book by Rick Falkowski will be available for purchase, 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the City of Tonawanda Library, 333 Main St., Tonawanda.

wed. 18

Third Wednesday Poetry/Reading Series — Featured readers and open reading slots, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Screening Room, in the Boulevard Mall, 880 Alberta Drive, formerly the Funny Bone Comedy Club. Separate entrance outside the mall between Macy’s and JC Penney’s; $. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net

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