The weekend before the Academy Awards is a perfect time to learn about what's in store for Hollywood - and Broadway, for that matter. Robert Knopf discusses "THE FUTURE OF THEATER AND FILM" as part of the University at Buffalo's Cutting Edge Lecture Series at 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The talk takes place in the UB Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst. Call 645-2711 for details.
NO I.D REQUIRED
Not 21? No problem.
Saddle up and head to HSBC Arena for the WORLD'S TOUGHEST BULLS AND BRONCOS. WTBB champion Tim Wilkinson and Marty Hebb are among those riding in for the 7:30 p.m. Saturday event. Tickets priced, $15 to $35, are available at the arena box office or through Tickets.com. For more information, call (888) 223-6000 or visit www.hsbcarena.com.
FUN FOR ONE
Go single - or bring a friend
Get geared up for Mardi Gras with a SINGLES DANCE at 9 p.m. today in the Millennium Airport Hotel Ballroom, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Admission costs $5; call 668-9237 for details. If you're busy tonight, check out prizes, food, dancing and more at the MARDI GRAS MASKED COSTUME BALL at 8 p.m. Saturday in the New Phoenix Theatre, 95 Johnson Park. Tickets cost $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 853-1334 or 876-6291 for more details.