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This Week / Some recommended events for the week of Jan. 2-8

>WEDNESDAY

Five for five

What: Five Women Poets

Why: Hear what they have to say.

Info: Part of the Center for Inquiry/Just Buffalo Literary Cafe, the free event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for Inquiry, 1310 Sweet Home Road, Amherst, and features Lynn Ciesielski, Martha Deed, Lisa Wiley, Jane Sadowsky and Marge Merrill.

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>THURSDAY

Heart songs

What: Sarah McLachlan

Why: Bring on the Wonder.

Info: Beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. Tickets are $32.50 to $52.50 and are available through the box office and Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call 847-1410 or visit www.sheas.org.

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>FRIDAY

Tea, Rex?

What: "Storm in a Teacup"

Why: Catch the 1937 classic featuring Rex Harrison.

Info: Part of the Old Chestnut Film Society film series "The Debonairs" (Part Two)" also featuring William Powell and Fred Astaire, the film begins at 7:30 p.m., Phillip Sheridan School Community Room, 3200 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. Admission is $6. For more information, call 836-4757.

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>SATURDAY

Oh, Elvis

What: Birthday Party for the King

Why: Get all shook up!

Info: Join the birthday celebration for Elvis beginning at 6 p.m. in Michael's Banquet Facility, 4885 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. The benefit event for Hospice includes a performance by Terry Buchwald, raffles, auctions and food. Tickets are $10 advance and $15 the day of the event. For more information, call 686-9884 or email wnyelvisappreciationsociety@yahoo.com.

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Fiddle away

What: Creek Bend

Why: Enjoy a little bluegrass during a white winter.

Info: At 7 p.m. in the Springville Center for the Arts, 37 N. Buffalo St., Springville. The performance includes guests Julianna Noto, Sarah Sheffield and Kiersten Roetzer. Tickets are $15 at the door. For more information, call 592-9038.

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