Greater Allentown First Fridays. 6 p.m. Allentown. Free. Come to Allentown on the first Friday of every month to take part in a celebration of the culture to be found in one of Buffalo's most seminal districts. Food, music, art...you can find it all in Allentown.
Periphery. 6 p.m. Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. 853-5483. waitingroombuffalo.com. $20-$25. Progressive metal band and pioneers of the "djent" movement in metal bring along amazing technicality, along with friends like Norma Jean, a staple in the metal community in their own right.
"In the Continuum.". 8 p.m. African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. 884-2013. aaccbuffalo.org. $22-$25. Two women on continents an ocean apart face the AIDS crisis and discover commonalities within themselves.
The Art of Drink: Bootleg Bucha (part of M&T First Fridays). 8:30 p.m. Albright Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave. 882-8700. albrightknox.org. $5-$10. This intimate tasting of kombucha brings a modern spin on refreshing flavors of this drink. Come see for yourself what all the fuss is about.
Latin Night. 10 p.m. EXPO, 617 Main St. 218-8989. expobuffalo.com. $5. Take a Latin dance lesson and then dance the night away to salsa, bachata, and tons of other genres while enjoying the bar at EXPO.