POP/ROCK Annual event Concert festival season kicks off at noon Memorial Day with Kiss the Summer Hello, with LL Cool J, Tyrese, Field Mob, Sean Paul, Daniel Bedingfield, Seven Day Faith and more, at Six Flags Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center. Page X.
ROCK Rockin' the ballpark And less than a week later, another big festival comes to Dunn Tire Park: EFX -- Edgefest 10, beginning at 2 p.m. next Friday. Edgefest features Staind, Cold, the Juliana Theory, Powerman 5000, (Hed) PE, Finch, Seether, Trapt, Klear and Smile Empty Soul. Page X.
THEATER Shaw kick-off The Shaw Festival's season officially gets under way with the first opening, "Misalliance" by George Bernard Shaw. "Misalliance" continues through Nov. 2 in the Festival Theatre, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. Page X.
DANCE Guest dancer The Greater Buffalo Youth Ballet performs "Cinderella" with guest artist Igor Burlak from the Kansas City Ballet this weekend in University at Buffalo's Center for the Arts. Page X.
THEATER More Canadian drama Fort Erie's Gypsy Theatre Company begins its summer season with "Dear Liar," adapted from the correspondence between Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell. Read about the rest of the season at the theater just across the border on Page X.