Poet Sonia Sanchez headlines the Buffalo/Williamsville Poetry, Music and Dance Celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday. It takes place in Kleinhans Music Hall, Symphony Circle. Call 832-5400 or visit www.justbuffalo.org for more information.
NO I.D. REQUIRED
Not 21? No problem
The beat goes on Saturday in Buffalo State College when "Day of Percussion" begins at 9 a.m. with a hands-on clinic with featured artists Ed Mann, percussionist for Frank Zappa; Jim Donovan, drummer/percussionist for Rusted Root; Maelstrom Percussion Fusion; and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra percussion section. The clinic is followed by the "Maelstrom and Master Drummer Concert" at 8 p.m. Both events take place in the Performing Arts Center, Rockwell Hall, 1300 Elmwood Ave. For more information and tickets, call 878-3005.
FUN FOR ONE
Go single -- or bring a friend
Swing Into Spring at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Ladies First Big Band and Michael Mirand as they perform for your ballroom-dancing enjoyment in American Legion Post 264, 60 Main St., Tonawanda. Arrive early for a lesson with Tara Scime! For more information, call 491-0186 or visit http://tmsdance.tripod.com. Tickets for the dance are $10 advance and $12 door.