1. The list of free outdoor concerts keeps getting bigger. Two more series start up tonight. The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, celebrating its 75th year, opens the 14th annual Elmwood Village Summer Concert Series at 7 at Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway. Meanwhile, the Friends of Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca, open their Summer Concert Series in the park amphitheater at 6:30. First up is Vinnie DiRosa with Vitamin D. In case of rain, the concert moves indoors to the West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 4620 Union Road.
2. Guitarist Peter Frampton chalked up one of the best-selling concert albums of all time in 1976, his mega-platinum double-disc "Frampton Comes Alive!" It featured two of his biggest hits -- "Baby, I Love Your Way" and "Show Me the Way." Now, to celebrate its 35th anniversary, he comes to the free Tuesday in the Park series at Artpark in Lewiston to re-create that album in its entirety. If you go, get there early, because there will be no opening act. Frampton and his band will take the stage at 6:30 p.m.
3. One of Western New York's premiere golf tournaments tees off this morning at East Aurora Country Club. It's the International Junior Masters, which attracts the most-promising players between ages 14 and 18 from around the world. The winner will be the one out of 78 who finishes in the top 32 after 36 holes of medal play and then survives five rounds of head-to-head match play. Players to watch include Matt Lemay of Waterloo, Ont., who made the semifinals here last year at age 14, and Austin Nowak of Lancaster, who lost to Lemay in the quarterfinals last year. Admission is free, and the clubhouse is open to the public.
4. The Black Leadership Commission on AIDS of Buffalo will present a forum that focuses on African-American men from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Buffalo Museum of Science auditorium, 1020 Humboldt Parkway. The title of the program is "Stigma, Shame, Denial, Discrimination, Inaction, Misaction." It's free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, call Donna Chapman at 832-2088.
5. The State Legislature has passed a bill allowing a new kind of corporation in New York -- a benefit corporation. To talk about how benefit corporations can succeed at making money and doing good, the Partnership for the Public Good is holding a forum from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Suite 1200, 237 Main St. Special guest for the session, titled "The Triple Bottom Line: Benefit Corporations, Non-Profits, For-Profits and Co-ops," is Heather Van Dusen, a national expert on benefit corporations. To reserve a seat, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Recent movies scheduled for release today include "Barney's Version," with Paul Giamatti as a quirky television producer who messes up all his personal relationships; and a pair of films with Vanessa Hudgens, "Beastly," the modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" set in New York City, and the violent sci-fi fantasy "Sucker Punch."
7. In the music racks, there are new CDs by Beyonce ("4"), Billy Ray Cyrus ("I'm American"), Dolly Parton ("Better Day"), Gillian Welch ("The Harrow & The Harvest"), Jolie Holland ("Pint of Blood"), Limp Bizkit ("Gold Cobra"), Marianne Faithful ("Horses and High Heels"), Queensryche ("Dedicated to Chaos") and Selena Gomez and the Scene ("When the Sun Goes Down").
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