Isaiah Rashad. 7:30 p.m. Studio @ The Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. Up-and-coming critically acclaimed young rapper. 853-5483. $15-$65.
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AD.UL.T. 8 p.m. Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St. Underground noise punk duo out of Boston. 312-9279. $5.
Lumagination Launch Party. 6 to 9 p.m. Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave. Kick off the opening of the newest light and sound experience at the Botanical Gardens with cocktails and food. 827-1584. $35-$45.
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Paint Nite. 6:30 p.m. Armor Inn Tap Room, 5381 Abbott Road, Hamburg. Create art of your own and spend time with friends, drinks and conversation. 202-1315. $45.