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Matthew Smith and Willow Fodor participate in a public reading of a scene from 'Least Resistance' at the James Prendergast Library

Winged Ox Players to present ‘Least Resistance’

JAMESTOWN — “Least Resistance,” an original play about addiction, recovery and hope, will be presented by the Winged Ox Players on consecutive weekends, April 28 & 29 and May 5 & 6 at the Willow Bay Theater, 21 E. 3rd St., Jamestown, at 7:30 p.m. “Least Resistance” explores ...

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The Reg will screen “The Eagle Huntress” Saturday at 2 p.m. and “T2,” the sequel to “Trainspotting” on May 3 at 7 p.m.

The Reg to screen ‘The Eagle Huntress,’ ‘Trainspotting’ sequel

JAMESTOWN – The Best Documentary feature nominee “The Eagle Huntress” shows Saturday at 2 p.m. and T2 Trainspotting shows May 3 at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. In “The Eagle Huntress,” Aishol-pan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in 12 generations of ...

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The New Horizons Band of Western New York will perform Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in King Concert Hall on the SUNY Fredonia campus.

New Horizons Band to offer spring concert on Wednesday in King

The New Horizons Band of Western New York will present its Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at King Concert Hall at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The public is invited to attend the free concert. Dr. Katherine M. Levy will conduct “Three Folk Miniatures” ...

Fredonia voice professor Joe Dan Harper will be featured in the World Premiere of Kurt Rohde’s Never was a knight, which Harper commissioned last year.

World premiere of Kurt Rohde’s ‘Never was a knight’ April 28

With generous support from the Fredonia College Foundation’s Carnahan Jackson Humanities Fund, Fredonia voice professor Joe Dan Harper commissioned award-winning composer Kurt Rohde of San Francisco to compose Never was a knight, a musical reimagining of the Don Quixote narrative. The concept ...

Marion Art Gallery features student work in senior show

The Department of Visual Arts and New Media at the State University of New York at Fredonia will celebrate the accomplishments of graduating art majors with an exhibition opening April 28 in the Cathy and Jess Marion Art Gallery. The exhibition opens on April 28 with a reception from 7 to 9 ...

Submitted Photo: Fredonia’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents its 11th annual Fredonia Dance Ensemble concert from April 28 to 30 in the Robert W. Marvel Theatre at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The event is described as an exhilarating evening of dance, showcasing performances by Fredonia’s outstanding young dancers and a wide variety of choreographic styles.

Dancing at Fredonia

Fredonia’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents its 11th annual Fredonia Dance Ensemble concert from April 28 to 30 in the Robert W. Marvel Theatre at the State University of New York at Fredonia. With performances by Fredonia’s outstanding young dancers and a wide variety of ...

‘Beyond Human: Animals in Literature’ events slated in April

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus County Library System Regional Read is partnering with a State University of New York at Fredonia Department of English capstone class to explore the topic, “Beyond Human: Animals in Literature” in several local libraries in April. Featuring a variety of ...

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“Get out” stars Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams.

‘Get out’ to be shown tonight

JAMESTOWN — The social thriller “Get Out” will be shown tonight, April 19, at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. In Jordan Peele’s (Key and Peele) “Get Out,” when a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real ...

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“Kubo and the Two Strings” was nominated for an Academy Award.

‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ to be presented Friday, Saturday

JAMESETOWN — The Oscar-nominated animated family film “Kubo and the Two Strings” will be shown Friday and Saturday at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. In “Kubo and the Two Strings,” young Kubo’s (Art Parkinson from Game of Thrones) peaceful existence comes crashing down when he ...

Opera House to present Mary Shelley history play, talk-back

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a special one-woman production called “Mary Shelley — A Living History” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The production stars author/actress Susan Marie Frontczak and will include a special Q&A/talk-back immediately following the performance. In a ...

Submitted Photo: The Fredonia Opera House will screen “Table 19” on Saturday, April 22 and Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Opera House to screen ‘Table 19’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the comedy “Table 19,” starring Anna Kendrick. It will be screened on Saturday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. Ex-maid of honor Eloise (Kendrick) – having been relieved of her duties after being unceremoniously ...

Orchesis to hold spring concert April 20-21

Orchesis, Fredonia’s student-run dance company, is holding its spring concert, “Mosaic,” on Thursday, April 20 at 8 p.m., and Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. The show will feature many different forms of dance, from contemporary to hip hop, and everything in between including baton ...

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The opening of the JCC student art and design show at Weeks Gallery will begin April 20 at 6 p.m.

Student art & design

JAMESTOWN — Jamestown Community College’s Weeks Gallery will host an opening reception for the annual juried student art and design exhibition at 6 p.m. on April 20. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition features works from all JCC campuses and includes painting, ...

Brown bagging it

Evolving technology in everyday living and the fake news phenomenon that was coined during the general election cycle will be examined in the final installment of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Brown Bag lecture series on Wednesday, April 12, noon, in Williams Center Room S204 at the ...

Meta Trio performs at JCC April 12

JAMESTOWN — The Meta Trio, featuring saxophonists Michael Hernandez and Jacob Swanson and pianist James Welch, performs at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 in Scharmman Theatre on Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus. The concert is sponsored by JCC’s college program committee ...

Entries being accepted for 2017 Southern Tier Biennial Art Exhibition

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC) is announcing a call for artists for the Southern Tier Biennial (STB), a professionally juried exhibition of works by artists 18 years of age or older, who reside in one of the following New York State counties: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival coming to Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Jamestown on Wednesday, April 12. This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that ...

David Steinberg, Comedian & ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘Seinfeld’ Director, Joins National Comedy Center Week At Chautauqua Institution.

‘Seinfeld’ director coming to Chautauqua Institution

JAMESTOWN — The National Comedy Center and Chautauqua Institution have announced that comedian and director David Steinberg will be the featured guest Aug. 1 as part of Chautauqua Institution’s week of programs on “Comedy and the Human Condition,” presented in partnership with the ...

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Final weekend of swashbuckling fun

From stem to stern, the Marvel Theatre stage — transformed into a rolling pirate ship — is chock-full of rollicking, high-stepping fun in the State University of New York at Fredonia production of Gilbert and Sullivan's beloved "The Pirates of Penzance." Veteran director Tom Loughlin based ...

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“A Dog’s Purpose” will be shown Saturday and Tuesday nights at the Opera House. Attendees who bring a donation for the Lake Shore Humane Society can win a boxed set of books.

Opera House to screen ‘A Dog’s Purpose’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the sweetly sentimental “A Dog’s Purpose.” It will be screened on Saturday, April 8, and Tuesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. Movie patrons who bring one of the items listed on the Lakeshore Humane Society’s donation list will ...