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Grammy-winning fingerpicker Pat Donohue will perform at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday., Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Folk in Fredonia Music Series.

Grammy-winning guitarist to perform at Opera House

Grammy-winning fingerpicker Pat Donohue will perform at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday., Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Folk in Fredonia Music Series. Donohue’s devotion to acoustic guitar has made him an American standard. A versatile guitarist’s guitarist, he plays it ...

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Grammy-winning fingerpicker Pat Donohue will perform at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday., Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Folk in Fredonia Music Series.

Grammy-winning guitarist to perform at Opera House

Grammy-winning fingerpicker Pat Donohue will perform at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday., Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Folk in Fredonia Music Series. Donohue’s devotion to acoustic guitar has made him an American standard. A versatile guitarist’s guitarist, he plays it ...

Submitted photo: Live at the Met kicks off its 2017-18 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Sat., Oct. 7, at 1 p.m.

Opera House Live at the Met Season Kicks Off with masterpiece

Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high definition (HD) opera transmissions to theaters around the world, kicks off its 2017-18 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Sat., Oct. 7, at 1 p.m., with a new staging of Vincenzo Bellini’s masterpiece ...

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“Year by the Sea” will be shown on Oct. 7 and 10. On Oct. 7, there will also be a relaxing “cinema stretch” yoga class at 5:45 p.m.

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘Year by the Sea’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Year by the Sea,” about a woman’s quest to rediscover herself. It stars Karen Allen and Celia Imrie, and will be screened on Saturday, Oct. 7 and Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. The film is based on the best-selling memoirs of ...

Local artist’s work to be displayed at Octagon Gallery

WESTFIELD — At the end of last year, local artist and Westfield resident Trenton Lutes was awarded the Artist in Community Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program which is supported by Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is ...

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Ring Road Singers at FFUMC Fredonia First United Methodist Church invites the community to a concert by the Ring Road Singers from SUNY Fredonia on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. The Ring Road Singers are a student–led group of 31 music and non-music majors who are accepted by audition into the ...

Sprout Film Festival returns today

JAMESTOWN — The experiences of people with disabilities will be shared when The Resource Center brings the third annual Sprout Film Festival to Jamestown today. The festival takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts on East Third Street. Admission is free thanks to a ...

Access Channel 5 programming for Sept. 30 to Oct. 6

“Defenders of Freedom” shares the first hand experiences of World War II veterans in the Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania areas. Hosted and filmed at the Jackson Center in Jamestown, the project is a collaborative effort between the Center, the United Veterans Council, ...

Submitted Photo: Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will play “It Comes at Night” showing Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. and the comic-book movie “Spider-Man: Homecoming” showing Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m.

Two is better than one

JAMESTOWN — Reg Lenna Center for The Arts continues its fall movie season with the post-apocalyptic thriller “It Comes at Night” showing Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. and the comic-book movie “Spider-Man: Homecoming” showing Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. “It Comes at Night” stars ...

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“The Glass Castle” will be screened this Saturday, and Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at The Opera House

Opera House to screen ‘The Glass Castle’ Saturday, Tuesday

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “The Glass Castle,” the true story based on the best-selling memoir of the same name. It stars Brie Larson and Woody Harrelson, and will be screened this Saturday, and Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Chronicling the adventures of an ...

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Silver Creek man writes science fiction book

Scott Downey of Silver Creek is the new author of the science fiction adventure called Project 49. This is his first novel and it is available on Amazon, both in E-book and paperback. Downey was born and raised in Western New York. Once in sixth grade, he read the book, “Not Quite Human: ...

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The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will screen “Baby Driver” as part of the Opera House Cinema Series. It will be shown Saturday, Sept. 23, and Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m.

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘Baby Driver’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Baby Driver,” one of the summer’s biggest blockbuster action films. It stars Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm and Jamie Foxx, and will be screened on Saturday, Sept. 23, and Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. In “Baby ...

Winged Ox Players to present ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

JAMESTOWN — The Winged Ox Players will present their fall production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” on Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Willow Bay Theatre, 21 East Third St., Jamestown. The Winged Ox Players is a ministry ...

The Trip to Spain and Despicable Me 3 to show at Reg Lenna

The Trip to Spain and Despicable Me 3 to show at Reg Lenna

JAMESTOWN — Reg Lenna Center for The Arts continues its fall movie season with the road trip comedy The Trip to Spain showing Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. After jaunts to northern England and Italy, British actors and comedians Steve Coogan (Philomena) and Rob Brydon (The Trip, The Trip to ...

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“An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power,”  will be screened this Saturday, and Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at The 1891 Fredonia Opera House.

Riveting follow-up

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power,” the sequel to the Oscar-winning “An Inconvenient Truth.” It will be screened this Saturday, and Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. A decade after “An Inconvenient Truth” brought ...

Musicians Sue Tillotson and Jim Cunningham, who will be featured performers in the 2017-18 Folk in Fredonia Music Series with a concert in May, are two of the many area performers who will help make the 23rd Annual Free-for-All at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House an afternoon of music, laughter and fun. Tickets to Sept. 17 event are free.

Opera House Folk-in-Fredonia music series to start with Free-For-All

The Folk-in-Fredonia Music Series at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House will kick off its 2017-18 season with the annual “Free-for-All” on Sunday, Sept.17. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. and admission is free. The Free-For-All was started 23 years ago by local folk group The Newton Street ...

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Works of several current and former Jamestown Community College faculty members will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14 in the Weeks Gallery.

Talents of faculty

A reception celebrating the works of several current and former Jamestown Community College faculty members will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14 in the Weeks Gallery. The event, free and open to the public, will include hors d’oeuvres created by Planet Earth as well as artisan ...

Claudette Sorel Piano competition registration deadline Sept. 15

The Fredonia School of Music has announced the second annual Claudette Sorel Piano Competition in November, an event designed to celebrate the creativity and excellence of young pianists. Named in honor of Fredonia piano professor emeritus, Claudette Sorel, the event is supported by the Sorel ...

Artists announced for the Southern Tier Biennial

Hundreds of artists have entered the Southern Tier Biennial (STB) over the last 12 years allowing the creation of exhibitions that showcase the vitality and diversity of contemporary art in the region, and the 2017 STB promises to deliver another exceptional exhibition. This year’s jurors, ...

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Chris Trapper, above, and Bae, right, will perform at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m
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A night of music

FREDONIA — Singer/Songwriter, and former front man for the 90s alternative rock band The Push Stars, Chris Trapper will present a solo acoustic show at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Friday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. Opening the show will be rising singer/songwriter Bea. With four CD releases ...