Entertainment

Robby Takac is ‘Dyin’ tonight’ for Johnny Gruesome

“Dyin’ Tonight,” an original song performed by Robby Takac of Goo Goo Dolls fame for the upcoming horror film Johnny Gruesome, has been released by Funhouse Productions and is available for purchase on major music platforms. Takac co-wrote the song with Armand John Petri and Joe Rozler, ...

Fredonia Bassoon Ensemble to present fall concert

The Fredonia Bassoon Ensemble will present its fall concert on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m., in Rosch Recital Hall at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The group will perform transcribed and original works by Antonio Vivaldi, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Tomaso Albinoni, Johann ...

Opera House Cinema Series to Screen ‘The Bookshop’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the charming “The Bookshop,” starring Emily Mortimer and Bill Nighy It will be screened on Saturday, Oct. 27, and Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. In “The Bookshop,” it’s England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green ...

Opera House presents National Theatre Live’s King Lear with Ian McKellen

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a riveting new production of Shakespeare’s King Lear, starring acclaimed actor Ian McKellen in the title role. Captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s Chitester Festival Theatre, it will be presented on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. ...

Mamma Mia! continues at Lucille Ball Little Theatre

JAMESTOWN — The smash hit musical, “Mamma Mia!” is being presented by the Lucille Ball Little Theatre, 18 East Second St., Jamestown. The lively show features popular music by the 1970’s super group, ABBA. Shows continue to take place at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Sunday at 2 p.m., Friday, ...

College Symphony opens season with Concerto competition winner

The College Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. David Rudge, begins another season featuring School of Music Concerto Competition winner and pianist Grace Jang playing the first movement of the Schumann Piano Concerto today, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m., in King Concert Hall at the State ...

Operatic countertenor to perform at JCC

JAMESTOWN — Acclaimed operatic countertenor Ray Chenez will perform a recital in Jamestown Community College’s Weeks Reception Hall at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The program is free and open to the public. Prior to the recital, Chenez will present lectures at 8 and 11 a.m. to students ...

Piano Day at Fredonia offers opportunities for exploration

On Saturday, Oct. 20, piano students in the School of Music at the State University of New York at Fredonia will be offering 30-minute lessons for $15 dollars during Piano Day. There are 30-minute time slots starting at 9 a.m., continuing until 7 p.m. Those participating are not limited to ...

Opera House Met Live Season continues with ‘Samson et Dalila’

Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high definition (HD) opera transmissions to theaters around the world, continues its 2018-19 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m., with Camille Saint-Saens’ epic biblical tragedy ...

Artists Jim and Pat Reno participating in Pottery Tours

Studio to studio pottery tours have been initiated in numerous parts of the United States. Since there is an ongoing desire on the part of the general public to own and give objects that have been made by hand by creative individuals in their own region, such pottery tours have become quite ...

Comedian John O’Hurley to perform Saturday in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — Reg Lenna Center for The Arts presents a night of nostalgia when “Seinfeld” actor John O’Hurley performs “A Man With Standards” live on stage Saturday, at 8 p.m. “A Man With Standards” is the veteran performer’s retrospective of the music of The Great American ...

Artist Marvin Bjurlin participating in Pottery Tours

Studio to studio pottery tours have been initiated in numerous parts of the United States. Since there is an ongoing desire on the part of the general public to own and give objects that have been made by hand by creative individuals in their own region, such pottery tours have become quite ...

Artist Lisa Eppolito participating in Pottery Tours

Studio to studio pottery tours have been initiated in numerous parts of the United States. Since there is an ongoing desire on the part of the general public to own and give objects that have been made by hand by creative individuals in their own region, such pottery tours have become quite ...

Fredonia gallery exhibition looks at 50 years of work by artist and educator

Explore the ceramics of Marvin Bjurlin in a 50-year survey exhibition titled “A Potter’s Path,” on display in the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at the State University of New York at Fredonia from Oct. 16 through Nov. 16. In addition, “SUNY Fredonia Ceramics Alumni Wood-Fired ...

Artist Audrey Kay Dowling participating in Pottery Tours

Studio to studio pottery tours have been initiated in numerous parts of the United States. Since there is an ongoing desire on the part of the general public to own and give objects that have been made by hand by creative individuals in their own region, such pottery tours have become quite ...

Opera House to present lecture on Panama’s Civilian Conservation Corps

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House continues its new series of free-admission local history lectures when it presents The Great Depression: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Panama on Wed., Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. The Great Depression: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Panama is the sixth of seven ...

Last chance for ‘Ain’t Missin’ Dinner

Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care team members Rachel Smith and Phil Lawrie "ham it up" to promote tonight’s upcoming show of “Ain't Missin' Dinner!” at SUNY Fredonia Williams Center. This cabaret-style show is a mini-musical comedy that will leave audience members howling and ...

Artist Marcia Merrins participating in Pottery Tours

Studio to studio pottery tours have been initiated in numerous parts of the United States. Since there is an ongoing desire on the part of the general public to own and give objects that have been made by hand by creative individuals in their own region, such pottery tours have become quite ...

Fredonia’s 2018-19 Mainstage Series presents ‘Noises Off’

Hit Broadway comedy opening offering in Fredonia’s 2018-19 Mainstage Series The Department of Theatre and Dance opens its 2018-19 Walter Gloor Mainstage Series at the State University of New York at Fredonia with a comedy that the New York Times calls “the most dexterously realized comedy ...