Entertainment

Award-winning rock musical next offering in Fredonia theatre series

An award-winning Broadway musical that offers a powerful and frank look at the journey from adolescence to adulthood is the next offering in the Walter Gloor Mainstage Series at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance will present six ...

Movie and exercise

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the historically based and Oscar-nominated “The Post,” starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep. It will be screened this Saturday and Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. Oscar winners Steven Spielberg, Streep and Hanks team up for the ...

Taking center stage

SILVER CREEK — An enchanted evening of entertainment awaits all who attend one of this weekend’s performances of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” musical produced by the Performing Arts Department of the Silver Creek Central School District. The story tells of Belle, a young woman in ...

Opera House to present Irish comedy with The King of Blarney

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present Comedian George Casey, the King of Blarney, in a special post-St. Patrick’s Day performance this Friday, at 7:30 p.m. Casey was born in a remote seaside village on the west coast of Ireland legendary for its storytelling. Growing up in a large ...

World’s greatest ballet company

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present one of the world’s greatest ballet companies — the Bolshoi Ballet — performing “The Flames of Paris” this Saturday, March 24, at 1 p.m. It will be presented in high definition, captured live via satellite from the Bolshoi Theatre in ...

Opera House Presents Cezanne: Portraits of a Life

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present Cezanne: Portraits of a Life, a special cinematic exhibition of the French artist’s work, on Thursday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. as part of its Art & Architecture On Screen Series. Additionally, local visual artist Robert John Holland will exhibit ...

Music in March

State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music piano professor and renowned Bach specialist, Fr. Sean Duggan, will present the complete cycle of J.S. Bach’s “The Well-Tempered Clavier” over three consecutive evenings in March in celebration of Bach’s 333rd birthday. The cycle ...

Philosophical discussion

A different perspective into the concept of harm will be offered by SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Neil Feit in a talk, “Is it Wrong to Harm Others?” on Wednesday, March 21, 6 p.m., at the Science Center’s Kelly Family Auditorium at the State University of New York at ...

Earth/Air/Wind/Fire

JAMESTOWN — Earth/Air/Water/Fire opens at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts Friday, March 16 at 6 p.m. This art show will be displayed in the Reg Lenna Center for The Arts upper mezzanine while the 3rd on 3rd Gallery is being relocated. Earth/Air/Water/Fire features art from a mix of new and ...

‘This music is medicine’

The Versailles Community Hall will host a dance on Saturday with the music and energy of Uncle Ben’s Remedy. The band will be taking a weekend off from working on their third album to return to The VCH, playing selections from their first two albums as well as some tried and true cover ...

‘Semiramide’ returns

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 2017-18 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Saturday, at 1 p.m., with Gioachino Rossini’s “Semiramide,” last presented at ...

Community Foundation grant supports Youth Symphony conductor

JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation drew on their James Abdella Fund for the Arts, Sarita Hopkins Weeks Fine Arts Fund, and the Axel W. Carlson Memorial Fund to award a grant to the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS). The grant is in support of the honorarium for ...

All about the sax

The State University of New York at School of Music will present Tetraphonics, an acclaimed saxophone quartet from Germany, this Saturday, March 3, at 8 p.m., in Juliet J. Rosch Recital Hall. The program will feature original pieces by Sally Beamish, Stephen Dankner and an American premiere ...

Renowned organist, Jamestown native performing at UB

BUFFALO — The University at Buffalo Department of Music, in collaboration with the Buffalo Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, is pleased to present concert organist and Jamestown native Joshua Stafford in recital on Friday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Lippes Concert Hall in Slee Hall on ...

Fredonia art exhibition highlights paper as an artistic medium

The innovative use and versatility of handmade paper as an artistic medium — and some of its of cultural traditions — will be featured when the Cathy and Jesse Marion Arts Gallery at the State University of New York at Fredonia hosts “Knowing Paper: Five Contemporary Artists Using Paper ...

Eighth Annual Intercollegiate Choral Festival on Feb. 24

The annual Intercollegiate Choral Festival is slated for Saturday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m., in King Concert Hall at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Gregory R. Gentry, director of Choral Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will serve as festival clinician and ...

British comedy is next offering in Fredonia Theatre Series

A British comedy originally produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber is the next offering in the Walter Gloor Mainstage Series at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance will present six performances of “Daisy Pulls It Off” from Feb. 23 to March 3 ...

Submitted Photo Trixie Martin (Angela Wheeler) shares a moment with Daisy Meredith (Julia Black) in the Department of Theatre and Dance production of “Daisy Pulls It Off,” which runs from Feb. 23 to Feb. 25 and March 1, 2 and 3 in Bartlett Theatre at the State University of New York at Fredonia.

MACHIAS — The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library has announced the full schedule for its "Summer at the Stone House" event series for 2018. Now in its eighth year, "Summer at the Stone House" is a series of lectures and musical programs covering a variety of local and regional ...

JCC’s ‘Speech and Debate’ cast announced

The cast of Jamestown Community College’s production of “Speech and Debate” will include JCC students and community members. The play, featuring LeighAnn Shaffer, Skyler Dunlap, Triston Vera, Anjelika Yudakova, and Eli Shrecengost-Asher, will be performed at 8 p.m. on March 16, 17, 23, ...